Exclusion zones around marine mammals

Summer time is the calving season for dolphins along the South Australian coast. Please help protect dolphins and calves by keeping a safe distance at all times.

Boats (surf, IRB and JRB), kayaks, surf skis and boards are required to keep at least 50 metres away from dolphins and 150 metres away from calves.

Personal water craft (jet skis) are required to keep at least 300 metres away from dophins at all times.

If you come across a sick, injured and deceased dolphin or calf please call Australian Marine Wildlife Research and Rescue Organisation (AMWRRO) on 08 8262 5452 or 0411 057 551. http://www.amwrro.org.au/

Further information.

Junior report 13th February

Junior update this week includes:

  • Training Time Table
  • Calendar Changes
  • Junior Training & Carnival at Normanville
  • RnR State Championships
  • Junior Club Championships
  • SSLSC Inaugural Junior Teams Day
  • Nippers Movie Night

Training Timetable

Board Training – **NONE**

Under 13 – R & R Training (includes U13 and U12 Age Groups) 11:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass near the Normanville SLSC

Under 11 – R&R Training (includes U11 and U10 Age Groups) 12:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the near the Normanville SLSC

March Past Training – **NONE**

Nipper Training – 1:45pm Saturday for a quick muster on the grass near the Normanville SLSC. We will be joining Normanville for their Club swim at 2pm before our joint Training Session.


Rostered Jobs

This week the rostered jobs are:

Board Washing – Under 10’s (if facilities allow)

Post Training BBQ – See Nippers Dinner Info Below


Calendar Changes

  • Club Championship Day – Sat 22nd February
  • Team Training Day – Sat 29th February
  • Semaphore Gold – endurance event U12’s + **NOT TO BE HELD**

Stay tuned for Swim Training News 


No Under 6 and 7 Training 15th February

Apologies – There will be No Training for Under 6’s and 7’s at Semaphore on Saturday 15th February.


February 15th and 16th Nipper Training and Junior Carnival at Normanville SLSC

Nippers Training 15th Feb

As usual with a Normanville carnival we have organised to have Saturday training (Saturday 15th February) at Normanville as most families choose to stay down there for the weekend. Semaphore will muster on the Lawn Area near the Normanville SLSC at 1:45pm.

Junior Carnival – 16th Feb

Parking for this location can be difficult so if travelling down that morning please leave time to transition to the beach in time. Please present to your Age Group Manager by 7:45am.

The proposed Event Schedule is shown below with copies available on the day as usual.

WATER COVER ***URGENT***

We will need to provide water cover for both the Saturday training session and Sunday’s carnival. If you can help out either in the IRB as crew or on a board / with a tube please text Steph B on 0429 046 362.


RnR State Championships – Semaphore SLSC

RnR State Championships for Juniors and Seniors will be held at Semaphore SLSC on 22nd February 2020 from around 9am to 4pm, with clubs from around the state visiting Semaphore to compete.

There’s lots of things to organise before hand and we will need lots of help on the day to make this event a success. We will be looking for volunteers to assist in several different areas. Breakfast cookers/servers, beach working party for event setup and pack-up and first-aid tent staff are just some of the areas we will need help with. Please e-mail juniorsec@semaphoreslsc.com.au to indicate if you can help.

More information to follow.


2020 Junior Club Championships

Our Annual Junior Club Championships will be held on Saturday 22nd February during our normal training session.

Presentations, recognising runners up and awarding medals to male and female champions across each event for each age group, will be held upstairs in the Club afterwards.

The canteen and bar will be open and a raffle will be held to celebrate the event.

Participating and placing in events also accumulates points that goes towards the end of season Age Group Champion.

See below for the proposed champs schedule


2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day

On the 29th of February Semaphore SLSC will will launch a new era for our Junior program. This event will be run during the normal Nipper training session however there will be a major difference. All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be allocated across a number (TBD) of teams which will compete against each other for the coveted….. (well it will be coveted) Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy.

The events that will be competed will include:

  • Wade Relay
  • Tug-o-War
  • Sprint Relay
  • Cameron
  • Swim Relay

All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be included in these events, even down to the youngest sandcrab.

