The competition program is all about building confidence, fitness, skills and competition events experience. Sessions are held on the following days:
Carnivals, competing against other clubs and putting our skills to practice, are attended throughout the competition program (note these are not compulsory but are encouraged).
The Sunday and Thursday Competition Program sessions take a break while the Summer Program runs from the 28th of December to the 14th of January. Participants on the Competition Program are encourage to do the Summer Program as it covers different aspects of Surf Life Saving as outlined below, is included in your membership and is required to get your Surf Education Award.
The Summer Program runs from the 28th of December to the 14th of January. The Summer Program consists of 9 sessions covering:
The Summer Program is fun and inclusive for all capabilities from beginners to advanced. A nipper who achieves all the skills of their age group will attain the Surf Education Award.
Starfish Nippers is designed for young people aged 6+ with special needs. It runs alongside the Summer Program focusing on beach and water safety and awareness and promotes inclusion and diversity. It features modified Nippers beach and water activities such as games, running, beach flags, wading, swimming and boards as well as activities with the Club’s Age Group Nippers. Further details can be found on the 'Starfish Nippers' page (link provided below).
All of the programs are run entirely by volunteers. We would love your help. To find out more about volunteering opportunities please visit the 'Volunteers' page (link provided below).