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