Nipper National Stillwater Results
Apr07

Nipper National Stillwater Results

Well done hayle nippers! 6th at national stillwater, at Cardiff. I won’t single anyone out yet, although I know there were some outstanding individual and team results, as I don’t want to miss anyone out. Well done all and a big thanks to our officials on the day – Martin Symons, Neil Bones, Sarah Mottart, Isla Symons, Vicky Burlingham, Beth Prisk and Gerard Hughes. Well done all. Traci Parker For the full results...

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Penzance Nipper Pool Competition Results
Feb23

Penzance Nipper Pool Competition Results

Well done to all those who competed at the Nipper pool competitions at Penzance earlier this month. It was a good event, with some really good performances and some very tough competition. We came fourth overall; a great result. Thanks to all the parents for their support and also the cake-making and raffle prizes  – I am pleased to say that we raised enough money to pay for all 53 entries, and also have £150 over to put towards...

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Nipper & Sandhopper Pool Sessions
Feb23

Nipper & Sandhopper Pool Sessions

Nipper and Sandhoppers – please remember that the pool sessions for the next two weeks are on Sundays, 4-4.45pm ad 4.45-5.30pm. Sorry for the inconvenience, but the pool has galas on, so we have had to change our booking. In March, the first, second and fourth weeks are on Sundays, Saturdays for the rest.

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Nipper National Stillwater Champs, 5th April, Cardiff International Pool
Feb13

Nipper National Stillwater Champs, 5th April, Cardiff International Pool

The National Stillwater Championships are to be held on 5th April, at Cardiff International pool. Sorry – no entries can be accepted without a parent or responsible adult attending. Events start early (8.30am warm up!), so we would advise that you stay the night before nearby. There is a Travelodge very close by, with reasonable rates. For those of you with campers/vans, it is possible to park in the pool car park overnight.  ...

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Well Done Hayle Nippers
Feb11

Well Done Hayle Nippers

The results are out for the frostbite pool comp and we came fourth overall! A great result.The full results are on the SLS Cornwall website. Thanks to all who helped out on the night, especially Gerard (who said he had retired from Nippers last year!), Graham and Millie, our officials. Thanks to all the other team managers and the parents who supported, all those who made cakes, but mainly thanks go to all the nippers who competed and...

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Hayle SLSC are currently looking for sponsors for the 2014 season.
Jan24

Hayle SLSC are currently looking for sponsors for the 2014 season.

Hayle SLSC is one of the leading Surf Life Saving Clubs in the UK and was placed 2nd in the Cornwall region for 2013, and is in the top 5 training centres Beach Lifeguards in the UK. Sponsorship will provide a lot of exposure the therefore goodwill within the local community, and can be an allowable business expenses when you work out your profits for tax purposes according to HMRC (see HMRC website for more details).   History...

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Nipper Frostbite Competition and Training Information
Jan20

Nipper Frostbite Competition and Training Information

The Nipper Frostbites will take place on Saturday 1st and 8th February at Penzance Leisure Centre. As usual, Hayle Surf Life Saving Club will be paying the competition fees for these events (£10 per Nipper). On these two nights we will be holding a cake stall to raise funds for the club and to enable us to pay for the competitions of the future. We are asking that any parent, who has a child competing, could make a contribution to our...

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Cornish Nipper Frostbite Champs 2014
Jan03

Cornish Nipper Frostbite Champs 2014

CORNISH NIPPER FROSTBITE CHAMPS 2014. Penzance Leisure Center SATURDAY 1st February 2014 (11-13 yr olds) OR SATURDAY 8th February 2014 (8-10 yr olds). 4pm – 8pm Welcome to the first competition of the 2014 year! This event is open to everyone who can swim 50 meteres unaided and was born in or before 2006. If you are new to competition, please note, you will compete as an 8 year if your eighth birthday falls in 2014, 9 year olds will...

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Membership is due
Dec29

Membership is due

  Letter from Tina Hughes – Membership Secretary     Dear All Just a polite reminder to existing members and to let new members know that memberships are soon due. They run from January 1st until December 31st each year,regardless of when you join in the year. PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to enter any competitions or access any facilities at the club you need to be a member. One very important reason is that you are NOT...

