Junior Activities (Nippers)

Junior Activities plays a key role within Surf Life Saving as it is the foundation for the future of our unique organisation. The Surf Life Saving Junior Activities Program (affectionately known as Nippers) has been operating in Queensland since 1968. Our objective is to provide Nippers with the opportunity to learn essential surf safety skills in a fun, safe, family friendly environment. Through participation in team and individual, beach and water activities they will develop self-confidence, make new friends and learn the fundamentals of assessing and negotiating beach conditions.

Main activities include: Sprints; Relays; Flags; Wade (shallow water run); Swim; Board Education on: Personal safety; Basic safety practices; The beach Eco environment; Sun Safety; Surf conditions and hazards; Rescue; Patrol; First Aid; CPR; Signs and Signals; Communications

Junior Activities Management

Junior Activities Committee
The Club's junior activities operations are managed by the Junior Activities Committee which is responsible for planning and coordinating the junior activities program and making recommendations to the Club Management Committee relating to junior activities.

  • Junior Activities Officer - Grant Mills (chair)

  • Deputy Director of Junior Activities - Jason Cunningham

  • Junior Activities Secretary - Shaun Roberts

  • Junior Activities Treasurer - Paul Sawoniewski

  • Junior Activities Registrar - Cathy Partridge

  • Junior Activities Education Officer - Margaret Mills

  • Junior Activities Beach Captain - Ben Milham

  • Junior Activities Chief Water Safety Officer -

  • Junior Activities Gear Steward - Nathan Partridge

  • Junior Activities Awards Officer - Simone Smith

  • Junior Activities Carnival Coordinator - Kathryn Sawoniewski

  • Junior Activities Clothing Coordinator - Jaclyn Morris

  • Junior Activities Publicity Officer - Edwina Roberts

  • Junior Activities BBQ Coordinator - Kathryn Sawoniewski

  • Junior Activities Recorder - Paul Sawoniewski

  • Junior Activities Sponsorship Coordinator - Simone Smith

  • Junior Activities Committee Liaison - Edwina Roberts