Welcome to Week 9
Welcome to Week 9 of the 2020-2021 season at Mornington Little Athletics Centre (MLAC).
A friendly reminder to parents to make sure you register your attendance with our Covid Register at the start of the day.
Our parent duties for this Saturday 16th Jan 2021 are as follows:
Set up duties (arrive 7:30am) – Child surname I to M
Pack up duties (from 12:00pm) – Child surname A to C
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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.
The 2021 State Combined Events Championships will take place at Lakeside Stadium, Albert Park on the 30th and 31st January 2021. Athletes in the Under 9 through to Under 16 age groups are eligible to participate.
The Combined Events consist of between five and seven separate disciplines depending on which age group a child is in. Events consisting of five disciplines will be held on one day. Events consisting of more than five disciplines will be held on two consecutive days.
Please see the LA vic website for more information as entries close on 17th January 2021.
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 7 Event schedule for this Saturday is available on the Website.
Uniforms & Merchandise
MLAC offers a range of uniforms and merchandise for sale at each session including Club t-shirts, singlets, crop-tops, MLAC hoodies and LA Vic branded shorts. We also offer ceramic running spikes and shoe bags.
Due to covid-19 restrictions, All payments will be electronic and contactless. We cannot accept cash payments. Please come and see the MLAC officials in the office who can assist with purchases for these items and we also provide the Coles patch to be sewn to the Club top.
For further information and pricing, please visit our Uniform page on the website.
Second Hand Shoes for Sale
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 also greatly appreciated.
Join the MLAC Committee
Now is a great time to contribute your ideas, suggestions and join our MLAC Committee. We are seeking an Assistant Secretary who can assist with the Club duties. This is a great opportunity to help shape the Club and become a valued member of the MLAC family. If you would like to nominate for this or any other position, please reach out to our Club Secretary Mark Henry who can provide you with more information.
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 h