Kim Palfenier

COLUMN: So all kids can play

COLUMN: So all kids can play

The Nelson chapter of KidSport has been around since 2007. In that time $110,000 sport registration fees have been paid.

COLUMN: So all kids can play
Nelson skateboarders will be out in full force on Saturday to help celebrate National Skateboarding Day.

Celebrate Global Skateboarding Day in Nelson on Saturday

The new skate park will see full action on June 21 with the Nelson & District Youth Centre hosting a fundraising hotdog sale and activities.

Nelson skateboarders will be out in full force on Saturday to help celebrate National Skateboarding Day.
Nelson’s outdoor skatepark is open to the public. However

COLUMN: Early summer activities

School’s out early this year and it has left mixed feelings in its wake.

Nelson’s outdoor skatepark is open to the public. However

COLUMN: Wheels, feet or water

On wheels, on foot or on water is today’s theme. Enjoying the outdoors in this region has never been so accessible. Bring on the summer!

COLUMN: Keep on enjoying activities

The public feedback at the master plan meetings was also proof of how seriously we take our health, fun and fitness in this region.

COLUMN: Spring brings freedom

Cyclists on the roads, kids on the fields and skateboarders in the new park are all enjoying the returned freedom spring seems to bring.

COLUMN: Tennis club prepared for season

With spring in the air it’s not hard to imagine why we’re ready for love. That is, 15-love or 30-love and deuce etc.

Ski season is wrapping up. Nelson Nordic Ski club closes on March 31 and Whitewater Ski Resort's last day of operation is April 6.

COLUMN: Final weeks of ski season in Nelson

The season is wrapping up for Nelson Nordic Ski Club and Whitewater Ski Racing Club

Ski season is wrapping up. Nelson Nordic Ski club closes on March 31 and Whitewater Ski Resort's last day of operation is April 6.

COLUMN: Say good bye to winter and hello to spring activities

A sure sign of the winter/spring transition is the need to know if we should be suiting up with ski boots or gum boots.

COLUMN: Olympic spirit lives on

Hopefully, that inspiration will motivate all of us to get out and be active in our own way.

COLUMN:Wear red to Valentine’s ski event

The Nelson Nordic Ski Club is hosting its 12th Annual Valentine’s Night Ski on Friday, February 14 from 6 to 9 p.m.

Nelson Nordic Ski Club hosts the Teck Kootenay Cup this Sunday

COLUMN: Nordic Ski Club hosts Kootenay Cup race

There’s still plenty of local winter time fun to be had.Even though there’s been little new snow the ski conditions are still great.

Nelson Nordic Ski Club hosts the Teck Kootenay Cup this Sunday

COLUMN: Head for the hills, the snow has fallen

The snow gods have been generous so far this season and the local hills and trails are consequently awesome!

COLUMN: Gift basket of fun activities

Although not holidays for many, Christmas often provides people a chance to relax with family in some fun physical activities.

COLUMN: Plenty of winter activities

As snow happy folks are jumping for joy this week others are looking for the indoor kind of action to fend off the winter blues.

COLUMN: Sports Day celebrated in Nelson

The Nelson event is being hosted at the NDCC on the concourse from 2 to 5 p.m. with multi-sport activities and promotions.

GAME ON: A national celebration of sport

The second annual celebration of sport, from grassroots to high-performance levels, is in communities across the country on Nov. 30.

Savoy Lanes opened September 9

Giving thanks for Nelson volunteers

With Thanksgiving in mind, it is a good time to appreciate local volunteers who help our sporting community thrive

Savoy Lanes opened September 9

Game on: Nelson Neptunes back in the pool

There’s a lot going on out there in the sport and rec community for the first week of fall.

It may be heading into the fall

Nothing wrong with fall in Nelson

The approaching fall and winter sports and recreation opportunities are as much loved by the locals as well.

It may be heading into the fall