April 12th Newsletter

Office Information
Apr 12, 2019

Quote of the week:

" It's All About The Journey Not About The Outcome"  Carl Lewis


What's New:

  • Brian Palaschk University of Regina Athlete Male of the Year at the 44th Annual Athletics Awards.

  • 2019 Canadian Swimming Trials:
    • 15 swimmers represented Cougars and Regina Dolphins.
    • Micheal McGillivray won 2 medals (Bronze at the 800m FR and Silver at the 1500m FR)
    • 19 Provincials Record:
      • Michael McGillivray 8 Provincial Records
      • Emma Spence 4 Provincial Records
      • Bree Crookshanks 3 Provincial Records
      • Brian Palaschuk 2 Provincial Records
      • Noah Wagner 2 Provincial Records

  • 2019 Western Canadian Championship:
    • Sloane Kerr Gets Her First CJC for the Season 800FR (9:41.4) at Western Canadian Championship 

  • Easter Break Training Schedule:
    • Competitive (Special Schedule)
    • Pre-Competitive & Skills groups: Regular schedule at the UofR (No Classes at the Lawson)
    • The Lawson Pre Comp & Skills will swim at the UofR pool (Same hours and same days as usual)
  • Black & Green Meet new date: Friday, May 10th.
  • New dates for parents conference:
    • April 30th: "Staying focused" by coach Craig.
    • June 3rd: "Why it is important to stay in shape during the off-season" by Daniel Gomez.
  • Massage Therapist: If you need a massage, please contact Dawn Schroeder (306) 535-1381. Dawn is working with our High-Performance athletes.
  • Online officials course now being offered and e-learning opportunities are available (Intro to Swim Officiating, timekeeping, and Safety Marshall).
  • PIPEDA  Form is required (once per season; Sept 1 – August 31): Official’s PIPEDA form   Once the COA receives your PIPEDA they can then set up your online officials account. Once this account is activated you will receive an autogenerated email with your login information. For more info see: (Officials info)


Fundraising:

Bingo: Bingos are another opportunity for parents to raise money for their fundraising account. The payout varies from $10- $20/hour and the funds go directly to your account. Working bingos is actually quite a bit of fun and it's a great way to meet parents! Please contact Michelle @ fundraise@reginadolphins.com if you have any questions or would like to work bingos. See more information on Rods Fundraising opportunities. (info)


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)  We still need volunteers to sell tickets from 6-8pm on Tuesday nights. All volunteers receive a free dinner that night as well. Volunteers receive 10 points/session worked,  all sessions are posted on the event page for 2 workers to sign up. Congratulations to Jim Syrgiannis who won on Tuesday night!  Next week's pot @ $500!

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Article: 21 Pieces of Advice You Can Steal From the Most Successful Swimmers on The Planet 

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 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.

April 30th: Parent Conference with Coach Craig (info)

May 10th: Black & Green Meet (info)

Next Daycamp: May 17th (info):

May 17th: Team Building & Potluck more info to follow. (info)

May 24-26: Mel Zajac International @ UBC.(info)

May 31st-June 2nd: Michelle Moore Invitational (Home meet).

June 2nd: Anna Rondeau Open Water event and fundraiser @ the Lawson.(info)

June 3rd: Parent Conference with Coach Daniel (info)

June 7th-9th: CSI Swim meets, Calgary for all AA qualifiers. (info)

June 22nd-23rd: Mike Mintenko Swim meet in Moose Jaw (info)

Summer Daycamp offered July-August: