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is being held in Waikerie
this week for the first
time, and is set to help
raise funds for the local
Club president Bill
Mudge said participants
had arrived last week and
began training on Saturday,
with the full competition
Mr Mudge said the
Waikerie Gliding Club
would benefit from providing
food and beverages, but all
other aspects of the event
were being handled by the
Australian Aerobatic Club.
"Basically the gliding club
has just loaned them the
facilities, and the council
has given them the use of the
airport," he said.
"(Aerobatic club members
are) really dipping their toe
in the water, because they've
never come here before.
"If it's a success, it may
come here again."
Mr Mudge said locals
could see the various designs
of planes from the airfield,
but the flying was best viewed
from the launch area located
about two kilometres from
"They've got very
powerful engines on some
very small frames," he said.
"Spectators are quite
welcome to come and look."
WAIKERIE man Kym Webber (right) with Richard Wiltshire, who is one of the pilots in town for this week's Australian Aerobatic
Club National Championships.
Airport hosts national aerobatics
THE Waikerie Swimming Pool had
less than ideal weather conditions
during its opening weekend, with
maximum temperatures only reaching
However, Waikerie Community Sports
Centre manager Craig Wilson said he
was confident swimmer numbers would
"It is always a slow start to the season,"
"The weather wasn't the best, which
I think deterred a few people, but we still
had a few swimmers come out during the
"I think we will have a long, hot summer,
so once we get more hot weather, more
people will come out."
Mr Wilson assured locals that the pool
was open and ready for use.
"I encourage people to come down to
the pool during opening hours," he said.
"It is ready and functioning well.
"We will be hosting pool parties during
summer and special events to encourage
people to use the pool."
The pool's opening hours are 6.30am to
9am and re-opening from 3.30pm to 8pm
Monday to Friday during school terms and
2pm to 8pm on weekends.
During school holidays, the pool opens
from 6.30am to 9am, re-opening from 2pm
to 8pm Monday to Friday, along with 2pm
to 8pm on weekends.
A family membership to the pool costs
$156 for two adults and three children,
while single adult membership is $75.60
and children, students and concession
memberships are $54.50.
Admission is $3.60 for adults, $2.60 for
children and $1.60 for students, concession
holders and non-swimmers.
The pool also offers swimming lessons
beginning on Tuesday, November 11, from
3.30 to 6pm, and running every Tuesday
and Thursday for six weeks.
Lessons are 30 minutes and can be
booked via the Waikerie Community
Sports Centre on 8541 3477.
Meanwhile Waikerie Swimming Club
held its first training session at 4pm at the
pool on Monday.
Training is held weekly on the same day
and time, with more information available
via Joanna Whitehead on 0415 254 559.
Pool opens in cool conditions
ABOVE: Swimmer Riley Philmore works
on his backstroke. BELOW: Chanidu
Fernando at Monday's training session.
WAIKERIE Swimming Club held its first training session of the season after the swimming pool opened in cool conditions on
the weekend. Pictured is Jachan Brewer at Monday's session, which included a 'come and try' day. PHOTOS: Ryneisha Bollard
SOFTBALL RESULTS ROUNDS 1 & 2
ROUND ONE (25/10)
Cobdogla 10 drew with
Loxton Green 10.
Best players not submitted.
Waikerie 14 d Renmark 7.
Waikerie best players: Adam
Weir, Mel Briscoe, Noelen
Renmark best players: Not
Berri 13 d Loxton Blue 3.
Berri best players: Joel
Benham, Kasey Ferguson,
Loxton Blue best players:
ROUND TWO (1/11)
Waikerie 24 d Loxton Blue 5.
Waikerie best players:
Adam Weir, Emma Pillion,
Loxton Blue best players:
Jesse Symens, Julie-Anne
Wooldrige, Tracy Steicke.
Renmark 30 d Loxton
Renmark best players:
Cindy Lee, Angela McCann,
Loxton Green best players:
Mare Hartwig, Tahlan
Watkins, Molly Walmsley-
Berri 25 d Cobdogla 16.
Berri best players: Joel
Benham, Kia Jesser, Sammy
Cobdogla best players:
Jade Pech, Amee Sutton,
DARTS ASSOCIATION 30/10
Waikerie Club 6 (V. King 140, 139, 100x3; W. Schwatzkopff
137, 121, 100x3; S. McKinnon 133, 128, 121, 100x2; D.
Watkins 100x·9; E. Walters 117) d Bourky's Mob 5 (R. Yates
140x4, 100 x 8; M. Strother 140x4, 100x4; J. Bourke 140,
136, 134, 116, 100x4).
Barmera Odd Bods 7 (D. Parﬁtt 180, 140x3, 125, 100x4,
D. Coombe 140, 135, 100x6; M. Seeby 100x5) d Barmera
Hotel 4 (W. Garschagen 140, 132, 100x2; S. Meyers 140,
116, 100; T. Hannaford 100).
Monash Wanderers 7 (A. Weidenhofer 140x2, 100x4; D.
Hayes 140, 100x3; D. Martin 100x2) d Tanya's Terrors
4 (K. Hodge 140; D. Phillips 140; L. Robinson 100x2; D.
Loxton RSL 10 (S. Pankhurst 180, 140x4, 137, 135, 123,
121x2, 100x6; R. Martin 140, 139, 100x3; J. Willett 140,
125, 100x6, 110 peg out, T. Smith 125, 120, 100x2; A.
Loxton RSL Kaos v Berri Club: No results available.
RIVERLAND BASEBALL LEAGUE 31/10
Waikerie drew with Lyrup (no details supplied). Berri A
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