Latest Newsletter - 11 November

Training Cancelled

Please note that the following Training Sessions have been cancelled due to a double booking of the Pool by Roxby Leisure;

Tuesday 11th November Afternoon sessions CANCELLED for ALL Squads

Thursday 13th November Afternoon sessions CANCELLED for ALL Squads

Please note that 5.30am – 7.00am sessions on Tuesday and Thursday are still available for Senior Squad members.

We apologise for any inconvenience and discussions have taken place to ensure this does not continue throughout the season.

Roxby Downs Carnival

All Swimmers wanting to compete in the Roxby Downs Carnival on Saturday 22nd November - MUST contact Verona Niemann by Thursday 13th November to advise which events they would like to participate in.

As training for Junior Squads is not on this week, please call Verona Niemann on 0437 167 916 to register your interest. Coaches can place swimmers in suggested events if unknown

Due to the use of a new electronic system - swimmers will not be able to be added to events after this date! Sign up now to avoid missing out.

Any swimmers requiring a time swum for events entered into should ask coaches to assist you with this after training. Parents may be required to assist with this process.

Any questions please do not hesitate to contact Phillipa on 0437 426 474

Grant Hackett Visit – Thursday 13th November

Just a reminder to all members that Grant Hackett will be at the Roxby Downs Swimming Pool this Thursday from 4.00pm. This is your opportunity to get autographs and talk to this Olympic Hero. Please wear your swim club uniform.

Club Night Cancelled– Tuesday 11th November

Due to the cancellation of Club Night on the 11th November - this event has been rescheduled for Tuesday 2nd December.

Plans to hold the event on Tuesday 18th November were also cancelled when it was made aware to coaching staff that the Roxby Downs Area School year 3 – 6 presentation night was scheduled for the same night. Rescheduled 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;

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

25m Freestyle
25m Backstroke
25m Breaststroke

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

Please email nominations to 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.


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 members using the following email addresses. - General enquiries – Account enquiries – Coaching & Training enquiries – Club merchandise orders