Latest Newsletter - 16 March

Whyalla Open Carnival

Congratulations to all swimmers who competed at the last open carnival of the 2008/2009 swimming season. There was some amazing efforts by all swimmers with many PBs smashed on the day. Special congratulations to our medal winners below;

  • Andries Niemann – 2nd 50m Freestyle - 3rd 200m IM & 100m Freestyle
  • Eugene Van Niekerk - 2nd Place 25m Butterfly
  • Matthew Lowe – 1st - 50m Freestyle, Backstroke & Breaststroke
  • Florencia Moraga – 1st 50m Backstroke - 1st 50m Butterfly
  • Billy Weltner – 3rd 50m Butterfly
Time Trials

Please note that Thursday 19th March at 4.30pm is the final Time Trials for this season. There will be no other training this day.

All swimmers should take advantage of this event to record the last times that can count for club awards at our presentation night.

Please ensure one parent accompanies swimmers to ensure there are enough people to marshal and time keep on the night.

Season Wrap Up

Please note that all training will conclude on Thursday 26th March. This will be the final training session for the season – due to carnivals and the pool closing.

AGM and Special General Meeting

Please note - this years Annual General Meeting followed by a Special General meeting will be held on Sunday 5th April at the Roxby Downs Bowling Club at 2.00pm. The following positions are open for nomination – keep an eye out in your letterbox for your invitation and AGM nomination form.
  • President
  • Vice President
  • Secretary
  • General Committee Member (Six positions)

The Special General Meeting will be used to set the direction for the 2009/2010 season. Issues to discuss include;

- Club finances in current economic climate
- Volunteers and sharing of work loads
- Future of learn to swim programs
- Club number for 2009/2010 season
- Season preparations

Please note that if swimming places are limited next season, preference will be given to those families that attend the AGM and Special General Meeting. If you have any questions or would like to nominate for any of the available positions, please do not hesitate to contact a committee member.

Presentation Night Committee

Thankyou to all committee and members who volunteered for the Presentation Night Sub Committee. Darren Lowe has volunteered to organise this event with Tony McGauchie, Jutta Scholefield, Tanya Fyfe. If you would like to get involved, please do not hesitate to contact these members and offer a helping hand.