WELCOME TO THE CLIFTON SPRINGS BOWLING CLUB
The Friendly Club Where visitors are always welcome
28 May 2020 SPECIAL BULLETIN
TO ALL MEMBERS
CLIFTON SPRINGS BOWLING CLUB AND
EASING OF COVID-19 RESTRICTIONS IN VICTORIA
CLIFTON SPRINGS BOWLING CLUB AND RE-OPENING FOR PRACTICE/ROLL-UPS
Following the completion of relevant forms to City of Greater Geelong (COGG) and subsequent
approval for Return to Play, we are very pleased to announce that we have arrangements for
some sessions of practice/roll-ups commencing this Saturday 30 May.
This is a trial of the new conditions we are required to implement by Bowls Victoria and we look
forward to everyone’s co-operation and goodwill in having successful sessions.
Details as follows:
Three days per week, commencing Saturday 30 May, then Tuesday 2 June, Thursday 4 June.
Then if all goes well, we’ll continue to do Saturday, Tuesday and Thursday the following week
at this stage.
Sessions times: I hour sessions- 11.00am-12.00pm; 12.30-1.30pm; 2.00pm- 3.00pm
Members are required to make a booking for a one hour session with the following people
between the hours of 4pm-6pm the evening before the next day’s session:
For Saturdays contact Mal Fisk 0420 609 454
For Tuesdays contact Rosemary Sexton 0400 095 910
For Thursdays contact Barry Oswald 0420 921 881
We are required to retain our session booking sheets with details including members name and
phone number in case a COVID-19 issue arises.
If you are unwell or have cold and flu-like symptoms, please do not book in for a session.
Conditions for practice/roll-ups which must be adhered to:
10 members per green, with up to 4 members per rink, 4 rinks per green able to be used
with rinks vacant in between each one.
Members in High Risk Category should strongly consider their individual situation in
deciding whether to participate or not.
Please check in with the relevant contact person when you arrive 5 minutes before your
session. Note: Only the southern asphalt carpark gate will be open for sessions.
Use hand sanitiser upon entry and when you leave.
Mats to be handled by one and the same person at each end. Disposable gloves will be
available for your use.
Jacks to be moved by foot only, no rolling of the jack.
Physical distancing of 1.5 metres must be maintained at all times. No touching of other
members bowls, no high fives, no hand shaking. No gatherings before, after or during your
When your session is completed, you must leave the green, hand sanitise, go to your car
or transport and go home.
Note: Only club members can use the greens for the time being.
There must be no spectators, non-bowling family members etc on the club grounds.
Toilet facilities will only be accessible in an emergency.
Club Bowls will not be made available for practise sessions.
Please note that the availability of some sessions may be subject to change over the next few
weeks. We are about to commence the construction phase of the disability access toilet
facility and depending on builders and council requirements, access to some areas might be
Some of the detail above might seem onerous, but they are what is required of us all in this
stage of easing restrictions and being able to get out on the greens. They are about keeping
our members as safe and healthy as possible, with each of us having a responsibility to
ourselves and each other.
Barry Oswald, President
On behalf of the Board