Westman Region News

Westman Region

With 244 athletes and 67 coaches, the Westman Region offers competitive opportunities in ten different sports. The following programs are being offered for the 2015-2016 Season:



Brandon Buccaneers:
Mondays, 6:30 – 7:30pm
Kirkcaldy Heights School 10 Knowlton Dr, Brandon


10 Pin Bowling

(Cost is $6.25 & $1.00 for shoes weekly. Subject to a possible slight increase for coming season.)

Brandon Thunderbirds:
Arlene & Keith Taggart 204-728-1665
Wednesdays, 5:00 – 6:30pm
Thunderbird Bowl 2140 Currie Blvd, Brandon

5 Pin Bowling

Boissevain 5-Pin:
Betty Challner 204-534-6703
Saturdays, 2:00 – 3:00pm
Boissevain Bowling Centre 693 Rae Street, Boissevain

Brandon Alley-Oops – 2 & 3 games:
Maureen Couprie 204-763-8871
Every 2nd Thursday, 5:00pm
Thunderbird Bowl 2140 Currie Blvd, Brandon

Westman Strikers – 1 game:
Sandy Skibo 204-728-6811
Every 2nd Thursday, 5:00pm
Thunderbird Bowl 2140 Currie Blvd, Brandon

Virden Oil Riggers 5-Pin:
Clara Miller 204-748-3629
Every 2nd Sunday: 10:30am – 12:30pm
Thunderbird Bowl 2140 Currie Blvd, Brandon

Minnedosa Centurions (5-Pin Bowling):
Trudy Adamson 204-867-5373
Wednesdays, 6:00 – 7:00pm
Minnedosa Bowling Lanes 200 Main St N, Minnedosa

Neepawa 5-Pin:
Len Pritchard 204-476-5050
Fridays, 9:30 – 11:30am
Minnedosa Bowling Lanes 200 Main St N, Minnedosa

Rhythmic Gymnastics

Westman Wiggles:
Jennifer Anderson 204-729-8383
Sundays, 3:30 – 5:00pm
Knox United Church 451-18th St. Brandon


Wheat City Rocks Curling Club:
Don Couprie 204-753-8871
Sundays, 6:00 – 8:00pm
Riverview Curling Club 420 Maryland Avenue, Brandon


(User fee of $25 for swimming program) Club will run for a minimum of October to March

Brandon Great Whites:
Joann Rogoza 204-727-3880
Sundays, 4:00 – 5:00pm
Shilo Pool, General Strange Hall, Shilo


Brandon Track & Field:
Spring 2016 Days, Times, & Locations TBD

Nordic Ski

Riding Mountain Nordic Skiers:
Jewel Thoren-Dinsdale 204-838-2308

Golf (Summer Sport)

Hackers and Swingers:
David Kindrat 204-726-9175
Tuesdays, 6:00pm – Dusk
Sundays, 3:30pm
Shilo Golf and Country Club, CFB Shilo

Minnedosa Golf:
Trudy Adamson 204-867 5373
Thursday, 5:30 – 7:00pm
Minnedosa Golf Club 61 6th St SW, Minnedosa

Figure Skating

If you are interested in joining Figure Skating, contact the Special Olympics Manitoba office at 1-204-925-5628 or 1-888-333-9179.

Team Sports

Brandon Comets Softball:
Warren Day 204-725-0637
Thursdays, 6:30 – 8:00pm
North End Community Center 1313 Stickney Ave., Brandon

Wheat City Wings Floor Hockey:
Dave Bell Jr. 204-725-4469
Mondays, 7:30 – 8:30pm
Earl Oxford School 540 – 18th Street, Brandon

Brandon Cougars Soccer Club:
Cyndi Price 204-724-5826
Thursdays, 6:00 – 8:00pm (Starting indoor sessions in February) at George Fitton School

For more information on Special Olympics programs in the Westman Region, or to become an athlete, coach or volunteer, contact Sandy Skibo at specialo.westman@gmail.com.