Latest Newsletter - 2 December

School Holiday Break

Please note that training will break for school holidays on Friday 5th December and will recommence on Monday 2nd February 2009. We hope that all families have a safe and happy Christmas and we look forward to seeing you in the New Year.

For swimmers who will be competing at carnivals over the holidays, or preparing for carnivals early in the New Year, there will be some training sessions scheduled dependant on coaches availability. Please let Phillipa know if you are interested in attending these special training and you will be notified of each training session as it is scheduled.

50th Annual Country Championships

For all senior squad swimmers who have achieved qualifying times to compete at this years Country Championships in Mount Gambier from the 19th January, please contact Verona Niemann to get your nominations in for this event.

NOTE: All swimmers under the age of 13 who have not achieved qualifying times but would still like to experience the event are eligible to compete in the Friday nights Superfish competition and are also eligible to compete in relay events at the country’s.

Harvey Norman Catalogue Delivery – Fundraiser

For any families in town over Christmas we are looking for volunteers to assist with the delivery of Harvey Norman catalogue deliveries on Saturday or Sunday 27th & 28th December. Please contact Phillipa if you are in town and able to assist with this. The club is set to make around $500 from this exercise which will be put towards our end of year presentation night.

Return of all Fins

Could all swimmers who have fins that were personally issued at the beginning of the season, please return them to the club as soon as possible. With the current club numbers we are now running short of fins in some groups. Thank you for your assistance with these.

Important Dates in the New Year

  • Saturday 10th January – Port Augusta Open Carnival
  • Sunday 11th January – Quorn Open Carnival
  • Friday 16th January – Superfish Carnival (Mount Gambier)
  • 17th-19th January – 50th Country Champs (Mount Gambier)
  • Monday 2nd February - Training re commences all squads
  • Saturday 7th February – Jamestown Open Carnival
  • Friday 13th February – Junior Sprints – Area Finals (Roxby)
  • Sunday 15th February – Booleroo Centre Open Carnival
  • Tuesday 17th February – Club Night & Time Trials
  • Thursday 19th February – Lapathon (Major Fundraiser)
  • Saturday 28th February – Port Pirie Open Carnival
  • Sunday 1st March – Gladstone Open Carnival
  • Friday 6th March – State Sprints & Relay Championships
  • Saturday 14th March – Whyalla Open Carnival
  • Friday 17th March – Club Night & Time Trials
  • Saturday 28th March – Junior Sprints State Final (Adelaide)
  • Friday 3rd April – End of Year – Club Presentation Night
For information on any of the above events, please do not hesitate to contact a committee member. For all families interested in travelling to carnivals, nominations close approximately 4 weeks prior to the event, so please contact Verona Niemann if you wish to enter any of these events.

Communications

If you are looking for more information or would like to contact the committee, please start with the club’s website or contact committee members 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