The Nipper program creates future Life Savers and swimming is a core skillset. Each age group under monitored conditions will be assessed and signed off for proficiency by the Competition Manager.
For a Nipper for the swim must demonstrate a constant freestyle stroke without stopping for the required distance. The requirements as follows:
NOTE: A Nipper must be signed off as “proficient” to be permitted to compete in water events (not including Wade) at carnivals.