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Race in for Cooly nippers sign-up

Nippers Zandah Watson, Amadeus Bellenger, Ella Hogben and Claire Rendall are ready for the new season.
Nippers Zandah Watson, Amadeus Bellenger, Ella Hogben and Claire Rendall are ready for the new season. Blainey Woodham

COOLANGATTA Surf Life Saving Club will hold a number of nipper sign-up days in the coming weeks and the club calls on kids interested in joining the Crocs (under 6-7) and the Nippers (under 8-14) to come to South Tweed Indoor Pool on Sunday, August 19, with a parent or guardian and enrol.

The sign-up day will run from 9.30am until 11.30am and will be repeated on Sunday, August 26, and September 9 at the same location and times.

Club policy dictates a parent or guardian needs to sign up together with the new croc or nipper and accompany their youngster to weekly get-togethers held every Sunday from 7.45am until about 10.30am at the Coolangatta Surf Club.

Parents have a range of options to become involved including becoming an official, a patrolling member, team/age manager or water safety person.

New members will need to complete a pool swim, however, apart from a pair of swimmers, no gear or equipment is needed.

Costs vary depending on age and past club activities with families consisting of parents and an unlimited number of kids charged $200, individual crocs charged $30, individual nippers charged $55, associate members charged $80 and active seniors charged $65.

The season will start on September 30 and runs until March 17 next year.

For more information contact Coolangatta Nippers secretary, Renee Hogben on 0409 208 274.

Topics:  coolangatta surf life saving club, nippers



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