frequently asked questions - nippers
Q: Can I still sign my child on after the sign on dates?
A: YES! Nippers can sign on any Sunday!
Q: How much is membership?
A: Refer to Nipper Membership for all the details on membership
Q: What do i bring to the first nipper day?
A: Completed forms or a copy of the online payment receipt if signing up online
- New Nipper – Birth certificate or passport/Photo ID
- Nipper cap (compulsory); pink rashie (compulsory); swimmers; goggles; towel
Q: What happens if bad weather comes?
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: You can find the training schedule in Training and Carnivals
Q: What happens if I lose something?
A: Speak to the Committee Liaison Officer: Edwina Roberts