Teams will be named after club stalwarts bringing together our history and our future. If available, they will be invited to be there on the day as team captains.

Presentation of the Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy, and bragging rights until season 2020/21, will be made afterwards upstairs at the club.

If your not involved with Nippers, come on down and be a part of this great event.


Nippers Family

Movie Night

29th Feb

We are holding a Family Movie Night at the club to be held on the 29th of February.  

Details are –

  • From 6pm with movies starting at approx. 6:30pm
  • Instead of 2 features we will be screening a few animated shorts and then a feature ensuring an early night for our Nippers.
  • $5 per head or $20 Family  (max of 5)  – includes Pizza, Popcorn and Ice Blocks.
  • More details to come

Don’t forget to bring your bean bags, rugs and cushions to get comfy

This week's opening hours

Semaphore SLSC to Host 2019/20 R&R States – 22 February

Semaphore SLSC will host to the 2019/20 R&R State Championships as such Junior and Senior R&R teams from across SA will descend on Semaphore Beach to compete.

Like any carnival we require volunteers to assist on the day with jobs like:

  • Beach Working Party for set up, Changes and Pack Up 
  • Breakfast BBQ Cooks and Servers
  • Canteen Volunteers
  • Bar Volunteers – Responsible Service of Alcohol Certificate required
  • First Aid Tent Attendants

If you can help please see Paul or Steph Breden, Raelene Donnell or email juniorsec@semaphoreslsc.com.au

OR keep an eye out for sign up sheets coming soon.

Junior Report 6th February

Junior update this week includes:

  • Training Time Table
  • Calendar Changes
  • Junior Training & Carnival at Normanville
  • Competition Proficiencies
  • RnR State Championships
  • Junior Club Championships
  • SSLSC Inaugural Junior Teams Day
  • Nippers Movie Night

Training Timetable

Board Training – 4:45pm Friday – Sign-in and grab a board on the southern side the club. (proficiencies required)

Under 13 – R & R Training (includes U13 and U12 Age Groups) 10:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the southern side of the club.

Under 11 – R&R Training (includes U11 and U10 Age Groups) 11:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the southern side of the club.

March Past Training – 12pm Saturday meeting on the southern side the club.

Nipper Training – 12:45pm Saturday muster on the southern side of club.


Rostered Jobs

This week the rostered jobs are:

Board Washing – Under 11’s

Post Training BBQ – Under 9’s & 10’s


Calendar Changes

  • Club Championship Day – Sat 22nd February
  • Team Training Day – Sat 29th February
  • Semaphore Gold – endurance event U12’s + **NOT TO BE HELD**

Stay tuned for Swim Training News 


Under 6 and 7 Training 15th February

Under 6 and 7 training will continue at Semaphore for those not travelling with older siblings to Normanville.

Details have yet to be confirmed but plans are underway.


February 15th and 16th Nipper Training and Junior Carnival at Normanville SLSC

Nippers Training 15th Feb

As usual with a Normanville carnival we have organised to have Saturday training (Saturday 15th February) at Normanville as most families choose to stay down there for the weekend. Training times to be announced in the coming week.

Junior Carnival – 16th Feb

Nominations for the next carnival (Normanville, Sunday, 16th February) need to be in by the 8th February. Please let Your Age Group Managers know if your child will be competing in the February carnival in Normanville. Don’t forget to be eligible to compete at States you must have competed in ONE Junior Carnival during the normal season and this will be the last chance.

The proposed Event Schedule is shown below however it is still subject to change:

WATER COVER

As usual we will need to provide Water Cover for both the Saturday Training Session and Sunday’s Carnival. If you can help out either in the IRB as crew or on a board / with a tube please text Steph B on 0429 046 362.

MORE INFO TO COME


Competition Proficiencies

At this point in the season it is important to understand the following:

Only Nippers that have achieved all required Competencies for their Age Group and have competed in at least 1 of the 3 Junior Carnivals will be eligible to be entered in the Junior State Championship Carnivals. Competencies include both Swimming Proficiency Tests and Surf Education Modules. To understand the required competencies please speak to your Age Group Manager.


