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Winter 2014 Registration for programs start Dec 9

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PreSchool Creative Movement (Babies who crawl – 4 yrs)

2 Preschool / Children 4 Adult 6 Community

Instructor: Amy Akselson-Schroder SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Fostering imagination and creativity as your child explores movement in fun ways. Kids will be introduced to music and movement while building basic coordination and spatial awareness through imaginative and creative learning games. Parents are encouraged to join in the activities and must be within arms reach at all times. Tu 4:45pm – 5:15pm 27988

Jan 21 – Mar 11 $36 (8 classes)

Learn to Skate for Tots

(1.5 - 4 yrs)

Instructor: Helen Morell-Bailey Salmo Lion’s Park, Outdoor Rink

An enjoyable way for parents and kids to learn to skate in a safe, casual environment with peers their own age. Foster the development of all levels with emphasis on having fun with some great games! Children must have a parent supervisor with skates. Kids must be able to walk. We, Fr 1:00pm – 2:00pm 27989

The success of our upcoming Learn to Skate programs depends on you! We need a parent Fitness Monitor to assist our coach in this program and you’ll be rewarded with a FREE Fitness Centre Membership during your volunteer commitment! Contact us at

Jan 29 - Feb 21 $32 (8 classes)


Stars for Success is for families needing financial help to enroll their children in programs such as recreation, arts and music programs. Parents can apply for up to $100 per child up to their 6th birthday. For further information or an application contact the Early Years Office at 250.352.6786 or 1.866.551.5437 (KIDS)

Child Ballet Basics (4 – 12 yrs)

Instructor: Amy Akselson-Schroder SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Back by popular demand! Continue to advance poise, flexibility, strength and ability. Focus will be placed on developing basic positions and concepts while encouraging precision, agility and fluid movements. Promoting posture and dance foundation, this is a welcoming and friendly class being offered to a variety of age groups. 4 – 7 yrs Th 5:00pm – 5:45pm 27990

Jan 23 –Mar 13 $36 (8 classes)

8 – 12 yrs Tu, Th 3:00pm – 4:00pm 27991

Jan 21 – Mar 13 $60 (16 classes)

Jazz & Modern (4 – 12 yrs)

Instructor: Amy Akselson-Schroder SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

A fusion class featuring two different dance styles, allowing kids to explore their interests. Modern dance takes the emphasis from the feet to the torso with a wide range of movements. Jazz dance is high energy and has its roots in African-American and Caribbean style movements. Both styles will improve coordination and flexibility while having fun! 4 – 7 yrs Tu 4:00pm – 4:45pm 27992

Jan 21 – Mar 11 $36 (8 classes)

8 – 12 yrs Th 4:00pm – 4:45pm 27993

Jan 23 – Mar 13 $40 (8 classes)

Register Today:  250-357-0121

Learn to Skate

Instructor: Helen Morell-Bailey


Salmo Lion’s Park, Outdoor Rink

Improve your child’s skating skills! Join us on Jan 16th at the outdoor Lion’s skating rink to have a free skate assessment from our instructor to help you select the appropriate program level for your child. We will answer questions and help you register on the spot. Space is limited to a maximum of 10 children per session. Level 1 - Pre-beginner

Basic orientation on the ice including start, stop and turn skills. Mo, We 3:00pm – 3:30pm Jan 20 - Feb 26 27994 $45 (12 classes)

Level 2 - Beginner

Increase skills including glide and turn and backwards skating. Mo, We 3:30pm – 4:00pm Jan 20 - Feb 26 27995 $45 (12 classes)

Level 3 - Intermediate

Increase confidence with the basics adding cross-overs and slalom skills. Mo, We 4:00pm – 4:30pm Jan 20 - Feb 26 27996 $45 (12 classes)

Level 4 - Advanced

Increase speed and agility wilth all skills.

Teen Teen Machine Hour (13 - 18 yrs)

Salmo Rec Fitness Centre

Teens can now attend the Fitness Centre for FREE right after the bell rings! Exercise with your peers while you work towards a healthier you! Orientations and parental consent are mandatory. Youth without valid memberships must exit at 4pm. Membership funding is available upon request; please speak with our Recreation Programmer, Tara Street, for more information. This program is dependent on community volunteers and partners including Freedom Quest and the Salmo Valley Youth & Community Centre. Thank-you! Tu, Th 3:00pm – 4:00pm Sep 17 - Dec 12, Jan 7 - Jun 19

Badminton & Pickleball (All ages)

SVYCC Gymnasium

Check out one of our most popular dropin programs! One court will be dedicated to pickleball, a sport similar to tennis and ping pong that is a phenomenal amount of fun! Bring your friends and family and compliment your active lifestyle with an enjoyable game of singles or doubles. We 7:00pm – 9:00pm Oct 16 – Dec 18, Jan 8 – Apr 16 26755 Season Pass $23.81 + tax Drop-in $2 Family $5

Floor Hockey (16-55yrs+)

