2023 Adelaide Fringe @ SemaphoreSLSC

We are putting a call out for all members interested in forming a committee to look into setting up Semaphore SLSC as a 2023 Fringe Venue, and then following to book and run mid week fringe events at the club.  The BOM is happy to move forward with this if there are people prepared to undertake the work.

At this stage we are simply seeking members who are interested in starting up this committee, Kat (our Bar Manager) has expressed interest in being on the committee, but is not going to be able to run this on her own.  Ideally the committee would need to meet in the next 1-2 weeks to enable for the club to get registered in time to then start arranging contracted show/s and then get them registered as events in time.

The following link provides information on the process, including a copy of the presentation they held a week ago for interested venues / artists.

AVR – Adelaide Fringe

If your interested please email registrar@semaphoreslsc.com.au

This Weeks Chef’s Specials

Soup of the day

Chicken and Sweet Corn served with 1pc. garlic bread 

Macaroni & Cheese

Bangers and Mash

Thick BBQ sausages and creamy mash potato with gravy

Panko Crumbed Prawn n’ Salt & Pepper Squid salad







Please call 8449 8088 to book at table.

SSLSC – Awards Night

Calling all Members!! Join us for Semaphore SLSC’s Awards night where we will celebrate the 2020/21 Season in style.

WHEN : Saturday 16 July, 6:30pm (7pm start to proceedings)

WHERE : Semaphore SLSC, Pt Malcolm Reserve, Semaphore Park

COST: $15 (covering Gourmet Grazing Tables and Entertainment)


The Awards to be presented are

  • SLSSA Education Certificates and Medals such as Bronze and Silver medallions.
  • Surf Sports Awards – Youth Athlete of the Year and Athlete of the Year.
  • Patrol Awards including SRC of the Year & Patrol Person of Year, 200, 500 and 1000 Patrol Hours inductees, as well as other milestone awards. Not to forget the coveted Golden Tongs and GoldenWhisk Awards, we’ll have to wait and see if the Golden Oar makes an appearance.
  • Club Awards, like our West Lakes Rotary sponsored Volunteer Awards, and the most revered Club Person Award.

Once formal proceedings are over we will be entertained by Troy Benson who recently graced one of our Sunday Sessions

Troy Benson is a multi-instrumentalist and songwriter from Adelaide bands, The Yellow Wallpaper and Orelia. Stepping out solo with gentle, but at times, raucous tenacity, Troy will play all our favourites.

Newsboy Caps Orders Closed

As of 26th May orders for these Club Caps closed and while the blank Caps have been ordered it may take a little time for delivery and then application of SSLSC decals. We ask for your patience.

Delivery of the completed item is scheduled for 2-3weeks.

More details to come.

Saturday Winter Trading – Volunteer Staff and Change to Opening Hours 4pm to 7pm

You may have seen the request in recent weeks for volunteers to run the bar on Saturday afternoons.  While this did not receive the level of support we were hoping for, it has provided enough volunteers to trial this approach.

As surf lifesaving is primarily a summer pastime, we know the winter months mean less visitors to the club and less trade.  History tells us Thursday and Friday bistro and Sunday afternoons remain more popular with members and the public, while Saturdays often see family commitments, winter sports and weather conditions keeping people away.

Our function business is slowly starting to pick up and we are working to grow this in the coming months, our goal is to make Saturday operations more sustainable and continue to provide a place for members to catch up and stay connected, our volunteer staffing model and adjustment to opening hours supports this.

How can you support this? We ask if you have a free Saturday and an hour or two spare, please come down and support our club.


To support Club operations in the winter months we would like to implement a Volunteer Bar Staff Roster. 

The roster is for Saturday afternoons only running from June to August.

Candidates must

  • Be a Current Member; and hold
  • Responsible Persons Badge and Responsible Service of Alcohol Cert; or
  • Responsible Service of Alcohol Cert

If you meet these requirements and are interested in helping please contact Paul at pres@semaphoreslsc.com.au or text 0459 442 802 by Sunday 29th May 2022.

