Kim Palfenier

COLUMN: Always a pleasure to share our gifts with visitors

If you were anywhere downtown last weekend you probably bumped into a visiting soccer player (or 400).

COLUMN: Cool programs offer ways to beat the heat

With extreme temperatures for this time of year it’s a good idea to take your summer visitors to the water or to head for the shade.

COLUMN: Diehards will play on, come high temperatures or high water

Sports columnist Kim Palfenier says there's lots going on: tennis, kayaking, sailing, riding, martial arts...

COLUMN: The sporting life from hockey to pickleball

Hockey registration, whitewater rafting, kayaking, golf, pickleball, and sports grants...

COLUMN: Sports for Life keeps us active

"Physical literacy is a goal of any Sport for Life model and is best integrated at the earliest ages."

COLUMN: Athletic eagerness evident everywhere you look

Athletic activities abound and the Nelson Cycling Club bike swap happens tomorrow at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

COLUMN: New season brings new opportunities

Despite the odd weather pattern since January we can now officially say it is spring. That means a new season of activities is beckoning.

COLUMN: Spring break means plenty of activities

Skiing, soccer, gymnastics, martial arts, volleyball-- there's lots to do this spring.

COLUMN: Sports for spring

Registration for the Nelson Youth Soccer spring outdoor season is now open with the house league deadline being March 1.

COLUMN: Time to climb the walls

The newly opened (and absolutely awesome) Cube Climbing Centre at Selkirk College’s Mary Hall is offering many programs.

COLUMN: Winter is here, time to play

For those who were itching to get on the slopes or on the cross-country trails the latest snow storms provided the very thing.

COLUMN: Holiday exercise

There are plenty of opportunities to get physical in Nelson.

COLUMN: Physical Literacy is more than just new lingo

Eric Sinker from ViaSport, BC explained the impact this comprehensive model can have on the healthy active lifestyle

COLUMN: Nelson full of activities to celebrate sports day

Sports Day in Canada on November 29 provides the perfect day to recognize the difference sport makes in our community.

COLUMN: Stepping it up on Sports Day

Sports Day Canada is coming up next month and this year the Nelson organizing team is stepping it up a notch by extending the event.

COLUMN:Fall sports are upon us

Now that summer is officially at an end, fall and winter sports are gearing up.

COLUMN: Winter sports prep gears up

Locally, winter sport prep is gearing up while some of us keep an iron grip on summertime activities.

COLUMN: Back to school banter no reason to groan

At this stage of the summer some may groan at the utterance of that proverbial back to school banter.

COLUMN: Water makes the summer fun

Thankfully our area provides both naturally occurring and city provided facilities making it easy to enjoy the summer.

Column: Golfers can tee off for diabetes

If you feel like doing something a little more organized (by someone else preferably) there are plenty of local activities available.