The Nippers squad aims to give swimmers an opportunity to sample training programs, without the commitment of joining a swimming club. Emphasis is on strokes, building kicking strength and learning routines and drills. In addition, tuition in race techniques, relay changeovers and the rules of competitive swimming.
Students must be able to proficiently swim 200m of Freestyle, Backstroke and Breaststroke and a short distance of Butterfly.
Nippers squad members must attend two sessions a week.