ERT resumes with round 10 on weekend of Feb 1 and 2
BDNTA NIGHT TENNIS starts week of Monday Feb 3
BDNTA and MMTA finals: Finals for Blackburn and District Night Tennis and the Metro Masters Thursday afternoon competitions were completed in November 2019. We had three successful night teams bring home the Premiership, Monday Open section 3, NBNs, Tuesday Open team, section 6, Rattlers, and Thursday singles/doubles, section 2, Flotsam. Well done to all who competed and especially those who won their grand finals.
In the Metro Masters Section 2 Numero Uno won thier heat-delayed final, Section 3 Tigers lost in a close grand final, Section 4 Lions did not make the finals and Section 5 Jaguars lost their semi-final.
Cashless Club We are unable to store cash. Preferred method is EFT. Get your bank to email a notification (not a receipt) when you pay (notifications should not have your full account number, but if unsure, email to yourself first to check.).If you need to pay a membership application in cash call Tony on 0422 887 993.
Lost property - where to find it
We cannot store lost property in the disabled toilet. It is now in the back storage shed. To access it you need to ask a Committee member (see list below).
Your Committee for 2020
Member Protection Policy
As an affiliated member of Tennis Australia we adhere to a code of conduct contained in the policy document known as Member Protection Policy http://www.tennis.com.au/about-tennis-australia/reports-and-policies/policies
Attachment A of this document is Tennis Australia General Code of Conduct. It has 14 points, the first "Respect the rights, dignity and worth of others". Section 8 of the Policy deals with Harassment, Abuse and Discrimination. As a member of the Club you should be aware of and abide by these rules. While the Member Protection Policy has particular emphasis on children we as a Club must adopt a policy as required under the Victorian Child Safety Standards. As a community sports club we adhere to the Victorian Code of Conduct for Community Sport http://sport.vic.gov.au/integrity-in-sport/victorian-code-of-conduct-for-community-sport
Access is by security card. Contact membership secretary Peter McCaw if you have not received instructions on access and use of the clubhouse.
To help pay the cost of electricity we ask members to pay $10 per court hour for court lights. In the absence of a cash box payment can be made in envelopes provided and given to a Committee member, otherwise use EFT with an explanatory email sent with the receipt.
There is a Google Calendar booking system at http://northbalwyntc.org.au/nbtcfiles/courtcalendar.html or email us if you want to book a court under lights.
Members are entitled to bring a non-member as a visitor up to 12 times in a year. The charge for visitors is $5 per visit and the visitor should be signed in by the club member in the visitor's book and the payment made as above. Please gently remind anybody who does not seem to be aware of this rule.
Smoke-free children's recreational areas
The Tobacco Act 1987 prohibits smoking within 10 metres of outdoor public children’s sporting venues during organised sporting events. This includes training or practice sessions to prepare for an organised underage sporting event, and breaks or intervals during the course of the event, training or practice session.