HEADS NIPPERS UPDATE Week 6 NOV 12

HELP!    We’re still in need of more parent helpers this season so if you’ve been with us a few seasons or have experience from another club and can help with the age groups please email Kim. We also need a new uniform assistant too as Kim can’t continue to wear so many hats! Please  speak to her on sunday drop her a line via info@headssurf.com.au or IMPORTANT  We muster Nippers at 9am on the grass area immediately at the front of the dune to the side of the club[…]

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Welcome to our Bronze and SRC training squad

A stormy, wet day blew in our new recruits for the start of the Bronze Medallion and Surf Rescue Certificate Course. We have 11 Cadets and 5 others signed up across both awards . They’ll be mentored through the online training and practical skills learning by Club Lead Trainer, Karl and senior patrol team members. Course content for the day was an introduction to the Club and Surf Life Saving and modules in signalling and radios followed by a bracing dip in the ocean. Thanks for standing up and raising[…]

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Brrrr…

Nippers got under way today after early showers cleared on a dull and cool Sunday morning. As usual parents were feeling the chill more than the kids, who were having fun on the beach and still wanting to swim, so the Barbie Brekkie fundraiser at the end was a welcome warm up. Nippers runs every week in most weather . An SMS or email will be sent to families if we do need to cancel due to adverse weather, ocean conditions or other safety concerns like bushfire smoke or flood[…]

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What a great start to Nippers Rego!- Updated

Thanks to  all the returning and new families who came to Bomaderry Aquatic Centre to do the assessment swims and complete online registrations. For those who couldn’t make it there will be a catch up session when the village pool opens. Kim, Junior co-ordinator (JAC) will let you know the date soon. HELP! We’re still in need of more parent helpers this season so if you’ve been with us a few seasons or have experience from another club and can help with the age groups please email Kim. We also[…]

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We’re on Patrol again

Flags up for Season 2020/21 A blast of cold air brought in the new patrol season last weekend with Patrol 1 having the honour of  Raising the Flags for season 2020/21.  Our IRB trainees completed their course with Jaidyn and Matt gaining their SLS IRB Driver awards Its only one week to the first day of Nippers so make sure you have signed up or renewed memberships at sls.com.au/join before you head to Bomaderry Aquatic Centre on Sunday 11th October 11-1pm

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NIPPERS IS ON!

We have the go ahead for Nippers to start. Kim and the age managers are gearing up for fun on the beach every Sunday. We start with the age swim assessments on Sunday 11th October at Bomaderry Aquatic Centre from 11am-1pm. Please complete your online registration before you come at sls.com.au/join. Check the Join us this Summer tab for guidance. If you have any queries email registrar@headssurf.com.au and Nicky or Kim will get back to you.

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Join us this Summer

We are working towards the new  patrol season with the raising of our red and yellow flags scheduled for  Sunday  27 September 2020 . Patrol members have been servicing, checking and replenishing equipment ready for the pre season gear inspection by South Coast Branch of Surf Life Saving on August 30th. Nippers programme is in final planning stages with a provisional start date of 11 October subject to confirmation Returning and new memberships for all members (patrol, Nippers, parent associates and honour-life), can be completed online now via sls.com.au/join/  Guide[…]

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AGM 26 July 2020 and Club Officers for 2020/21

With our club COVID ready with reference to  Government and SLSA/SLSNSW  health guidelines and policy we held the club AGM for 2019/20  on Sunday July 26 with social distancing and sanitising measures in place . Many thanks to everyone who raised their hand to help run the club for the newseason. It was good to see some new additions to the team joining long standing members but sad to have long service life members, Dave and Michael  leave us for commitments away from the heads. All of us would value[…]

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End of Season 2019/20

The 2019/20 patrol season official end is Anzac Day weekend and usually marked by lowering of our flags on the final patrol.The constraints of the COVID -19 pandemic meant that Surf Life Saving Australia and  Surf Life Saving NSW made the decision in mid March to cease all club based patrols by our volunteers. This decision was endorsed by our club committee and the South Coast Branch of Life Saving executive and so our flags were prematurely lowered at that point. Our club committee continues to work on season end management[…]

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