The recreation master plan is looking for your input.

Get in on the Nelson Recreation Master Plan

It is evident by the amount of participation in sport and recreation in our community that physical activity is very important us.

It is evident by the amount of participation in sport and recreation in our community that physical activity is very important us. Continued planning is equally vital to ensure facilities, programs and community interests are maximized. To this end our local recreation commission is currently undergoing the Recreation Master Plan process — and they need your input.

You may have already been contacted to complete the phone survey or you may be invited to participate in the community and service provider meetings in June. Please offer your valuable input when asked, you will even be rewarded with the chance to win a prize for your trouble. Survey participants will have their names entered into a draw for one of five gift certificates valued at $200 each. Each gift certificate can be used for a pass, punch card or lessons at the NDCC.

For more information or if you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Eric Bientjes, NDCC manager at 250-354-4386 ext. 5108 or via email


Kootenay Christian Martial Arts School is hosting their annual in house tournament this Saturday from 9 a.m. to noon at the Covenant Church facility (corner of Stanley and Silica Street). All public is welcome to attend to watch and learn about taekwondo.

Check out their website at or call Master Siminoff at 250-354-9749 or Charlotte Bond at 250-551-6760 for more info.


The Nelson Tennis Club is running its junior program starting in July. It runs for six weeks between July 2 and August 8 and is on Mondays and Wednesdays with one hour sessions: 9 a.m. 10 years and under; 10 a.m. 12 years and under; 11 a.m. 13 years and up. Cost is $70 and includes membership to the Nelson Tennis Club.

Participants learn tennis skills such as technical, tactical, physical, mental and sportsmanship in a fun action packed environment! Competitive opportunities including tournaments and team tennis meets for those interested. Please contact Coach West if you have any questions or concerns at  or 250-365-2942.


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