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Clubs & Associations

Adelaide Shores is home to many sport and recreation clubs that are open for you to join so why not get involved and get active?

  • Adelaide Sailing Club
  • Football Federation SA
  • German Shepherd Dog Club
  • Glenelg Baseball Club
  • Glenelg Lacrosse Club
  • SA Sea Rescue Squadron
  • Softball SA
  • Sport SA
  • Surf Life Saving SA
  • West Beach Tennis Club
  • Westward Ho Golf Club

Adelaide Sailing Club

Adelaide Sailing Club offers competitive sailing, sailing school, function centre and a bar and bistro overlooking West Beach.

Visit the Adelaide Sailing Club website  or phone 8294 3232 for more information.

Football Centre

Football Federation SA

In July 2012, through a partnership between State and Federal Governments, Adelaide Shores, Green Play Australia, Football Federation of South Australia secured funding to commence the $2.2 million Adelaide Shores Football Centre project. On 24 January 2014.

The Adelaide Shores Football Centre is located on West Beach Road in West Beach and is Adelaide’s first synthetic football pitch. The synthetic surface is the highest quality in Australia and the infill ensures it is 30% cooler than usual synthetic pitches. The facilities include 4 team change rooms, umpire change room, first aid room, kiosk and meeting area.

The Adelaide Shores Football Centre is suitable for sports like lacrosse, rugby and football (including touch) and is perfect for hosting significant tournaments.

For more information on Football Federation SA, please visit the  Football Federation website. To enquire about hiring the facilities at Adelaide Shores Football Centre, please phone Adelaide Shores on 8355 7300.


German Shepherd Dog Club of SA

The GSDCSA is a single breed club which accepts only pedigreed German Shepherd dogs for membership.

The GSDCSA provides a Recommended Breeding Practices policy and training and events in the areas of:

  • Obedience
  • Agility
  • Show
  • Exhibitions

For more information, please visit the  GSDCSA website.

Glenelg baseball

Glenelg Baseball Club

The Glenelg Baseball Club was founded in 1931 and has been based at Anderson Reserve within the Adelaide Shores precinct since 1961.

The club’s playing fields and facilities are among the few in South Australia which comply with international standards and are capable of hosting international competitions. It is a dedicated, year-round baseball facility.

There are 3 full size grass diamonds with cutouts, surrounded by 2 metre-high home run fence with permanent backstops. There are 2 fully enclosed netted and powered batting cages and a number of bullpens (pitcher training stations) scattered around the facility. Recent upgrades to the facility make it the standout baseball complex in South Australia.

The Club has 7 senior and 6 junior teams participating in the South Australian Baseball Leagues competition. The Club also runs a school-based T-Ball and Pee-Wee (under 10) program which now has over 500 boys and girls participating on Friday nights and Saturday mornings during the first and fourth school terms.

For more information, please visit the Glenelg Baseball Club website  or call 8294 4020.

Lacrosse club

Glenelg Lacrosse Club

Glenelg Lacrosse Club was formed in 1936 and relocated to Barratt Reserve at Adelaide Shores at West Beach in 1998 due to the Glenelg foreshore development.

The Seahawks have a proud history of premierships in the Men’s and Women’s State Leagues, along with other senior divisions. They also field teams from under 11 for junior girls and boys. The lacrosse season runs from April to August.

The Glenelg Lacrosse Clubrooms are also available to hire for functions.

For more information, please visit the Glenelg Lacrosse Club website  or call 8355 5011.

Lacrosse club

Holdfast Bay Paddlesports Club

The Holdfast Bay Paddlesports Club is located on the Patawalonga Boat Haven at Anderson Avenue, Glenelg North South Australia. Members are predominantly involved in Sprint Racing and Marathon Racing, among other disciplines.

For more information visit the Holdfast Bay Paddlesports Club   website

SA Sea Squadron

SA Sea Rescue Squadron

Located on Barcoo Road, within the Adelaide Shores precinct at West Beach, the SA Sea Rescue Squadron is a volunteer Rescue Centre which patrols the Adelaide area on weekends and maintains radio contact with boats and base stations.

The SA Sea Rescue Squadron premises also offers two fantastic options for functions: the Barcoo Function Centre (250 person capacity), and the Anchorage Room (150 person capacity) with Observation deck overlooking the sea and towards the Adelaide Hills. Kitchen facilities and bar with staff are available.

Phone 8295 5072 or visit the SA Sea Rescue Squadron website for more information.

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Softball SA

Softball SA’s facilities at West Beach include 2 fully lit and enclosed diamonds, with 13 open field diamonds and a fully licensed bar in the clubrooms.

Softball SA comprises 6 associations and 34 clubs.

For more information on Softball SA, please visit the Softball SA website or call 8353 6766.


Sport SA

The South Australian Sports Federation Incorporated (Sport SA) was established in 1991 as the peak sports industry professional association, providing industry advocacy, training and professional support to over 155 members and affiliated bodies in the industry.

For more information, visit their website  or phone 08 8353 7755.


Surf Life Saving SA

Thanks to funding from the SA and Federal Governments, Surf Life Saving SA’s dream of a purpose-built, modern headquarters has been realised.

“Surf Central” officially opened on 23 October 2012 and is now a valued part of Adelaide Shores’ precinct. This facility provides SLSSA and their hard-working volunteers a home base, training facilities and storage to continue their vital community services.

For more information on  Surf Life Saving SA or to join a club,  visit their website.

tennis courts

West Beach Tennis Club

There are 4 public hard court tennis courts available off Military Road at Adelaide Shores.

Adjacent is the SA Catholic Lawn Tennis Association and the West Beach and Xavier Lawn Tennis Clubs. Members have access to 6 hard courts with lights and 8 lawn courts. Coaching, night tennis, lawn tennis, social tennis and competition team matches are all available.

The clubrooms, grass courts and hard courts are also available to hire – to enquire please call the clubrooms on 8353 3377.


Westward Ho Golf Club

Westward Ho Golf Club has a strong membership of men and women and offers Annual, Junior/Student or Social Memberships. Download the Membership Form as a PDF file. Playing rights tickets are also available.

Men’s Competitions are held on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays, Saturdays and Sundays. Women’s Competitions are held on Tuesdays, Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays.

The Westward Ho clubhouse provides a public bar and bistro, a members area, and a function room able to accommodate up to 210 guests.

For more information visit the club’s website   or phone 8356 7220.