Outdoors

Event Date: 
Saturday, September 14, 2019
Time: 
9:00am - 4:00pm

Join the Elk River Alliance for a hands-on workshop where you will learn how to better manage stormwater on your property, including rainwater harvest, rain garden construction, and so much more!

The workshop will be hosted on September 14th from 9am to 4pm. Register at College of the Rockies - the workshop is being subsidized and now will be FREE for Elk Valley residents!

A fixture of our community, especially when it comes to the outdoors, Bob has been sharing his love and passion with our community for the past 19 years, ever since he arrived in the Elk Valley. So, just how did it all begin?

Event Date: 
Repeats every day until Sat Sep 07 2019.
Friday, September 6, 2019
Saturday, September 7, 2019

Choose your team, pick up your binder and roll. Let's get together and have a skate party. $5 per person.

- Inclusive teams of 3-5 skaters
- Vehicle needed (roughly 100km total travel)
- Register before or night of at Valley Social where we will have a kick off party (tall cans and pizza on special) 7pm-10pm
- Spend Saturday collecting points by completing tasks and challenges (photo/video required)
- Saturday will end at the Ranch for BBQ and ramp jam

*All ages and abilities welcome*

Event Date: 
Wednesday, September 11, 2019
Time: 
7:15pm

This beginner-oriented workshop will cover the basics of caring for and maintaining your mountain bike. Our expert technicians will cover basics like:
- trailside repairs
- proper cleaning techniques
- suspension set up
- tire pressure
- and more!

Bring your questions, and bring your own bike to work on.

DETAILS
FREE! But you do have to register (link below).

Spotted: A Fernie Mountain Mama at play in the wild. Watch as the courageous and daring Mama plans and executes a kayaking trip with her precious babe in tow. Balance is essential in work, life and play. 

Event Date: 
Thursday, August 8, 2019
Time: 
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Learn how to paint with watercolours created from unwanted invasive plants pulled within the City of Fernie!

In this two hour eco-friendly educational course, we will discuss the harmful effects of invasive plants while creating beautiful paintings using the pigments extracted from them.

Participants will learn best practices for harvesting noxious weeds along with a simple step-by-step process of how to make plant-based watercolour paints. All materials will be provided, participants are welcome to bring their own if desired.

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 28, 2019

The TransRockies Classic represents the return of one of the world’s most rugged and spectacular cycling events and returns to the spectacular Canadian Rocky Mountains July 22-28, 2019.

Event Date: 
Sunday, July 28, 2019
Time: 
11:00am - 1:00pm

When 100+ riders roll into the finish line for the Transrockies Classic Finish, 100+ kids’ aged 3 – 9 will be enjoying a fun bike rally.

The event is FREE and is limited to the first 150 kids to register.

The rally takes about 30 minutes and kids’ must be accompanied by a parent. Start times begin at 11am at GearHub and end at 12:30pm.

Event Date: 
Repeats every day 1 times. Also includes Wed Aug 14 2019, Wed Aug 28 2019.
Wednesday, July 31, 2019
Wednesday, August 14, 2019
Wednesday, August 28, 2019
Time: 
5:00pm - 6:00pm

Join at the Fernie Aquatic Center (at the Gazebo) before the weekly Fernie Women on Wheels (FWOW) Ladies Ride for a 'Get to Know Your Bike' workshop held by Cindy Sleeman of Straight Line Bike & Ski.

You will learn how to change a tire, adjust the shocks, adjust the seat so it's right for you! And anything else bike related. Come with questions and ready to go for a ride afterwards! All abilities welcome.*