VACSWIM is a South Australian Government supported initiative to
provide primary school aged children (aged 5 to 13 years old at the
time of the program) with opportunities to develop a range of
skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety,
confidence and competence in the water, personal survival
activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.
The program is conducted by qualified instructors in controlled
environments located at school pools, public and private pools,
beaches and lakes throughout South Australia.
Enjoy a lifetime of safe recreation on, in and around the water
by enrolling your children in VACSWIM 2020/21.
VACSWIM aims to provide activities that develop:
VACSWIM provides the following outcomes:
Established in the 1950's, VACSWIM has become a household name
in South Australia. Each year, the program engages thousands of
primary school aged children in locations across the state.
VACSWIM's vision is a reduction in the incidences of drowning
amongst the younger generations.
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