April 18th Newsletter

Office Information
Apr 19, 2019

Quote of the week:

"Life is 10% what happens to you and 90% how you react to it." Charles Swindoll


Wishing everyone in our Rods family  a very Happy Easter!!!

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What's New:

  • Easter Break Training Schedule:
  • The Lawson Pre-Competitive & Skills group will swim at the U of R pool (same hours and same days as usual) No Classes at the Lawson).
  • Competitive (Special Schedule):
  • June 7th-9th Calgary Swimming International meet for all AA swimmers Deadline to decline May 1st.
  • May 10th, Black & Green Meet. (info) 
  • 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.

  • Please sign your swimmer up for the next Daycamp on May 17th. The swimmers will swim at the Lawson as well as play games at the Fieldhouse. (info) Full day or 1/2 day.
  • Team building Day including Escape room activities and Potluck on May 17th!! (info)


  • 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 Hunter Murray who won on Tuesday night!  Next week's pot @ $500!

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Article: "You're Missing the Point!" "It's about making it hard, not about making it easier."

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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 @ U of R. Swimmers will have a chance to get their Novice times in 100IM & 200Free Sign up if your swimmer will be attending (info)

Next Daycamp: May 17th Please sign your swimmer up if attending (info):

May 17th: Team Building & Potluck. Escape room activities included!!  Sign up if attending (info)

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

May 31st-June 2nd: Michelle Moore Invitational (Home meet). Friday & Saturday only for all swimmers attending Calgary Meet, 3 day meet for all other swimmers.

June 1st: Black & Green meet @ Lawson @ Michelle Moore Meet (sign up)

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

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

June 7th-9th: Calgary Swimming International meet  for all AA qualifiers. (info) Deadline to decline May 1st.

June 21st: Pre-Competitive  Gala @ Lawson (Info)

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

Summer Daycamp offered July-August: