How to incorporate VACSWIM SA into your Summer holiday plans

25 September 2020

2020 has been a tough year for us all and you're probably dreaming of sunshine and your summer holiday plans.

Whether you're planning on a traditional beachside escape or relaxing closer to home, chances are there's a VACSWIM SA location nearby. 

Why not check out the list of VACSWIM locations and combine summer water skills, awareness, safety and FUN!

For a very affordable $30 enrolment fee your children can participate in professional water safety classes for an entire week of their summer holidays.

So what is VACSWIM?

VACSWIM SA is a Government of South Australia initiative that aims to provide opportunities for children to learn about water safety. 

There are three water safety programs within VACSWIM; Swim and Survive is a Royal Life Saving program and takes place in public swimming pools, Surf and Survive is a Surf Life Saving program and takes place on beaches, Swimming & Safety Course  is the YMCA program and takes place in YMCA swimming pools.

When does VACSWIM take place?

The majority of programs begin Monday 4th of January 2021. There are a small number of December programs beginning Monday 14th of December 2020. For specific location timings and details, check the locations page.

Holidaying with the family?

With boarder restrictions currently in place there is no better time to enjoy the state we live in by holidaying near one of our 120 VACSWIM locations. Incorporate VACSWIM into your family getaway and allow your children to learn essential water safety skills that could save your child's life or the life of someone else. 

How do you find out if there is a VACSWIM location near you?

There are over 120 locations that will be providing VACSWIM SA programs. To discover which beaches and pools are involved, simply click here.

How do you book a VACSWIM program?

Most locations operate online bookings - go to a specific location page and click on the booking link to enrol.

Keep in mind that the most popular seaside resorts can book out super quick and it's 'first come, first serve'.