Registration Process

Nippers Registration Temporarily Offline!

Parents, please note that Surf Life Saving Australia are experiencing a system outage (Since 9.30pm on Saturday, 19th August) due to a major incident at the Fujitsu datacentre that houses the SLSA online services.  As a result, NO NEW MEMBERSHIPS OR RENEWALS can be processed at this time.  Please DO NOT email or telephone the office.  This website will be updated once everything is back online.

Thank you for your understanding!




Online registrations for the 2017/18 season  for returning nippers will be open for returning nippers on Monday 7th August . Returning nippers are defined as children who participated in the Nippers program last year.

NOTE: A pool swim proficiency needs to be done every year for every age group from Under 8 and up. If your swim coach is able, please get them to sign the Nippers Swim Proficiency Certificate.

Click the Swim Proficiency Certificate button below to access and print the Swim Proficiency Certificate.

Click the Renewing Nippers Registration Instructions button below for detailed instructions on how to renew your child’s Nippers registration.


Online registrations for new nippers will be open on Monday 14th August. This includes all U6 registrations. If you have never registered your child for Nippers before, this is the process you must follow, regardless of how many of your other children have registered for Nippers in the past.

Click the button below for instructions on how to register for Nippers for the first time.


If your Nipper is not 5 at the time of registration but will turn 5 by 30th September 2016, you will not be able to register online. Please complete the New Member Form below and email it with a copy of your child’s birth certificate to:

Click on the button below to access the New Member Form