Nippers Season Information

Well the countdown to season 17/18 has begun. This year Nippers will be starting on Sunday 15 October.

Each Sunday we will start off at 9:30am at the Surf Club and be ready to hit the water once the patrol starts at 10am.


Sign-On Days/ Proficiencies

Saturday 23 September 2017 -( 10:30am) – Kempsey Pool

Saturday 30 September 2107 (10:30am) Crescent Head Pool

All Nippers to enter the surf have  to undertake an ocean swim proficiency. This will be conducted on the first Nippers session on Sunday 15 October.

Nippers fees are $25 per child. A swimming cap will need to be purchased for an additional $20. The cap must be worn each weekend and at any competition. Please

note for a Nipper to join, a parent must also join the club.

For parents wanting to contribute further, the club will be running a Surf Rescue Certificate. This certificate is the basic certificate required to assist with water safety. The course structure is still being determined but the more parents we have in the water, the more fun your Nipper gets to have.

First Nippers Day – Sunday 15 October 2017. If you were unable to attend either of the sign-on days and need to purchase swimmers, caps and hi-vis singlets, please come at 9.00am as you will have the opportunity to purchase these items.

If you need to register and pay your membership please contact us below:

  1. Register at

Please note: Proof of age/birth certificate must be shown for all new children joining a Surf Club or for any child that has not produced a birth certificate.

Becoming a Nipper has never been easier. Visit and follow the steps. Or to find out more about becoming a surf lifesaver, you can contact the club via e-mail to

We are wanting to build on the success of last season to make this the best season yet, with the new surf club building new boards for training and competition.

We have set up a Nippers specific facebook page which can be found by following the link below

Weekly updates will be posted to this site.

We are always looking for help so if you are keen to help out please contact us at:

There will be more information in the coming weeks.