Planning for 2022/23

The Club AGM for 2021/22 was held on 24 July and a new board of directors elected to lead the club into the 2022/23 season. They represent every single member of the club across patrol life savers, Nippers and parents, and other supporters, so please reach out to them if you can help the club in any way or have ideas that will help the club grow towards our 60th year of service in 2025/26. We will now continue the work of the past board and start planning for the[…]

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Club Presentation Awards

For the first time in 2 seasons the club hall was packed on Saturday night to celebrate the end of Patrols and Nippers. Club Life Members Tom Gablonski, John Pentecost, Greg Woods, Clyde Poulton ,Noel Walton, Wes Davis and Karl Poulton attended .Chief guest and Member for Gilmore, Fiona Phillips, presented the annual patrol and club awards for season 2021/22. Patrol Person Mark Adams Cadet Patrol Person Riley O’Carroll Patrol of the Year Patrol 3 (Captain Dan Wildi) Trainer of the Year Phil Paris-Browne Senior Club All rounder  Grahame Morrison Cadet[…]

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Combined Club Awards Presentation Night Saturday 30 April

As we head towards the final month of Patrols and Nippers, ending on Anzac weekend , we are planning a combined senior and juniors presentation night to celebrate everyone’s contribution to the club this year.  The evening, on Saturday 30th April, will start with Nippers awards at 5pm  and move onto seniors when dinner is served from 6.30. Members Bar will be open from 6pm. Our cadets have set “Grease’ as the theme , so dig out your rock n roll surf and pink lady gear and prepare to rock[…]

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Twilight Nippers and Club BBQ & Sippers this Friday, 17 December

The countdown to Christmas has begun . Nippers are finishing up for the holidays this Friday with a twilight session starting at 5pm followed by a club BBQ and Festive Sippers at the members bar from 6-ish. All club members and families are welcome to pop in for a bit or stay for a while.  Its been a huge effort by the club to get the season underway and this is our first chance to get everyone together off the beach and to relax before the holidays begin. It’ll help[…]

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International Volunteers Day Big thanks to everyone!!

It was International Volunteers Day on Sunday and Surf Club was busy on Sunday with trainees completing their courses and junior nippers first day on the beach. Huge thanks to every one in the club, our life savers, trainers, nippers team, parent helpers and supporters, all volunteering time and skills to sustain surf life saving at the Heads .If you’re a new family and want to find out more about helping out just ask Kim and the juniors team or if you’re keen to  become a patrol member talk to[…]

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First Day of Summer and Nippers has Started

It was great  to  see the new and returning families who came to the first session of Nippers at the pool and brave the chilled La Nina weather for the SLSA swim skill proficiencies. Thanks to patrol cadets Eva, Ilana and Maddie for supporting the kids in the pool.They’ll be helping Kim, JAC (Junior Activity Coordinator ), and parent age managers and assistants, with Nippers every week. Nippers hit the beach for the first time this Sunday ,Dec 5th. Kim, has been sending regular updates to all registered families and[…]

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Do you value us enough to join us?

Take a look at the recent Surf Life Saving Australia report  by Deloitte https://sls.com.au/about-us/our-values/ Then think about these  3 important questions that can, with your role as a new club patrol member, help our village club patrol Seven Mile Beach at the Heads this summer, and as a Nippers’ family grow our numbers of kids having fun learning the skills to become our future  life savers. I.  What is the value of  a volunteer surf  life saving club   to our village? We are the  life savers who are  there watching[…]

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Its happening !! Nippers are back from 28 November

Registration for  Shoalhaven Heads SLSC Nippers and parents is open online from Tues 11th November. Just head to the tab “Join us for season 2021/22 and follow the guide to join or renew as a members for this season. All registrations are done via SLS.com.au/join and this must be complete, (including fees payment and proof of DOB ID) accepted by the club before participation in any activities in the Nippers programme. Club membership fees are listed in  the payments link in the sls.com.au/join platform and also can be found in[…]

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Bronze Medallion Course Training starts this weekend

We have a new group of patrol trainees starting the Bronze Medallion course this Sunday . With  gradual easing of the COVID restrictions set by NSW Government  in our locality, Surf Life Saving Australia has advised clubs that training of can resume. We have a number of  of cadets moving up to the greater responsibilties of the Bronze Medallion . They’ll build on the experiences gained since doing the SRC as a younger cadet. We also very pleased to have some new adult members signed up to do the course[…]

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