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Sports Day in Canada comes to Nelson

The Nelson Daily Sports
By The Nelson Daily Sports
November 28th, 2014

Come one, come all.

Friday is the kick off to Sports Day in Canada with third Jersey Day in downtown Nelson.

The Nelson Regional Sports Council is encouraging the public to wear their favourite jersey to work, school or just while shopping.

Donate a $1 to KidSport Nelson and wear the jersey at the NDCC and be entered into draw for Nelson Leafs jersey.

Friday night is set aside for the Community Sport Hero Awards from 6:30-9 p.m. at the Adventure Hotel in Nelson.

Ten recipients of the award will be honoured and celebrated for their outstanding volunteer efforts for their chosen sports.

Vancouver’s ViaSport representative for Canadian Sport for Life will be giving a key note speech.

Saturday, there are many events for the public to try, including an National Coaches Certification Program (NCCP) Coaching course called Fundamental Movement skills workshop.

The course is being offered Saturday from 8:30-noon. Registration is $15 and applicants should register through

The Try it day events are planned during the afternoon at:

  • 1-4 p.m. Indoor soccer facility open house – various sports (soccer/bocce/skipping/dryland Nordic)
  • 1-4 p.m. Curling open house
  • 1-4 p.m. Squash Club open house (above the Royal on Baker)
  • 3:30-5:30 p.m. loonie/toonie Shinny/Skate/Swim @ NDCC

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