Registration for the upcoming minor baseball season is now open.

In the heart of winter, thinking of spring

As we head into the second half of winter many in and outdoor activities are flourishing and open to all ages.

As we head into the second half of winter many in and outdoor activities are flourishing and open to all ages.

 

The Nordic Ski Club is hosting the Kootenay Cup Race #4 Free Style this Saturday at  11 a.m. There’s no problem if you’re new to racing, or have only thought about it, as all abilities are welcome and all distances appropriate for all ages.

If racing is not your style then the club has recreational classes to suit you too. Races and recreational events meet at the Apex trail head on Ymir Road.

For more info contact Jay McKimm at jaymckimm@gmail.com or visit nelsonnordicski.ca

 

An indoor winter activity is ongoing at the Nelson Curling Centre. The club is hosting a one day Bonspiel for all level of curlers, even totally new beginners! This exciting and innovative curling experience will provide an opportunity to try curling and have a social gathering at the same time.

Last year’s participants commented how they were grateful for the opportunity to actually try out what they had seen the experts do on television. So if you’re inclined to give it try, the event is happening Sunday, February 26 starting at 9 a.m. Cost is $25 per player and includes continental breakfast, buffet lunch and prizes, and of course, three four-end games. Registration is limited to 12 teams, so sign up today. For more information and to register call Terri 250 352 3058 terricha@telus.net Registration

Deadline is February 20, nelsoncurling.com.

 

For those of you needing a little more warmth while exercising, the Nelson Ultimate Frisbee Club hosts their winter season every Monday night 7:30-9:30 p.m. at the Soccerquest facility. It continues to be a popular choice for people looking to have fun while getting some good exercise at the same time. The indoor league started in the fall and continues through to March. It’s not too late to go out and give it a try.  There are drop in spots available each week and there have been a lot of new faces giving it a try…and getting hooked! First drop in is free and then it’s $10 after that. For more info contact Kate Nott nelsonultimatefrisbee@gmail.com

 

Looking ahead to spring activities Nelson Minor Baseball is currently taking registrations.

The season starts April 16 for 9 to 18 year olds (Little League Minor and Major Divisions, Babe Ruth Junior and Senior Division) with registration deadline being March 18.

The season for ages five to eight year olds (Nelson Eagles Youth Baseball T-Ball and Rookie Divisions) opens May 1, with registration deadline being April 23.

Applications are available at nelsonbaseball.ca and for more info contact Larry Martel at homerun@nelsonbaseball.ca.

 

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