Regina Sport District

For general information about the Regina Sport District email regina.sport@ssfa.ca

The Regina Sport District is busy getting ready for all the activities that are coming up!  Check out this jam packed edition for all that is coming up in 2018 – it is a busy year for all the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association Districts with not only the respective District Games but as well as the Provincial and National Games.  Also Bocce Ball and Slo Pitch are two of the events that go on most of the summer. 

These activities are to enhance the physical/intellectual lifestyle of our members. Click on 2018 District Games Schedule of the Regina Sport District.  Please note some of the events will have TBA as dates and times have not been confirmed as yet, however, should be by registration.  This way, you can see what events are offered.  Check the events you want to compete in and start thinking about getting your runners ready and getting in shape, sharpening up your kaiser, bridge or crib talents as well as polishing up those golf clubs. Once the snow is gone, why not get out and practice your predicted walk times.  As well, get your thinking caps on and your imagination revved up as the theme for 2018 Poetry and Short Story event is Play Active, Stay Active.   Your annual $10.00 membership entitles you to participate in all of the activities, with a few exceptions, without any further cost.

2018 55+ Provincial Games

Moose Jaw will host the 2018 55+ Provincial Games, July 10 - 12.   The close proximity will be convenient for our Regina District members who qualify should they decide to advance.   Let’s start practicing! Read on to learn more about the District, Provincial and National Games.

Registration Dates for Spring District Games Activities

The Regina Sport District will hold the intellectual and physical games in May, ranging from golf, 5 pin bowling, contract and duplicate bridge, cribbage, pickleball, poetry and short story writing, scrabble, bocce, bank shuffleboard, lawn bowling, Kaiser, Whist, 8 ball, Snooker, track and field and predicted time walk, bocce ball, table tennis and other events.  Your $10 membership covers the period of April 1, 2018 to March 31, 2019.   You may buy your membership at one of the registration locations listed below.  These Membership Registration Dates are for the District Games that will be held in May.  If you are 55+ and would like to participate in our spring games activities, registration forms are available at the time of registration.  The dates of these events are planned for your convenience.  Registrations for the games will not be taken at the event.

Wednesday, March 28th Regina Senior Citizens
Centre, 2134 Winnipeg Street.
12:30 - 3:30pm
Thursday April 5th North West Leisure
Centre, 1127 N. Arnason Street
12:30 - 3:30pm
Wednesday, April 11th Regina Senior Citizens
Centre, 2404 Elphinstone Street
1:00 - 3:30pm
Tuesday, April 17th South Leisure Centre,
170 Sunset Drive
9:30am - noon

Please note That some activities have not been confirmed with regard to date and time.

For more information, contact Roberta French at 306 543-1958.
Get involved either participating or volunteering – meet some new friends and have fun! 

YOU CAN DO IT!

Spring/Summer Events

Bocce Ball Season Starts in May

Bocce Ball will be held at Kiwanis Park, 3400 Regina Avenue every Friday in May, June and July.  Participants must have a SSFA membership and that’s it! This event has become very popular during the summer months.  This is an excellent wayto get out on a Friday afternoon, to mix with other participants, enjoy some exercise and possibly give the grandchildren some competition coming up this summer.   Instruction is always available.   There will be a District Games tournament one of the Fridays in May.  Bocce Ball will start on May 4th.  For more information, contact Doug at 306 545-2148.  Remember you can play all summer for the $10 membership.   

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Members enjoying Bocce Ball

2018 Mixed Slo Pitch

Spring is here and the Regina Senior Slo-Pitch League is making plans for the upcoming season. The league runs from the middle of May to the end of July. Games are held on Monday and Wednesday mornings at 9:00 and 10:30 on diamonds located at 9th Avenue North and Broad Street.  Practices will be held for new players the first week in May with team selection held shortly thereafter. A team practice will be held the following week with the league schedule tentatively starting on Monday May 14th. The League is always looking for new players. The league is open for women aged 50 or over and men aged 55 or over in the current year. If you are interested in playing or want further information, please call Dale Ward at 306 543-6841 or Neil McGregor at 306-543-9318.

