COVID SAFETY

Updated 4 August 2021. Subject to further changes.

This page provides the requirements and guidelines for the Fairfield Bowling Club to operate for members and guests during the staged restrictions applicable to clubs in Metropolitan Melbourne and for the safety and wellbeing of its members and guests.

At this time

The Club is closed to all members and guests for the duration of the present circuit breaker lockdown, excluding those required to attend the property to perform periodic and urgent maintenance.

  • All persons attending the club for any periods of time are required to sign-in to the onsite contact tracing system. Records will be maintained by Victorian DHHS

When Re-Opening

Subject to any requirements of the Victorian DHHS, the following will apply when the Club is able to re-open:

  • All persons attending the club for periods of 15 minutes or more are required to sign-in to the onsite contact tracing system. Records will be maintained by Victorian DHHS
  • Persons attending the club for the purpose of pennant matches and where their participation is recorded within the Bowlslink system, will be exempt from the above
  • All persons are to apply sanitiser to their hands on arrival
  • The number of persons permitted in any area at any time will be to the following limits:
    – Outdoors – 80
    – Main Hall (with curtain open, therefore including the lounge area) – 80
    – Main Hall (with curtain closed) – 70
    – Lounge Area (with curtain closed) – 8
    – Kitchen – 4
    – Locker Room – 8
    – Male Toilet, including connected Storage Room – 6
    – Female Toilet – 4
    – Bar – 2
    – Bowls Storage Room – 2
  • Foot-traffic will be restricted to a single-direction through the veranda areas and the clubhouse will be used to facilitate this; All persons are to follow the signage/markings provided within these areas; Persons are requested to avoid creating bottlenecks within these areas and must follow any directions to move on issued by the appointed Covid Marshall
  • The cutlery, crockery and containers provided within the kitchen may be used, with appropriate hygiene, cleaning and sanitation processes in place
  • [Excluding pennant and organised matches] Smoking will be confined to the locations as pre-COVID restrictions
  • [Pennant and organised matches] Smoking will be confined to the spaces adjacent to the four corners of the green and not within any designated walkway

This policy was created 29 March 2020. This policy has been updated 24 October, 28 October, 13 November, 28 November, 4 December, 8 December, 5 March, 4 August