Fall training for cross country running in Nelson has started.

Preparing for the fall season in Nelson

August is already halfway through and the coming sports season is getting closer each day.

August is already halfway through and the coming sports season is getting closer each day. This is especially exciting for local swimmers now that the Nelson and District Community Complex pool has reopened.

 

The Nelson Neptunes swim club will be starting again in September, and registration will be opening soon for swimmers ages six and up. With an emphasis on individual improvement and participation all swimmers are helped to develop their physical and technical abilities in the pool. Check the Nelson Neptunes website for information nelsonneptunes.com.

 

There have been many exciting developments for the Kootenay Swim Club this summer and they are ready to launch this September. The swimmers are gearing up for another year which marks the fourth season of competition. Kootenay swimmers attend meets every six weeks, which will have them traveling to venues across BC. The club is also pleased to announce a few new additions to its program lineup including: eight-week session programs aimed at youngsters interested in competitive swimming, free tryouts every Monday that include a one hour training session and an adult training program set to launch in 2014. They will be holding an AGM on August 27 at the NDCC. More information can be found at their revamped website: thekootenayswimclub.com.

 

Fall training for cross country running has begun. Athletes range in age from junior high to adult, and new members are always welcome. The club is working toward going to some major races including: BC High School Provincials, BC Club Provincials, and the National XC Championships. August practices are Tuesday, Thursday, and Saturday beginning at 10 am at Lakeside Park, and Sundays 10 a.m. at Mountain Station parking lot. If you have any questions email Alex at gold.au@shaw.ca.

 

Registration for fall Glacier Gymnastic programs begins September 9. Online registration begins at 8 a.m.; registration in person begin at 10 a.m. It is recommended to register online as you will have a better chance at securing a position in your program of choice. For more information about registration details, instructions and class schedules got to glaciergymnastics.com.

 

Getting ready for the winter season, the Nelson Nordic Ski Club is looking for two passionate coaches to work with the school outreach program that runs from late December to March. The coaches’ working hours will be a minimum or 20 hours per week with other duties agreed upon by both the coach and the Nelson Nordic Ski Club. If interested in either positions or attaining additional information contact Louise Poole at 250-825-9202 or klpoole@shaw.ca.