Expressions of Interest sought for Boat Championships

The 2019 Surf Boat Interstate Championships will be held at Elouera, NSW, as part of the ASRL Open, Friday 15 – Sunday 17 February 2019.

Expressions of Interest are now being sought for the positions of

  • Team Manager
  • Assistant Team Manager

Full details, including position descriptions and the link to complete the online Expression of Interest submission can be found in the attached Circular (C19002).

Expressions of interest are to be received via the above link by 10am Tuesday 22 January 2019.

A change of scenery after Nippers

Due to wedding celebrations taking place at the Club this Saturday the 12th  of January, we will be operating our Club Wet Bar downstairs from around 3.00 pm.

The BBQ will also be operating to keep the hungry tummies happy after Nippers training.

Junior Report 9th Jan 2019

This Junior Report includes

  • Weekly Duties
  • Weekly Training Times
  • Junior Carnival Number 2 – Southport
  • Post Carnival Wrap-Up and Dinner at the Club
  • Competition Fees and Proficiencies
  • Nippers Family Movie Night
  • Calendar of Events

Weekly Duties

Canteen – Under 7’s **reminder to bring enclosed shoes**

Board Washing – Under 11’s


This Weeks Training Times

All these training sessions begin with a meeting at the usual muster place

Board Training – Friday 4:45pm
RnR  Training 5 Person – Saturday 9am RnR  Training 2 Person – Saturday 10:30am or 3pm
March Past – Team B – Saturday 11:45am | Team A – Saturday 12:00pm
Nipper Surf Training – Saturday 12:45pm


Junior Carnival 2 – Southport

The 2nd Junior Carnival is scheduled for next Sunday at Southport SLSC which is approximately an hour drive from Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club. Its also a good 10min walk from the Car Park to the Surf Club so please take these factors into consideration when you arrange your drive. See the map below to get an idea of what I’m talking about

Please see the schedule below for timings and note that R&R will start at 7:15am with March Past to follow at 8am then the mainstream events from 8:30am. Those competing in these events must arrive early to prepare.


Post Carnival Wrap-Up and Dinner at the Club

Following this Sunday’s Junior Carnival at Southport,  we will be holding a ‘Wrap-up’ and Dinner back at the Club from around 5.30pm in the Bistro area.

A limited Menu of Fish & Chips, Beef or Chicken Schnitzel plus a Vegetarian option will be operational, at a ‘special’  members only price.

This is a great way to feed your family after spending the day on the beach and celebrate the achievements of the day in a Club atmosphere. 


Competition Fees and Proficiencies

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

  1. 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 yourAge Group Manager.
  2. You must have paid the Competition Fee which is normally paid as part of Membership but can also be paid afterwards. The Registrar will be providing us with a list of those who have not met this criteria.

Nippers Family Movie Night 16th Feb

If you enjoyed the disco you’ll love this. Bring your bean bags/cushions/pillows etc and watch a couple of flicks with your surf mates

More info to follow….


Junior Calendar

Things are ramping up for the last half of our season, keep an eye out for calendar updates for the following inclusions – Nipper Club Championships Day, Semaphore Gold, Break-Up / Presentation Day

Sun 13th JanJunior Carnival #2 – incl U14/15’sSouthport SLSC
Sat 9th FebJunior Nipper Training
Port Elliot SLSC
Sun 10th FebJunior Carnival #3 Port Elliot SLSC
Sat 16th FebR&R State ChampionshipsGrange SLSC
Sat 16th FebNippers Family Movie NightSemaphore SLSC
Sun 24th FebJunior State Championships Day 1Somerton SLSC
Sat 23rd MarJunior State Championships Day 2 Pt Noarlunga SLSC
Sun 24th MarJunior State Championships Day 3Pt Noarlunga SLSC

Live music at the Club this Sunday

Post Carnival Wrap-up and Dinner

Following this Sunday’s Junior Carnival at Southport,  we will be holding a ‘Wrap-up’ and Dinner back at the Club from around 5.30pm in the Bistro area.

A limited Menu of Fish & Chips, Beef or Chicken Schnitzel plus a Vegetarian option will be operational, at a ‘special’  members only price.

This is a great way to feed your family after spending the day on the beach and celebrate the achievements of the day in a Club atmosphere. 

Bistro Open this weekend

After a Xmas hiatus, our fabulous Bistro is open again from Thursday evening. Come and enjoy some great food, magnificent views and excellent company.

This week’s Specials:

  • Mixed Grill with Salad & Chips – $19
  • Butter Chicken with Jasmine Rice – $15

Nippers Movie Night – 16 Feb

Save the Date

Nippers Movie Night

16th February

Come and join us for a Family Movie Night. Pizza, Pop-Corn and Ice Cream. More details coming soon!

Festive Season opening hours

We wish all members, their families and friends a safe and enjoyable holiday period. We thank you for a busy first half of the season and look forward to seeing everyone refreshed and reinvigorated in the New Year.

Please find below details about when the club will be open over the Xmas – New Year period:

Thu  20/12/18 to Sunday 23/12/18 – Business as Usual

Mon  24/12/18 – 0900 to 1700 – Private Function. Bar open after 5.00pm.

Wed 26/12/18 – Sunday 30/12/18 – CLOSED

Mon  31/12/18 – Club Members New Year’s Eve event from 7pm

Tue  1/1/19 to Wed 2/1/19 – CLOSED

Thu 3/1/19 to Fri 4/1/19 – Bar open from 3pm (No Bistro Service)

Sat 5/1/19 – Junior Training resumes.  Bar Open from 3pm.  Private Function from 7pm.

Sun 6/1/19 – Bar Open from 2.30pm

Bistro re-opens from Thursday the 10th of January.

Celebrate NYE at the Club

To all Members and their families, please join us on New Year’s Eve at the Club to bring in the New Year & to witness the Semaphore Fireworks display from one of the best spots along the coast!!

The clubrooms will be open from 7pm until the completion of the Fireworks.

BYO Supper & Bar facilities will be available.

Semaphore SLSC Festive Season Opening Hours

Please find below details about when the club will be open over the Xmas – New Year period:

Thu  20/12/18 to Sunday 23/12/18 – Business as Usual

Mon  24/12/18 – 0900 to 1700 – Private Function. Bar open after 5.00pm.

Wed 26/12/18 – Sunday 30/12/18 – CLOSED

Mon  31/12/18 – Club Members New Year’s Eve event from 7pm

Tue  1/1/19 to Wed 2/1/19 – CLOSED

Thu 3/1/19 to Fri 4/1/19 – Bar open from 3pm (No Bistro Service)

Sat 5/1/19 – Junior Training resumes.  Bar Open from 3pm.  Private Function from 7pm.

Sun 6/1/19 – Bar Open from 2.30pm

Bistro re-opens from Thursday the 10th of January.

We hope you have a safe and happy time with family and friends during the Festive season.