Welcome to Week 6
Welcome to week 6 of the 2020-2021 season at Mornington Little Athletics Centre (MLAC).
This week is our Final program for 2020 and we are holding our Combined Event program which consist of 5 events with points allocated for each place in each event. Final results will be collated after the Xmas break and Trophies/Medals will be presented in late Jan 2021.
Our parent duties for this Saturday 19th Dec 2020 are as follows:
Set up duties (arrive 7:30am) – Child surname A to C
Pack up duties (from 12:00pm) – Child surname S to Z
A friendly reminder to parents to make sure you register your attendance with our Covid Register at the start of the day. Make sure you 'Like' and follow us on Facebook to keep up to date with the latest news.
On behalf of the MLAC committee, we wish all our families a very Merry Christmas and a safe Happy New Year and we look forward to welcoming everyone back on 2nd Jan 2021.
A reminder to all families that Coles Patches are a compulsory part of the MLAC Uniform and must be sewn to the Uniform above the Little Aths Logo. Coles are a major sponsor of Little Aths across Australia and provide funding, support and of course those bananas our kids enjoy every Saturday.
We appreciate your support in ensuring your uniform complies with our sponsor requirements. If you need a new Coles patch, please come and see us in the office to collect one.
Last Saturday we had an another 2 Club Records broken.
Under 14 Girls Geena Davy broke the 70m record for second week in a row with a time of 9.47 seconds.
Under 14 Girls Geena Davy broke her own Long Jump record with an incredible jump of 5.44 metres.
A massive congratulations goes to Geena for her achievements.
Second Hand Shoes
We have a range of second hand running shoes including waffles and spikes that have been kindly donated by MLAC Families. Prices are $20 for a pair. Please come and visit us in the office if you would like to view and try or buy a pair. If you have a pair of shoes to donate, this is greatly appreciated.
With the recent further easing of Covid restrictions by the State Government, LAVic has advised on new updated protocols for operations. As such, all Age Groups will be returning to our usual single session commencing at 9.00am.
All Age Groups - U6 to U16
Start 09:00am until 12:00pm
Parents, please arrive 15 minutes before the scheduled start to allow time for the Covid Attendance register, collect your bib and sign in with your Age Group Manager.
The Program 6 Event schedule for this Saturday is available on the Website.
Expression of Interest - MLAC BBQ Manager
We are seeking a dedicated person for the Role of MLAC BBQ Manager. This is a paid position and will involve the following duties:
Assist with BBQ Set up from 08.00am
BBQ Preparation and Cooking
Sales of BBQ items and refreshments
Assist BBQ pack up from 12.00pm
If you are interested in this role or know someone who would be ideal, please get in touch with our MLAC committee via firstname.lastname@example.org.
Updated Covid Protocols
In order to comply with Government and LAVic operating protocols, Mornington Little Athletics Centre (MLAC) will be operating under a different set of rules from previous seasons. As part of our Covid Safe Plan, we will require all families to register their attendance using our online Covid Attendance register
for each session. We also have a QR Code that can be used to access the online web form.
All parents, volunteers and athletes should maintain social distance of at least 1.5 metres except during events.
Face masks should be carried by officials, parents, volunteers and athletes over 12 years and worn only if you cannot maintain a social distance within your group.
There is a maximum group size of 50 patrons which does not include age group managers and volunteers.
All athletes should still sanitize their hands at the start of the session, after each event and at the end of the session.
All equipment should be sanitized after each athlete has completed their turn.
Masks, water bottles, hats, warm clothing cannot be stored in trolley and must be kept separate from other athletes. We recommend parents bring a backpack/bag to hold these items between events
If you are not feeling well, please do not attend the session and seek medical advice.
Please refer to the full list of MLAC Covid Protocols on our website and if you have questions, please contact our MLAC Committee members or CovidSafe officials.
Age Group Managers and Coaching course
Each season we rely on parent volunteers to step up to the role of Age Group manager. This role is not onerous and lots of fun as you will be guiding, supporting and encour