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Important information


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Nippers commences
Sunday 18th October

Sunday 7am marshall for 7.30 to 8.15am session
U6’s / U7’s / U8’s

Sunday 8.15am marshall for 8.45 to 9.30am session
U9’s / U10’s / U11’s

Sunday 9.30 marshall for 10 to 11am session
U12’s / U13’s / U14’s

Swim Proficiency

We will be conducting a proficiency swim for U8-U12 Nippers on Sat, 10 October 2020 1pm – 4pm – Further details to follow via Team App.

Carlile Swimming – Harbord Diggers – Lower Ground Floor, 88 Evans Street, Freshwater NSW 2096, P: 9137 4545

Under 8 1 – 2 pm
Under 9 2 -3pm
Under 10 3-4 pm
Under 11 1-2pm
Under 12 3-4 pm

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.

The Skills for each age group are:

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


Online purchases are preferred with collection available Monday – Friday 10am -2pm. Shop will be open Sunday’s  7.30am – 9.30am. The shop is now located in the Kooloora Room just inside the Surf Club to your right. If you have any queries please contact
Our shop staff will be happy to answer your questions about the uniform or merchandise in person.


U6’s & U7’s must purchase an age cap; rashies are optional but long & short sleeve are available for purchase.
U8’s must purchase a new coloured Age Group cap (Acid Lime) & a pink Hi Vis Rashie.
U8’s to U14’s must wear a Pink Hi Vis vest and Age Cap.

How can I help?

You can let your Age Manager know that you would like to help on Sundays.

If your Nippers are competing in carnivals, parents will be required to help.

You can help us to safeguard your kids in the water by attaining the Bronze Medallion.

What will my Nipper learn?

For information on education and training please contact the Education Officer, Paula.

Further Queries

If you have any queries, email

COVID 19 Nippers Agreement Form

For access to the SLSA Members Portal Online Area click on this link.