Latest Newsletter - 19 November

Roxby Downs Carnival

All swimmers are reminded that this Saturday 22nd November is our club carnival, being held at the Roxby Downs Swimming Pool. All members, family and community are welcome to come along and support our local swimmers in this showcase event.

Time Table
6.00am – Set up (Committee & Volunteers)
8.30am – Swimmers to arrive at pool
9.00am – Warm Up’s
10.00am – Competition Commences
~ 12.30am – Lunch Break
1.00pm – Competition Resumes
5.00pm – Dinner & Free Fun Swimming
9.00pm – Pool Closes

Swimmers are asked to arrive in club uniform;
- Green club shirt
- Black shorts or pants
- Green club bucket hat
- Club Bathers (if you have them)

Remember to bring spare equipment such as caps, goggles, towels and dry clothes.

Team Manager for the day is Theresa Wurfel. Parents are asked to sign in all swimmers with Theresa upon arriving at the grounds. Swimmers are required to remain in the club designated area at all times, and may only leave with permission from the team manager. Shirts and hats should be worn when not competing.

Please ensure swimmers arrive with sunscreen applied, team managers will ensure sunscreen is reapplied regularly on the day

Volunteer Coordinator is Jutta Scholefield. Please let her know if you have any concerns with your volunteer duties on the day. A parent roster will be created for time keeping, so please let Jutta know if you will not be available to assist at any time.

Basketball – Swimmers that will be leaving the carnival to participate in basketball games – MUST let the team manager know when leaving and returning to the team.

Club Night - Tuesday 2nd December

Swimmers must advise coaching staff if they would like to participate in this Time Trial - as a new electronic meet management system will be used. Nominations are due no later than Monday 1st December

Events on offer are as follows;

URCHINS & DOLPHINS
25m Freestyle (Unassisted or with a Kickboard)
25m Backstroke (Unassisted or with Fins)

STINGRAYS
25m Freestyle
25m Backstroke
25m Breaststroke

SHARKS & SWORDFISH
100m Freestyle
100m BBB (Backstroke, Breaststroke or Butterfly)
25m Freestyle
50m BBB (Backstroke, Breaststroke, or Butterfly)

Please email nominations to coach@roxbyswimclub.com or call Verona on 0437 167 916 or Phillipa on 0437 426 474.

This month’s club night dinner shall be a BBQ – please bring either a salad or desert to share. Meat will be supplied by the club. Anyone able to assist with the cooking of the BBQ please contact a committee member or let us know on the night.

Communications

If you are looking for more information or would like to contact the committee, please start with the club’s website or contact a committee member using the following email addresses.

  • info@roxbyswimclub.com - General enquiries
  • treasurer@roxbyswimclub.com – Account enquiries
  • coach@roxbyswimclub.com – Coaching & Training enquiries
  • merchandise@roxbyswimclub.com – Club merchandise orders