VACSWIM SA Online Enrolments Open | Dec 2021 – Jan 2022


VACSWIM SA Online Enrolments Open

VACSWIM is a government funded initiative that’s been providing South Australian primary school children with water knowledge for more than 50 years.

VACSWIM is South Australia’s most renowned summer holiday program giving kids confidence in and around the water. Enrolments are are now available for children 3 to 12 years and taking place during the December and January school holidays.

The program is delivered as 5-day blocks across the December and January school holidays. It is a 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 trouble.

How much does the program cost?

The program fee includes 3 elements:

  1. An enrolment fee:
    First block – Only $30, thanks to the SA Government subsidy
    Family enrolments are capped at $100 with proof of family through a Medicare card
    Subsequent blocks – $63.50
  2. An equipment fee of $1.50
  3. A location fee – varies

Please note spectators or additional swimmers may be subject to pool entry fees.

This year, all participants must enrol online through the VACSWIM website.

Make sure you have your email handy as you will be required to validate your email address through the enrolment process.

Make sure to book in early to avoid disappointment.


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For more information and all enquiries please visit the VACSWIM website.


When:    December 2021 – January 2022

Where:   Various locations around SA

Who:   Ages 3 – 12 year olds

At Play & Go Adelaide we make every effort to provide accurate information to the best of our knowledge at the time of publication. We recommend confirming times, dates and details directly before making any plans as details may be subject to change.

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