ClubHub is the central source of information and communications for Wyndham’s Sport & Recreation Club network. Bookmark this page to access all the latest information concerning facility allocations and operations, grants and funding, club development and participation programs.

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FO 20 Season Changeover

The season changeover period is coming up and all summer clubs that do not operate over winter will need to start preparing for the changeover. 

The most important thing related to pavilion changeover is cleaning – it is important to leave the pavilion as you would like to receive it at the start of next season. 

Other aspects of the changeover are; changing over utility accounts, completing an outgoing pavilion condition report, and removing all of your merchandise, equipment and stock for the pavilion.

Please notify your Sport & Recreation Officer once cleaning is complete and an end of season inspection can take place.

FO21 Season Application Paperwork

The Winter 2017 Seasonal Applications are currently open. All clubs wishing to use Wyndham City's facilities during the winter season must complete the below application form and receive approval from Council before accessing these facilities.

These are the applications for all the clubs that are looking for a seasonal application. 

Please note that these applications close on Thursday 2 March 2017.

All relevant applications much include relevant attachments including Certification of Insurance, AGM Minutes, etc. 

Apply here

FO21 Sports Club Survey

In November 2016 Wyndham City requested that clubs conduct a Sports Club Survey. 

This was a valuable tool for helping Council to better understand the relationship between Clubs and Wyndham City and the satisfaction around service and the facilities. 

It was a valuable way to learn where Clubs feel that service improvements can be achieved and to highlight areas that Wyndham City can look at for improvement. 

Wyndham City thanks you for your time and feedback via the survey. 

Click here for some findings and actions for Sport & Recreation.

CI 05 Reserve Working Group Club Support Forum

The RWG Club Support Forum is set for March 22 at the Wyndham Civic Centre. 

This is a great opportunity to network with other clubs, meet the Ward Councillors, Council staff, and learn valuable information about key dates in the year and Council’s strategies and initiatives.

The forum will run from 6pm - 8:15pm. There will be food served from 6pm with formalities starting at 6:30pm. 

Clubs are welcome to bring up to 3 representatives (so that all clubs get a fair chance to speak with Councillors and Council Officers). For catering purposes, please RSVP by COB on Wednesday 15 March.  An agenda will be made available in the coming weeks. RSVP: lewis.tuck@wyndham.vic.gov.au 

Agenda

  • 6pm: Arrival (update Reserve Working Group Action Items)
  • 6:30pm: Councillor Welcome
  • 6:35pm: Operations
  • 6:50pm: Waste Management Project
  • 7pm: Club Development Opportunities (Healthy & Active Expo, etc)
  • 7:15pm: End of formalities / Network
  • 8pm: Close

CI 06 2017 Seniors Festival

An information day for the 2017 Seniors Festival will be held on Thursday 9 March 2017 at 10:30am. 

This is an opportunity to find out more about the festival, to register your interest in having a stall or to see what relevant grants are available. 

For additional information, please click here.

CI07 Soccer initiative

The Point Cook Soccer Club in association with Football Federation Victoria is delivering an All Abilities Program for 2017. 

This is a fantastic initiative and is targeted at youth from 6-15 years with cerebral palsy, an acquired brain injury or stroke. 

Click here for more information. Please feel free to circulate this opportunity for a niche section of the community to your networks. 

Wyndham City wishes the PCSC all the very best with this program in Year 1.

Club Development Notices

CD-37: Anaphylaxis Training

The department of Health and Human Services have put the call out to community groups and sports clubs to be aware of the importance of anaphylaxis training by training staff and committee members at local sports clubs. To help educate members and training staff information and a free e-training course can be found at http://www.sport.vic.gov.au/integrity-in-sport/sport-culture-and-environment/food-safety-and-allergies

CD-38: Wyndham City’s Building Blocks

Wyndham City’s Building Blocks program is back for 2017. This Council ran Community Leadership Program explores what it means to be an effective leader. Drawing on your personal experiences, a range of dynamic guest speakers and a diverse group of peers in the room, you will examine the essentials of community leadership including values and motivation, change, strategy and communication, and the power of networking. Further information can be found at https://www.wyndham.vic.gov.au/services/community-support/building-blocks-community-leadership-program/wyndhams-rural-communities

FO-23: Sport Club Waste Enquiry’s

Sports Clubs are encouraged to contact Councils Waste Services department for any waste enquiries. Waste Services can be contacted at 9742 0765 or by emailing Waste.Inquiry@wyndham.vic.gov.au. Clubs are advised to contact Waste Services immediately if bins have not been collected and emptied.

