If the training is at the Adelaide Hills Swimming Centre the answer is yes. This is open from mid Nov to mid March.
If you want to come along in winter, you must contact our Head Coach Pat Wheeler on 0423 520 633 to discuss the steps you need to take before you can join complete a come and try.
Start here with our Swimmers and Parents Handbook. There’s a lot to learn about swimming and this is a great guide to our club.
All swimmers must be members of the Onkaparinga Swimming Club and have provided all the necessary paperwork before entering the Army base. Whilst very friendly and helpful, the Security Guards at the gate will check you have identification before you are admitted to the base and on the Registration/Membership Army Data Base.
It is recommended that new members first speak with the Head Coach and discuss the squad your child will start in.
This can be applied for on swim central on the Swimming SA website. If transferring to our club your last club will need to release or support your transfer.
We have swimmers from 6 years to 75+. We welcome all age groups.
We do and can provide coaching for swimmers who have a disability. We currently have a number of registered swimmers who hold classification with Swimming Australia. We welcome enquiries and will try and accommodate your needs.
The answer is yes. All club swimmers compete is some way and this is with juniors through to Masters members. The entry level competition is Club time trials and Interclub meets in the EDSA district competitions. Most swimmers progress past this entry level and compete in Open Carnivals and Swimming SA series which are held at the SA Aquatic and Leisure Centre. It is an expectation that all competitive swimmers compete at a minimum of 4 meets per season but recommended approximately 8 swim carnivals a year. There is interclub meets to integrate new members to competition.
No, we have members from Modbury, Gumeracha, Mt. Torrens, Lobethal, Lenswood, Uraidla, Carey Gully, Stirling, Crafters, Mitcham, Bridgewater, Mt. Barker, Littlehampton and Nairne. We attract members from many areas in the Adelaide Hills and Eastern Suburbs from time to time.