Nippers

Your invitation to celebrate the end of the 2016-17 Nipper Season

Break Up invitation

Become a Nipper

If you are interested in becoming a Redcliffe Nipper please look out for our sign on dates (late August) or come down to the club house on a Sunday from 8am, our season commences every year in late September.

An adult must join with any child membership and they are required to hold a blue card.

Late Membership applications

Nippers who join the club in the later part of the season may have missed the opportunity to complete the necessary requirements that allows them to compete in the Branch Championships and to obtain any junior award.

Proficiencies

AGE GROUP POOL EVALUATION SURF EVALUATION COMPETITION EVALUATION AGE AWARD
U6 Kick on wall with face in water & 30 second float nil no competition Surf Play 1
U7 Torpedo (push off the wall) with face in water & 30 second float nil no competition Surf Play 2
U8 25m swim (freestyle) & 1 min float 25m run-wade-run 25m run-wade-run Surf Aware 1
U9 50m swim (freestyle) & 1 min float 50m run-swim-run Min 150m open water swim Surf Aware 2
U10 50m swim (freestyle) & 1.5 min float 50m run-swim-run Min 150m open water swim Surf Safe 1

 

AGE GROUP POOL EVALUATION SURF EVALUATION COMPETITION EVALUATION AGE AWARD
U11 100 swim (freestyle & 2 min float 50m run, 100m swim, 50m run Min 288m open water swim Surf Safe 2
U12 100m swim (freestyle) & 2 min float 50m run, 100m swim, 50m run Min 288m open water swim Surf Smart 1
U13 150m swim (freestyle) & 3 min float 100m run, swim, run Min 288m open water swim Surf Smart 2 plus Resus Certificate
U14 200m swim (freestyle in under 5 minutes) & 3 min float 100m run, swim, run Min 288m open water swim Surf Rescue Certificate