Author Archives: David Walker

Work out on water at Fleurieu Aquatic Centre

The acquisition of new, state of the art, Salti Floats at Fleurieu Aquatic Centre (FAC) will see the launch of new water-based group fitness classes at the centre on November […]

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YMCA Moves to Combat Childhood Obesity

In an aggressive move against the rise in childhood obesity, members of YMCA South Australia managed recreation centers now receive free membership for their children aged under 10. The initiative, […]

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2019 Recreation SA and Parks & Leisure SA/NT State Conference

On 9 May, Recreation SA in partnership with Parks and Leisure Australia SA/NT successfully hosted the 2019 SA Recreation, Parks and Leisure Conference at the newly built sports hub at […]

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From the Executive Officer – July 2019

Dear Members and Industry It has been a busy and exciting first six months of 2019 for Recreation SA. We have held another highly successful Conference and Awards for Excellence […]

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Get to know the 2019 State Conference keynote speakers

Parks and Leisure Australia (SA/NT) in conjunction with Recreation SA and supported by the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing are pleased to host the 2019 Parks, Recreation and Leisure […]

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From the Executive Officer: Stu Ferenci – Jan 2019

Happy New Year! Happy New Year to all our members and the broader recreation industry of South Australia. We hope you had a lovely Christmas and New Year break with […]

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Aquatics Update January 2019

It has been a tragic start to the South Australian summer with an increase in the number of rescues and drownings. Two major drowning incidents occurred over the Christmas and […]

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From the Executive Officer: Stu Ferenci – Oct 2018

It’s been a busy few months for Recreation SA. On Monday 8th October we held the 2018, Recreation SA Annual General Meeting at the Office for Recreation, Sport and Racing. […]

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Call for TWG nominations – Angling, Caving, Sea Kayaking & Snorkelling

The Australian Adventure Activity Standard (Australian AAS) Steering Committee is now seeking to form 4 separate Technical Working Groups (TWG) to help draft the activity specific ‘Good Practice Guides’ for: Angling Caving […]

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Fair Work Ombudsman advice on Award coverage for outdoor leaders

The Fair Work Ombudsman (FWO) recently released a statement of advice relevant to outdoor leaders and outdoor business operators who are not covered by an existing industry or occupation-based award. […]

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