Dear Members, 

We have been getting ready to get back to lifesaving and look forward to seeing you this summer.  It gives us great pleasure to announce our membership for the 20-21 season is now open on our website.  morningtonlsc.com.au

We are committed to keeping all members of the club safe, and we thank you for your support and understanding in these changing times.

While we know this year is different, we are keen for lifesaving to continue. 

Here are some frequently asked questions regarding lifesaving in this COVID-19 year. More detailed information on specific activities around patrols, training, nippers and sport and will follow as we get closer to the season. 

What are our goals and guiding principles for this COVID-19 year?

  • To sustain our club and protect our people and the community, keeping safety and wellbeing at the forefront. 

  • To be adaptable, positive, and understand that being COVIDSafe is everyone’s responsibility. 

  • To provide all Life Saving activities and programs as close to normal as possible under restrictions, while keeping all members COVIDSafe

 

What does the return to lifesaving activities look like? 

  • Club facilities and activities will operate in a modified capacity based on our COVIDSafe plans, in line with the Victorian Government Roadmap. 

  • Where necessary, exemptions for emergency services will be used for conducting essential activities, e.g. skills maintenance training. 

 

What will our COVIDSafe Plans include?

  • Information about COVIDSafe Coordinators, contact tracing, and guides for signage, cleaning and PPE. 

  • Detailed modifications for all activities, such as maximum group sizes.

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Key dates for club activities - at 13th Oct 2020

 

  • Nov 14 – First Observation Patrol for 20-21

  • Nov 23 – Competition Training Program begins

  • Dec 27 – Nipper Program begins

  • Mar 28 – Final Nippers 

For some more information, please see the Lifesaving in the COVID-19 Year from Life Saving Victoria. 

As Government restrictions continue to change prior to season start, we will endeavour to update you on information as it becomes available.

 

Regards

Damian Brice

President

Mornington Life Saving Club