The Nelson Skating Club is excited to host the West Kootenay Invitational Competition, which will feature skaters from around the Kootenays in the first competition of the regional season.
Skaters will compete in free skate events that highlight jumping and spinning elements, as well as artistic programs and solo dance events at the Nelson and District Community Complex on Nov. 29 to Dec. 1.
“Hosting the competition is a special opportunity for skaters to show friends and family their skills and performance capabilities. It’s a chance for local figure skaters to shine and show people in Nelson what a beautiful and demanding sport figure skating is,” said skating coach Sarah Gower.
The competition will start on Nov. 29 at 5 p.m. and run through the weekend to Dec. 1 at 11 a.m. Admission isa free and open to all.
The skating club is also hosting a Christmas party on Thursday, Dec. 19 from 4 to 5 p.m. Wear your best Christmas sweater or onesie and join in a fun hour of skating. Members plus family and friends are welcome on the ice. Skaters need their own gear and helmets mandatory for children. Bring a food donation to support the Nelson Food Pantry.
For more information, visit the club website at nelsonskatingclub.com or email firstname.lastname@example.org.