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Milkshake Monkey visits Hayle Surf Life Saving Club Nippers
Dec03

Milkshake Monkey visits Hayle Surf Life Saving Club Nippers

That inquisitive milkshake monkey, from Channel 5, heads to the beach to join the Hayle surf life saving nippers, who are training to become RNLI lifeguards. Milkshake monkey spent a day in August, visiting Hayle beach. training with the nippers, they learnt about the different flags and why it was so important to swim between the red and yellow flags. This episode is shown this friday 6th December at 6.55am on channel 5. For more...

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2013 Region Competition Results
Nov15

2013 Region Competition Results

The overall aggregate for the clubs who competed in region competitions is as follows: 1. Portreath 2. Hayle 3. Newquay 4. St Ives 5. Gyllngvase 6. Holywell Bay 7. Polzeath 8. St Agnes 9. Crantock 10. Bude 11. Watergate Bay 12. Porthtowan 13. Lusty...

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Pool Training for the Winter
Oct23

Pool Training for the Winter

Winter is here and that means swimming pool training has started again. (Normal senior and masters swimming continues as usual) Tuesday – 20.30 – Carn Brea LC – Still water training for Nipper Juniors and Juniors. Saturday – 17.30 – Penzance LC – Pool training for all Nippers and Sandhoppers.      ...

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Max Hocking Nipper Fun Day – 9th June 2013

The consent form for this event is attached below. Please return forms to Traci Parker by 2nd June. nipper Max Hocking consent form 2

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HAYLE NIPPERS EXCEL AT NATIONAL STILLWATER EVENT

Nippers from Hayle Surf Life Saving Club are celebrating after achieving an excellent result at the National Surf Life Saving Championships, achieving an impressive 5th place overall. A small team of 27 nippers aged between 8 – 13yrs attended the Nipper National Stillwater Championships at Millfield School in Somerset. Twenty seven clubs took part from across the country with approximately 500 children taking part in a variety races...

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Back to the beach – Sunday 5th May 2013

Dear Sandhoppers, Nippers, Parents and Supporters, We will be returning to the beach on SUNDAY 5th MAY 10:00-12:00, for Nippers and 12:30-13:30, for Sandhopppers. Please arrive at the beach no later than 09:45 (Nippers) or 12:15 (Sandhoppers), to allow yourself enough time to pay your subs and change into the necessary kit for the session. As it’s still early in the season and spring hasn’t yet sprung, we envisage cold, windy weather...

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National Stillwater Event, Millfield School ~ some advice for parents.

Dear Parents/Carers, For many of you, and your Nippers, this will be the first experience of a National Stillwater event. I thought it would be useful to make you aware of how it works… The warm-up will take place, in the pool, at 8am so please be prompt with your arrival. This will ensure the experience is as stress-free for your child as it can be Once you have arrived at the pool, it is a good idea to send your child straight...

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***~ No Nipper or Sandhopper Swimming Next Week~***

~IMPORTANT NOTICE~ Due to the national stillwater competition, being held at Millfield School next Saturday, 20th April, there will be NO swimming session for our Sandhoppers and Nippers at Penzance Pool. Many of our Nipper Officers will be attending this event, along with 27 of our Nippers, therefore necessitating the cancellation of our usual Saturday evening swimming session. Saturday 27th April will be our last session at the...

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***~Spring cleaning at the clubhouse~***

On Sunday the 28th April, the committee have organised a BIG SPRING CLEAN at Hayle Surf Life Saving Headquarters Please come along from 10am onwards and join in with this essential, annual task. If each member can spare just an hour of their time, throughout the day, the clubhouse will be sparkling clean before we know it! All you need is some enthusiasm, cleaning materials and an hour of your time ~ simples! Come and join the fun....

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~Polite reminder for new and exsisting members~

Dear All This is just a polite reminder to existing members, and to let new members know, that memberships are due. Membership runs from January 1st 2013 until December 31st 2013 regardless of when you join in the year. PLEASE NOTE: If you wish to enter any competitions or access any facilities at the club you need to be a member. One very important reason is that you are NOT insured otherwise. The membership fee is made up of your...

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Nipper/Sandhopper swimming session Easter Saturday

Please be aware that there will be NO Nipper or Sandhopper swimming at Penzance Pool, next week, Easter Saturday. Swimming will resume on Saturday 6th April at the normal times: 5:30-6:15 and 6:15-7:00 for Nippers and 5:30. 6:00 and 6:30 for Sandhoppers. Many Thanks and Happy Easter to you all, the Nipper Officers.

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