VACSWIM @ Semaphore SLSC

Kids Loving Surf Life Saving as an activity??

Looking for School Holiday activities for your kids??

Did you know that VACSWIM runs a program inconjunction with Surf Life Saving SA right here out of Semaphore SLSC every January??

VACSWIM runs summer holiday swimming programs for children aged 5 – 13 years old. The program helps children develop water awareness, safety, confidence and skills. Sessions are held at over 120 locations across the state and are delivered by our providers – Royal Life Saving, Surf Life Saving SA, YMCA, Hallet, Town of Gawler, Tatiara District Council and Innovative Leisure Management.

VACSWIM Program runs for 7 days (Weekdays – Mon 4th – Tue 12th Jan) Sessions are 45 mins | Semaphore location cost – $55 per child 

Online enrolments are now open and will close at 5.00pm on Sun 20 Dec.


For further information, please call the Surf Life Saving SA VACSWIM team on (08) 8354 6996 or email

To Enrol Your Child:

Choose the level that is appropriate for your child based on the chart below as a guide (children are assessed on the first day by instructors to see if they need to be moved up or down a level) 

For an overview of what children learn at different ‘Surf and Survive’ levels. CLICK HERE

Visit and type your location into the map on the home page. SEMAPHORE This will zoom in and show the available VACSWIM programs nearest to you. If you only wish to see beach locations or only pool locations, check the ‘filter by location’ buttons on the top left. 

To view more details about a certain location (dates, cost, etc.) click on the red location pin and it’s ‘View More’ button. 

When you are ready, press the green ‘Click to book online’ button to be taken to the booking portal of the program provider for that location (e.g. Royal Life Saving, Surf Life Saving SA, YMCA, etc.) and complete your booking.

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