March 8th Newsletter

Office Information
Mar 8, 2019

Quote of the week:

"Mountains are there to be climbed." - Ole Gunnar Solsjkaer

What's New:

  • Tune in & watch our swimmers compete at the TYR Pro Swim Series at Des Moines - Link
  • Moose Jaw A Provincials March 8-10.
  • Monday  March 11th no swimming  for Prospect Dev A  swimmers,; AA swimmers swim  in afternoon only
  • Office hours this next week will be Wednesday, March 13th from 4:00-6:00pm, instead of Monday.
  • Thank you to everyone that participated in the Georgina Syrgiannis Swim Marathon The team made a total of $9907.05,  a huge thank you to everyone who donated and volunteered at this wonderful event!!
  • Massage Therapist: If you need a massage, please contact Dawn Schroeder (306) 535-1381. Dawn is working with our High-Performance athletes.

  • Congratulations to our Vegas Raffle Winners:
  • 1st prize: Erin Wilson from Roleau
  • 2nd prize: Lindsay Jackson from Regina
  • 3rd prize: Victor Malinowski from Wynyard
  • Thank you to everyone for buying tickets and making this fundraiser such a success!!
  • Praire Champs March 15th-17th.
  • No swimming for all Prairie Champ swimmers Monday, March 18th.
  • Saturday, March 16th Black & Green meet for all Pre-Competitive Swimmers. See info and sign up below.
  • Saturday March 16th fun minimeet  @ the Lawson for all swimmers not qualified for Prairie Champs.  See info and sign up below.
  •  Daycamp March 22nd,  see info below. (info)
  • Come out and enjoy this great event and Cougar Fundraiser on Friday, March 22nd  with Speaker Olympian Scott Dickens (info) email: to buy tickets and for more information.
  • No swimming for Juniors on Saturday March 23rd, swimmers welcome to be coached  with Olympian Scott Dickens!!.(sign up). All AA qualifiers invited to sign up!
  • Saturday, March 23rd Gold Clinic @ the U of R with  Canadian Olympian Scott Dickens! (info) 
  • Do you have the OnDeck app by Team Unify? If not, you should! It is free for all TU users. Once you download the OnDeck app you can access your account, events, news, job sign up, etc in real-time. It is an excellent app to use and provides instant updates and notifications!!!
  • Chase the Ace Fundraiser @ The Broken Rack every Tuesday from 6-8pm.  Come out and support the Team and have a chance to win!! (info)  Please help us out and sign up to sell tickets for 2 hours. 10 volunteer points/session. All the sessions to sign up for the year are on the event page. Congratulations to MIke Mushansky,  who won on Tuesday night! We have raised over $1500 for the Team, and the pot is over $800 if the Ace of Spades is drawn!!  Parents please  invite your friends and family to come out and support this fundraiser, one of  you might be the lucky winner!!!

Online officials course now being offered for 2 online officials e-learning opportunities that are available (Intro to Swim Officiating and Safety Marshall). Mass officials clinics will still be offered in Sask.

Thank you to the 3 parents that have taken the online course. We are in need of Parents to time at all of our meets including Prairie Champs next weekend. We strongly encourage all Rods members that do not have their Level 1 officiating course to take this online course, especially if your swimmer is a Prospect or Pre-Competitive swimmer. For those interested in accessing the online learning details clic here



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Prairie Champs Training Schedule 


 Next Event:

**All Competitive parents are responsible to decline before the deadline for any competition. The Pre-competitive parents are responsible to sign up before the deadline.

  • March 8th-10th Junior A Provincials in Moose Jaw (info)
  • March 15th-17th Prairie Champs (info).
  • Job Sign up now open!!! We are in need of many officials  including parents who do not have swimmers swimming in this meet, please consider helping out. (job signup) 
  • Schedule:
  • Session Times:

                Session 1: Friday, March 15/19              Prelims Warm-up 7:30am          Competition 9:00am

                Session 2: Friday, March 15/19              Finals   Warm-up 3:00pm         Competition 4:30pm

                Session 3: Saturday, March 16/19          Prelims Warm-up 7:30am         Competition 9:00am

                Session 4: Saturday, March 16/19          Finals   Warm-up 3:00pm         Competition 4:30pm

                Session 5: Sunday, March 17/19            Prelims Warm-up 7:30am         Competition 9:00am

                Session 6: Sunday, March 17/19            Finals   Warm-up 3:00pm          Competition 4:30pm

  • Photos available for purchase at Prairie Champs:

  • Saturday March 16th, Black & Green @  the Lawson meet for Pre-Comp swimmers.Please sign your swimmer up if attending. (info)
  • Saturday March 16th  in between Prelims & Finals we are having a Mini Meet @ the Lawson for all swimmers not qualified for Prairie Champs.  Please sign your swimmer up if attending. (info)
  • Friday, March 22nd Daycamp (info) $5 discount for early registration, deadline March 1st.
  • Friday, March 22nd: Cougar  Dinner (info)
  • Saturday, March 23rd: Gold Medal Clinic (info)

Summer Daycamp offered July-August: