Join the Crays

How to join the Cronulla Crays

Please note – we are not yet accepting registrations for Nippers season 24/25 which starts in October 2024. We will open registration in July. Please revisit then for details.

Nippers is designed to teach children the fundamentals of surf beach and open water safety in a fun and safe environment .Any child between 5 and 13 is welcome to join Cronulla Crays.

The Blue Fins program aims to give young people with special disabilities beach safety and water awareness skills and offers inclusion within our mainstream groups.

All nippers must complete a proficiency test every year. Our registration days have now finished, please see the below information should you wish to join for the 2024-2025 season. We will begin accepting nippers again in May 2024, for a start time in October 2024. Join early to receive early bird pricing. All pricing will be updated for next season shortly.

Step 1 – Register and Pay Online

New Members

  • Go to Surf Life Saving Australia Join https://join.sls.com.au
  • For new families, please join as a family, make yourself the primary person, then add your child/children. Follow the prompts to register. You must pay to complete your registration.
  • It is a requirement that one parent joins the club for access to the club. Your child’s membership will not be accepted until one parent has joined.
  • Follow the online instructions to pay ensuring that you select “CRONULLA”.
  • If you have any issues during the registration process, please contact the office on 9523 5300 or admin@cronullasurfclub.com.

Please note. All new members must email (admin@cronullasurfclub.com) one of the below identification documents. Applications cannot be processed until this document is received.

  • Copy of your child/s original birth certificate or passport

The subject line of the email should include the name of the child who is registering for membership.

Renewals

  • Go to Surf Life Saving Australia Members Area https://members.sls.com.au
  • Login to your existing parent account (use reset links if you have forgotten your username or password) The office can advise your user name if required. We advise creating a Family so you can see your children to easily renew them from your account.
  • If you don’t have an online portal account, create one for yourself, then create a family group so you can see your children to renew them.
  • If you have a new nipper but already have a family group with other children. Click VIEW/EDIT against the family group – then Join New Person and Add. Then email the ID to admin@cronullasurfclub.com
  • Once you’ve logged in to the Members Area, navigate to Memberships.
  • Follow the online instructions to register/renew. You must renew yourself AND your nipper(s). Please check your contact details very carefully. It’s how we keep in touch with you.
  • Follow the online instructions to pay ensuring that you select “CRONULLA”.
  • If you have any issues during the registration process, please contact the office on 9523 5300 or admin@cronullasurfclub.com.

Full instructions on how to use the members portal be found on the SLSA Help Portal.

The SLSA Members Area also gives members the ability to access all awards, patrols, and rosters.

Change of Details

Changes can be made via the SLSA Members Area or alternatively, please advise the office admin@cronullasurfclub.com

Membership Fees

Early Bird – Register Prior to (TBA)Fee
Nippers 5-13 yearsTBA
Parent/GuardianTBA
Competition Levy (only for those born before 1 Oct 2015)TBA
Register after (TBA)Fee
Nippers 5-13 yearsTBA
Parent/GuardianTBA
Competition Levy (only for those born before 1 Oct 2015)TBA

Age Groups for 2024/2025

Age groups are determined by the age of the child as at 30 September each year.

Therefore a child who turns 8 on 30 September 2024 will be in the under 9s and a child who turns 8 on 1 October 2024 will be in the under 8s.

AGE GROUPBIRTHDAY
U6born between 1 Oct 2018 – 30 Sept 2019
U7born between 1 Oct 2017 – 30 Sept 2018
U8born between 1 Oct 2016 – 30 Sept 2017
U9born between 1 Oct 2015 – 30 Sept 2016
U10born between 1 Oct 2014 – 30 Sept 2015
U11born between 1 Oct 2013 – 30 Sept 2014
U12born between 1 Oct 2012 – 30 Sept 2013
U13born between 1 Oct 2011 – 30 Sept 2012
U14born between 1 Oct 2010 – 30 Sept 2011

Parent Membership

One parent of each child is required to become a member of the Cronulla Surf Life Saving Club

The nominal fee is to cover insurances and SRC training costs

Due to Surf Life Saving Regulation, insurance, and child protection protocols, any parent that holds a Committee or Group Leader position or who assists in any way that involves direct interaction with children MUST join the Club

If you have any questions about this process, please contact the office.