Master Dean Siminoff is pleased to host the Kootenay Christian Martial Arts School Spring Challenge tournament. All are welcome to check it out on June 1 at St. Joseph’s school gym from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Water sports on tap in Nelson area

Despite the chilly temperature of Kootenay Lake at this time of year the summer-like sunshine makes you want to get in

Despite the chilly temperature of Kootenay Lake at this time of year the summer-like sunshine makes you want to get in, or at least on, the water in some way.

 

The Kootenay Nelson Rowing Club has started its junior summer program and runs through Nelson Sprints Regatta in August. Practices are held three times a week on Monday’s and Wednesday’s from 3:45 to 5:45 p.m. and Saturdays from 8 to 10 a.m. These include on-water training, race preparation, plyometrics, yoga and workshops with local fitness/health care professionals. Coach is Cristina Osadchuk, RMT/YT-200. For more info go to nelsonrowing.ca or 250-509-3160, email thenelsonrowingclub@gmail.com

 

Both the Nelson Sailing Club and the Kootenay Canoe and Kayak Clubs are gearing up for their new season out on the waves. With much success with their youth programs over the past couple of summers a new season of programs and camps are being planned. We’ll have more details next article, in the meantime for more info on the Nelson Sailing Club go to klsa.org.

 

For those less inclined toward the water Master Dean Siminoff is pleased to host the Kootenay Christian Martial Arts School Spring Challenge tournament. All are welcome to check it out on June 1 at St. Joseph’s school gym from 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. For more information contact mastersiminoff@telus.net 1-888-359-7598.

 

Business remaining from the frozen kind of water sports, is the Nelson Leafs annual general meeting on May 29 at 7 p.m. at the Nelson and District Chamber of Commerce meeting room. All interested in the future of the club and its activities are encouraged to attend.

 

Last but not least for this week, the Nelson Regional Sports Council has two items to report. A job opportunity for a summer student has opened for the sport museum curator/office admin position. See the website for details nelsonsports.ca. Also, the sports council is holding its annual general meeting on June 11 at 7 p.m. at the Chamber of Commerce meeting room. The past years events, upcoming ventures and its newly minted strategic plan will be on the agenda. You are most welcome to attend if you have any interest in your community sport and how the sport council can improve or support it. For more information call 250-352-3989.

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