Nipper Fees

Coolum Beach Nippers 2018-2019 Season Fees

Nipper fees for the 2018-2019 season are detailed below.

U8-U14 $150
U6-U7 $125
4th and 5th Nipper $125

Nipper fees include:

  • Pink safety rash shirt - approx $45
  • Age group coloured cap - $15
  • SLS Branch subscription and insurance - $35
  • Access to all equipment
  • Opportunity to attend coached training sessions
  • Entry to training facilities

Important - We are making a change to the age nippers can join this season. If your child is 5 on 30th September 2018 they are welcome to sign up as a green cap this season.

Carnival pack

Nippers who would like to compete and represent the club at nipper carnivals throughout the season have one-off fee of:

  • U8 to U10 - $50
  • U11 to U14 - $100

This fee covers:

  • Carnival nomination costs (excluding States carnival)
  • Competition cap
  • Pink rashie

Coolum Nippers will cover the nomination fee for competitors who qualify for events at Branch carnival. Nippers who wish to compete at States but have not qualified must pay the relevant nomination fees for each event.

Get Started Vouchers

The Queensland Government’s Get Started Voucher may be able to assist your family in subsidising Nipper fees.

Find out more about Get Started vouchers.

For further information please call Coolum Beach Surf Lifesaving Club Administration on 5446 1148 Ext 7 or complete our contact form

Coolum Nippers volunteer positions

Coolum Beach Nippers could not operate without active involvement from parents and caregivers.

Nipper volunteer position guide

Position Title Responsibilities Training Commitment
Level 1 Carnival Official Official at carnivals Online course Approx 3 x carnivals per season
Age Managers Manage an age group for the season.
Facilitate skills development through fun, safe, organised nipper activities
Age Managers course (online)
Observation Course
Sunday mornings
Nipper Committee Administration of Nippers On the job training Regular committee meetings
Time throughout the week as required to complete tasks
Water Safety Under the direction of the Water Safety Officer provides water safety support. 6 week SRC or Bronze course Sunday mornings
Nippers beach set up
(10 x volunteers)
Set up the beach each Sunday morning: 
Sprint track
Flag arena
Age flags
Arena flags
On the job training Sunday mornings
Gear Shed Assistants
(2 x volunteers)
Under the direction of the Gear Steward ensure all equipment is washed and returned to the correct location in Nipper shed On the job training Sunday mornings
(2 x volunteers)
Capture a collection of images that tell the story of Coolum Nippers and the volunteers throughout the 2017/2018 season in accordance with SLSQ photography policies SLSQ photographer accreditation
Must have own equipment
Some Sunday sessions
Some weekday training sessions
Important club days
We would like to thank our sponsors for their continual support.

Corporate Partner


Gold Sponsors

  • Bendigo Bank
  • Billabong Pool Servicing and Supply
  • BRD Group
  • Coolum Beach Real Estate
  • Coolum Caprice
  • Ken Mills
  • Rip Curl Coolum
  • The Shop Coolum

Silver Sponsors

  • Coolum News
  • Flight Centre Coolum
  • Great Northern
  • MGI Audit
  • Mitre 10
  • National Storage
  • Peregian Golf Course

Bronze Sponsors

  • Air-Rite
  • Coolum Bowls Club
  • Greenhalgh Pickard

Training Partner