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TENNIS VICTORIA UPDATE: Friday 19 November 2021

Victoria has reached the 90% double dose milestone! Thank you to the tennis community that have played their part to help reach this milestone.

The Directions from State Government are available on the Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) website. Tennis Victoria's interpretation of the many Directions for tennis are below.

PREMISES / VENUES / TENNIS CLUBS

  • Unstaffed outdoor tennis court venues can open for everyone:
    • Vaccination status is not required to be confirmed
    • Venues should ensure that there is appropriate signage for patrons to check-in
    • A COVID Check-in Marshal is not required
  • Staffed venues including indoor centres, or staffed outdoor courts, if they are only open for community sport activity:
    • Vaccination status is not required to be confirmed
    • Venues should ensure that there is appropriate signage for patrons to check-in
    • A COVID Check-in Marshal is required to confirm people check-in only, however they do not need to check vaccination status
  • If you are opening any premises (indoor – including clubhouses – or outdoor) for purposes other than community sport activities such as food and beverage, retail, events or social functions, gym and club committee meetings:
    • All patrons will need to be fully vaccinated
    • A COVID Check-in Marshal must verify vaccination status.
  • Toilets can be open for everyone.
  • Spectators are permitted.
  • Shared equipment must be cleaned between users.
  • At their discretion, some clubs may wish to introduce measures beyond the above guidelines. Tennis Victoria recognises and supports the ability of clubs to do so.
  • All venues / clubs should maintain up to date and accessible COVIDSafe plans.

PLAYERS / PARTICIPANTS / SPECTATORS

  • Where vaccination status requirements apply, these relate to individuals aged 12 years and 2 months and over.
  • Everyone attending a tennis club must continue to check-in.
  • Shared equipment must be cleaned between users.
  • Players are encouraged to practice the COVIDSafe principles including maintaining full vaccination status.

IMPORTANT NOTE:

Is your membership at Somers Tennis Club up to date for the 2021/22 financial year? If not, you will be required to pay the non-member court hire fee of $15/court per hour, or $5/person if accompanied by a current financial member. Please renew your membership as soon as possible if you have not already done so.

Please stay safe and we will keep you informed of the latest recommendations and guidance as any further updates come to hand.

If you have any concerns or questions, please contact Charlie Alsop on 0400 294 393, or Louise Adams on 0402 154 952.

Contact

Somers Tennis Club Inc
RW Stone Reserve
68 Camp Hill Road (PO Box 319)
Somers  VIC  3927
P:  0402 154 952

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