The Nippers swimming evaluation takes place at the Sapphire Aquatic Centre, Below are the prerequisites for participation in the Nippers program at the Pambula Surf Life Saving Club:

 Under 8  25m Swim (any stroke)
   1 Minute Survival Float
   
 Under 9  25m Swim (any stro
  1 Minute Survival Float
   
Under 10 25m Swim (Freestyle)
  1.5 Minute Survival Float
   
Under 11 50m Swim (Freestyle)
  2 Minute Survival Float
   
Under 12 100m Swim (Freestyle)
  2 Minute Survival Float
   
Under 13 150m Swim (Freestyle)
  3 Minute Survival Float
   
Under 14 200m Swim (Freestyle) In Less Than 5 Minutes
  3 Minute Survival Float

 

Note: Ages are taken as at midnight on September 30, in the current season. E.g. A child turning 12 on October 1st would be classed as an Under 12, whereas a child turning 12 on September 30th, would be classed as an Under 13.