Surfcom Orientation and Open Night

Surf Life Saving SA invites members of all abilities to attend a Surfcom Orientation and Open Night to learn more about this critical component of the Emergency Operations Group that facilitates and coordinates a number of functions on behalf of SLSSA frontline members and services.

These evenings are primarily aimed at potential and existing members who fulfil rostered club days in Surfcom and those who have an interest in learning more about a lifesaving pathway in the Surfcom Emergency Operations Group. The sessions will focus on:

  • The role and functions of Surfcom
  • How to run Surfcom during club rostered days
  • Updated Surfcom procedures starting from 2016/2017 season
  • Incident management in Surfcom, including demonstrations of the incident system
  • The technology used by Surfcom, including the Surfcom Management System and how to operate the computer based radio consoles.

There are two sessions available — Wednesday 5th October and Thursday 6th October at State Centre, beginning at 6.30pm.

If you have any questions or would like to attend, please RSVP to Cal Silcock, State Communications Officer at cal@calsilcock.com by no later than Monday 3rd October.

Severe Weather Warning

Severe Weather Warning

The Bureau of Meteorology has forecast significant weather across widespread parts of the state for Wednesday and Thursday. 

In addition to the potential for heavy rains, the forecast includes high winds about coastal areas and Gulf Waters, and wave heights that may reach in the vicinity of 8 metres or more.  Coastal inundation is possible.

It is timely to have mariners check moorings to ensure security, ensure that they are aware of the situation and carefully consider any boating activity.

Clubs please check your readiness for this storm, do you require any additional sandbagging? Do you have an IRB that can be made operational if required? Is your 4WD or ATV available.

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Surf Sports Series - Round 1 Preview

Surf Sports Series - Round 1 Preview

This weekend, South Australia’s best surf sports athletes will usher in a new era for surf sports competition in SA when they begin the battle for supremacy in a brand new 4 part Surf Sports Series of events held over the coming 8 weeks.

The Surf Sports Series is supported by the Lifesaving World Championships 2018 “Ride the Wave” community engagement program and is designed to sharpen the skills of South Australian surf sports athletes competing on the national and world stage.

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EOI to join Surfcom Emergency Operations Group

EOI to join Surfcom Emergency Operations Group

Surf Life Saving SA is seeking flexible and reliable individuals to join the Surfcom Emergency Operations Group — a critical component of the Support Operations Group that facilitates and coordinates a number of functions on behalf of SLSSA frontline members and services.

Involvement in the Surfcom Emergency Operations Group is open to suitably qualified members of all capabilities 15 years and over.

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Surf Club Open Day - Our Doors Are Open

Surf Club Open Day - Our Doors Are Open

Surf Club Open Day - Our Doors Are Open

On Saturday 8 October 2016 South Australia's Surf Clubs will open their doors and invite their local communities to learn more about our movement and everyone is welcome.

People think that Surf Life Saving is just about patrolling the beach. However your local Surf Life Saving Club plays a much bigger role in your local community than you might think.  

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Child Safe Officer Course

All sport and recreation organisations and clubs have an obligation to ensure that their staff and volunteers who work with children are aware of child safe requirements and legal obligations to report any suspicion of child abuse.

Therefore the Office for Recreation and Sport (ORS) are conducting a Child Safe Officer course on Wednesday 21 September, 6 – 9pm at SLSSA, 2 Barcoo Road, West Beach.

This course is for all NEW age group managers.

For more information please click here to view the memo

SURF SPORT SERIES ANNOUNCED

SURF SPORT SERIES ANNOUNCED

Surf Life Saving SA would like to announce the inaugural Surf Sport Series coming to your shores in 2016. In a Surf lifesaving first South Australian’s elite athletes have come together to develop the Surf Sport Series. The Surf Sport Series is a four part series that will engage the best of the best battling it out for the 2016 Board, Beach & Ski Series Title. Held across four locations, Seacliff, Aldinga Bay, Chiton Rocks and Glenelg, the Surf Sport Series should not be missed.

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