frequently asked questions - nippers
The Nipper handbook contains answers to many questions. Please consult the handbook for infrormation.
Q: Can I still sign my child on after the sign on dates?
A: YES! Nippers can sign on any Sunday!
Q: What do i bring to the first nipper day?
A: Completed forms and a copy of the online payment receipt if signing up online, as well as
- New Nipper – Birth certificate or passport/Photo ID
- Nipper cap (compulsory); pink rashie (compulsory); swimmers; goggles; towel
Q: What happens in bad weather?
A: In the event of adverse weather conditions, an SMS will be sent to all members advising of changes to the location, date or time of an event. A notice will also be posted in the Nobbys Nippers Members Facebook group.
Q: What activities do the kids do at nippers?
A: Sprints; Relays; Flags; Wade (shallow water run); Swim; Board, Ironperson
Q: What do my kids learn?
A: Within the nippers program, kids learn about: Personal safety; Beach safety practices; The beach eco environment; Sun Safety; Surf conditions and hazards; lifesaving operations; First Aid; CPR; Communications and Signals
Q: How does sign on/sign off work?
A: Refer to the Nipper Handbook for more information.
Q: Where is the training schedule?
A: All surf sports information can be found in the surf sports section.
Q: What happens if I lose something?
A: Speak to your child's age group liaison officer who will direct you to the correct person.