Tennis Seniors 35+ Victoria Round Robin Tournament Sunday August 18
Graded events to encompass all standards 1 pm start. Afternoon tea provided. To enter contact Peter Moran on 0412 171 751
or Dick Bartley 0400 858 396. Entry is $15 (NBTC members $10). Social play will not run on this day.
ERT Senior (Saturday afternoon) Competition, Summer 2019/20 - call for entries
The Saturday afternoon, ERT Senior Summer season commences Saturday October 12, and an entry sheet will be posted at the Club within the next week. Entries will close at the Club at 5pm on Sunday, 25 August. If you wish to play in this competition (you must have current full membership), please enter your name on the sheet as soon as possible, or email to email@example.com. Any queries, please ring Peter Moran on 0412 171 751 (backup Peter McCaw on 0402 085 347). Please note that Peter Moran is now the ERT Senior Convenor.
Annual Subscriptions were due in April. If you haven't paid please pay now!
For membership queries email Peter McCaw on firstname.lastname@example.org
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 2019
Many of you will know club member Paul Bisiani, and have enjoyed his company and food at his Mitcham Thai restaurant. As a supporter and sponsor of our club, Paul is extending an offer to all North Balwyn Tennis Club members: http://northbalwyntc.org.au/nbtcfiles/memberoffer.pdf
LED Court Light Project
Our LED light project completed August 2018 replaced 1000W metal-halide lights on Courts 1-4 with 400W LED Hawk-Eye lights, and new poles and LED lights on Courts 5 & 6. We thank Balwyn Community Bank® Branch of Bendigo Bank for a $5,000 grant towards the total $74,000 cost of the project.
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.