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Freshwater Nippers Registration

2022/23 Season Registration Information

Coming Soon 

Registration for the coming season is in planning.  No Junior registrations will be accepted until Junior registrations are officially open.

We plan to open up nipper registrations in early August 2022 with a close date in early September 2022.

We will update this page as further information comes to hand and dates are confirmed.  Please check back regularly.

If not already a member, please join the Freshie Nippers TeamApp as this is our core platform for communications.

Team App: External link

 

 

Further information

Transfer from Another Club

Go to the Surf Lifesaving Portal.

  • If you have not registered for access to the Portal or if you have forgotten your login details, there are links to help you.
  • Select Memberships > Transfers > Join/Transfer to a new organisation.
  • Enter the requested information.
  • Wait up to a week for the club to complete the process.

 

Merchandise

We will have a new merchandise and uniform model for 2022/2023 Season.   There will be no longer a retail store on site at Freshie next season.

All uniform purchases will be made on-line with strict cut-off pre order dates. Everyone will need to be a little more organised.

The new on-line uniform shop is planned to be open by early August.  The first pre-order cut-off date is 6 Sept to meet pre-season deliveries.

We will keep a small stock of essential items on site (hi vis and nipper caps).

More information to follow.  Please stay tuned.

Uniforms

U6’s & U7’s must purchase an age cap. Rash vests are optional but long & short sleeve are available for purchase.
U8’s must purchase a new coloured Age Group cap & a pink Hi Vis Rashie (options are vest, short sleeve or long sleeve)
U9’s to U14’s must wear a  Hi Vis vest/rashie  and Age Cap.

We have lots of swimwear options for girls and boys.  Freshie Club swimwear is not essential for Sunday nipper activities, but if you nipper wants to compete in carnivals, it is expected that they will wear club branded swimwear to support the team.

Nippers that plan to attend water training must purchase a ‘training’ cap which is orange.

Nippers that plan to compete in carnivals must purchase a competition/quarter cap to represent our club.

Active Kids

If you are renewing on line and plan to use your vouchers, have them handy before you start the process.  These Vouchers are only available for online renewals. Every child (4.5 – 18 years old) who has a current Medicare card and is enrolled in school from Kindergarten to Year 12 is eligible but;

PLEASE NOTE:  The vouchers can only be used for online renewals through the members portal. There is a guide here.  (If you have already paid your membership fees for the current season you can’t make a claim for a cash refund of the Kids voucher amount with us after that).

Communication

Once you registration has been approved, please request access to the below so you are always in touch with any Events or News Items.  ALL essential nipper communications are via Team App. If you do not have access to TeamApp, you will miss key comms.

Team App: External link

Freshwater Nippers Facebook: External link

How can I help?

We always require parental assistance. Being involved improves your Nipper’s experience as well.

In the early years, U6- U8 parents are welcomed as Age Managers or Assistant Age Managers.  These are larger age groups and it is great und to get involved on Sunday mornings.

As your nipper enters the U9 and above Age Groups, they have the opportunity to train for and compete in carnivals if they are competitive, otherwise regular Nipper Activities always need parents.  For those parents of competitive Nippers, we require water safety to assist at training and carnivals, officials at carnivals, coaching assistance, and of course help on Junior Activities Committee where there are regularly roles that would  benefit from more volunteers.

 

 

Swim Proficiency

We will be conducting proficiency swims for U8-U12 Nippers in September 2022, shortly after registration closes.  It is essential you have access to TeamApp for confirmation of dates and bookings. Swim Proficiencies are essential for your Nipper to progress and participate in the program.

The proficiency swim for U13-U14 Nippers will be held during the first Sunday Nippers. U6-U7 do not need to complete a proficiency swim.

U8 – 25m pool swim – no time limit
U9 & U10 – 200m pool swim – 6 minute limit
U11-U14 – 200m pool swim – 5 minute limit

Further Queries

If you have any other questions in regard to the registration process, email the Secretary – nippers@freshwaterslsc.com

 

Registration

Thank you for reading all the information, we look forward to welcoming you and your family to Freshwater SLSC .