"Dromana Bay LSC runs a Nippers program each summer. Our emphasis is on teaching water safety skills in a fun environment."
- All junior members must have a parent or guardian that is a financial member of the club.
- All members over 18 years of age are required to hold a Working With Children Check.
REGISTRATIONS ARE NOW OPEN FOR THE 2023 NIPPERS PROGRAM.
please click this link below to fill out our expression of interest form.
FILLING OUT THE EXPRESSION OF INTEREST FORM DOES NOT AUTOMATICALLY GET YOU INTO OUR NIPPERS PROGRAM. AFTER FILLING OUT THE FORM WE WILL REVIEW ALL EXPRESSIONS OF INTEREST FORMS AND NOTIFY EVERYONE IF THEY HAVE OR HAVEN'T BEEN ACCEPTED INTO OUR PROGRAM.
PLEASE TAKE THE TIME TO FULLY READ THE NIPPERS HANDBOOK AND PRELIMINARY ASSESSMENT REQIREMENTS PDFs BELOW. THE TWO PDFs OUTLINE EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW ABOUT THE PROGRAM AND WHAT IS REQUIRED FROM YOU TO COMPLETE TO JOIN OUR NIPPERS PROGRAM THIS SEASON.
DROMANA BAY LIFE SAVING CLUB IS LOOKING FORWARD TO PROVIDING YOUR KIDS WITH A SAFE AND FUN SPACE TO BUILD ON THIER WATER AND BEACH AWARNESS SKILLS IN AND AROUND THE WATER.
DBLSC requires the parents of its Nippers students to be active participants, and prepared for the season. In the section below you will find some useful documents.
Parents can volunteer on the beach as Age Group Managers - leading the children to different activities, managing roll call and helping to make sure the children get to safely participate. You can find details on the age managers online course in this PDF document. Please click the link to download.
SAFEGUARDING CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
Dromana Bay LSC is committed to the Safeguarding of Children and Young People (SCYP) and acknowledges a safeguarding organisation doesn’t just happen; it requires conscious action to protect children from harm.
It is imperative that we provide a safe and supportive environment for children and young people, that focus’ on fun, education and building the confidence of our people through positive learning and development.
DBLSC’s core values include being open, welcome and inclusive and building stronger and safer communities for everyone. DBLSC empowers and expects all members to create and maintain a safe culture for children and young people.
DBLSC is committed to reducing the risks of abuse and harm to children and young people, and will ensure all members understand and adhere to the SCYP Policy and Procedure, relevant legislation, and statutory requirements.
OUR COMMITMENT TO CHILDREN AND YOUNG PEOPLE
We are committed to the safety and well being of all children and young people who access any of our activities, programs and events
We are committed to providing children and young people with positive and nurturing experiences
We commit to supporting families and communities to promote children and young people’s healthy development and wellbeing
We will strive to ensure that children and young people are protected and are not exploited, abused or harmed during their involvement with any of our activities, programs, events or services
We will listen to children and young people and empower them by taking their view seriously and address any concerns that they raise with us
Dromana Bay Life Saving Club uses TeamApp to communicate with its members. It is an important tool that we use to coordinate patrolling members, publish volunteer rosters, and promote events and training opportunities.
We require all club members to download TeamApp and join Dromana Bay LSC. This is our main communication platform that we will use throughout the year.
To navigate to the site you can click on the TeamApp logo below.
BRONZE AND SRC COURSE DATES TO BE CONFIRMED BY NO LATER THAN 15/11/2022