frequently asked questions - nippers

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Nobby’s Beach Surf Life Saving Club is all about Fun, Family and Friendship, you’ll have the time of your life training with us whilst creating a new family you’ll never forget
— Nobby's Nipper Parent
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Its been great for my kids to be out and active, such a welcoming and loving community and my kids have made best friends for life whilst doing nippers at Nobby’s Beach Surf Life Saving Club
— Committee Member Nobby's Beach SLSC

Q: Can I still sign my child on after the sign on dates?
A: YES! Nippers can sign on any Sunday!

Q: What age group would my child be in?
A:
Refer to the Nipper Handbook or Click Here for the age cap colour and age table!

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: What can I do as a parent?
A: Refer to Parent Involvement or Nipper Handbook

Q: Where is the BBQ Roster?
A: It is available in the Nipper Handbook as well as in the Nipper Calendar

Q: How does a carnival day run?
A: See the Nipper Handbook or Training and Carnivals 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