May 6th, 2021: New COVID requirements have made it necessary for the following changes
Activities that have been cancelled
Friday 7th May: Discussion Group, Zumba
Saturday 8th May: Saturday Dance – Gliders
Friday Bytes will be via Zoom
For all other activities for the next 3 days mask wearing is compulsory
April 12th, 2021: Read Edition 23 of Little Senior Moments in Digital Talk where Betty tells us that this is the last edition of Little Senior Moments. The good news is that we can look forward to once again catching up with all the club’s news in Happy Talk & Senior Moments in the not too distant future.
March 29th, 2021: Check out the latest Little Senior Moments Ed 22 by going to the Digital Talk page.
March 24th, 2021: Reminding all our members that Long Jetty Over 50’s Club is holding the 2021 AGM tomorrow, Thurs 25th March at 1:00pm, with the doors being locked at 1:00pm. For the AGM to take place we need 10% of our current members to attend, so will you be there?
March 19th, 2021:
Long Jetty Over 50’s Club for Leisure & Learning Inc
Commencing at 1:00pm
Doors locked at 1:00pm
There are Committee of Management positions for which there are no nominations. These are Jnr Vice President, Secretary & Assistant Treasurer. If you are interested in volunteering for any of these positions then please have a chat with one of our committee members. For more information, contact details on Contact Us page.
March 13th, 2021: It is now 4 weeks since LJ/50s reopened the doors to 2021. We continue to welcome the activities that are finally able to restart in a COVID safe way, so welcome back Wednesday Bowls, RummyKub & Wed MS Office computer class. Our entrance foyer once again is the hub of the club with entry through the automatic door & arriving with our new green, barcoded cards in our hands to swipe on entry is starting to become a habit but maybe still a challenge for some of us. Our checkin system is still a “work in progress” but steps are being taken all the time working towards the final plan.
Our AGM is fast approaching on Thursday, 25th March, 2021 at 1:00pm. Nomination envelopes were opened on Wednesday according to our Constitution & we have 3 positions for which there were no nominations. These are Jnr Vice President, Secretary & Assistant Treasurer. Please have a chat to a committee member or enquire at the reception desk if you would like any more information.
We are still required to maintain a COVID Safe environment in our club so please continue to remember to stay home with any flulike symptoms, sanitize your hands when you enter your activity area, stay 1.5m apart where possible & wear a mask when required.
February 27th, 2021: It has been 50 weeks since we have been able to enter our club through the automatic front door. So on Monday, 1st March it will be a challenge for many of us to take the other path as we have been entering through the back door for so long. The other challenge is to have our new green membership cards ready to scan them on entry.
Check out the Activity Program page because some activities are recommencing & there is another Little Senior Moments on the Digital Talk page.
Please remember to:-
- Stay home if you have flu-like symptoms
- Sanitize your hands when you reach your activity area
- Stay 1.5m apart where possible & wear masks when required
February 19th, 2021: It is wonderful to be able to say that Long Jetty Over 50’s Club has finally been able to re-open our doors for 2021 & that there has been a lot of smiles as everyone has been able to gather once again for their favourite activities. Patience has been needed as we are issuing & testing our new membership cards but long awaited changes will be able to happen soon. Check out Betty’s latest Little Senior Moments Ed 19 on the Digital Talk Page
Remember to stay COVID Safe everyone.
February, 12th, 2021: On Monday, 15th Feb LJ/50s Club will finally reopen our doors. The NSW requirement that tracking records are in an electronic format means that the Committee made the decision to introduce barcoded membership cards. We are now able to start the distribution of these cards. When the trial of the new system is over, then we expect to be in a position to slowly start to increase activities & sizes. Until then you will still need to book into your activity, as before, by phoning the club on 4332 5522 & leaving a message if necessary.
To read more about how to pick up your new card check out Digital Talk
February 2nd, 2021: When Long Jetty Over 50’s Club re-opens the doors, on Monday 15th February, we will be doing so basically as we closed ie with entry via back door, numbers still restricted making it necessary for you to have pre-booked by phoning the club, contact details being collected, 1.5m separation from the person next to you, and hand sanitization on entry, & when necessary, while in the club.
January 28th, 2021: Long Jetty Over 50’s Club will re-open on 15th February, 2021. The Committee will be meeting again on Monday, 1st February to finalise details of a new COVID Safety Plan that, we hope, will enable our club to operate throughout the COVID-19 pandemic with the resources that we have available. We are not in a position yet to implement most of these changes by 15th February, so until we are able to do so, we will be following the same practices as we were when we closed.
The COVID Safety in Action @ LJ/50s & Activity Program Pages will be updated as details are finalised.
January 5th, 2021
Check out the Digital Talk page to read Betty’s latest blog in Little Senior Moments. Thank you Betty for keeping us amused & informed.
You will find the recent changes to our COVID Safety Plan in relation to Record Keeping on the COVID Safety in ACTION @ LJ/50s Page.
