Canteen this Saturday – Gregg’s Back!!!

After a short but sweet absence Gregg returns this Saturday 22 Jan from 9am with his magnificent breakfast, lunch and post training offerings, see the menus below for details.

Breakfast

Lunch

Post Training

This Saturday looks like it is going to be beautiful – a perfect day for hot coffee and brekkie on the balcony.

Largs Bay Swim Centre – New Club Sponsor

We welcome Largs Bay Swim Center as a Bronze Sponsor of Semaphore SLSC. Many of our Club’s members have enjoyed a long relationship with the Center and this has lead to this great business coming on board as official Club Sponsors.

Many of our Nippers currently enjoy the learn to swim classes with some already graduated to the squad programs and as such have joined the majority of our Youth and Senior competitors.

In fact we would urge any Nipper wanting to be successful in surf competition, if not currently undertaking learn to swim or squad sessions, to do so. It is one of the most important skills in Surf Life Saving. Just because you can stay afloat in a pool doesn’t mean you can complete a 150m open water proficiency swim.

We even have a Club swim nights as part of the centre’s Aussies Squad on Wednesday nights from 7pm, or once graduated from the learn to swim program we have a squad for our Nippers simply to assist in building endurance for surf swimming.

Contact the Centre on 8341 6062 to ask about the right session for you or your children.

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. 

Port Christmas Pageant – Come and join the fun!

 

We will be entering a float at this year’s Port Adelaide Christmas Pageant, which is being held on Saturday November 17th in Port Adelaide.  It would be great to have as many Juniors and Seniors marching as possible.

We understand that its the night before the first Carnival but we are expected to be finished by 7pm.

We will be towing one Surf Boat and will take up to ten juniors in the boat. Names will be taken on a first come first served basis but with priority placed on the younger children getting preference over the older kids.

We would love to see any SRC’s and Bronzies in uniform to assist in supervising while the floats are in motion!!!

Sorry mums/dad’s with younger kids your attendance will also be required!!

Dress for the day is:

  • Semaphore Skull Caps for all juniors and Semaphore training Shirts for all juniors that have them
  • Patrol hats and shirts for seniors and patrolling members.
  • If you are a non patrolling parent please wear any Semaphore gear that you have
  • Optional tinsel and Christmas decorations – that’s up to you.

More info will be supplied soon.

For any questions and to confirm your attendance and claim a place in a surf boat, please email Steph Breden at juniorsec@semaphoreslsc.com.au

Training and Assessment update

Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club was excited to be able to open its doors to the first Bulk Bronze Assessment on Saturday 20 October 2018. 18 young people stepped from SRC to Bronze Medallion Holder from 3 separate clubs.  The majority completed their Logbook by 5pm on the day. Congratulations to all and welcome to being a Bronze Medallion Holder at Semaphore Emily, Taya, Cameron, Jasmin, Brigid, Mykenzie, Emma, Charlize.  We look forward to having you continue to patrol our beaches. Good luck to our 3 SRC’s undertaking their assessment on 28 October 2018.
Those interested in gaining any qualifications this year please email Jennie on instuctor@semaphoreslsc.com.au please note Bronze and SRC training is taking place most weekends and we can organise to link you in.

Club Proficiency Update

The next Semaphore Club proficiency is running on Sunday 28 October so please come along from 11:30am to undertake Bronze & ARTC updates and assessment.

This is a good time to be completing your online component.  Click HERE for the link.  For the help guide click HERE

The following need to be completed:
Resuscitation and Radio (SRC and Bronze)
Powercraft (IRB crew & Driver)

All Patrolling members are also required to complete Safer Clubs and Safeguarding Children and Young People Awareness Course which is located in the Safety and Wellbeing rather than in the Skills Maintenance.

Future Semaphore Club Proficiencies:
Sunday 25 November – Tidswell Patrol
Sunday 2 December – Simsy Patrol
Sunday 9 December – Lloydy Patrol
Saturday 15 December – Wickman Patrol
Saturday 29 December – Jones Patrol

 

Training Patrols

The First Training Patrol of the season was well attended by a range of people training for both SRC and Bronze, some using it as a refresher and others starting from scratch. The group concentrated on The Human Body, Defibrillation and basic oxygen and Radio Operation as well as waterwork.  4 out of the 6 Patrols will have a trainer to support our commitment to getting members qualified.

If interested in completing any qualifications this season please contact Jennie on instructor@semaphoreslsc.com.au

Bronze and SRC Assessments

Semaphore Surf Life Saving would like to congratulate Cooper Clee on gaining his Bronze Medallion by completing his assessment at Seacliff on Saturday 13 October and undertaking 2 patrols.

We would also like to congratulate and welcome our 10 new Surf Rescue Certificate holders Clarice, Lucia, Olivia, Fionn, Tanisha, Mariah, Sam, Ashleigh, Chloe and Shay who passed their assessment on 13th October and completed their first patrol.

Good luck to the 8 Bronze Medallion candidates being assessed at Semaphore on Saturday 20th October and the 3 SRC’s being assessed on 28 October.

Proficiencies

Congratulations to Brooksy Patrol  for undertaking their Proficiency at the first opportunity of the season on Sunday 14th October.  The next opportunity is Sunday 28 October so please come along from 11:30am.

This is a good time to be completing your online component and here is the link:
https://members.sls.com.au

There is help guide at: https://help.sls.com.au/SLSAmembers-Area-Guide-v1.pdf

The following needs to be completed:
Resuscitation and Radio (SRC and Bronze)
Powercraft (IRB crew & Driver)

All Patrolling members are also required to complete Safer Clubs and Safeguarding Children and Young People Awareness Course which is located in the Safety and Wellbeing rather than in the Skills Maintenance.

Future Proficiencies:
Sunday 25 November – Tidswell Patrol
Sunday 2 December – Simsy Patrol
Sunday 9 December – Lloydy Patrol
Saturday 15 December – Wickman Patrol
Saturday 29 December – Jones Patrol

Online Proficiencies are up and running

Online Proficiencies are available now!

Please use this guide to help you complete your online proficiency. Patrols will be commencing on Saturday 13th October so use this month to prepare.  SRC’s undertaking their Bronze Medallion in October do not need to complete SRC Proficiency. All patrolling members are required to complete Child Safe online.

https://help.sls.com.au/SLSA-Members-Area-Guide-v1.pdf