Covid-19 Updates - Bronte SLSC Current Restrictions

We look forward to seeing you all back at Bronte.
In the meantime, stay safe and keep checking back here for the latest Covid-19 updates that relate to Bronte SLSC access, activities and operations.

Due to the current COVID-19 pandemic the Bronte Surf Life Saving Club has needed to modify patrol and club activities.  The below table is a summary of the current club activities and access as of 26 August 2021.  This information is subject to change so please check back regularly. 

When carrying out any Club activity, all NSW Public Health Orders must be adhered to.

You must NOT attend any Bronte SLSC in-person activity if you are unwell, are a close contact of a Covid case, are required to get a Covid test, or are required to quarantine.

Can Bronte SLSC members undertake these activities?
Patrol
Attend Patrol
  • The patrolling season starts on 18 September 2021.
  • The Club is required to provide a reduced patrol service (limited numbers). Reduced patrols can only be made up of members who do not live in a NSW Government identified Area of Concern.
  • When patrol members are not in the water, or strenuously exercising, they will be required to wear masks. 
  • Patrol members must sign in using the QR code.
  • Vaccination is mandatory for all patrolling members (see policy here).
  • Members will not be required to patrol if they do not feel safe.
  • SRCs will not be required to patrol.
  • Patrol Captains will be in contact directly with their patrol members in mid-September.
Attend the club to prepare equipment for patrol season (equipment inspections)Relevant members have been advised
Skills MaintenanceCurrently online component only – to be reviewed 1 October
Nippers / SRC
Register for NippersOn hold – to be reviewed 1 October
Accepting expressions of interest for new members
Nippers Proficiency SwimOn hold to be reviewed 1 October
Age Managers and Officials CoursesOnline component available via eLearning in the SLSA Members Portal
SRC CourseOn hold to be reviewed 1 October
Education
Bronze Medallion TrainingOn hold – Please register interest & you will be informed when courses resume
Advanced Awards TrainingFace-to-face on hold. Online components available for some awards. Please register interest
Club Facilities
Attend the club for training, paddling, surf sports or the gymNo - reviewed on an ongoing basis in line with changes to NSW Public Health Orders and SLS NSW requirements
Attend the club for social/ recreational activityNo - reviewed on an ongoing basis in line with changes to NSW Public Health Orders and SLS NSW requirements
Access club to use equipmentNo - reviewed on an ongoing basis in line with changes to NSW Public Health Orders and SLS NSW requirements
CompetitionNo - reviewed on an ongoing basis in line with changes to NSW Public Health Orders and SLS NSW requirements

If the information you seek is not provided on the above table, please see the relevant sections on the Club website or contact the relevant person below:

Club Matters: management@brontesurfclub.com.au

Membership: office@brontesurfclub.com.au

Lifesaving: lifesaving@brontesurfclub.com.au or clubcaptain@brontesurfclub.com.au

Education: education@brontesurfclub.com.au or CTO@brontesurfclub.com.au

Nippers: nippers@brontesurfclub.com.au

Cadets: cadets@brontesurfclub.com.au

IRB: irb@brontesurfclub.com.au

Functions: functions@brontesurfclub.com.au

We are committed to the health and well-being of all our members, and to resuming our club activities as soon as it is safe to do so. Please reach out if you need to, stay in touch with your Bronte friends, and we look forward to welcoming you back to the club soon.