Excitement is building as we near the beginning of the 2022/2023 Nipper Season.
Registrations are still coming in and it is looking at being another big season.
Registrations are still opened.
Nippers for the U6’s Age Group will have a special start date of Saturday 15th October 2022 starting at 9am. Following on every other weekend, U6’s will be on Sunday starting at 8am.
Nippers for the U7+ Age Groups will recommence on Sunday 16th October 2022 as per the times below: (B - Boys, G - Girls)
8am - 9.15am - Under 14, 13, 12, 11, 6
9.30am - 10.45am - Under 10, 9, 8, 7
Some other key dates:
As always we would love more people to join the team!
Be part of the fun and get involved! We need lots of age assistants on the beach.
Please email [email protected] to find out more information.
If you are interested in finding out more in regards to completing your Bronze Medallion, there will be an info night at the club on the 11th October, 6.30pm.
CLICK HERE to register your interest.
Looking forward to seeing you all on the beach very soon.
Director of Youth Development
As the season kicks off again, a reminder to all renewing members that Memberships must be renewed (preferably online) by 1 October, otherwise you membership will be archived.
With the renovation of the bar and the club house during the off-season we have had more and more interest in hiring the BK Lounge for events. This is available to members (at a discounted rate), if you are interested please contact that the office or via email [email protected]
One such event will be the hosting of the NRL Grand Final. Gus Taylor our licensee appointed manager will be hosting an event from 3pm on the 2nd of October. see the Facebook post for more details including prizes to be won!
Sunday Socials is an opportunity to spend some time down at the club and enjoy the company of your fellow club members, the wonderful view. The Bar is open from 11am and the BBQ is available for members if you want to supply your own food.
To support all the activity down at the club, we are looking for members that hold an RSA to send their expressions of interest to the office if they would like to work behind the bar. We have events during the week and on the weekends as well as on Sundays. There will also be an information session on Sunday 25 September from 12-1pm.
Finally, a reminder to all members not to park past the bollards. The area is restricted to authorised people only. Similar the rescue only parking is available only for those listed on Patrol for that day with a valid parking permit.
Competition Season / Aussie Titles Perth info session for all senior competitors Under 14’s
and above with SRC Certificate will be held on Sunday 23rd October @ 12 Noon in the Bernie Kelly Lounge
This will be an informative session for the coming summer season covering:
Warilla Bowls Series - Sydney Branch Surf Boat Series
We are hosting the Warilla Bowls Series in conjunction with the Sydney Branch Surf Boat Series @ South Maroubra Surf Club on Saturday 12 th November @ 0600 am.
Calling on helpers / workforce for the day to help with the set-up. Greg Morris, Phil Stivano and Shane White will be coordinating the day with information to follow.
Club Championships for Cadets to Masters
Sunday 11th December @ 0830 am
Ping Pong or Foosball?
Has anyone a Ping Pong and or Foosball Table they are looking to sell or donate to the surf club.
Please contact Shane White M: 0415 605 349 if you can help.
Well what a vibe we created for our 2nd year of the 24 Hour Row supporting mental health and fitness. The Heritage Room September 10 and 11 was the place to be and the venue provided great warmth for this years event! To our members and families who supported this great cause by either donating or rowing, we can not thank you enough. One again the surf club family did not disappoint!
Some highlights were:
The SAVE THE DATE for 2023 will be available soon for your calendars.
October is Mental Fitness Month as branded by Gotcha4Life. For more information on this organisation, please check out there website https://www.gotcha4life.org/
Till next year – over and out till we do it again in 2023.
Linda Perrin & Phil Stivano
Well members the wait is over! Patrol Flags are up for this season starting this weekend and what a season in store for all of us! I'm so looking forward to seeing our Lifesavers back on patrol, equipped with the latest lifesaving gear then, in two Sundays time, Australia's biggest nipper group returns to South Maroubra beach.
With so much planned for this season, please stay in touch with club business by 'liking' and monitoring the South Maroubra SLSC Facebook site and if in Nippers the South Maroubra SLSC Nippers Facebook site. For information about the club check in with our easy to follow Website www.southmaroubrasurfclub.com.au
So you ask what have we got planned and what have we been up to? Here's a quick snap shot!
Paul 'Stretch' Fownes APM OAM
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