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Nippers

2016-2017 Season starts Sunday September 18

Nippers is a fun, educational and healthy summer activity for all the family.

We have a nipper program that is run every Sunday morning from 8:30am during the months of September through to March. Nippers is for kids aged between 5 and 13 years of age who want to improve their beach skills, make new friends and have Fun!

Nippers is a fun, educational and healthy summer activity for all the family.

We have a nipper program that is run every Sunday morning from 8:30am during the months of September through to March. Nippers is for kids aged between 5 and 13 years of age who want to improve their beach skills, make new friends and have Fun!  The minimum age for Nippers is 5 years old and they must be this age as of September 30, 2016.  We also have a cadet program for the older teenagers.

Families often stay to enjoy a BBQ at the end of the morning.

Our Nippers program consists of fun beach and water activities.  To participate in water activities nippers must first complete a proficiency swim (details below) which takes place in a swimming pool followed by a ocean swim/wade at Suttons Beach.

Patrolling Members 

2016-2017 Season starts Saturday September 17

Patrolling Members of 9 Patrols who volunteer their time to Patrol Suttons Beach from generally September to April . They can be trained in all aspects such as Bronze Medallion, Advanced First Aid, Spinal Management, Rescue Boat Crewie & Driver, Beach Management and more. They are rostered on once every 3 weeks but can join any Patrol they wish. A number of our members when not rostered onto Patrol also participate in Water Safety for our young Nippers.

We have club members patrolling Suttons Beach on the weekends and public holidays during the months of September through to May.

Club Champs

This is a club competition with 3 rounds throughout the season.  Nippers do a variety of events as they do every Sunday, such as flags, swim, boards, sprint and deep wades.

First round will be held on Sunday 20th November 2016.  Parents please ensure you read the criteria for your child to become an Age Champion, you will find this in our handbook.   In previous years parents have stated they were unaware of the criteria.

Stingray Nippers

Stingray Nippers is a unique nipper program structured for children with specific needs. Run over a five week period each season, the program is focused on giving basic Surf Lifesaving education through games and activities on Suttons Beach.
An amazing experience for participants and volunteers alike!
Any further information including enrolments for the next program please email the club today.

2016 Season Handbook

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