Latest Newsletter - 27 January

50th Annual Country Championships & Superfish

Congratulations to all swimmers who competed at this years 50th Country Championships and Superfish Challenge.

All swimmers put in a fantastic effort with personal and club records broken by all swimmers. Once all final results are forwarded by Swimming SA – they will be published to our website. More details will be provided at this weeks club night.

Roxby Downs - Sports Person of the Year Awards

Congratulations to Andreis Niemann who won this years Young Sportsperson of the Year Award and Phillipa Weltner who won Senior Sportsperson of the Year Award presented on Australia Day by the Roxby Downs Sports & Recreation Forum. This is a great sign with our swimming club taking out both awards.

Club Night

Please note that our first club night for 2009 will be held on Thursday 29th January from 4.30pm for all squads. This is your opportunity to participate in time trials to measure your improvement with these results also used to determine some of the end of season awards.

Please note that there are no other training sessions offered on this day.

A BBQ dinner will be held afterwards with the club providing meat. Please bring a salad or a dessert to share.

2009 Lapathon – Tuesday 10th February

This season's Lap-a-thon will be held on Tuesday 10th February in place of all other schedule training sessions. This is our club's major fundraising event of the season and all swimmers from all squads are encouraged to participate. Swimmers will be given sponsorship collection forms at training from the 27th January.

More information will be included in next weeks newsletter including prizes and times.

Training Schedule

Normal training recommences on Tuesday 27th January - training times and information have been updated on this website.

Junior Sprints – Area Finals

Roxby Downs Swimming Club will be hosting an area final for this season's Junior Sprints competition.

This event is open to club and non club swimmers with the three fastest swimmers for each event getting the opportunity to compete in Adelaide at the State Finals on the 28th March.

Events are 50m Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke & Butterfly with age groups of; Under 7, 8yrs, 9yrs, 10yrs, 11yrs and 12/13yrs.

To try out for this event, be at the Roxby Downs Pool on Friday 13th February at 5.00pm. Only swimmers who compete at this trial are eligible for selection.

Merchandise Available

Please note that new bathers, T-Shirts and caps have arrived and are available for purchase through our merchandise officer Kylie Van Laarhoven by emailing or calling Kylie directly on 0417853129.