Latest Newsletter - 16 December

Port Augusta Regional Qualifying Event
Congratulations to all swimmers who competed at last weekends Swimming SA Regional Qualifying Event. Twenty Six Personal Best times and 10 Club Records were swum on the day, with the team showing great team spirit and cheering each other on through every swim.

All six swimmers achieved the required Country Championships Times and will be representing our club in the 2010 Country Championships event to be held in Loxton on the 15th – 18th January.

2010 Roxby Downs Country Championships Team
Back Row (L-R): Alex, Billy, Cat
Front Row (L-R): Flo, Matt, Julia

School Holiday Training
Senior Squad training will continue over the Christmas break for swimmers preparing for the Country Championships and other carnivals being held early in the new year. These session times will vary due to coaches availability throughout these holidays.

Swimmers need to register interest in attending these sessions with Phillipa and will then be notified of training dates and times as they are scheduled.

Junior Squad training will recommence Thursday 28th January 2010.

Committee Restructure
Due to the commitments of the current committee there has been some reshuffling of roles for the remainder of this season.

We would like to thank Magriet and Yvette for their efforts looking after the club accounts. Wendy will be taking over as Treasurer in February 2010.

A big thankyou and goodbye to Tanya who worked this season as our records and nominations officer. Magriet will be taking over this role in the new year.

Account Payment Option
Please note that fees can now be paid online from our website using Paymate. Anyone with outstanding accounts can now pay by credit card online. Please email if you have any problems setting this up.

2009/2010 Carnivals
If you are interested in travelling to carnivals this year please find below a summary of events supported by the club.

All families planning on competing will require a Swimming SA Handbook available from Christine (

Don't forget: closing dates for these events are typically three or four weeks before the carnival, so if you want to nominate for a carnival, speak to your coach ASAP.
  • 30 Jan - Clare Open Carnival
  • 31st Jan - Mid North Games
  • 7th Feb - Jamestown State Qualifying Carnival
  • 14th Feb - Booleroo State Qualifying Carnival
  • 20th Feb - Leigh Creek Open Carnival
  • 27th Feb - Port Pirie National Qualifying Carnival
  • 13th Mar - Whyalla National Qualifying Carnival