August 16th Newsletter

Office Information

Quote of the week:

"All you need is the plan, the road map, and the courage to press on the your destination" Earl Nightingale



Summer Skills Camp registration still open for all RODS with A times and above. If you are unable to register your swimmer in TU please email and they can be added.


What’s New:


  • 2019/20: First 2 weeks special schedule (here)
  • RODS Registration is now open!! in addition to any multi shimmer discount you may be eligible for. (registration)
  • Swimming Canada Registration information required reading (here).
  • We are excited to be hosting the October 5th Mass Officials Clinic at the University of Regina. Registration is now open @ All swim families are required to officiate at swim meets and when officiating the best seat in the house when officiating!   
  • See updated Handbook changes and Meet and Fee Surcharge Policy for the 2019-2020 year. (info)

  • 2019/20 Team Calendar available
  • 2019/20 Groups list
  • Did you know that we are the only team across the country that offers year-round swimming for all levels? The summer is the best time of the year to improve your technique. Each week you will have a specific swim stroke skill. Please visit our website for UPDATED information (Summer Schedule):


  • Please note new mailbox change for our team as of August 1st, 2019: 
    • RODS Suite 355 / 4246 Albert St. Regina. SK S4S 3R9
  • Link to the Officials 1 course available online available to all swim parents who are new to officiating at a swim meet(info) 

  • Massage Therapist: If you need a massage, please contact Dawn Schroeder (306) 535-1381. Dawn is working with our High-Performance athletes.



  • Rider Game Info: There are 10 Roughrider home games and the RODS receive 10 spots for inside sales liquor sales.  Volunteers will be required to mix drinks and serve customers.  Payouts are done 2 to 3 months after the end of the football season usually January/February.  Payouts are based on the gross funds received divided by the number of hours worked.  Historically, football games have paid out $15 to $18 per hour. We do not know how much money we will receive for any given year as it is based on sales and is impacted by weather and attendance at the Rider Games. The clubs hold back 15%  of the overall payout for general revenue. You will need a special occasion responsible service certificate to work the games.  The course costs $10 and a copy of the certificate needs to go the person organizing the Rider games. The link is

          Thank you and if you have any questions please contact or     

          Leigh at

  • 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 @ if you have any questions or would like to work bingos. See more information on  Rods Fundraising opportunities. info

________________________________________________________________________________________________________________Article for swimmers & Parents: Mary T. Meagher: Success is Ordinary


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

Summer Splash Camp offered July-August for Junior Dolphins  & Fish level, Pre-Competitive & some Prospect swimmers: