VACSWIM SA Program

Category: Arts, sport and leisure, Education, skills and learning, Emergency, safety and infrastructure.
Program Status: 2019-20 Closed.
Government: State Government.
Provisioning: 2019-20 - $459,000
Agency: Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing.
More information: view website.

Project Eligibility

Organisations must be a controlling body for a location (school pool, public or private commercial pool, beach or lake in South Australia) and:

  • operate VACSWIM themselves; or;
  • sub-contract the delivery of VACSWIM to another suitable individual or organisation; or
  • authorise another suitable third party to apply for funding to operate VACSWIM at their location.

Project Details

The VACSWIM SA Program provides primary school aged children (aged 5 to 13 years old at the time of the program) with opportunities to develop a range of skills and positive experiences in the areas of water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.

VACSWIM is conducted by qualified instructors in a controlled environment located at school pools, public and private pools, beaches and lakes throughout South Australia.