Nippers 2018-2019 Season

Tough competition (Flags) during nippers 2017 Season

Welcome to the 2018-2019 season.

We are a small, friendly, family orientated club that meets on every second Sunday from 9.45 am. Children must be 5 years of age to join. The season starts 14th October 2018

 

 

 

 

Registration and uniform sales on Sunday 30th September (BYOD help session) Bring Your Own Device  10am- 12pm (UPSTAIRS)

Sunday 7th October Age Managers information session 10am - 12pm

Friday / Sunday 12th - 14th October Training Camp Weekend

Proficiency Swim from 14th October 10am- 12pm

All NIPPERS MUST BE PRESENT FOR PROFICIENCY ON THIS DAY TO BE ELIGIBLE TO PARTICIPATE

Registration and uniform sales on Sunday 14th October 2018 8am-10am (Final chance to register face to face)

Nippers starts Sunday 14th October 2018 10am-12pm

All members are encouraged to register online

https://sls.com.au/join

Please make sure a seperate form is completed for each child and parent (these can be linked as a family later)

Sunday activities: 
On Sundays the following events are included: 
Flags, Sprinting, Relays, Wade, Swims, Board. 

Surf Education: 
As a part of the surf awareness program, the children are shown and explained all aspects of beach & surf safety.

Coledale Nippers will be continue the sucessful under 5's age group. This will be a play group that will operate at the same time as Nippers. Parents must be present with their child/ children at all times. Children will be introduced to beach activities and games by Kate Balding. All children in this age group will be required to become members of the surf club for insurance purposes.

 

Age Groups

1st October 2013 to 30th September 2014

U/5

1st October 2012 to 30th September 2013 U/6

1st October 2011 to 30th September 2012 

U/7

1st October 2010 to 30th September 2011

U/8

1st October 2009 to 30th September 2010

U/9

1st October 2008 to 30th September 2009

U/10

1st October 2007 to 30th September 2008

U/11

1st October 2006 to 30th September 2007

U/12

1st October 2005 to 30th September 2006

U/13

1st October 2004 to 30th September 2005

U/14

1st October 2003 to 30th September 2004

U/15

 

Membership

Fees: 
One parent in each family must join the Surf Club.

Prices as below:

  • 1 Adult + 1 Child $75.00
  • 1 Adult + 2 Children $105.00
  • 1 Adult + 3 or more Children (capped) $130.00
  • 1 Adult $45.00 (non patrolling members are to select associate member category)

The Family Membership capped fee is available to Nippers and their parents only. If you pay online, you will need to bring along a copy of the payment with ALL names attached, for membership to be processed.

Uniforms: 
Children must wear a club cap at all surf club activities, and Club rash top or fluro vest, when entering the water. Club caps, rash-tops, hats and swimmers can be purchased. Some second hand clothing available.

To join nippers, you will need to complete the following:

  1. Fill out Membership Form online.
  2. Download and complete the Working with Children declaration Form. (You will need to do this online. You will then need to take a copy to your local RTA to have your identity verified). We understand this is a lengthy process but it is a legal requirement. Fact sheet can be found at http://www.kidsguardian.nsw.gov.au/working-with-children/working-with-children-check/volunteers-and-students
  3. Download and complete the Parent Participation Form.
    Download and complete the Surf Life Saving Australia Member Protection Declaration Form
    Junior Members (5-16 Years) - email to Jan Merrick - merrick9@bigpond.net.au
    Senior Members (15 years plus) - email to Kevin Barlow - krbarlow@optusnet.com.au
  4. Download and complete the Surf Lifesaving Australia Application for membership form 
  5. So that your child to be put into the correct age group bring along their birth certificate. This can be brought along to registration or sent to either Jan or Kevin depending on age of child.
     

Age Managers:

The club can't function if we do not have enough volunteers to be age managers. If you are interested in becoming or continuing as an age manager you are required to complete an on-line course. This can be done on your home computer and takes approximately 1 hour to complete. All persons wishing to be become an age manager will need to contact Anthony kaz.1964@bigpond.com 

 

 

Proficiency Evaluations:

 

 

Competition Skill Evaluation

Age

Participation Skill Evaluation

Run-Swim-Run

Timed Pool Swim

Under 8

25 metre swim (any stroke)

1 Min survival float

Nil

NA

Under 9

25 metre swim (any stroke)

1 Min survival float

50m-50m-50m

200m pool swim
within 6 minutes

Under 10

25 metre swim (freestyle)

1.5 Min survival float

50m-50m-50m

200m pool swim
within 6 minutes

Under 11

50 metre swim (freestyle)

2 Min survival float

50m-100m-50m

200m pool swim
within 5 minutes

Under 12

100 metre swim (freestyle)

2 Min survival float

50m-100m-50m

200m pool swim
within 5 minutes

Under 13

150 metre swim (freestyle)

3 Min survival float

100m-100m-100m

200m pool swim
within 5 minutes

Under 14

200 metre swim
(freestyle, in less than 5 minutes)

3 Min survival float

100m-100m-100m

200m pool swim
within 5 minutes

13-15
Rookie
Program

200 metre swim
(freestyle, in less than 5 minutes)

3 Min survival float

100m-100m-100m

200m pool swim
within 5 minutes

 

Rookies

The 14 - 16 year olds are Rookies and will be expected to complete their SRC and work toward their Bronze Medallion. The emphasis with these members is preparation to become patrolling members, they will be trained in surf rescue and resusitation. There are also team building and social events planned throughout the season.
For the last few years the Rookies have gone on camp in to gain their SRC's, Bronze medallion, and IRB crewman. These camps are looked forward to every year.
 

 

This years Rookies camp will take place over the weekend of the 12th, 13th and 14th October 2018
at our very own Coledale Beach.
(There will be fee of approximately $20)
If your child is interested in attending this years camp please contact Anthony kaz.1964@bigpond.com to register your interest.
 
The Coledale Surf Life Saving Community is looking forward to another safe, fun filled Nippers season.
See You all on the Beach
 
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