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Vacswim SA Program

Now Open

Guidelines (PDF, 595 KB)

Application (Single Location)   (DOCX, 78 KB)

Application (Multiple Locations) (DOC, 764 KB)

4 March 2017

Close date:
17 April 2017

Expected notification:
30 June 2017


VACSWIM provides children (aged 5 to 13 years old at the time of the program) with opportunities to develop a range of water skills and positive experiences.

It covers water safety, confidence and competence in the water, personal survival activities and basic aquatic emergency procedures.

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

Eligible Organisations

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

They are required to either

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

ORS Notifications

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Contact us

Funding Services
Office for Recreation and Sport
Email: orsgrants@sa.gov.au
Address: 27 Valetta Road, Kidman Park 5025
Postal: PO Box 219, Brooklyn Park 5032
Phone: 1300 714 990
Fax: (08) 8457 1574

Other applicable grants

Information on other government grants and assistance, including business, industry, communities or individual grants.