The 30th Hammer Nutrition Sam White Memorial Aquathlons will be held at Glenelg Beach on Tuesday 26 December.
A Kids Course 100m swim/750m run for young children and adults who want to have fun will start at 11.00am. The Age Group Enduro Aquathlons will start at 11.15am. Entrants can complete a 250m swim and 1.7km run course one, twice or three times consecutively. After the last finisher at approximately 12.30pm, a 1.6km Kids Fun Run will be held before the 1 pm start for the spectacular South Australian Elite Aquathlon is staged over a gruelling 1.7km run/500m swim/1.7km run/500mswim/1.7km run course.
The Enduro and Elite courses will determine Triathlon SA’s Stage Aquathlon Champions.
For more information about the event, click here.
“City of Holdfast Bay Cycling Championships”
Cycling criterium racing and straight line sprint competitions held on a closed road circuit. Caters for riders of all abilities and age groups for both male and female competitors including elite, senior, junior and masters riders including ‘Women Only Racing’.
The South Australian Athletic League will host the 131st running of the Bay Sheffield Carnival on Tuesday 26th through to Thursday 28th December 2017. Races are run from 70m to 1600m and cater for Under 14 athletes through to over 35 athletes.
Entry is free for spectators.
The 2 Jetties Fun Run is an annual 8.4km fun event open to the public as part of the Bay Sports Festival. Competitors run. jog or walk along the beach from Glenelg Jetty to Brighton Jetty with occasional use of the esplanade walking path.
Prizes are awarded to make and female placegetters and all competitors receive a medal.
The fun run starts at 9am from under the Glenelg Jetty and a kids beach dash follow the conclusion of the 2 Jetties run. Entries are $10 online or $15 on the day.
For further information, visit www.adelaideharriers.com
3Ball is a 3 on 3 basketball played on a half court. It’s a fun and fast version of traditional basketball. 3Ball at the Bay in an outdoor round robin tournament to promote 3 on 3 basketball, which is now officially an Olympic Sport with the first year of inclusion in Tokyo 2020.
Teams must register prior to the event with a $60 entry fee per open grade team and $40 for under 16 teams.
The Adelaide Masters Proclamation Classic Swim is held as part of the Bay Sports Festival at the beautiful Glenelg Beach on the 28 December 2017. Entries are open to masters and non-masters swimmers aged 18 and over. Races are held over 1lm, 2km and 5km distances. Entries available online www.adelaidemasters.org.au or late entries will be taken on the day.
On 28 December 1836, the Proclamation of South Australia was first read beneath an old gum tree. This was a public celebration to honour the Governor’s arrival in South Australia at Holdfast Bay on HMS Buffalo, as well as the commencement of his new office.
The Proclamation Day Commemoration takes place at the Old Gum Tree Reserve on 28 December every year. Join us on Thursday 28 December 2017 for the Proclamation Day event. The City of Holdfast Bay Concert Band will provide musical entertainment from 9 am. The ceremony officially starts at 9.30am with the arrival of the Governor, His Excellency the Honourable Hieu Van Le AC. A free community BBQ will follow the ceremony. All welcome.
Road closures are in place from 7 am to 1 pm as follows:
Join us this New Year’s Eve to celebrate 2017 and welcome in 2018.
The foreshore will come alive with free live entertainment, free children’s activities and fireworks.
Vacswim is a government-support water safety program, run by Surf Life Saving SA, open to participants aged 5 to 13 years. Enrolments are now open and will close in late December 2017.
For more information or to book in, visit the VACSWIM website.
A 6.1km handicap swim starting in the water in front of the patrol tower at Seacliff and finishing on the beach on the southern end of the Brighton Jetty.
Event entries are open to anyone over the age of 18
For further information visit website www.atlantismastersswimming.org.au
The Inter-Communities Council of the Greek Orthodox Archdiocese in South Australia is hosting for the 38th successive year, the Blessing of the Waters Ceremony followed by the traditional Glenelg Greek Festival. The ceremony will take place this Sunday the January 7th, 2018 at the Glenelg Jetty, Glenelg SA, in the presence of many distinguished guests.
The Service will commence at 12:15 pm and will be officiated by His Grace Bishop Nikandros of Dorylaeon and the entire clergy of the Greek Orthodox Church in South Australia. This service of the Blessing of the waters goes back to when St John the Baptist, Baptised Jesus in the river Jordan where the Epiphany of the Trinitarian Lord appeared in the form of a Dove. Many young men will endeavour to be the first to retrieve the Cross from the waters, in the hope of bringing to them and their loved one’s many happy blessings. We invite you to come along and join us.
The SA Open is Australia’s longest running Beach Volleyball tournament, held on Glenelg Beach in January every year. Past and current Olympians, international, national and state athletes battle it out for the title of champion in SA.
This is a static car display of all Holden cars from FX to VF
$10 per car with all spectators free.
A non-trophy family event
Trade stands as well as food and drink will be available
For any enquiries, please contact:
The Patritti Brighton Jetty Sculptures Festival will be held between Wednesday 24 January and Sunday 4 February 2018.
The indoor and outdoor exhibition will feature over 170 sculptures by local and interstate artists in the Brighton Surf Life Saving Club at Bindarra Reserve and along the Brighton Esplanade.
The 2018 Australian Open Water Swimming Championships will be held at Brighton Beach in Adelaide, South Australia from Friday 26 – Sunday 28 January 2018. The event will showcase Australia’s top open water swimming talent and will incorporate the selection trials for the 2018 Oceania Swimming Champions and the 2018 FINA World Junior Open Water Swimming Championships.
The Queens Baton Relay is a Commonwealth Games tradition that celebrates the Commonwealth’s diversity, inspires community pride and builds excitement for the world-class festival of sports and culture to come.
On an ambitious journey to connect with the modern and diverse Commonwealth of today, the Queens Baton Relay will achieve two records: it will be the longest in history and the most accessible to date, not just passing through, but providing each community it visits an opportunity to be a part of this significant event. The city of Holdfast Bay will host this momentous occasion on Sunday 18th February 2018.
Moseley Square and the Glenelg Foreshore will come alive with music, entertainment and lots of sporting activties to celebrate and welcome the Queens Baton and to ramp up the energy around the Gold Coast Commonwealth Games.
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This is a Resilient South workshop which is open to all Holdfast Bay, Marion, Mitcham and Onkaparinga residents and is suitable for ages 12 years and over.