RnR State Championships – Semaphore SLSC

RnR State Championships for Juniors and Seniors will be held at Semaphore SLSC on 22nd February 2020 from around 9am to 4pm, with clubs from around the state visiting Semaphore to compete.

There’s lots of things to organise before hand and we will need lots of help on the day to pull off this event. We will be looking for volunteers to assist in several different areas. Breakfast cookers/servers, beach working party for event setup and pack-up and first-aid tent staff, just to name a few areas where help will be required. Please e-mail juniorsec@semaphoreslsc.com.au to indicate if you can help.

More info to follow


2020 Junior Club Championships

Our Annual Junior Club Championships will be held on Saturday 22nd February during our normal training session.

Presentations, recognising runners up and awarding medals to male and female champions across each event for each age group, will be held upstairs in the Club afterwards.

The canteen and bar will be open and a raffle will be held to celebrate the event.

Participating and placing in events also accumulates points that goes towards the end of season Age Group Champion.

See below for the proposed champs schedule


2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day

On the 29th of February Semaphore SLSC will will launch a new era for our Junior program. This event will be run during the normal Nipper training session however there will be a major difference. All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be allocated across a number (TBD) of teams which will compete against each other for the coveted….. (well it will be coveted) Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy.

The events that will be competed will include:

  • Wade Relay
  • Tug-o-War
  • Sprint Relay
  • Cameron
  • Swim Relay

All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be included in these events, even down to the youngest sandcrab.

Teams will be named after club stalwarts bringing together our history and our future. If available, they will be invited to be there on the day as team captains.

Presentation of the Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy, and bragging rights until season 2020/21, will be made afterwards upstairs at the club.

If your not involved with Nippers, come on down and be a part of this great event.


Nippers Family

Movie Night

29th Feb

We are holding a Family Movie Night at the club to be held on the 29th of February.  

Details are –

  • From 6pm with movies starting at approx. 6:30pm
  • Instead of 2 features we will be screening a few animated shorts and then a feature ensuring an early night for our Nippers.
  • $5 per head or $20 Family  (max of 5)  – includes Pizza, Popcorn and Ice Blocks.
  • More details to come

Don’t forget to bring your bean bags, rugs and cushions to get comfy

Responsible Service of Alcohol Training

Over the last couple of months a few people have expressed their willingness to volunteer as bar staff especially on Saturday afternoons after Nippers training. However anyone who serves or supplies alcohol on a licensed premise needs to complete ‘Responsible Service of Alcohol Training’ to be compliant with the liquor licensing Act. 

The City of Charles Sturt is currently offering free Responsible Service of Alcohol training for 2 people from each club in their area.

WHERE : Woodville Districts Baseball Club –  Don Klaebe Reserve, Drummond Ave, Findon 

WHEN: Monday 24th of February at 5:30pm

If you are interested in attending this training and become able to volunteer behind our bar please contact Stephanie Breden on 0429 046 362.

***REGISTRATION IS REQUIRED**

**PLACES ARE LIMITED**

Alternatively you can do this training using an online provider for minimal cost ($22) see link below.

https://www.rsaonline-sa.com.au/?gclid=EAIaIQobChMIz6Hijde55wIVmQVyCh1hjA4BEAAYAiAAEgKxhPD_BwE

Club Opening Hours

Fantastic results from SA representative teams that competed on the Sunshine Coast

Congratulations to the Semaphore members who competed in the SA representative teams in Alexander Headland, Sunshine Coast, Qld last week.

Teagan Richards competed in the U19 Ocean/Beach Interstate Champs team that finished 5th, narrowly behind NSW Country in 4th, and comfortably ahead of Victoria in 6th.

The Youth Pathway Cup (U14/15) that included Tyler Richards, Luc Lindsay and Amy Buck, as well as Sean McKenzie as one of the coaches, finished an incredible 3rd!

Our Club would like to extend a very big thank you to long term club sponsor EZI-FIT who provided financial support for our representatives to attend the event.

Well done and congratulations to all of our athletes for their amazing efforts in tough conditions on the Sunshine Coast.

Stay tuned for more photos and individual results soon. Go SA!

