Kyle Chalmers announced as new VACSWIM ambassador
22 November 2019
With summer just a fortnight away VACSWIM officially launch the
2019/2020 campaign, prompting families to register their children
for South Australia's most significant aquatic safety program
designed to save lives.
"As an Aussie kid it's important to be confident around water,"
said Kyle Chalmers.
"I'm so happy to be named a VACSWIM Ambassador… if being a part
of this program can help prevent drownings and encourage kids to
get out, safely and have fun in the water, then that's a wonderful
12,000 primary school aged children are expected to enrol at
over 120 beach and pool locations across South Australia with the
support of Surf Life Saving SA, Royal Life Saving SA, YMCA and a
number of independent providers.
VACSWIM is described as the best value for money aquatic safety
holiday program with individual enrolment starting at $30 per
participant and is proudly supported by the Government of South
Australia through the Office for Recreation and Sport (ORS).
VACSWIM is a week-long aquatic safety program (not a learn to
swim program) that aims to teach children vital water safety and
survival techniques that could save lives this summer including
first aid, entering and exiting the water correctly, surf and sun
safety and what a child can do if they find themselves in
The majority of 2020 programs take place from Thursday, 2 to
Friday 10 January 2020, and some occurring before Christmas when
school year ends from 16th December.
Please check the VACSWIM website for details www.vacswimsa.com.au -
December program online enrolments open now and close 5pm Monday 2
December and January programs online enrolments open now and close
on Monday, 16 December. VACSWIM locations also offer onsite
enrolments during the week the program is running.
With swimming pools, beaches and the river a huge part of South
Australian Summer school holidays, ensuring your children can swim
confidently and safely is a must for families.
To find out more and to register families can log onto www.vacswimsa.com.au
VACSWIM is proudly supported by the Government of South
Australia through the Office for Recreation and Sport (ORS),
Channel Nine, Palace Nova Prospect, Life. Be in it., Enventive and