Have fun, develop skills all while learning how to become a Surf Life Saver.

Nippers is for children aged 5 to under 14, as they progress throughout the ages they will develop skills in running, swimming, board paddling and lifesaving skills. We love to welcome new members to our surf live saving community!

New Families

Our Nipper season traditionally commences on the first Sunday of the September school holidays and runs each Sunday until the beginning of March.
Can’t make it to the registration day? No problem, you can still join via filling out the required forms below.

What you need to sign up:

  1. Membership Application – Join our club through the SLSA online form, If you have any questions please contact our admin.
  2. Preliminary Pool Evaluation – Every junior member is required to conduct a pool evaluation prior to any junior activities being undertaken. It includes a pool swim and a timed survival float.
  3. Original Birth Certificate – Please bring an original copy to the nipper registration day in order to confirm the correct age group for your child.

Renewing Families

Welcome back to another nipper season! Renewing families can do this through the SLSA Members portal or you are welcome to attend the registration day in ______.

Members Portal

Fees & Costs

Membership Fees
1 Nipper + 1 Parent $290
1 Nipper + 2 Parents $330
2 Nippers + 1 Parent $350
3 Nippers + 1 Parent $400
2 Nippers + 2 Parents $390
3 Nippers + 2 Parents $440
Each additional Nipper $55
Nipper Uniforms
Hi Vis Singlet Rashie $25
Hi Vis long Sleave Rashie $44
Age coloured Caps (U6-U10) $12
Maroochydore Striped Cap (U11-U14 +Competitors) $20