State and Development Teams Announced

State and Development Teams Announced

The State and Representative Team Management Group (Bly Bayliss, Stephen Perry, Craig Nicholson and Penny McKenzie) along with support coaches and management (Andrew Chandler, Richie Cunningham – Development Team Coach, Murray Drummond, Anjie Collins and Claire Drummond) wish to announce and congratulate the following athletes who have been selected in the 2016/17 SLSSA State Team and 2016/17 Development Team.

We wish them well as they head to Queensland to compete in the Interstate Championships (State Team) and the Southern States Challenge (Development Team) in January. Good luck to them and the coaches.

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Christmas Heatwave Safety Warning

Christmas Heatwave Safety Warning

Surf Life Savers are expecting some of the largest beach crowds of the year as the summers’ first heatwave hits Adelaide over the Christmas long weekend . 

While Surf Life Savers will be on patrol across the break Surf Life Saving SA are calling on the public to exercise extra care for their own safety whilst at the beach during the holiday break. 

Surf Life Saving SA’s Emergency Operations Manager Andrew Bedford said “We want to see people stopping and checking for hazards on the beach and looking for rips before entering the water”. 

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Beachport Surf Life Saving Club President's Update

Beachport Surf Life Saving Club President's Update

2016 has been a very productive year for the Beachport Surf Life Saving Club, which has made significant advancements in our quest to become a fully operational club.

In the winter of 2016 there have been many significant milestones achieved. These include not only becoming affiliated with SLSSA, but also becoming incorporated.

we now have four Bronze Medallion holders and more than a dozen Surf Rescue Certificate holders. We currently have development plans before council and are working closely with other community groups ensure we continue to grow.

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Shark Patrols for the First Weekend in Summer

Shark Patrols for the First Weekend in Summer

Minister for Emergency Services Hon Pete Malinauskas formerly launched the complete aerial shark patrol service season for summer today. With large crowds expected to hit the beach for the first weekend in summer tomorrow, the fixed wing aerial shark patrol service will join the Westpac Lifesaver Rescue Helicopter Service which has been patrolling since October completing the aerial shark patrol service. 

“The shark patrols go all the way from North Haven, right down to Rapid Bay and on the South Coast from Goolwa to Victor Harbour. People can have confidence that someone has the eye out for sharks and warnings will be issued in the event of a shark sighting” said Minister Malinauskas.

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