The Bow Valley Riptides Swim Club is a non-profit organization offering flexible year-round youth swim programs for any level of swimmer. We hope you'll support our fundraising efforts and buy a raffle ticket that could see you win one of six great prizes! December 19th, 2018 is the draw date.

Available Prizes


Round trip airfare for two anywhere WestJest flies. Some restrictions apply, more details here. Check out WestJet's website to see where you could go!

grizzly house

A one hundred dollar gift certificate for Banff's famous fondue restaurant, The Grizzly House. Take a look at their dinner menu here.

Banff Lodging Company

A four hundred dollar gift certificate for the Banff Lodging Company. Find out about their many adventures and lodging offers here.


Saturday brunch for four at the Fairmont Banff Springs hotel. There are some limitations. Should you win, you can make your reservation here.

back at it massage

A two hundred and fifty dollar gift certificate to Four Peaks Pilates


raffle ticket

If you would like to buy a ticket please email

Fine Print, Rules & Regulations

Complete Rules for the Bow Valley Riptides Big Splash Raffle

  1. Odds of winning cannot be calculated. One thousand tickets were printed and offered for sale.
  2. Raffle tickets shall not be sold to a person under 18 years of age.
  3. Ticket buyers are not to write the name of a person under 18 years of age on the ticket.
  4. Any Alberta resident age 18 years or older who has purchased a ticket, including members of the Bow Valley Riptides Swim Club and their family members, are eligible for prize draws.
  5. If the minimum number of ticket sales (break-even ticket sales as calculated by raffle expenses incurred by the Bow Valley Riptides Swim Club divided by $10 per ticket) is not met by November 30, 2018; a draw date extension will be requested.
  6. The draws will be held on Wednesday, December 19, 2018 at the Canmore Recreation Centre during the Christmas Party in the presence of all those in attendance. Winners not present during the draw will be contacted by phone and/or email and will have one month to claim their prize.
  7. Tickets will be drawn, one at a time, from an enclosed box by a member of the Bow Valley Riptides Swim Club.
  8. Prizes will be drawn in the following order: Four Peaks Pilates Prize Pack, Banff Lodging Co. Gift Certificate, Grizzly House Gift Certificate, Fairmont Gift Certificate, WestJet Grand Prize. Once a winning ticket is drawn, it will be placed back in to be eligible for additional draws.
  9. Prizes are as awarded, there will be no cash-equivalent or alternative offered.
  10. If a winner of one of the prizes does not come forward to claim their prize by January 19, 2019 a board member will draw an alternate winning ticket on Monday, January 20, 2019.
  11. There can be no returns or refunds for tickets sold.
  12. In the event a winning ticket stub has more than one name on it, the Bow Valley Riptides Swim Club shall award the prize to only one of the individuals identified on the ticket. Neither the Bow Valley Riptides Swim Club nor the AGLC are responsible for any disputes that may arise between the different individuals whose names appear on the ticket stub.

Prize Details and Restrictions on Prizes

WestJet Tickets

  1. This voucher includes all air travel fees, taxes and surcharges and is valid on WestJet flights only, not valid for flights on or continued on WestJet's code share partners.
  2. All gifts of flight are subject to promotional space availability at the time of booking. Peak dates such as statutory holidays and airline blackout periods (such as Christmas, Easter, long weekends, and spring break, etc.) are considered blackout periods and aren't available for gifts of flight.
  3. Flights must be roundtrips. Open jaw bookings are not permitted. Flights must depart from city A to city B and return from city B to city A.
  4. This prize is valid until December 14, 2019.
  5. This prize is not valid for redemption on West Jet Vacations' packages or with WestJet charter or code share partners.
  6. Changes and extensions to the expiry date are not permitted. Changes to travel dates or passenger names are not permitted once a booking has been confirmed.
  7. The individual booking the flight must be over the age of majority in their province.
  8. The prize must be taken as offered and is neither transferable nor redeemable for cash.
  9. This prize cannot be sold. In the event that it is, this certificate will become void.
  10. WestJet is not responsible for lost or mishandled vouchers. Once a voucher has been delivered to the organization it is the responsibility of the organization to deliver and review rules with the winner.

Fairmont Brunch for Four

  1. Voucher is valid until May 1, 2019.
  2. Subject to availability and excluding Mother's day, Easter, and all holiday and brunch events.
  3. The hotel reserves the right to black out additional dates based on demand.
  4. No cash value.
  5. Advance reservations are required. Please contact or call 403 762 6814.

Big Splash Raffle Winners

Thanks so much to all of you who supported the Riptides Big Splash Raffle! Our 2017 winners are:

Gerry Goulet (ticket number 129) who won the Pilates Package,

Monica Ogorman (ticket number 273) who won the Massage Gift Certificate,

Adrianne Roberts (ticket number 152) who won the Mount Norquay Family Package,

Fraser Duncan (ticket number 824) who won the Grizzly House Gift Certificate,

Genevieve Poulin (ticket number 46) who won the Fairmount Brunch, and

Nola Stoliker (ticket number 795) who won 2 round-trip tickets anywhere Westjet flies!

Winners of the 2018 Big Splash Raffle will be published by December 30, 2018.

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