COLUMN: Winter sports prep gears up

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

The dog days of summer are over which means the world series is just around the corner.

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

That fun outdoorsy game of volleyball is starting up at the return of Selkirk College days. Hosted outside of Mary Hall, Tenth Street Campus, drop in ball is, weather permitting, on Wednesdays 4:30 to 6 p.m.

Everyone is welcome, with no drop-in fee. Contact or 250-505-1325 for details.

The Savoy Bowling Lanes is reopening in September for public bowl and league play. Public bowl starts the weekend of Saturday September 13 from 1 to 10 p.m., Sunday from 2 to 8 p.m. and thereafter it will be open Fridays from 6 to 10 p.m.,  Saturdays from 1 to 10 p.m. and Sundays from 2 to 8 p.m.

Please call 250-352-7467 to book your parties.

Online Registration for Glacier Gymnastics’s fall program is coming up on September 8 at 7 a.m.

They have programs for everyone ages 20 months to adult. Check out the new trampoline programs for kids ages 8+. for program information, email to or call 250-352-2227.

The first of the curling events are starting in October at the Nelson Curling Club with its Open House sessions.

Try It evenings and season league registrations and practice nights are on October 8 to 10 from 6 to 9 p.m. with the Leagues starting on October 14.

Check the league schedule and daytime leagues, learn to curl and youth/little rockers programs.

NCCP Multi-sport coaching courses are being hosted for free on September 26 to 28 as part of the National coaches week.

You can choose one to four  modules. The Fundamental Movement Skills (FMS) is perfect for ECE/elementary teachers/Rec leaders or anyone with young participants.

For details on others and free registration please go to


— Kim Palfenier is executive director of the Nelson Regional Sports Council. Her column appears alternating Wednesdays.