Pilbara Aquatic Festival

The Pilbara Aquatic Festival will be running from Wednesday 12th November to Thursday 12th November 2020.  The festival will see over 180 children from 12 communities throughout the Pilbara visit Port Hedland to participate and showcase their swimming and lifesaving skills.

Please see below a full list of festival events and activities.

Royal Life Saving Society WA Cultural Awareness Training

The training focuses on being culturally aware and addressing key barriers when conducting swimming and water safety lessons to multicultural groups.

When: Wednesday, 11th November 2020

Where: RLSSWA Pilbara Office, Lotteries House

Pool Lifesaving & Professional Development

RLSSWA will present a fun interactive workshop providing techniques on how to incorporate lifesaving events into school swimming carnivals.  Open to school teachers, aquatic centres and sport club volunteers.

When: Wednesday, 11th November 2020

Where: South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Pilbara Spirit Swimming & Lifesaving Carnival

The Pilbara Spirit Swimming & Lifesaving Carnival invites school students in Year's 5 and 6 to participate in swimming and pool lifesaving events, with the emphasis on fun whilst developing swimming and water safety skills and knowledge.

This carnival gives Aboriginal children in the Pilbara an opportunity to participate in a carnival that builds on the success of the Swim for Fruit Program and Swim & Survive Program and gives children additional opportunities to practice their lifesaving skills in a fun and engaging environment.

When: Thursday, 12th November 2020, 9.30am - morning tea and lunch will be provided 

Where: South Hedland Aquatic Centre

Travel: We understand that many schools will have to travel great distances to participate in the carnival.  Please contact Emily Casarsa (08) 9383 8200 to discuss accommodation options and reimbursement for travel expenses.

For more information and to download the event program please click 'explore more'.

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The Pilbara Spirit Aquatic Festival is proudly supported by Principal Community Partner BHP, Town of Port Hedland and Department of Local Government, Sport and Cultural Industries.  

For all enquiries or to register your interest in the above events, please contact Emily Casarsa on (08) 9383 8200, or complete the form below.