Kim Palfenier

Getting set for winter

Swimming at the beach may be less inviting as the lake gets chilly(er), but the yearly Nelson and District Community Complex pool maintenance is over and regular pool hours have resumed. Swimming laps or lessons are up and running again. Check out rdck.bc.ca for schedule and registration.

It’s time to sign up for Nelson Minor Hockey’s upcoming season.

Ride the rapids, hit the ice

Nelson Whitewater Rafting summer schedule is in full swing. The Slocan River Facchina Rapids tour will be running every afternoon Tuesday to Saturday in July and August.

It’s time to sign up for Nelson Minor Hockey’s upcoming season.

Summer and winter collide

It’s hard to think about September when we’ve barely had time to get sand between our toes! Nonetheless, when the heat is (finally) bearing down it will be refreshing to drink and think ice — whatever the form.

The Nelson Junior Leafs are offering a hockey school at the end of July at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Busy summer for sports camps

Summer break is fast approaching and with it comes the challenge of keeping the kids occupied. No worries! There are plenty of activities to prevent that dreaded child chant of boredom ever leaving their lips!

The Nelson Junior Leafs are offering a hockey school at the end of July at the Nelson and District Community Complex.

Game On: Sail, row, board and bounce this summer

As June begins, so does the promise of summer fun. Whether you’re a seasoned water sport enthusiast or a confirmed landlubber this time of year offers a variety of activities in our area.

Game On: Get in on planning the future of sport

This fall, Recreation Commission No. 5 is commissioning the development of a Recreation Master Plan for our region. The purpose of this is to determine the factors that ensure the best possible delivery of sports and recreation services within our area. This includes fields, facilities, programs, coordination, support and anything else that involves sport and recreation. This is a very good thing.

Finally… spring gets going

There are so many reasons to love spring and local sports and recreation are certainly some of them.

Get in on spring

If you got back from spring break and realized you forgot to register into the next season’s worth of sport, don’t fear, there’s still time.

A break on the slopes

Whitewater Ski Resort is offering some programs perfect for spring break. The avalanche skills training course runs March 18 to 20 and is recognized by the Canadian Avalanche Association. It is highly recommended for those interested in backcountry travel.

Game on: Spring is in the Air

Spring sport registration deadlines are here, and are a welcome sign that…