CD-36 Vic Health Grants – Now Open

Active Club Grants are part of VicHealth’s long-term plan to get more Victorians living healthier and happier lives and are designed to help local sports clubs attract new members, particularly those who aren’t getting the recommended 2.5 hours per week of moderate physical activity.

Closes: Saturday 4 March

Visit VicHealth

CD-32 - parkrun

Looking for a fitness activity to stay active all year round, parkrun offers a free weekly, 5km timed run or walk for all ages and abilities.

You can check out all the information on the club hub information

Click Here

CD-28 Community Grants Information

VicHealth is excited to make it easier for spectators, participants and volunteers to access free drinking water in community sport clubs and facilities.  For questions regarding the program guidelines, click here. Closing: 28 April.  

The Sporting Club Grants provide funding to help clubs and sporting organisations offer more Victorians the opportunity to participate and learn new skills through sport and recreation. Applications close 15 February 2017.
Grants are available across three categories:

  • Uniforms or equipment;
  • Skill development, and
  • Club operational capacity.

The Local Sporting Champions Grants provide financial assistance for junior sportsmen and women towards the cost of travel, accommodation, uniforms or equipment when competing at an official national sporting organisation endorsed state or national sporting competition. Applications close 28 February 2017

Wyndham City has a range of grants and assistance available to sporting groups and individuals with Wyndham. Applications for Councils grants programs in 2016/2017 are currently open. The Community Grants Program aims to encourage the delivery of innovative and quality programs or events that significantly benefit Wyndham residents.

The following Grants are available:

Neighbourhood Grants:

Now open. Closes 31 December 2016. For more information, click here

Community Pathway Scholarship Grants:

Now open. Closes 31 December 2016. For more information, click here

Identity, Inclusion and Connection Grants:

Now open. Closed 20 January 2017. For more information, click here

Community Strengthening Grants:

Now open. Closes 3 March 2017. For more information, click here

Community Environment Grants

Now open. Close 3 March 2017. For more information, click here

Community Health Grants

Now open. Close 3 March 2017. For more information, click here

Community Strengthening Grants

Now open. Close 3 March 2017. For more information, click here

CD-34 Invitation for sporting clubs in the Wyndham area

Red Cross Community Conversations

In Search of Safety is a community education program developed by the Red Cross Migration Support Program to help improved public understandings of asylum seekers and help dispel the many myths and misunderstandings surrounding migration. Open to sporting clubs, organisations and community groups, these community conversations give participants a valuable opportunity to hear real-life stories from people with direct and first-hand experience of seeking asylum in Australia.

In line with the fundamental principles of Red Cross, the information provided in these talks is neutral and unbiased. This way, participants can make their own conclusions about the circumstances asylum seekers have come from and the situations they now face in Australia.

From small and informal gatherings to large forums and conferences, these talks can be customised to any size, for any group and to any particular area of interest. These talks are run by Red Cross staff and volunteers and are free of charge.

Book now for 2017! Simply call 8354 4878 or email vicinsearchofsafety@redcross.org.au.

Have you experienced life as an asylum seeker yourself? If you have, and would like to share your experiences, join us as an In Search of Safety guest speaker. Please contact 8354 4878 or email vicinsearchofsafety@redcross.org.au for a confidential discussion and find out how you can improve awareness of asylum in Australia.

CD-35 - What’s on the Calendar

Do you have an upcoming event or activity that you would like to promote? Complete the Online Event Submission Form!

