New Registrations and Renewals: Season 2021-22

For all new registration and renewal information, please read the information noted below.

If you require further assistance or clarification, please contact the Nippers Registrar, Julie (please note; this email will be checked weekly during May, June and July).


NEW REGISTRATIONS for Season 2021-22:  Nipper Juniors

Clovelly Nippers Junior Program is limited in numbers due to our beach size and safety precautions. Please be mindful that Clovelly Nippers is a popular club and already has a waiting list.

All going well with COVID-19 restrictions, we will be opening up again for new families to join Clovelly Nippers for the 2021-22 Season.

If you are NEW to Clovelly Nippers OR you have a NEW sibling wishing to join Clovelly Nippers, please complete the following Expression of Interest (EoI) e-form by no later than Friday 20 August 2021.


We will contact you during August 2021 if your waitlist application has been successful.

Please check this page regularly for updated information.

Please refer to the Clovelly Nippers Age Groups webpage for information about age groups (note: dates are set by Surf Life Saving).

RENEWALS for Season 2021-22
Renewals of RETURNING Nippers for Season 2021-22 will be open from Sunday 01 August 2021, and are to be completed via the SLSA Members Portal by no later than Sunday, 22 August 2021 –  Link to SLSA Members Portal 


  • New registration for completely new families to Clovelly Nippers: COMPLETE THIS FORM – NN EoI e-form 
  • New registration for new sibling(s) of existing nippers: COMPLETE THIS FORM – NN EoI e-form 
  • New registration of immediate family of  CSLSC Senior Member: COMPLETE THIS FORM  – NN EoI e-form

In accordance with Club Policy, acceptance to Clovelly Nippers is prioritised on the following terms:-

  • Nipper applying has a current registered immediate family member of Clovelly SLSC (parent/grandparent)
  • Parent(s) of Nipper applying has current Bronze/SRC qualified and will commit to offer as a volunteer during Nippers’ Sessions
  • Parent(s) of Nipper applying will volunteer to be an Age Manager for an Age Group that requires assistance – must be Bronze Qualified
  • Parent(s) of Nipper applying will volunteer for Administration duties – various roles required
  • Parent(s) of Nipper applying commits to enrol in SRC and/or Bronze Medallion course offered during the season and will become and active volunteer

If you do not wish to renew for Season 2021-22, please advise the Registrar;


FEES for Season 2021-22

Clovelly Nippers Fees will be determined and advised ASAP.

Fees are non-refundable.

Active Kids vouchers are available to use. Click here for instructions.


Proficiency Requirements for Clovelly Nippers Season 2021-22

Age GroupDate of BirthSwim Distance & TimeSurvival Float
Under 61 Oct 2015 – 30 Sep 2016Not RequiredNot Required
Under 71 Oct 2014 – 30 Sep 2015Not RequiredNot Required
Under 81 Oct 2013 – 30 Sep 201425 m swim (in less than 3 minutes)1 minute
Under 91 Oct 2012 – 30 Sep 2013100m swim (in less than 4mins 30secs)1 minute
Under 101 Oct 2011 – 30 Sep 2012150m swim (in less than 5 minutes)1 min 30 secs
Under 111 Oct 2010 – 30 Sep 2011200m swim (in less than 6 minutes)2 minutes
Under 12 1 Oct 2009 – 30 Sep 2010200m swim (in less than 5mins 30secs)2 minutes
Under 131 Oct 2008 – 30 Sep 2009200m swim (in less than 5 minutes)3 minutes
Under 141 Oct 2007 – 30 Sep 2008200m swim (in less than 5 minutes)3 minutes
Above Swim can be completed in the Nipper's stroke of choice

SEASON 2021-22 FEES (tba)

One Nipper $tba
Two Nippers $tba
Three of more Nippers $tba
Compulsory Parent/Carer (General Member) $tba
Compulsory Parent/Carer (Active/Patrolling Member) $    0
Additional Parent/Carer General Member $tba


NIPPERS KEY DATES: Season 2021-22*

*Dates are subject to change - please always check TeamApp for the latest updates and communications
Proficiency Evaluation 1:
Des Renford Aquatic Centre Maroubra
Indoor heated pool.
U8 to U14 age groups.
See Team App for your start time.
10:00pm-2:00pm, Sunday,
05 Sep 2021
Proficiency Evaluation 2:
Clovelly Ocean Pool
(cold water, wetsuits permitted)
U8 to U14 age groups.
1:00pm – 2:00pm, Sunday,
10 Oct 2021
Uniform Shop open at Clovelly Surf Club for:
U6-U7: 11am to 12noon
U8-U9: 12noon to 1pm
U10-U12: 1pm to 2pm
U13-U14: 2pm to 3pm
19 Sep 2021
12noon to 3pm
NSW School Holidays: Term 3-4 Break19 Sep – 03 Oct 21
Nippers Starts (Week 1)
Uniform Shop open (8am - 10am)
17 Oct 2021
Nippers Social EventFriday,
05 Nov 2021
(details TBC)
Christmas/NY Break (No Nippers)Sunday, 26 Dec 2021 -
Sunday 09 Jan 2022
Nippers Season 2021-22 ResumesSunday,
16 Jan 2022
Last Day Nippers / Presentation Day
Season 2021-22
20 Mar 2022