The date for our 2021 AGM has been tentatively changed to Thursday, 25th March, 2021 at 1:00pm
Long Jetty Over 50’s Club will not reopen on
Monday, 11th January, 2021 as previously planned.
The new reopening date is still to be decided.
January 4th, 2021: Due to the recent changes in the requirements to operate our club in a COVID Safe way, the Committee of Management this morning decided to delay the reopening of our club to a date to be decided.
This is because of the new NSW requirements for Record Keeping. We are working on identifying & then implementing a system that can do this for us.
Long Jetty Over 50’s Club is now closed for the holiday season, reopening our doors on Monday, 11th January, 2021
Long Jetty Over 50’s Club is STAYING OPEN
November 14th: Operating our club in a COVID Safe way still means we have to continue to limit activities & numbers & has changed the way we do some things. It is our volunteers, who generously donate their time, that enables our members to enjoy their chosen activities & it is so good to see the smiling faces as we settle into this new way of living.
2021 membership is now open
New Members: $5.50
2020 members: No Charge
We will close for our Christmas break from
Friday, 11th December, 2020 to Monday, 11th January, 2021
Our 2021 AGM will be at the club on
Thursday, 25th February, 2021 commencing at 1:00pm
November 3rd: We are now 1 week into our Staying Open Phase. We are doing what we can to keep our Members & Volunteers “COVID Safe” for as long as it takes. To make our rosters appear more healthy than what they are at the moment we need more COVID Marshalls, Duty Officers & Kitchen Assistants. So if you are in a position to do something extra to help us achieve this, please enquire about our training sessions by ringing the Duty Desk on 4332 5522. Little Senior Moments Ed 14 2.11.20 is now on the Digital Talk Page & up until 12 o’clock on Wed 4th Nov you can still book into our new iPhone/iPad course.
October 26th: Our three week trial re-opening is now over & we are ready to move onto the next stage, learning to adapt to the way our club operates in a COVID Safe way. Check out the new COVID Safety in Action @ L/50s Page which lets our Members know how our COVID Safety Plan is being implemented. In Betty’s Special Edition of Little Senior Moments you will read about the need we have for volunteers & of a new activity that is being planned. Check out our Activities Program or you can go to the Activities Page for more details.
October 20th: Yesterday the Committee of Management held it’s very important meeting & made the decision to stay open after the current trial period ends on Friday 23rd Oct. Depending on the availability of volunteers to become COVID Marshalls, to man our Duty Desk & to work in our kitchen we will open next Monday with the aim to increase activity numbers where space permits, offer the chance for a few other activities to start again & to increase services when possible.
Reopening of Long Jetty Over 50’s Club
October 7th: The Club reopened yesterday after a closure of nearly 7 months. How our club operates is limited by the fact that the Committee of Management is committed to making sure that the principles of our COVID Safety Plan, which is based on Social Distancing, Hygiene & Cleaning, Record Keeping & Wellness of all people entering the facility, is practiced at all times while the club is open. Please help to put a smile on our COVID Marshall’s faces while they are doing their best to keep us all safe from this vicious virus that has changed the way that we have to live our lives both now & for an unknown time into our future.
For more detail, the activity program & “Our Information for Members” go to Reopening Talk
Temporary Closure of Long Jetty Over 50s Club
September 2nd: The Committee of Management has released plans for reopening for a trial period 6th-23rd October, 2020. For details go to Reopening Talk as above.
August 25th: The Committee of Management continues to meet regularly to work through the difficult process of planning a successful re-opening of our club on Tuesday, 6th October. So please be patient as we work through this challenge to keep you, the person next to you & our facility COVIDSafe.
August 11th: Long Jetty Over 50s Club is now a registered COVID Safe Business & the Committee of Management is now concentrating on developing a plan that will enable us to implement COVID Safe principles with the resources that we have.
June 15th: The Committee of Management had a General Meeting today. Once again the question of re-opening was discussed. The necessity of social distancing & considering the fact that the majority of our volunteers & members are an “at risk” group, the decision on when to re-open was again deferred until their meeting on 31st August, 2020.
May 20th: The Committee of Management of Long Jetty Over 50s Club for Leisure & Learning Inc will meet on Monday, 31st August, 2020 to discuss re-opening. It will take into consideration Central Coast Council Guidelines & how to safely re-open our club for all our members before a decision is made on a re-opening date.
March 25th: The situation with COVID-19 continues to develop therefore it is extremely unlikely that the Club will reopen on April 20th as planned. It is impossible to predict a reopening date at the moment & the Committee of Management will be guided by advice received from Central Coast Council.
All our activities are therefore suspended & the premises closed to all users.
March 17th: Due to the current situation with COVID-19 and the need to protect our volunteers and members the Committee of Management made the decision to close the club from Wednesday, 18th March. At the moment the plan is to reopen on Monday, 20th April 2020.