This story is a part of a characteristic that first appeared in print in Revelstoke Mountaineer Journal’s January 2023 subject. Learn the whole e-edition right here:
Winter is the place it is at right here in Revelstoke, and our group golf equipment are stoked to get folks concerned in all types of how. Regardless of the way you select to slide, slide or shred on the snow and ice, there is a group of volunteers and fans able to welcome you in.
For our Revelstoke winter golf equipment characteristic, we invited native winter sports activities exercise golf equipment and club-like organizations to inform us about their membership, share an replace on their actions, and allow us to in on what they’ve deliberate this season.
Revelstoke Minor Hockey Affiliation
Members: RMHA has over 121 enrollments between the ages of three and 15. There are 20 board members and over 25 licensed coaches.
CLUB UPDATE: RMHA is dedicated to offering the youngsters of our group the chance to play league hockey in an setting that promotes and teaches all elements of the game. Youngsters as younger as three and as much as age 18 can enroll. Our packages goal to advertise teamwork, respect in sports activities, private development, constructing new friendships and, after all, the love of the sport.
The latest addition to our membership is The Stoke Cubs. This all-female hockey program was launched by Stephanie Miller in 2019. The traction this program has gained inside three years has been astounding, with 28 enrolled females starting from 3 to 11 years outdated. This has undoubtedly been an enormous success in inspiring the feminine athletes of our group to take part in a largely male dominant sport. We hope to proceed to construct this program to a stage the place our groups can take part in feminine league play inside the BC Inside
We now have been grateful for the return of normalcy not solely in our lives however in sports activities and recreation. After years of not having the ability to host tournaments and workforce occasions, we’re again at it! U7, U9, U11, U13 and the Stoke Cubs hosted tournaments within the month of November and December.
We’re completely satisfied to announce that for the primary time in six years, RMHA is projecting to have sufficient children to type a U-15 workforce. By the exhausting work of our board members, coaches and mum or dad teams, we’ve got seen a gradual improve in registrations during the last 5 years. A particular thanks goes to Stephanie Miller of the Stoke Cubs and Ryan Father or mother of the Revelstoke Grizzlies for his or her contribution to including packages which have helped minor hockey’s success in our group.
Revelstoke Nordic Ski Membership
Members: Final season, 1,194. This yr counting and rising.
CLUB UPDATE: Our mandate is to advertise cross-country snowboarding as a lifelong sport and as a foundation for a wholesome way of life, to help people with the event of their abilities, to supply coaching alternatives and assist for these wishing to take up aggressive snowboarding and to take part in races. In abstract, get folks outdoors to be lively and have enjoyable within the winter!
We’re a vibrant, welcoming group that enjoys winter nature whereas propelling ourselves alongside on skinny skis. From our youngest member, who’s one-year-old, to our eldest of their 90s, you will see us rippin’ & moseying alongside the 30 kilometers of trails always, day and evenings (six kilometers of lit trails). Cross-country snowboarding is a sport to be accomplished at your tempo/distance within the firm you select, whether or not or not it’s fury (on our canine loop) or human.
Our lodge, the place you possibly can gear up, calm down, seize a chew, meet different skiers or benefit from the range’s heat, is open to the general public 9 am–9 pm each day.
To assist facilitate getting of us out snowboarding, we preserve our membership and day ticket costs low. We even have free leases for youth 18 and beneath.
We like to carry our group collectively, typically in costume! Here’s what’s taking place this season:
– Free day: Dec. 14
– Races: Feb. 18-19
– Headlamp Heroes: Dec. 21, Jan. 25, Feb. 15
– Lantern Ski: Jan. 1
– Workforce Scream: Feb. 11
– Poker Ski: March 12
– Social meet-ups (eg Dad and mom and tots): particulars discovered on our net occasions web page
– Classes/Clinics: See our lesson webpage.
Make sure that to test our occasions web page for the most recent scoop: https://www.revelstokenordic.org/occasions/
Revelstoke Curling Membership
CLUB UPDATE: The Revelstoke Curling Membership Mission Assertion: The Revelstoke Curling Membership offers a welcoming and reasonably priced setting for folks of all ages and skills to advertise friendship, sportsmanship and talent growth by the game of curling.
The Revelstoke Curling Membership is happy to maneuver ahead into a brand new chapter as we interact with the group to extend membership, junior participation and the general utilization of the curling facility. We have seen an incredible improve of practically 50 per cent in league membership since final season. The membership board of administrators has welcomed a brand new president and has stuffed one other director place to enhance the opposite skilled members on the board.
Our stick curling league offers a chance for curlers of all bodily skills an opportunity to play. The membership volunteers are bringing again the varsity packages and have curling periods deliberate for all of our native elementary colleges. The membership will even be capable of host our annual Revelstoke Bonspiel once more which welcomes native and out of city groups to a pleasant weekend event.
Ongoing ice enhancements proceed with a brand new dehumidifier, upgraded ice shaver blades and LED lighting tasks underground.
-Monday, Wednesday, and Thursday night curling leagues
-Tuesday afternoon stick curling league
-Revelstoke Open Bonspiel March 3–5
-Faculty Curling Applications
-Particular Olympics BC Curling Program
-Spring Curling League
-For personal ice and lounge leases contact firstname.lastname@example.org; Leases embody complementary classes and fundamental tools!
