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Freshwater SLSC Nippers

Nippers at Freshwater Beach offers kids a safe environment to enjoy running, swimming and boarding activities while learning about the surf, safety and lifesaving.


We aim to promote an interest in Surf Lifesaving activities. We teach children water safety and encourage them through fun & good competition.

Nippers is an activity-based program run to educate young children about surf safety and awareness when visiting a beach. The nipper program also offers participants the opportunity to meet a new set of friends whilst they are being challenged in activities controlled within a learning environment.

The Nipper program is held during the summer period on Sunday mornings.

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Age Groups

My child turned
before 30 September, 2019

  • Under 6s, Sundays, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Under 7s, Sundays, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Under 8s, Sundays, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Under 9s, Sundays, 8:30 am - 9:30 am
  • Under 10s, Sundays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Under 11s, Sundays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Under 12s, Sundays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Under 13s, Sundays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am
  • Under 14s, Sundays, 9:30 am - 10:30 am


At Freshwater SLSC Nippers, we aim to promote an interest in Surf Lifesaving activities. We teach children water safety and encourage them through fun & good competition.

Surf Life Saving (SLS) is the platform from which surf sports is based. All competitors are expected to fulfil their SLS obligations as a prerequisite to their competition. Mutual respect between competitors of all disciplines encourages participation and support throughout the club.

The focus on junior development and the loyalty of its competitors allows a long term approach to development and ensures long term success of the club.

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Freshwater Nippers Registration

We are looking forward to welcoming new and past members to the 2019/2020 season at Freshwater Nippers.

No new Registrations being taken after midnight on Thursday 19 September 2019.

For EXISTING Nippers who wish to renew, use the Members Portal from 1 August.

If you are TRANSFERRING a Nipper family from another club, the Members Portal should also be used.

Registration Information


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The Secretary
Freshwater Junior Activities (Nippers)
PO Box 308, Freshwater NSW 2096


Sunday Nippers Timing

The first Sunday Nippers will be on 20 October 2019

Age Group Time
U6 – U9 8:30am – 9:30am (8:15 sign on)
U10 – U14 9:30am – 11:00am (9:10 sign on)


Age Managers

Age Name
Under 6 TBC
Under 7 Michal Brenchley
John-Paul Warren
Under 8 Derek Burrows
Under 9 Keith Whitaker
Under 10 Nick Bishop
Under 11 Ben Davies
Under 12 Tim Jacobs
Under 13 TBC
Under 14 Nigel Wickham
Peter Block








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Position Name Phone Email
Chairman Paul McGettigan 0410 323 606 Email Paul
Secretary Mel Bacon 0402 031 973 Email Mel
Registrar Daniel Scott Email Daniel
Jnr. Sports Coordinator Grayson Killen 0419 319 786 Email Grayson
Water Superintendant TBC


Asst. Water Superintendants Andrew Braund
Chris Veitch
0419 319 786
0414 833 045
Email Andrew
Email Chris
Education Officer TBC
Surf Coach Marcial Nunura 0422 235 185 Email Marcial
Land Coach TBC
March Past Coordinator Kim Dawson Email Kim
Social Media Coordinator Di Pinnuck
Social Coordinators Michal Brenchley
Monique Nitz
0433 086 026
0403 756 018
Email Michal
Email Monique
Freshie Bennett Fast & Furious Coordinators Michal Brenchley
Leanne Stephens
Monique Nitz
Jenny Bourgeois
0433 086 026
0404 023 273
0403 756 018
0438 442 022
Email Michal
Email Leanne
Email Monique
Email Jenny
Sunday Activities Coordinator Brent Cahill 0421 597 130 Email Brent
Special Projects Renee Jacobs 0408 861 155 Email Renee
Equipment Coordinator Nick Bishop Email Nick
Equipment Coordinator – Boards Damien Howison 0413 317 369 Email Damien
Merchandise Tania McLean 0408 678 641 Email Tania
Education Officer TBC
Carnival & Official Coordinator Daryl Moles