New Patrol Season starts September 18

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Dear Members

The first patrol of the season kicks off on Saturday 18th September for our 115th season at North Steyne.

Jack Watt, Club Captain held a Q&A session on Monday night which enabled a clearer understanding of what is expected from Patrol Captains and their volunteer lifesavers over the upcoming weekends.

Please review the summary below:

  • North Steyne SLSC will be operating as per the Patrol Roster. A maximum of six (6) qualified members will be required for each Patrol duty. Please do not turn up voluntarily, all positions must be pre-organised.
  • The clubhouse will remain closed until further notice, however, during Patrol duty, patrol members will be able to access the facilities for showering and toilet use, and in the case of wet weather and/or emergencies. Every patrolling member will need to register via the QR code upon entry and exit and practise safe hygiene protocol.
  • All patrolling members are encouraged to renew their membership fees before their first patrol duty.
  • Patrol members under the age of 16 years are not permitted to patrol until further notice.
  • Any member who does not want to patrol in this current environment will be excused. Please notify your PC to advise them of this choice.
  • Face Masks are mandatory at all times on patrol, with the exception of aquatic activities such as IRB operations.
  • Patrolling members who live in an LGA of concern may need to apply for a travel permit from Service NSW , Check your address here.
  • Patrolling members must complete their Skills Maintenance Course online. Dates for the practical components will be advised asap.

We thank you for your patience and understanding during this trying period, please keep an eye on your emails and social communications for further updates.

We urge you to please reach out to your PC if you have any questions , if they are unable to answer directly, they will escalate to Jack and other Directors if need be. Your safety and wellbeing is paramount and remember no question is a silly question!!

Looking forward to seeing the flags go up on our mighty beach!