Junior update 20th February

Wow, it’s all starting to happen! R&R States is being held at Semaphore this weekend. Juniors taking part will be competing for medals and points towards the overall State Surf Life Saving Clubs Competition. We will also be holding our Junior Club Championships later in the afternoon (Saturday, 12:45pm – 3pm). Finally, Junior State Championships, to be held over two consecutive weekends, is just a month away.

Junior update this week includes:

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

Training Timetable

Board Training – muster at 4:45pm for a 5:00pm start

R&R – 2020 RnR State Champs from 7:30am at Semaphore SLSC

March Past Training – 12pm Saturday usual muster spot

Nipper Training – 12:45pm Saturday muster on the grass as usual on the Southern side of the Club. 1:00pm – to the Beach for Junior Club Championships see below for details.

Junior Club Championship Presentations – from 3pm upstairs in the club Canteen and Bar will be open so that we can properly celebrate our Club Championships with medal and certificate presentations.


Rostered Jobs

This week the rostered jobs are:

Board Washing – Under 6’s & 7’s

Canteen – Under 9’s, 2 volunteers to assist please (enclosed shoes)


Calendar Changes

  • Team Training Day – Sat 29th February

Stay tuned for Swim Training News 


RnR State Championships – Semaphore SLSC

RnR State Championships for Juniors and Seniors will be held at Semaphore SLSC on 22nd February 2020 clubs from around the state decend upon our Beach to compete.

We have had a great response to our call for volunteers with the Breakfast BBQ and Working Party covered. But later in the day it would be great to have your assistance with returning empty glasses to the Beach end of the Bar. I am sure our Hard Working volunteers who will be bringing the canteen to us all day would also welcome some extra help especially at clean up time.

RnR State Championships – Schedule

The schedule as released by Surf Life Saving SA

7:30am – All U11, U13 & U15 Competitors to report for Marshalling as such we are asking that all Semaphore Competitors are at the Club by 7am.

11am – All U19 and Open competitors to Report

RnR State Championships – Catering

Semaphore SLSC has arranged for the following Catering

BBQ Breakfast will be available – Bacon & Egg Rolls, Juice, etc and a Coffee Van on site for that caffeine hit.

From 10am – Semaphore SLSC Canteen will open with all their usual fare

In addition the Westpac Drone Activation Team will have a Gold Coin Sausage Sizzle with all proceeds going to the Club


2020 Junior Club Championships

Our Annual Junior Club Championships are finally here

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 champs schedule


2020 Inaugural Junior Teams Day

Planning is well under way for the inaugural Junior Teams Day to be held 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 8 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

Surfmud™ back in stock

The uniform shop has Surfmud™ Zinc pot $22.95 and (NEW) 50gm Surf Lotion $12.95 in stock.

Available from 11:30am before Nippers training.

Club Opening Times

RnR States at Semaphore – volunteers needed please

Semaphore SLSC is hosting the 2019/20 Junior and Senior R&R State Championships on Saturday 22nd February (9am to 4pm).

To make this event a success we need volunteers to help across a range of different areas, including:

  • 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 add your name to the sign up sheets at the club.

Thanks very much.

Peter Kittle here for our members

In the market for a new or used car?

Did you know that Club Major Sponsor Peter Kittle Holden is continuing to offer great deals and preferred pricing for our Members?

Many members have already taken advantage on their recent car purchases so don’t miss out.

Give Leigh Williams and the Sales team a call on a call on 7007 0121 or visit them at peterkittleholdenportadelaide.com.au

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

Helpers needed for upcoming Bunnings Fundraising BBQ – February 15

Last call for volunteers to help with the Semaphore SLSC BBQ at Bunnings on Saturday the 15 February.

One person is needed for the 12pm – 2pm shift and two people are needed for the 2pm-4pm shift.

Help chopping onions at 10am on Friday morning at the club would also be appreciated.

If you are available to help out please contact Mick Jarvis at
corporate@semaphoreslsc.com.au

Thank you for supporting our ongoing fundraising efforts.

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.