Latest Newsletter - 8 September

2009 Roxby Downs Desert Dash
The Roxby Downs Swimming Club is proud to support this years Roxby Downs Desert Dash. We will have members not only competing in the event – but also manning two drink stations on the day. Please come out and cheer on our swimmers and their families as they compete in this pre season event. The race starts at the Roxby Downs oval from 9am.

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2009/2010 Season Registration
To register for the 2009/10 season go to and follow the instructions which have been emailed to all families that have registered their interest in returning to or starting with the club this season. If you have not been emailed please contact Phillipa Weltner on 0437426474 or at

Remember get in early as numbers are once again limited due to pool lane space and coaching availability.

2009/2010 Season Fees
Changes to our contract again this season have seen another restructuring of fees. Fees paid during registration do not provide admission to the pool – this must be purchased directly from Roxby Leisure.

Competitive Swimmer $115.00

Associate Members $20.00
(Each family requires one adult member to be a member of Swimming SA)

Season Start Dates
With the new season fast approaching we are hoping to have news of the pool opening times and the new season contract signed with Roxby Leisure very soon. Until this is done we are unable to announce the season start dates and advise members of the pool access fees for swim club families

Senior Squads – Training will commence for senior squads as soon as the pool is available (More information will be made available as we are advised by Roxby Leisure)

Junior Squads – Training will commence for Dolphins Squads on Thursday 15th October

Come and Try Day
Tuesday 13th October will be this season’s Come and Try day. Any interested swimmers may attend this session to see what swim club is all about and those swimmers joining for the season will be assigned a training squad. Training will start at 4.00pm for all swimmers and a BBQ dinner will be supplied at the end of training and free swimming so that families can meet the coaches and committee and ask any questions about the upcoming season.

Senior Squad – Holiday Training Sessions
We are currently registering interest for returning senior squad swimmers to hold school holiday training sessions in preparation for our carnival and to get training for the season off to a good start. If you are available during the school holidays and interested in attending special training sessions, please contact Phillipa Weltner on 0437 426 474 so that sessions can be organised.

Club Secretary Required
Please note: The club can not run without a secretary. Please contact Tony McGauchie as soon as possible if you are able to take on this role. A big thankyou to Christine Abbott who is filling in this role until we can find a new secretary.