The Nelson Leafs will be hitting the ice next month.

Summer sports heating up in Nelson

Nelson is fast becoming the place for water sports.

Nelson is fast becoming the place for water sports. Be it dipping in the lake or pool, skating (on the frozen water) — or even navigating the recent street floods, enjoying the opportunity to cool off is always welcomed.

 

Nelson Reflections Synchronized Swim Club is offering a camp August 20 to 24.The camp offers fun, friendship and fitness while learning new or better skills in the water. For newcomers it is a perfect opportunity to try a fun new sport and move to music in the water. All levels of ability are welcome, for ages 7 to14 years. For more information contact Erin Fitchett nelsonreflections@shaw.ca

 

The Nelson Rowing Club is hosting the 2012 Summer Regatta on Saturday August 11. The regatta will be held at Lakeside Park starting at 7:30 a.m. and will run most of the day. Rowing clubs from BC Interior and the Lower Mainland are expected to attend. The race course will be between the Prestige Resort and the Nelson Bridge. Contact Maurice de St jorre @ 250-352-2401 for more information.

 

The Nelson Special Olympics group is hosting its annual fundraising event at Lakeside park on August 12 at noon with music, fun games and swimming. So if you’re at the park please feel free to join them and help contribute to their year round program.

 

The Nelson Junior Leafs are back on the ice August 31 to September 2 for their main training camp at NDCC. Season tickets are on sale now at the Nelson Regional Sports Council office open Monday to Thursday 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.. Adult: $180, senior (60 and up): $160, student (13 and up): $160, child (6-12): $120, Nelson Minor Hockey Player: $90, toddler (5 and under): free. Cash, cheque, and credit card accepted, sorry, no debit. Please note that to create better accessibility on the east side concourse the NDCC will be removing the top level of seats (on the curling rink side only). Therefore, applicable Leafs season pass holder seat selections shall change and other available seat selections being assigned in their place.

 

 

Just Posted

Former Esso site on Nelson Avenue to be sold

Imperial Oil says remediation work is underway

Nelson police remove impaired drivers during weekend blitz

Seven people lost their licences and had their cars impounded

Leo Grypma advances to next round of CrossFit Games qualifying

The Power By You coach finished 62nd out of 26,000 people in his age division at the Open

Nelson seniors take the chill out of winter with home energy upgrades

Over 100 seniors have signed up for free energy efficiency installations

Campbell scores hat trick as Leafs hammer Border Bruins

Nelson’s 10-1 win over Grand Forks is its third straight victory

Cold, stormy winter forecast across much of Canada, The Weather Network predicts

In British Columbia temperatures will be slightly above normal and precipitation will be just below normal

UPDATED: Vancouver Island’s Joe gets suspended sentence in Teddy the dog cruelty case

Melissa Tooshley expected in court on Thursday in same case

Nineteen boats carrying invasive mussels stopped at B.C. borders

Waters of Columbia-Shuswap still test mussel-free

Woman ‘horrified’ after being told to trek 200 kilometres home from Kamloops hospital

‘I can’t get from Kamloops back to 100 Mile House injured, confused… no shoes, no clothes whatsoever’

Canadian universities encourage exchange students in Hong Kong to head home

UBC said 11 of its 32 students completing programs in Hong Kong have already left

Midget no more: Sweeping division name changes coming to minor hockey in Canada

Alpha-numeric division names will be used for the 2020-2021 season and beyond

Duncan man gets suspended sentence in Teddy the dog cruelty trial

Joe also gets lifetime ban on owning animals

B.C. pushes for greater ‘transparency’ in gasoline pricing

Legislation responds to fuel price gap of up to 13 cents

B.C. woman ordered to return dog to ex-boyfriend for $2,000

After the two broke up, documents state, they agree to share custody of the dog, named Harlen

Most Read