Alpine Membership of Canada Columbia Mountains Part
Established: Nationwide: 1906; Venue: 2018
Members: About 400
CLUB UPDATE: As a neighborhood part of the Alpine Membership of Canada, we promote alpine experiences, data and tradition, accountable entry, and excellence in mountain abilities and management. We do that by constructing a group of mountain recreation fans to develop and study from, sustaining native trails, and providing abilities and management programs.
We proceed to develop and supply new actions and journeys for all talent ranges, from newbie to superior. There may be all the time room for brand spanking new folks to become involved, so join an upcoming journey or come on out to a meet-up and make some new associates!
Wheeler and Asulkan Hut Journeys
RMR Meet Ups
Nordic Ski Meet Ups
Ski/Break up Touring Days
Revelstoke Snowmobile Membership
CLUB UPDATE: Delivering a world class snowmobile expertise for our membership members and visitor riders by providing the best high quality trails, warmup shelters and occasions. Collectively we attempt to construct a robust snowmobile group based on respect for others and the setting.
To be the worldwide chief in sustainable snowmobile tourism, whereas persevering with our environmental stewardship and defending motorized backcountry entry. Established in 1968, we’re very proud to be one of many oldest and largest registered golf equipment within the province. The Revelstoke Snowmobile Membership is a not-for-profit society holding a partnership settlement with Recreation Websites and Trails BC to take care of 150 kilometers of trails, two staging areas, and emergency shelters on Boulder Mountain and Frisby Ridge.
The membership promotes the secure and accountable use of snowmobiles and encourages all snowmobilers to follow environmental consciousness whereas utilizing the backcountry.
Household Day, February 18
Annual Classic Journey, March 4
Revelstoke Skating Membership
Members: 80 skaters, two coaches, tons of program assistants and volunteers
CLUB UPDATE: Our mission is to foster a love of skating, a sport that’s reasonably priced and accessible to everybody. The Revelstoke Skating Membership encourages younger skaters to develop power and abilities on the ice, fosters a way of non-public accomplishment by competitors, promotes volunteerism and a way of camaraderie in being a part of a gaggle that works exhausting, mentors one another and performs collectively.
New this yr is an early afternoon pre-can skate program for youngsters as much as 5 years outdated who’ve little or no expertise on the ice — we nonetheless have some room on this program, and preschools are welcome to affix as a gaggle. We even have a rising grownup skate program for adults wishing to reinforce their abilities or strive one thing new.
Lots of the star skaters will attend the Okanagan Regional Championships on the finish of January in Vernon. And our largest occasion of the yr is the yr finish carnival happening March 16. Will probably be an on-ice model of Mary Poppins!
Nordic Ski Meet Ups
Ski/Break up Touring Days
Queer Shred Revelstoke
Established: Winter 2021
Members: We now have a small group of organizers, and our aim is to be ever-expanding!
CLUB UPDATE: We’re an inclusive multisport group encouraging Queers, Femmes, Poly Folks, and Allies to get out and lively in nature. We goal to create secure areas by growing consciousness and facilitating group right here in Revelstoke.
In our previous yr, we’ve got been capable of host extra occasions, together with on-hill meetups, rail jams, and indoor and out of doors skateboarding meetups. This summer time, we organized Revelstoke’s first pleasure occasion at Kovach Park. We all know there are Queer folks in Revelstoke, and our dream is to create group by visibility. We would like folks to know we’re right here, we’re queer, and we need to have enjoyable!
This upcoming winter, we’re planning a wide range of alternatives to attach with fellow Queers, together with fireworks, rail jams, XC snowboarding nights, indoor skate nights, music occasions, bar nights and on-resort ski/snowboard meetups. We’re striving to develop as a collective by offering a various vary of occasions for Queers and allies and growing accessibility all through our group.
Revelstoke Ski Membership
CLUB UPDATE: The Revelstoke Ski Membership is a non-profit youth sports activities group that gives alpine snowboarding programming for athletes aged 6 to 17 and offers a enjoyable social group for fogeys and volunteers. We pleasure ourselves on providing essentially the most reasonably priced ski programming in all of BC Our aim is to instill a love for snowboarding at a really younger age, with hopes of making a ardour that lasts a lifetime.
The 2023 season has introduced alongside some huge modifications in our membership. Most notably, we’ve got employed a brand new Program Director, Mike Turnbull. He has been with the membership as a coach for the final 5 years and couldn’t be extra excited to assist the membership develop and prosper. We’re frequently rising, hitting report registration numbers nearly yearly! This yr our freeride program has seen the most important improve in measurement with numbers totaling practically 40 per cent of our core athletes. Revelstoke has the chance to provide some unbelievable freeride skiers and the hope is to proceed that development shifting ahead.
The ski membership in partnership with Revelstoke Mountain Resort will likely be internet hosting two races this yr. There will likely be athletes from everywhere in the province coming to attend the U14 Provincials in April and athletes from across the Okanagan in February for the Nancy Inexperienced Race.