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Adelaide’s Outdoor Swimming Pools – Season Opening Dates

Find an Adelaide Outdoor Swimming Pool
As the weather starts to heat up in Spring, you will find most of Adelaide’s public outdoor swimming pools are open from September or October through to late March or April.  Many will be open in time for the Spring school holidays.
Below you will find a list of outdoor swimming […]

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Hallett Cove Seaside Pool – Concept Plans Revealed

Concept plans revealed for a seaside pool at Hallett Cove
The City of Marion released concept designs in June 2023 for an unfunded proposal for a seaside pool at Hallett Cove – for both a 50m option and a 25m option – at a cost of $10.3 million and $9 million respectively.
Council will also ask the […]

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Adelaide Aquatic Centre | North Adelaide | July School Holidays 2023

Dive into the fun at Adelaide Aquatic Centre and enjoy a swim all year round!
The Centre is open 7 days a week, so you can splash around anytime you want. Make it a splashtastic day with the family and take advantage of their special family admission price of $24.30, which includes entry for 2 adults […]

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VACSWIM SA | Summer Holiday Programs | Dec 2022 & Jan 2023

[ December 19, 2022 to December 23, 2022. January 2, 2023 to January 6, 2023. January 9, 2023 to January 13, 2023. January 16, 2023 to January 20, 2023. ]
VACSWIM is South Australia’s most renowned summer holiday program running in December 2022 and January 2023! The iconic program provides children aged 3 to 12 years with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in relation to water safety.
VACSWIM teaches confidence and competence in the water, personal survival, and basic aquatic […]

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Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre | Upgrade Plans 2022

Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre Upgrade
The much-loved Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre in Felixstow will be transformed into an exciting water park—delighting swimmers, families and the wider community.
As part of the Norwood, Payneham & St Peter’s Council Swimming Centres Strategy, which was endorsed in 2017, the Payneham Memorial Swimming Centre will be completely redeveloped with two new pools, […]

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Swimming Lessons | Purruna Spencer Newton Centre | Torrens Park

Swimming Lessons at Purruna Spencer Newton Centre
Swimming Lessons at the Purruna Spencer Newton Centre are taught by nationally accredited swimming teachers to children 6 months and older. These lessons provide children with the skills to be confident around water for life.
Students are continually assessed with a record of their skills and achievements to progress through […]

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CuttleFest Snorkel Tour by Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries – Review

CuttleFest Snorkel Tour by Experiencing Marine Sanctuaries | Review
CuttleFest celebrates the annual winter congregation of thousands of giant cuttlefish for breeding near Whyalla. And you can get up-close to the unique, world-class phenomenon on a guided snorkelling tour.
by Carla Caruso
Swimming with cuttlefish had never been on my bucket list.
Not until I tried a guided snorkelling […]

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Top Activities in Adelaide Beaches these School Holidays | Apr 2022

Top Activities in Adelaide Beaches these School Holidays.
Adelaide Beaches has so much to offer these April school holidays with a range of fun activities for all ages.
Instead of staying in these holidays, get out and experience all the fun Adelaide Beaches has to offer, right here on our doorstep with 30km of coastline from Seacliff […]

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Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2022

2 SA beaches named in Australia’s Top 20 Beaches for 2022
The 2022 list of winners focuses on nature-based locations, many quirky spots within easy reach of cities, and also celebrates the significant cultural value of the coast to Australia’s First Nations people.
The list was selected from thousands of beaches and covers every state and territory, with a […]

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South Australian Beaches | Best Beaches around Adelaide

South Australian Beaches
Adelaide has an envious selection of city beaches stretching from North Haven all the way down to Sellicks Beach and beyond in the south.
Most of Adelaide’s central beaches are less than 30 minutes drive from the city, with the spectacular southern beaches about an hour away. Planning a day on the sand is […]

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Adelaide’s Swimming Centres & Water Parks

Adelaide Public Swimming Pools & Water Parks
Find your nearest swimming centre around Adelaide and South Australia for recreational swimming. Some centres also offer other water activities as well, such as waterslides and inflatables, plus you can book in for swimming lessons too. Some are predominantly swimming schools and may have limited general swimming lanes when […]

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New Mobi-Chair | Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club

New Mobi-Chair Available at Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club
The Semaphore Surf Life Saving Club is committed to making Semaphore beach accessible for everyone and now offers a mobi-chair for anyone requiring wheelchair access.
The mobi-chair is available during Patrol hours between 12 – 6pm on Saturdays and Sundays.

Please call 0414 451 849 to arrange a booking and […]

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spots to snorkel South Australia

Environment SA’s 10 Top Spots to Snorkel in South Australia

Image: Carl Charter
Environment SA’s 10 Top Spots to Snorkel in South Australia
South Australia’s marine parks are full to the brim with great spots to snorkel. Here are 10 places to try. 
From leafy sea dragons to giant Australian cuttlefish, about 85 per cent of the marine life in South Australia’s marine parks is found nowhere else […]

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