Bayview Tennis Club

COVID UPDATE 15 DECEMBER 2021

As per the NSW government’s roadmap for opening up the State, tennis at Bayview will return to normal conditions for hiring and member play as from  15th December, 2021.    From this date members will no longer be restricted on how long they can play for during member social time, and member bookings of courts during these hours will not be necessary, or available.   For member times, our rules for social play will be reinstated.

 

The clubhouse will be cleaned and opened from 15th December and under the new government guidelines there are no restrictions on numbers nor social distancing requirements, and people attending the courts do not need to sign in using the QR code. The committee does, however, encourage you to continue to maintain safe and hygienic practices at the club and on the courts.

 

NOVEMBER 08, 2021 – COVID RESTRICTIONS

Government Covid restrictions have been greatly eased in NSW for fully vaccinated people as at 8 November.  Community sports, including matches, competitions and training, can now take place for all fully vaccinated staff, spectators and participants and there is no limit to the number of people for outdoor gatherings or recreation, such as a picnic.   

However, despite the easing of restrictions COVID Safe Check-in through the QR code and vaccination evidence is still required for all players who wish to play doubles or in larger groups.   At this point in time the club remains accountable and  responsible for ensuring these conditions are adhered to.

In order to monitor the vaccination status of those players attending our courts we will continue with the online booking system for members and hirers until such time as the government removes restrictions for all.   

At this point in time the clubhouse remains closed and those wishing to play social tennis must make a booking. 

Unvaccinated players, or members who have not supplied their certificates to the club, remain limited to singles play only until 15th December, or whenever NSW reaches 95% vaccination rate as per the government directives.

 

OCTOBER 18, 2021 – COVID UPDATE

Dear NSW tennis community

Tennis NSW is pleased to announce further easing of restrictions that have come into effect as at Monday 18 October 2021. 

Tennis activities can now take place for larger groups of players and the following changes are now in effect:

  • Any other outdoor gathering is permitted to have up to 50 people. Tennis NSW understands that this will allow those members who are conducting local competition to increase participation. Note that a COVID-19 Safety Plan is not required for this type of gathering.
  • The clause that limited sport and exercise in groups of 20 people has now been removed.
  • A COVID-19 safe outdoor public gathering is permitted to have up to 200 people. Note that a COVID-19 Safety Plan for Outdoor Events is mandatory for gatherings of this type. 

If you are considering holding a COVID-19 safe outdoor public gathering, you should note that there are several obligations on those responsible for those events, including:

  • Having a COVID-19 Safety Plan in place
  • Ensuring compliance with the plan
  • Making the plan available to a police officer or other authorised person on request
  • A copy of the plan must be kept at the venue

The operator or venue of a COVID-19 Safety Plan is under a positive obligation to ensure that no unvaccinated adults attend the event. Tennis NSW strongly recommends that any member considering operating such a gathering has sufficient systems to support the checking and recording of the vaccination status of every person that attends the event. For more information on what is required, head to the Outdoor events page on the NSW Health website.

A reminder that every person aged 16 years or older must be fully vaccinated to participate in any tennis activities, in groups of 3 to 200 people. Unvaccinated children aged 15 and under may participate in outdoor public gatherings for sport and exercise and count towards the total number of people.

Please also note that travel restrictions remain in place between Greater Sydney and regional NSW until 1 November 2021.  The Office of Sport has advised in respect of regional travel:

  • Travel between Greater Sydney (including the Blue Mountains, Wollongong, Shellharbour and the Central Coast LGAs) and Regional NSW will not be permitted until 1 November.
  • Greater Sydney residents can travel anywhere within Greater Sydney (including Central Coast, Wollongong and Shellharbour local government areas), but cannot enter regional NSW.
  • Residents in regional NSW are allowed to travel, but can’t enter Greater Sydney.
  • Travel between Greater Sydney and the regions is allowed for work, medical and compassionate grounds.
  • You can’t travel between Greater Sydney and regional NSW for holidays, recreation or exercise, even if it’s just a day trip.

These changes have been reflected in our Return to Tennis Guide and FAQs.

A reminder as per our previous advice that the requirement to be fully vaccinated includes that a person should have evidence of two doses of a certified COVID-19 vaccine, or have a medical exemption issued to them either through a certificate or recorded on the Australian Immunisation Register. 

The NSW Office of Sport advised over the weekend that should an organisation wish to apply to NSW Health to receive an exemption enabling their organisation to host a gathering in excess of the above numbers, this can be accessed through the NSW Health website here.

If you have any COVID-19 related enquiries please contact [email protected] with the subject line COVID Enquiry.

Thank you
Tennis NSW

OCTOBER 08, 2021 – AGM POSTPONED

The Bayview Tennis Club AGM has been postponed until Sunday February 06, at 11:00 am due to the current Covid lockdown and associated government restrictions.  Nominations are now due by noon, Sunday January 30.
Please see the committee membership nomination form.

2022 NOMINATION FORM for February 6th AGM

SEPTEMBER 23, 2021 – CONDITIONS FOR DOUBLES PLAY

Please click on Notice Board for details on conditions for playing doubles.
Notice Board

JULY 15, 2021 – AGM POSTPONED

The Bayview Tennis Club AGM has been postponed until Sunday October 31, at 11:00 am due to the current Covid lockdown and associated government restrictions.  Nominations are now due by noon, Sunday October 24.

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Welcome to the Website of Bayview Tennis Club Inc. located overlooking beautiful Pittwater on the Northern Beaches of Sydney.
We have two courts and a modern clubhouse with kitchen facilities that boast a huge deck looking out over picturesque Pittwater.

We have teams participating in the Northern Beaches competitions covering Ladies, Mens and Mixed at grades from beginner to highly competent.

Bayview is a club that prides itself on social as well as tennis activities,  with a committee dedicated to delivering a number of events in which members can participate and enjoy.


Please browse our website, and contact the secretary for membership.

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