Junior Report 30th Jan

Junior update this week includes:

  • Training Time Table
  • Calendar Changes
  • Junior Training & Carnival at Normanville
  • Competition Proficiencies
  • RnR State Championships
  • Junior Club Championships
  • SSLSC Inaugural Junior Teams Day
  • Nippers Movie Night

Training Timetable

Board Training – 4:45pm Friday – Sign-in and grab a board on the southern side the club. (proficiencies required)

Under 13 – R & R Training (includes U13 and U12 Age Groups) 10:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the southern side of the club.

Under 11 – R&R Training (includes U11 and U10 Age Groups) 11:00am Saturday – Meet coach Raelene on the grass on the southern side of the club.

March Past Training – 12pm Saturday meeting on the southern side the club.

Nipper Training – 12:45pm Saturday muster on the southern side of club.


Rostered Jobs

This week the rostered jobs are:

Board Washing – Under 12’s

Post Training BBQ – Under 10’s


Calendar Changes

  • Club Championship Day – Sat 22nd February
  • Team Training Day – Sat 29th February
  • Semaphore Gold – endurance event U12’s + TBC

Stay tuned for Swim Training News 


February 15th and 16th Nipper Training and Junior Carnival at Normanville SLSC

Nippers Training 15th Feb

As usual with a Normanville carnival we have organised to have Saturday training (Saturday 15th February) at Normanville as most families choose to stay down there for the weekend. Training times to be announced in the coming weeks.

Junior Carnival – 16th Feb

Nominations for the next carnival (Normanville, Sunday, 16th February) need to be in by the 8th February. Please let Your Age Group Managers know if your child will be competing in the February carnival in Normanville. Don’t forget to be eligible to compete at States you must have competed in ONE Junior Carnival during the normal season and this will be the last chance.

MORE INFO TO COME


Competition Proficiencies

At this point in the season it is important to understand the following:

Only Nippers that have achieved all required Competencies for their Age Group and have competed in at least 1 of the 3 Junior Carnivals will be eligible to be entered in the Junior State Championship Carnivals. Competencies include both Swimming Proficiency Tests and Surf Education Modules. To understand the required competencies please speak to your Age Group Manager.


RnR State Championships – Semaphore SLSC

RnR State Championships for Juniors and Seniors will be held at Semaphore SLSC on 22nd January 2020 from around 9am to 4pm, with clubs from around the state visiting our club to compete.

There’s lots of things to organise before hand and we will need lots of help on the day to pull off this event. We will be looking for volunteers to assist in several different areas. Breakfast cookers/servers, beach working party for event setup and pack-up and first-aid tent staff, just to name a few areas where help will be required. Please e-mail juniorsec@semaphoreslsc.com.au to indicate if you can help.

More info to follow


2020 Junior Club Championships

Junior Club Championships will be held on Saturday 22nd of February during our normal training session. Standard individual carnival events will be run for each Age Group and a champion crowned for each discipline after training upstairs at the club.

A full timetable of activities for this event will be will be available soon.


2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day

On the 29th of February Semaphore SLSC will will launch a new era for our Junior program. This event will be run during the normal Nipper training session however there will be a major difference. All Nippers, Age Group Managers and Assistants will be allocated across a number (TBD) of teams which will compete against each other for the coveted….. (well it will be coveted) Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy.

The events will be varied with Surf Life Saving events and fun events and will include all, even our littlest Nippers.

Teams will be named after club stalwarts bringing together our history and our future. If available, they will be invited to be there on the day as team captains.

Presentation of the Brian Donnell Perpetual Trophy, and bragging rights until season 2020/21, will be made afterwards upstairs at the club.

If your not involved with Nippers, come on down and be a part of this great event.


Nippers Family

Movie Night

29th Feb

We are holding a Family Movie Night at the club to be held on the 29th of February.  

Details are –

  • From 6pm with movies starting at approx. 6:30pm
  • $5 per head or $20 Family  (max of 5)  – includes Pizza, Popcorn and Ice Blocks.
  • More details to come

Don’t forget to bring your bean bags, rugs and cushions to get comfy

This week's opening hours