Answers to most of your questions can be found in the Handbook:
Welcome to Bilinga Nippers 2021 to 2022
INFORMATION FOR THE 2021 – 2022 SEASON
The fun of Surf Life Saving starts when you join Nippers!
If you’re thinking of introducing your child to lifesaving, then Junior Activities is where you start.
Lifesaving is something for the whole family to get involved in and there are many supporting roles that you, as a parent, can do.
ALL Returning Nippers please make sure you have Renewed or New Families have Joined and paid BEFORE attending a pool swim.
NIPPERS SIGN ON DAY AND POOL SWIM is:
19 SEPTEMBER 2021 at the Palm Beach Aquatic Centre @ 9am and then back to Bilinga Beach @ 10am for Run-Swim-Run and BarBeQue
Remember your goggles & towels – (New families will also need birth certificates)
If you have already joined and completed your pool swim – there’s no need to go to the Palm Beach Aquatic Centre.
Bring evidence of joining & paying – and – We’ll see you for your Run-Swim-Run on our beautiful Bilinga Beach on 19th September 2021 from 10am
You can get your swim coach to sign off on your swim proficiency.
Download a Junior Preliminary Pool Evaluation Form
No pool swim means no Nippers (including beach activities)
All New Families need to complete a joining form online and pay the Membership Fees BEFORE they can do ANY Nippers – including the pool swim. See Members page for more details and “how to join”
Fees for 2021/2022
* Active Members and Active Award Members = $80
* Associate Members = $90
* Nipper Members = $90
* Nipper Family Members (of 4) = $320
* Additional Nipper Family Members = $60
Download a Step by Step Members Area Guide (General)
Once payment has been received – you will then need to Create a portal for every family member. This can be created under “Family Group” option on the portal
Members 18 yrs and over including NIPPER PARENTS – Please Note:
Your Membership or Renewal can not be processed until you hold a current Blue Card – NO CARD NO START and you MUST have completed the CYRMS Training and the SLSA Safeguarding Children and Young People Awareness Course BEFORE attending Nippers OR before 31 October 2021.
Please be aware of our Clubs Sun Protection Policy
All members are bound by the Members Code of Contact
Need to make a Payment? You can use the gateway on your members portal or: Our Bank Details are:
BSB: 034604 A/c 214785
Bilinga SLSC General Account
Questions? Please Contact: email@example.com
AGE MANAGERS – all your age guides and games manuals and forms are now on your portal.
Login to your Members Portal and follow these steps – Library>Member>Club Development>Nippers>QLD
AGE MANAGERS COURSE is now online. Login to your portal
eLearning>training Library>SLS-Age Manager
OBSERVERS COURSE DATES:
04 August 2021 @ 6pm
04 September 2021 9am
09 October 2021 @ 9am all at the Branch offices
For more information or any enquiries – contact: firstname.lastname@example.org
CARNIVAL INFORMATION FOR SEASON 2021/2022
Parents must submit their Child’s Name and list of Events to their AGE MANAGER 14 DAYS BEFORE the closing dates for the Carnival.
PDB U8 – U10 TEAMS CARNIVAL VENUE Pacific SLSC CARNIVAL DATE: 24 October 2021 OFFICIALS NOMS DUE: 04 October 2021 @ Midday ENTRYS CLOSING DATE: 12 October 2021 @ Midnight CONDITIONS: All competition evaluations must be completed by 10 October 2021 and submitted to the Branch for processing no later than Midday on 11 October 2021 for processing LITTLE DUDES CARNIVAL VENUE: Kirra SLSC CARNIVAL DATE: 21 November 2021 OFFICIALS NOMS DUE: 01 November 2021 @ Midday ENTRYS CLOSING DATE: 09 November 2021 @ Midnight CONDITIONS: All pool, beach and competition evaluations must be completed by 07 November 2021 and submitted to the branch for processing no later than midday on 08 November 2021 GOLD COAST YOUTH TITLES - This event is run by South Coast Branch VENUE: North Kirra CARNIVAL DATE: 13-14 November 2021 CONTACT: email@example.com by 24 October 2021 PDB SURF RESCUE CHAMPIONSHIPS (incl. U14 Champion Lifesaver events) VENUE: Bilinga SLSC CARNIVAL DATE: 14/15 January 2022 OFFICIALS NOMS DUE: 27 December 2021 @ Midday ENTRYS CLOSING DATE: 04 January 2022 @ Midnight CONDITIONS: All age awards (including Surf Rescue Certificate) must be completed and submitted to the Branch for processing by 20 December 2021 at Midday. PDB YOUTH CHAMPIONSHIPS VENUE: North Kirra SLSC CARNIVAL DATE: 05/06 February 2022 OFFICIALS NOMS DATE: 17 January 2022 @ Midday ENTRYS CLOSING DATE: 25 January 2022 @ Midnight CONDITIONS All age awards must be completed submitted to the Branch for processing by 20 December 2021 @ Midday. Registration must be paid prior to 31st December 2021 PDB U8-U10 CARNIVAL VENUE: Tweed Heads and Coolangatta SLSC CARNIVAL DATE: 20 February 2022 OFFICIALS NOMS DUE: 01 February 2022 @ Midday ENTRYS CLOSING DATE: 08 February 2022 @ Midnight CONDITIONS: All age awards must be completed and submitted to the Branch for processing by 20 December 2021
The Club will pay all carnival fees UNLESS your child fails to attend the Carnival. All costs will need to be reimbursed to the club.
If you like Umpiring – then you will love being an Official at Life Saving Events.
There are two levels for Officials – Core and Technical.
• Core Officials are only able to officiate at Junior/Nipper Events
• Technical Officials can officiate at junior and senior events Information about officiating can be found here:
Invitations will be sent out to clubs and members are to RSVP via the link in the invitation. Members are required to do online learning prior to the course (this information will be sent to the members who RSVP).
• 28 August 2021 @ 8am
• 29 September 2021 @ 6pm
• 13 October 2021 @ 6pm
• 10 November 2021 @ 6pm
• 20 November 2021 @ 8am
• 11 December 2021 @ 8am
Active Members Aged between 14 and 17 years.
Over the Season a variety of supervised activities are organised eg: Pizza Nights, Bowling, Twilight Cricket, Halloween, Wiisport challenges etc.
Make sure the Youth Officer has your email address or request for Facebook or Instagram so that you don’t miss out.
Bilinga Youth are also members of the Point Danger Branch Youth Group which also has various Activities over the season including TeamXtreme.
If you are interested in any activity just email – firstname.lastname@example.org