Details to provide are:

  • Event name
  • Summary of event
  • Full description (provide as much detail as possible so people to the site know exactly what your activity/event is)
  • Image to promote you event/activity
  • Date and times for the event
  • Venue/location
  • Event type/age group intended
  • Booking and contact details
  • Any costs to attend the event

Events and activities may also appear on our Experience Wyndham Facebook page which has now over to 9000 likes.

CD-25 Good Sports Program

The Good Sports program is the largest health initiative in Australian sport with over 6,500 clubs Australia wide partaking in the three-step accreditation process. The program and accreditation process is a simple but effective way in improving how alcohol is managed at sporting clubs in the local community. Good Sports are also encouraging clubs to implement an illegal drugs policy, if you would like a copy of the club guide to developing an illegal drug policy, please contact your Sport & Recreation Officer.

For more information about the program please visit the Good Sports website: http://goodsports.com.au

If clubs are interested in hosting a Club Liquor Licensing Seminar (CLLS) for $330.00 or a Responsible Serving of Alcohol (RSA) course for $770.00, please contact Good Sports Bill Karametos Victoria Regional Manager – Good Sports on 03 9611 6103. The CLLS assists sporting organisations and their members to understand their legal responsibilities regarding the sale and consumption of alcohol at their club. The RSA course ensures that servers and sellers of alcohol prevent intoxication, drunk driving and underage drinking (course limited to 30 people). 

Facility Operations Notices

FO-18 2017 Winter Pre-season Training Form

Seasonal usage commences on 1 April 2017.

Any use of sports grounds for pre-season training must be approved by Council by submitting this form and receiving a letter of confirmation.

FO-11 Incident Reporting Protocols for Users of Pavilions

Your club is responsible for reporting all break-ins, damage or building security breaches to Council’s property, to ensure the continued security and maintenance of Council’s Assets are maintained. If a break in occurs please contact council on 9742 0777 immediately.

It is the responsibility of the User to ensure that its members are familiar with the reporting requirements.

A Council Officer will attend the site whether during business hours or out of business hours to assess the damage and arrange repairs.

FO-10 Requesting Car Park Lighting Maintenance

Has your club recently noticed lights not working in the car park?

Wyndham City Council’s Asset Management Team has put the call out to Wyndham’s Sports and Recreational clubs to nominate reserves where lights have been noted as not working. 

Please contact your relevant Sport and Recreation Officer on 9742 0777 to lodge any maintenance item requests related to car park lighting.

Community Information

CI-06 Wyndham Rotary – Fun Run

Take the First Steps to the Manor Lakes, Wyndham Rotary Fun Run/Walk that will be held on March 5th, 2017.

Run, 5km or 10km or Walk 4km or 8km around the scenic Werribee River in Werribee. The course is ideal for first time runners, avid walkers or experienced runners seeking a new challenge!

This year we are introducing some events for the youngsters; a 1500m run for under 10 and a 400m for under 6.

Have a great time participating in a fun community event, while raising vital funds for the Werribee Mercy Hospital.

You can enter as an individual, with friends and family or perhaps enter a corporate team.

It promises to be a fun filled day with something for everyone including giveaways, special guests and lots more!

Visit Wyndham Rotary - Fun Run

CI-01 Reserve Development Projects

Check out the reserve development projects that is currently taking shape in Wyndham

The Recreation Department are currently working on a number of reserve development projects including:

  • Mainview Boulevard Reserve
  • Williams Landing Boulevard Reserve
  • Mossfiel Reserve redevelopment
  • Lawrie Emmins Motocross Track

To find out more about the status of these developments, please click here

The Recreation Team

Cam Atkins (Team Leader – Leisure Development)
Phone: 9742 0947
Email: campbell.atkins@wyndham.vic.gov.au
Lewis Tuck - Sport & Recreation Officer (West)
Phone: 9742 0840
Email: lewis.tuck@wyndham.vic.gov.au
Cameron Andison - Sport & Recreation Officer (East)
Phone: 8734 5402
Email: cameron.andison@wyndham.vic.gov.au
Simon Crawford - Leisure Projects Officer
Phone: 8734 5488 (ext.2080)
Email: simon.crawford@wyndham.vic.gov.au

 

 

 

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