Kim Palfenier

Nelson hosts an ultimate frisbee tournament on July 25 and 26, which will bring in 15 teams from across western Canada and the US.

COLUMN: Always a pleasure to share our gifts with visitors

If you were anywhere downtown last weekend you probably bumped into a visiting soccer player (or 400).

Nelson hosts an ultimate frisbee tournament on July 25 and 26, which will bring in 15 teams from across western Canada and the US.
With extreme temperatures for this time of year it’s a good idea to take your summer visitors to the water or to head for the shade.

COLUMN: Cool programs offer ways to beat the heat

With extreme temperatures for this time of year it’s a good idea to take your summer visitors to the water or to head for the shade.

With extreme temperatures for this time of year it’s a good idea to take your summer visitors to the water or to head for the shade.
COLUMN: Diehards will play on, come high temperatures or high water

COLUMN: Diehards will play on, come high temperatures or high water

Sports columnist Kim Palfenier says there's lots going on: tennis, kayaking, sailing, riding, martial arts...

COLUMN: Diehards will play on, come high temperatures or high water
COLUMN: The sporting life from hockey to pickleball

COLUMN: The sporting life from hockey to pickleball

Hockey registration, whitewater rafting, kayaking, golf, pickleball, and sports grants...

COLUMN: The sporting life from hockey to pickleball
COLUMN: Sports for Life keeps us active

COLUMN: Sports for Life keeps us active

"Physical literacy is a goal of any Sport for Life model and is best integrated at the earliest ages."

COLUMN: Sports for Life keeps us active
COLUMN: Athletic eagerness evident everywhere you look

COLUMN: Athletic eagerness evident everywhere you look

Athletic activities abound and the Nelson Cycling Club bike swap happens tomorrow at the Nelson Rod and Gun Club.

COLUMN: Athletic eagerness evident everywhere you look
COLUMN: New season brings new opportunities

COLUMN: New season brings new opportunities

Despite the odd weather pattern since January we can now officially say it is spring. That means a new season of activities is beckoning.

COLUMN: New season brings new opportunities
COLUMN: Spring break means plenty of activities

COLUMN: Spring break means plenty of activities

Skiing, soccer, gymnastics, martial arts, volleyball-- there's lots to do this spring.

COLUMN: Spring break means plenty of activities
Registration for the Nelson Youth Soccer spring outdoor season is now open with the house league deadline being March 1.

COLUMN: Sports for spring

Registration for the Nelson Youth Soccer spring outdoor season is now open with the house league deadline being March 1.

Registration for the Nelson Youth Soccer spring outdoor season is now open with the house league deadline being March 1.

COLUMN: Time to climb the walls

The newly opened (and absolutely awesome) Cube Climbing Centre at Selkirk College’s Mary Hall is offering many programs.

COLUMN: Winter is here, time to play

For those who were itching to get on the slopes or on the cross-country trails the latest snow storms provided the very thing.

COLUMN: Holiday exercise

There are plenty of opportunities to get physical in Nelson.

Eric Sinker from ViaSport, BC was the keynote speaker at the Nelson Sports Awards last week.

COLUMN: Physical Literacy is more than just new lingo

Eric Sinker from ViaSport, BC explained the impact this comprehensive model can have on the healthy active lifestyle

Eric Sinker from ViaSport, BC was the keynote speaker at the Nelson Sports Awards last week.

COLUMN: Nelson full of activities to celebrate sports day

Sports Day in Canada on November 29 provides the perfect day to recognize the difference sport makes in our community.

COLUMN: Stepping it up on Sports Day

Sports Day Canada is coming up next month and this year the Nelson organizing team is stepping it up a notch by extending the event.

COLUMN:Fall sports are upon us

Now that summer is officially at an end, fall and winter sports are gearing up.

COLUMN: Winter sports prep gears up

Locally, winter sport prep is gearing up while some of us keep an iron grip on summertime activities.

COLUMN: Back to school banter no reason to groan

COLUMN: Back to school banter no reason to groan

At this stage of the summer some may groan at the utterance of that proverbial back to school banter.

COLUMN: Back to school banter no reason to groan

COLUMN: Water makes the summer fun

Thankfully our area provides both naturally occurring and city provided facilities making it easy to enjoy the summer.

Granite Pointe Golf Club is hosting a fundraiser for the Canadian Diabetes Association.

Column: Golfers can tee off for diabetes

If you feel like doing something a little more organized (by someone else preferably) there are plenty of local activities available.

Granite Pointe Golf Club is hosting a fundraiser for the Canadian Diabetes Association.
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