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Toni Read

Dear Members, The 2019/2020 Annual General Meeting for BSC will be conducted via Zoom on Monday 31st August 2020. More information will follow, but please save the date. If you have not yet signed up to TeamApp, please do so as that will be our main avenue for communication in 2020/21 and beyond.

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Dear Members, Swimming Victoria on Wednesday evening hosted a webinar about Returning to Competition. This included them publishing the 2020/21 Calendar of events. The links to both the Return to competition plan and the competition calendar can be found below. Event programs for short course competitions will be reviewed at the August meeting following the next Victorian Government advice at the conclusion of the State of Emergency (August 16th) The Swimming Victoria Committee will continue to re-evaluate the calendar and ensure it provides a meaningful and logical return to competition...

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A notice from Swimming Victoria on membership: 2020/21 Season Memberships Reminder - Early Bird Membership Offer expires in 2 weeks! Now that we are into the 20/21 Season, all memberships from the 19/20 season have expired. This means that any members who have not renewed their membership for the 20/21 Season are no longer covered by insurance in the pool and/or while doing dryland or online programs. All Clubs are now encouraged to contact members to remind them that their memberships are now due and payable. With the SV Early...

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A reminder to all of our members that Bayside Swimming Club is offering Dryland sessions during lockdown. Swim Strong Performance will be delivering these sessions via Zoom. Current members only, registration required. Let's stay strong and active even in Isolation.

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In line with today's press conference Swimming Victoria will suspend all swimming training and competition from midnight Wednesday 8 July for metropolitan Melbourne and Mitchell Shire. Premier Daniel Andrews has stated community sport has been suspended for the next 6 weeks. SV will make subsequent announcements regarding the 2020 season in the coming days. The health and safety of our members is the primary concern. SV would like to remind all members of the swimming community to stay healthy and safe in these unprecedented times. Updates from the DHS will...

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While this shouldn't impact our Bayside swimmers, please read the following and ensure that you're following all protocols and restrictions for the safety of everyone. ------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------- Following Victorian Premier Daniel Andrews’ announcements yesterday afternoon on the lockdown of COVID-19 hotspots, Swimming Victoria have worked through how this affects the current return to swimming process. Stage three restrictions have gone into effect in 10 postcode areas on 11.59 PM on Wednesday, 1 July 2020 and remain in place through to Wednesday, 29 July 2020. Swimming Victoria reiterates that as per the...

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SV Competitions: Competitions Update (30-06-2020) Due to the current situation our sport and wider swimming community are facing in response to COVID-19, Swimming Victoria has made the decision to postpone the commencement of the 2020/21 Competition season. All short course competitions scheduled to begin in August will now begin in November 2020. Further details on specific competition dates will be communicated to all members in the coming weeks.

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Just addressing some general communication from people about swimming restarting. We're all super excited to be back today and it's wonderful to see the kid's happy faces at the pool. I just want to remind people though that we're one of the very few clubs in Australia to be back in the pool. That's a reminder that what we have as part of Bayside Swimming Club is special and is a luxury at this stage. Here at Bayside Swimming Club we're working hand in hand with some top-end coaches from...

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Good Morning Everyone, It’s with great excitement that we let you know, that training will commence on TUESDAY JUNE 2nd Bayside Swimming Club has been working feverishly in the background on a fair and equitable solution to getting our swimmers back in the water ASAP. Thank you to everyone for all their work behind the scenes. There have been mountains of paper work required by the Australia Government in order for us to be able to start in a safe environment for all. Bayside Swimming Club are one of the...

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Dear Bayside Swimming Club Members, Following the easing of the Stage 3 restrictions relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Swimming Australia has mandated a number of steps be undertaken by each Swimming Club prior to return to training. As a club, Bayside Swimming Club is working very hard to ensure that we take all necessary steps to protect both our members and the public at large. As per our President's -Belinda Wilson- news feed from Tuesday evening, we are currently working to get some sessions underway in the pool. In...