Parkland Valley District

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Welcome to new members who joined the Parkland Valley District as well as the members who renewed their membership in 2014.  A reminder that the Saskatchewan Senior Fitness Association membership (with voting privileges) is open to all Saskatchewan residents 50 years of age and older.  Associate membership (with no voting privileges at the Annual General Meeting) is available to Saskatchewan residents 49 years of age and younger.  It is important to register even if you are not planning to take part in the Games as that way we can keep in touch with you and you will receive word of any workshops or clinics which we plan.  To obtain a membership contact Maxine Stinka at 306-563-5567.  Current members, please let us know of any change of address, phone number and e-mail address.

The membership fee in SSFA is $5.00 plus the administration fee of $2.00 for a total of $7.00. 


Parkland Valley District Games

The Parkland Valley District had a very successful 2014 with increased membership and representation at both the provincial games in Humboldt and the Canada 55+ games in Strathcona County, Albeta.

FINAL RESULTS of the 2014 Provincial 55+ Games (Humboldt)

FINAL RESULTS of the 2014 Canada 55+ Games (Strathcona County, Alberta)


District Competitions


55+ Gold Heather Murray Sandra Rudoski
  Silver Shirley Tataryn Evelyn Schmeltzer
  Bronze Ruth McLean Irene Shaw
70+ Gold Don Herman John Murray
  Silver Bertha Switzer Ron Rudoski
  Bronze Irene Herman Frank Schmeltzer



Gold Angie Van Parys Dorothy Riffel
Silver Helen Dingwall Jeanette Sabulsky
Bronze Madeline Manduk Ray Langlais



55-64 Gold Verna Brenner, Sherry Lucas, Evelyn Neyedly Maureen Wenzoski, Dawn Dressler
  Silver Lynn Glazer, Eunice Glazer, Mavis Pfeifer Herb Lacroix, Geraldine Fraser
  Bronze Joan Harris, Eleanor Leftwich, Rose Norton Stella McNeill, Lillian Kurtz
75+ Gold Ruth Swanson, Blanche Provick, Edna Olm Bernard Petracek, Doreen Johnson
  Silver Polly Andrew, Vi Zeebeck, Liz Bernath Bea Slater, Jim Zich



Gold Mellvina Dergousoff Bernice Rakochy
Silver Steve Borys Lucille Dergousoff
Bronze Keith Harde Don Probe



Gold Janet Yasinski Adolph Wolkowski
Silver (tie) Anne Brezinski, Barry Burrill Shirley Kushneriuk Nick Woloschuk



Poetry Gold Kaare Askildt Hazel Dell
  Silver Ilean Kolynchuk Melville
  Bronze Anta Bella Melville
Short Story Gold Kaare Askildt Hazel Dell


55+ Women’s Predicted Time 400 M Gold Anita Bella  
    Silver Ilean Kolynchuk
  1000 M Gold Ilean Kolynchuk
    Silver Anita Bella
55+ Men’s Predicted Time 400 M Gold George Bella
  1000 M Gold George Bella
75-79 Women’s Timed 100 M Gold Polly Wardle
    Silver Gloria Ritter
  Timed 200 M Gold Polly Wardle
    Silver Gloria Ritter
  Timed 400 M Gold Polly Wardle
    Silver Gloria Ritter
80-84 Women’s Timed 200 M Gold Pearl Ness
  Timed 400 M Gold Pearl Ness
75-79 Women’s Javelin Gold Polly Wardle
85-89 Women’s Javelin Gold Anita Bella
80-84 Men’s Javelin Gold George Bella
55-59 Men’s Discus Gold Darryl Stevenson
80-84 Men’s Shotput Gold George Bella

Parkland Valley District was represented by 67 competitors at the Provincial Games in Humboldt. The track and field participants earned 18 medals. Polly Wardle won 5 gold; George Bella won 4 gold, Anita Bella won 3 gold and 1 silver plus a gold in poetry; Ilean Kolynchuk won 2 gold and 1 silver; Pearl Ness won 2 gold. In Shuffleboard, John Murray and Ron Rudoski won gold and Heather Murray and Sandra Rudoski won silver. The Preeceville/Kamsack/Canora slo-pitch team won bronze and Murray Bottcher’s rink won gold in the 65+ mixed competition; and, Ron Hoehn’s rink won silver in the 65+ men’s. The website has a link to all provincial winners.

Two curling teams and 2 cyclists represented our district at the Canada 55+ Games and all earned medals. Brian Peterson, Gail Peterson, Ivan Peterson, and Elaine Meachem won gold in 55+ mixed curling; Murray Bottcher, Eleanor Murray, Arnold Makowsky and Maxine Stinka won bronze in the 65+ mixed curling; Muriel Orr won 2 gold medals in cycling; and, Ken Orr won 2 silver medals in cycling.


For pictures of the activities and teams that competed click here.

Presently our Executive Members are as follows:

President: Vern Schick 306-563-5263
First Vice President: Eleanor Murray   306-563-4160 
Second Vice President: Eileen Hupka 306-563-6273
Treasurer: Maxine Stinka 306-563-5567 
Secretary: Bob Edwards 306-592-4624

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