January 1, 2018 Community Newsletter

Advanced Lessons

Red Cross Water safety Instructor

Starts January 14
$397.46 includes manual & Pocket Mask $20.00 
(min 15 yrs) Need to have level 10 swimming skills. The water safety instructor course requires skill assessment, online theory modules, teaching experience and classroom work. 

Standard First Aid with CPR C and AED 

January 20 - 21 
Saturday & Sunday
8:00 am  - 4:00 pm
$146.63 + First Aid Manual $12.00 + Pocket Mask $20.00

Junior Lifeguard

January 16 - February 15, 2018  
Tuesdays & Thursdays 3:30 - 4:30 pm
Junior Lifeguard for ages 8 - 12 years offers a unique aquatic alternative for those kids who really love the water. JL keeps kids interested and active in aquatics especially quick learners and those caught between levels or programs. Participants will work through the Canadian Swim Patrol Program, (CSP) is a three level Pre-Bronze award progression that delivers “work hard / play hard” training. Rookie, Ranger, Star Patrol each have 3 modules : Water Proficiency, Recognition & Rescue, First Aid.  The purpose of the CSP is to take young swimmers beyond the learn to swim program and to provide them with basic lifesaving skills.
Participants must have the ability to swim 200m. 

For more information on these programs see pages 6-8 of our Winter Leisure Guide.

Parkour! (Youth Action Sparwood)

Parkour is about using your own physical body to navigate around obstacles in your environment. 

January 6 & 7, 2018

SATURDAY Age 12-14
Beginner 2:00 - 4:00 pm
Intermediate 4:00 - 6:00 pm
$20.00/ session

SUNDAY Age 15-18
Beginner 9:00 - 11:00 am
Intermediate 11:30 - 1:30 pm
$20.00/ session


Sparwood Leisure Centre offers a variety of Gymnastics classes for children from walking - 8+ years for more information on class days and times available please see page 11 of the Winter Leisure Guide.  Register early classes start January 8th. 

Winter 2018 Registered Fitness Classes

We still have spaces available in the following classes starting in January 2018. To ensure your spot, stop in or call the Sparwood Leisure Centre at 250-425-0552. 

Early Morning Spin 
Body Blast “For Women”
Going in circles
Spin & Core 
30 Minute Express Spin Mondays
30 Minute Express Spin Wednesdays

For more information see page 16 of the Winter Leisure Guide. 

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  • Healthy Coaching Workshop 
  • Soup Building
  • Swim Lessons
  • Christmas Pool & Arena Schedule
  • Ghostrider Game 

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Upcoming Community Events:

  • start Sep 18, 2018, 6:30 PM - end Sep 18, 2018, 8:30 PM
    Community members are invited to a public meeting on dust and air quality hosted by Teck’s Elkview Operations.
  • start Sep 21, 2018, 2:00 PM - end Sep 21, 2018, 9:00 PM
    Mark your Calendar! In a collaboration between The District of Sparwood & Youth Action Sparwood, we are bringing escape rooms to you. Guests solve a series of puzzles hidden by locks and corresponding clues, in a time frame! Book today!
  • start Sep 27, 2018, 6:15 PM - end Sep 27, 2018, 8:30 PM
    Join Teck as they present an update on their work on water quality in the Elk Valley.