SVYCC Gymnasium

Sign-up and challenge your buddies to a floor hockey match or just get a group of your friends or family together and get active! You’ll have access to our equipment room and a full 2 hours to keep fit and have a blast doing it! Sticks, pucks, protective gear and nets are provided. Fr 7:00pm – 9:00pm Jan 10 – Mar 14 27977 Season Pass $14.29 + tax Drop-in $2

Mo, We 4:30pm – 5:00pm Jan 20 - Feb 26 27997 $45 (12 classes)

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Workshops Reiki Level 1

Instructor: Chrystal Popielarz

Fueling Your Kids with Real Food

Changing It Up in the Kitchen

SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Instructor: Cindy Spratt

Interested in alternative healing methods for yourself, a loved one, or a pet? Become certified in Level 1 Reiki in this hands on, supportive class environment. You will receive a certificate of completion allowing you to advance towards becoming a Reiki Master. Attunements will be provided to assist in energy channeling.

SVYCC Community Kitchen

SVYCC Community Kitchen

A hands on, real time, cooking workshop for parents looking to get motivated on improving their child/children’s diets. Parents will chop, cook, and bake kid loving goodies. Workshop includes handouts and yummy samplings.

A hands-on workshop aimed at improving your buying, storing, preparing, and cooking habits in the kitchen. Emphasis will focus on swapping out packaged and processed foods for real, prepared-by-you, nutrient-dense foods. Get the skills you need to create nutritious, flavorful foods in your own home!

You will learn:

• An ideal breakfast

• History and discovery of this ancient healing method

Learn about:

• Packing healthful lunches • Exchanging refined carbohydrates for real nutrient-jam-packed foods

• The affirmations of the founder • Basic hand positions • How to administer Reiki to yourself and others Please bring a pen, paper, and your questions! Sa 12:00pm – 4:00pm Su 10:00pm – 4:00pm 27985

Learn about:

Feb 1 - 2

• Maintaining blood sugar, energy levels, concentration for improved behavior Th 6:00pm – 8:00pm 27986

Instructor: Cindy Spratt

Feb 13 $38.09 + tax

• How to boost energy levels and mental clarity • Improving overall immunity • Healthy habits to improve sleep quality • Assisting digestion through diet • Delicious foods made before your eyes Th 6:00pm – 8:00pm 27987

$186.00 + tax

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Mar 6 $38.09 + tax

5 Adult Yoga for the Soul (16 – 55+ yrs)

Instructor: Melanie Main

Cultivate balance and harmony while releasing tension and realigning the mind, body, and soul. You’ll flow through a series of gentle poses with emphasis on safety and breathe focus. Our instructor will teach the basic poses with instructions on how to progress them safely. Yoga mats are available to use. Th 7:00pm – 8:15pm Jan 9 – Feb 6 27978 $42.86 + tax (5 classes) Drop-in $10 Th 7:00pm – 8:15pm Feb 13 – Mar 13 27979 $42.86 + tax (5 classes) Drop-in $10

Step Aerobics

Hoop it Up

Instructor: Mo Tara Street, We Jessica Cox

Instructor: Maria Bentele

(16 – 55+ yrs)


Instructor: Amy Akselson-Schroder

SVYCC Gymnasium

Jump-start your week with some cardio! This class includes approximately 45 minutes of step followed by a muscular strength and endurance segment and core blast. We’ll finish with a nice well deserved stretch.

Bring your hula hoop and develop fluid hooping around the waist, torso, arms, legs, and off the body while engaging your abs. Develop core strength, coordination, dance-ability, precision and sensory awareness in this fun, interactive class. A relaxing yoga inspired cool-down and stretch will complete your experience.

We 5:30pm – 6:30pm Feb 5 – Mar 12 27982 $38.09 + tax (6 classes) Drop-in $8

SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Looking to gain some dance technique? This is a fun class allowing adults to explore the creative movement and expression of dance. You’ll experience the physical benefits of dance while experiencing a fusion of AfricanAmerican and Caribbean style moves.


SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Mo 6:00pm – 7:00pm Feb 3 – Mar 10 27981 $38.09 + tax (6 classes) Drop-in $8

Women’s Jazz & Modern

Need a hula hoop? Contact the Fitness Centre Office so we can accommodate you.

Tu 6:00pm – 7:00pm Jan 21 – Mar 11 Drop-in $8 $42.86 + tax (8 classes)

Ladies Sculpt

(15 – 55+ yrs)

Instructor: Jessica Cox SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Tu 5:30pm - 6:30pm Jan 21 – Mar 11 27980 $42.86 + tax (8 classes) Register for all 12 Step Aerobics classes and receive a 10% discount!


SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Are you new to weights? Maximize your time while sculpting and defining your body in this muscular strength and endurance workout for the ladies! The focus will introduce you to fun, dynamic muscular conditioning. Great for those not wanting a choreographed workout. We 6:35pm – 7:15pm Feb 5 – Mar 12 27983 $33.33 + tax (6 classes)

Morning HIIT


Instructor: April Hutton Salmo Rec Fitness Centre

A quick workout to give you a supercharged calorie burn over the weekend! High intensity interval training to target abdominal fat using bodyweight moves, plyometrics, and functional core training followed with a nice stretch. Base moves will be shown so you can lower intensity when necessary. Fr 6:30am – 7:05am Drop-in $6

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Jan 17 – Feb 21 Members FREE



Digital Camera Part 1: How to Use it 

Scrapbooking - A Photo Album

SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Have a new digital camera but not sure how it all works? This course will give you a basic understanding of your camera.  Become familiar with digital camera controls and how to use your camera in various situations.  Bring along your camera and instruction manual. 

Create a cute mini album for your own pictures, or make it for a wedding, baby shower, or grad gift. Teens welcome.  All supplies will be provided.  If you have a paper cutter, please bring it to class. 

Instructor: Ed Chernoff

Th 6:30pm – 9:30pm $45.00 + tax

Instructor: Jackie Smith

Feb 6

Digital Camera Part 2: The Creative & Design Side  Instructor: Ed Chernoff

SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

You have a basic knowledge of how your camera works, now learn what it takes to take great photos. Learn about design, creative camera controls and what makes photos appealing.  Bring along five of your best photos and five you don’t like.  Digital Cameras Part 1 required.  Bring along your camera and manual. We 6:30pm – 9:30pm $45.00 + tax 

Regular hours starting January 6th, 2014!

Feb 12

Tu 6:30pm – 8:30pm $29.00 + tax  

Mar 11

Foodsafe - Level 1 Instructor: Geoff Tellier

SVYCC Multi-purpose Room

Get food smart with this course required for all food handlers. Develop an understanding of basic food safety, learn how to protect yourself and others from foodborne illnesses and leave with a 5 year certificate. Sa 9:00am – 5:00pm $89.00 + tax  

Mar 29

Contact the Selkirk College Trail Campus to register! P: (250) 364-5770

Mo - Th 5:30pm-9:00pm Sa, Su 9:00am - 3:30pm Christmas Break 9:00am - 3:30pm

Winter Programs Discovery 1: Designed for skiers and snowboarders who have never skied or boarded before. Three one- hour lessons with rental equipment and a lift ticket are included for $48.00.

Discovery 2: For the Novice skier/boarder. You must be able to ride lift and ski/ board unassisted. Three one-hour lessons with rental equipment and lift ticket are included for $63.00. For lift ticket info or to register contact: P: (250) 357-2323 E: W:

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Fitness Centre Hours Labour Day to Canada Day


Mo, We, Fr Tu, Th Saturday Sunday

6am - 11am , 4pm - 8pm 8am - 11am , 4pm - 8pm 8am - 11am Closed

Christmas (Dec 24-26), New Years (Dec 31-Jan 1), Family Day Statutory Holidays

Admission Rates

Adult Student




1 Month Pass



3 Month Pass



6 Month Pass



1 Year Pass



PROGRAM & COURSE CANCELLATIONS Programs may be cancelled due to insufficient enrollment. In the event of a program cancellation, participants will notified with as much time as possible (minimum of 48 hrs); a preference for transfer into another available program, credit on account, or full refund will be made. Register early to avoid disappointment!


PERSONAL TRAINING COMING SOON! Note: Prices do not include taxes; tax will be added to fees listed. Rates and fees are subject to change. Memberships are non refundable and non transferable. Please be sure to scan your membership ID card before you begin your workout. Student rates apply to youth currently attending high school. Visit us on Facebook to learn more about upcoming programs & events.

72 hrs prior to course start date: a. Transfer to another course b. Full refund/credit with no admin fee. Notes: Allow up to 2 weeks for processing 24hrs prior to start date: Full refund with a 10% admin fee charged Less than 24 hrs notice: Refund will be provided MINUS: One Prorate class + 10% admin fee charged Note: The first class is considered to have been attended. After course begins: Refund will be provided Minus: Prorated class total based on session start date + 10% admin fee charged After 50% of course is complete: No refunds, transfers or credits will be provided.

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Indoor Community Walking

Learn to Skate – Assessment & Registration Day!

(All ages)

SVYCC Gymnasium

Lion’s Park Outdoor Rink.

Improve your child’s skating skills! Join us on Jan 16th at the outdoor Lion’s skating rink to have a free skate assessment from our instructor to help you select the appropriate program level for your child. We will answer questions and help you register on the spot. Space is limited to a maximum of 10 children per session. Th 3:30pm – 4:30pm

Jan 16

Looking for something to help you get active besides the Fitness Centre? Walk in the SVYCC gymnasium during Salmo Recreation’s morning hours found on page 7. We have walking poles, a shopping cart, and weights that can be added for an effective resistance walk. Dress in layers to ensure you are warm enough! Season Pass $19.05 + tax
 Month Pass $9.52 + tax

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Salmo Winter Leisure Guide 2014