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2014 National Games Gold Medal Slo Pitch Winners

2 Person Stick Curling

There is still one more bonspiel to participate in before you put away your curling brooms for the summer.   Note the deadline for registration is March 31st

2018 CAA Travel2-Person Team Stick Curling Provincial Open Championship

April 7th - 9th
Highland Curling Club

Entry Fee: $140.00 (Includes banquet and social)
Limit 48 teams- Men, Women or Mixed. 
Guaranteed 5 Games
Entry Deadline: March 31, 2018
Send roster with cheque payable to:
Highland Curling Club 348 Broad St. Regina Sk. S4R1W9
For More Information: Gord Garratt  306 545-6693
Enter: 306 543-8600 or highlandcurlingclub@accesscomm.ca

2018 Provincial 55+and National 55+ Games -These Games are open to Saskatchewan residents who will be 55 years of age or older by December 31, 2018.  Participants must be Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association (SSFA) members.  The qualifiers from the spring district games may advance if they chose to the Provincial 55+ Games, and similarly, if they again qualify, to the Canada 55+ Games.  The 2018 Provincial 55+ Games will be held in Moose Jaw July 10 – 12.  The events will include golf, 5 pin bowling, lawn bowling, contract bridge, cribbage, pickleball, kaiser, poetry and short story writing, swimming, scrabble, bocce, whist, bank shuffleboard, 8 ball, slo pitch, tennis, track and field, curling and 2 person stick curling in March.  Other events may be added depending on registrations.  Check out www.ssfa.ca for more games details as well as available accommodations in Moose Jaw.  These hotels will hold registrations for games participants 30 days before the event. 

The 2018 National 55+ Games will be held in St. John, New Brunswick, August 21– 24th.   Events comprise badminton, contract bridge, cribbage, darts, duplicate bridge, 5 pin bowling, floor shuffleboard, golf, ice curling, ice hockey (male and female), slo pitch, swimming, tennis, track & field, 8 ball, carpet bowling, euchre, horseshoes, lawn bowling, pickleball and table tennis. Other events will be posted on the spring/summer newsletter and website as well as www.ssfa.ca closer to these Games.

How Can You Get Involved with the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association

Monthly Meeting

The Regina Sport District holds meetings once a month, at 10:00 am at the United Way Office, 1440 Scarth Street.  Visitors always welcome.  We are definitely in need of some volunteers to be part of our fun group.  We will be looking for volunteers to help with the upcoming District Games.  For more information on our meetings, or how to become a volunteer and to find out what all is involved, call any one of the committee members below.  Our next meeting is April 19th. Remember there is no obligation. 

President Doug Barss 306-545-2148
Vice President Lorraine Hill 306-949-5574
Past President Don Veitch 306-545-5131
Secretary Lorraine Hill 306-949-5574
Tresurer Alice Barss 306-545-2148

Members at Large

Games Coordinators Ray Webb, Roselyn Veitch, Roberta French
Membership Roberta Finch - 306-543-1958
Publicity Laura Stecyk
Pickleball Ray Webb - 306-584-0104
Fundraising Gord Garratt
Web Site Lorraine Hill
Slo Pitch Dale Ward and Neil McGregor - 306-543-6841
Provincial Rep. Don Veitch     - Alternate: Roberta French
Provincial Games Registrars Roberta French and Roselyn Veitch
Provincial Director-at-Large Gord Garratt

Link Up With

If your non-profit fitness organization is looking to promote your activities and have the same goals as the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association, we may be able to promote your activities on our website.  It’s FREE.  Contact Lorraine Hill at 306 949-5574.

Check out the home page of the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association by clicking www.ssfa.ca  for more exciting and interesting news.

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