Volunteers will receive all training and support to perform the role.  

If you don’t hold a qualification, OR have any questions or interest to learn more please let Paul know.

Thank you

Board of Management

End of Season Working Bee

10am-12am Sat April 2nd

The club is looking for volunteers to come help clean-up downstairs at the club in preparation for the off season.

Stay round for a sausage sizzle and drink afterwards.

If you think you can help, please send a message to Brad Clee 0475 075 822 to assist with catering.


Surf Life Saving SA are setting up a statewide all-in photoshoot for to mark this year’s International Women’s Day (IWD), celebrating our amazing female members, to feature in The Advertiser and our social media channels.

As such all the special women members who contribute to our club, are in invited to take part in the statewide shoot:


12PM Noon, 6th of March (Photo to run on the 8th of March)

Photo will be taken at exactly 12:05pm.


Seacliff’s Pink Patrol Tent- we’ve also arranged for the Lifesaving assets to be in attendance with female crew.


Any South Australian female member

(Please wear current patrol uniform or club gear)

They understand this time/location may not suit everyone but found it would be easiest with many already on the beach for the Masters State Titles. No pressure at all for members to come along but they wanted to extend the invite to those who would be interested.  It won’t be announced over the PA system but any Masters athletes invited by Club Presidents etc. will know to make their way over at this time if they have a gap in competing.

For more information contact sam.okely@surflifesavingsa.com.au

Covid Update 20 Nov

 As highlighted in the last update, Government direction can change quickly and dramatically. Accordingly, we will soon be returning to similar restrictions that were in place before Thursday’s COVID lock down. 

So, to reinforce where we are as a Club effective midnight Saturday 21 November 2020 until advised otherwise: 

Sport and Education 

  • Club gym will remain closed (this will be reviewed early next week); 
  • Change rooms and showers are closed (other than essential toilet use); 
  • All training activities are suspended with no Club equipment to be removed from the Club for personal use; 
  • Carnival events scheduled for remainder of November 2020 will not go ahead as planned; and 
  • Face to face proficiencies and training activities (i.e. Bronze Course) are postponed. 

Bar and Bistro next week will continue to trade however: 

  • Bistro will take place Thursday and Friday nights with bookings essential and a 10 person maximum per booking in place; 
  • Club hours will change on Saturday 28 November 2020 (4pm to 8pm); 
  • Club capacity will be significantly reduced with the reintroduction of the 4m2 rule; 
  • No standing consumption of alcohol (inside and outside); 
  • Seated dining only; and 
  • All members and non-members must sign in on entry and on exit 

For further clarity, this weekend as the lock down remains in place on Saturday the bar will not be open and no training will occur. The bar will however be open from 4pm Sunday 22 November 2020 under the rules highlighted above. 

In the interest of public safety, roving patrols with reduced numbers have been authorised for Saturday and will occur as roving patrols only for all future patrols until advised otherwise. Club Captain Andrew Edwards will coordinate this with individuals as required. 

Further targeted information will be provided through our social media, website and text/email facilities to keep you updated. For further SA Government Restrictions information https://www.covid-19.sa.gov.au/recovery

Stay safe and stay connected. 

Covid Update – Semaphore SLSC

We are sure by now you would all be across the latest announcement from the State Government putting in place a 6-day state lock down followed by a further 8 days (14 days in total) of lesser restrictions.

As this is the case no Club activities (training, education, patrolling, commercial operations etc) will occur nor shall anyone be permitted to visit or enter the Club from midnight tonight until the lock down ends.  Surf Life Saving SA has reinforced this position to all Club’s this afternoon.

As is the case with COVID Government directions they can change quickly and dramatically, and we will continue to monitor the situation and provide you with updates as we can.  This will include when the lock down ends and lesser restrictions are put in place and what they mean for our Club operations.

As always and particularly for the next 6 days, stay safe, follow the restrictions, and check in on each other within the rules.

Stay safe and stay connected.