ABOUT THE NIPPERS PROGRAM


Surf Life Saving Western Australia has developed a comprehensive training programme for Nippers. The content is tailored to each age group, and the program is based on participatory evaluation and not assessed on competence. In other words, children need only be actively involved in each of the lessons to be eligible for the award. Again, the emphasis is on fun.

It is essential that nippers can swim confidently as the Club does not provide swimming lessons. There are strict minimum standards for swimming set down by SLSA (Surf Life Saving Australia) which must be met for the safety of the nipper.

The nipper program at Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club is for children aged 5 to13 years and is an activity that provides members with a wide range of opportunities, including physical activity, surf awareness, beach safety and fun, as well as the skills necessary to effectively negotiate the surf.

Nipper age groups are divided into age groups from U/6’s to U/13’s. The age group is determined by their age at midnight on 30th September each year.

Sunday morning Nipper activities commence at 9.00 am. Parents and Children should assemble about 15 minutes prior to this time on the grassed area in front of the clubhouse by their Age Group coloured flag. It is expected that nipper events should finish approximately at 11.00am.

 

Nipper Facebook Groups

Our individual Nipper Group Facebook pages are for Nipper Group Families only. Join your private group to socialise, share photos and keep up to date with rosters and other activities.

Under 6 Nippers

 

Under 7 Nippers

 

Under 8 Nippers

 

Under 9 Nippers

 

Under 10 Nippers

 

Under 11 Nippers

 

Under 12 Nippers

 

Under 13 Nippers

 


READY TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST?

If you are interested in joining your young one/s to our program we welcome you to come down and see how it all works. If you are ready to express your interest or make a payment to secure your position then please click the relevant button to your right and register your interest today.



BENEFITS & FAQs

NIPPERS

  Physical activity

  Surf awareness

  Develops swimming skills

  Beach safety and fun

It is essential that nippers can swim confidently as the Club does not provide swimming lessons. There are strict minimum standards for swimming set down by SLSA (Surf Life Saving Australia) which must be met for the safety of the nipper.
The nipper program at Quinns Mindarie Surf Life Saving Club is for children aged 5 to13 years and is an activity that provides members with a wide range of opportunities, including physical activity, surf awareness, beach safety and fun, as well as the skills necessary to effectively negotiate the surf.