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.

 

 

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