4 members announced in Surf Sport Youth Performance Academy Program

The Surf Sport Youth Performance Academy Program has been developed to help develop and grow youth athletes in SA.

The Academy now primarily focuses on Athletes from the following age categories, Under 14, Under 15 and first year Under 17. The content delivered by both Flinders University and Surf Life Saving SA through this process is tailored to the new age groups and we will be encouraging coaches and to participate in the sessions. Surf Life Saving SA are extremely excited to announce the four coaches/mentors that will deliver the ocean/beach sessions and also assist with forming the final structure of the Academy. These Coaches/mentors have been recognised for their ongoing commitment to Surf Sports in SA.

Head Coach Sean McKenzie – Semaphore SLSC
Under 17 – Connor Tunbridge
Under 14 – Teagan Richards
Under 14 – Ella Andrews
Under 14 – Will Larven

We congratulate all our club members on being selected in to the Academy.

Casual RP Badged Bar Position

The club is looking to employ a casual Responsible Person badged bar attendant. If this is you, and you would like to work with the awesome team at the club, send your CV and cover letter to corporate@semaphoreslsc.com.au

IRB Crew Course

What better way to get some good use out of your wetsuit than completing your IRB crew certificate this winter. Neil Bissett will be running a crew course on the weekends in July with the exam early August. People must me current financial members, be at least 15 years of age with their bronze medallion as pre-requisites. Members with their crew certificate will be required to help out on patrol and water cover as required during the season.

An information night will be held at the Club Thursday Night 22nd June at 6pm for all interested parties to formally register , if you are unable to attend but would like to complete this Course please text Neil B 0417-478-512 for further course information.

Senior Competition Training

Senior training has begun for the season and we would love to see all our seniors out, whether you are competitive or just training for fitness.

  Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
AM             8am


Club (Location will change weekly)


PM 5pm






West Lakes Canoe Club




Adjacent West Lakes Canoe Club



West Lakes Canoe Club


Board training

Tiranna Drive

(the lake)


Club swimming

Largs Bay Swim Centre $4



  • Please meet at kayaking at 4:30 or as close to as possible. Unfortunately, I cannot make this session any later since we will be working in with the kayaking club. More sessions will be introduced ASAP
  • Sunday training will change often depending on weather and availability.
  • If you require a club board please meet at the club at 4:45pm, if you have a board at home please meet at the location at 5:15 ready for a 5:30pm start. If you can not make it to the club at 4:45 but still want to train, please let Sean McKenzie know (0428953000) and a board can be loaded for you.
  • Please be aware some training’s may be cancelled or postponed due to weather.
  • Everyone will be required to be wearing high visibility tops and lights on their boards
  • The most up to date information about location or cancelling of training’s will be posted in the senior competition Facebook group.

Pool Lifesaving 2017

The South Australian Pool Lifesaving championships are coming up quickly on the 24th and 25th June. Club training for this will begin on Wednesday 14th June at the Largs Bay Swim Centre (time TBA).

Entries for this event close on Wednesday 14th June at 5pm, anyone that is wishing to do this event has to let Kerry know by Tuesday 13th June so she has time to enter and process everyone. Events are run from U12-masters with your age group based off of last seasons age groups.

Cost is $48, which is not part of you competition levy from last season, competitors will be invoiced by the club after entries close.

Pool lifesaving Australian titles are also in Adelaide in early August and we would love to have a team entered, last time the event came to Adelaide we had a lot of success, especially from our youth age groups.

Please see attached circular listing events and more information, please get in contact with Sean McKenzie if you have any questions

Pool Rescue States Nominations


Awards at the Palais

Annual Dinner and Awards Night at the Palais

Save the date in your diary for The Semaphore SLSC Annual Dinner and Awards night to be held on Saturday 24 June 2017 at “The Deck” Semaphore Palais. Tickets are $50 each and tables of 10 available but limited to a maximum of 160 guests. Tickets will be available for purchase through Try Booking shortly. Tickets must be purchased by 16 June in order to finalise numbers. All tickets purchased by 5 June will go into a draw for one lucky members cost of their ticket to be refunded. Further information will be released shortly regarding start time, format and how to purchase tickets.

Sundays Footy Function, Port vs Gold Coast China Game

Come and watch the Power take on the Gold Coast in China on the big screen at the club on Sunday, May 14th. Club and bar open from 2pm. Game starts at 2.45pm.
$5 pints and wine and Chinese beer specials will be available. Nibbles also available to sustain you throughout the match. If you’ve got something with an Asian feel wear it or
bring it and get into the spirit (or spirits if your team isn’t looking good). We will hold the Members Draw, which currently sits at $900, during the half time break. Remember, you have to be present to win that.

We are raising funds!

Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club is raising funds. Here’s how you can help…

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Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club
Sean McKenzie