Conditions of Behaviour
MPBC aims to provide an enjoyable, comfortable, safe and rewarding environment for all people associated with the club.
Members, visitors and guests of the Club have a right to:
be treated with fairness and respect
participate in an environment free from all forms of harassment and discrimination
Have their privacy and confidentiality protected.
It is expected that members and visitors of the Club will at all times:
Be friendly, courteous and respectful towards other members, visitors and staff
Respect teammates, opponents, officials and the rules of the game
Refrain from behaviour that would bring the game or the Club into disrepute
Refrain from the use or consumption of illicit drugs on the Club’s property
Refrain from behaviour that could offend or embarrass others
Abusive language is not tolerated
Harassment and discrimination is not tolerated
Behave in non-violent and non-abusive ways
Respect the positions of office bearers, committee members and employees of the Club. No abuse, threats or intimidation will be acceptable.
Treat the property and facilities of the Club with respect
No smoking on the greens
No drinking or glassware on the greens
Do not sit or stand on the edges of the greens
Appropriate footwear only on the greens (flat shoes or bare feet)
Causing willful damage to the Club or the Club’s property will not be tolerated
The greens are not play grounds, they are to be utilised for the purposes of bowls as they are intended
Children must be supervised at all times and must comply with all expected behaviours
Not use social media or online forums for what is deemed to be detrimental or defamatory to the Club, its members or the sport of lawn bowls.
Members, visitors and guests will consume alcohol responsibly and will accept any staff or licensee decision to discontinue the serving of alcohol without complaint.
The staff and the Board at Middle Park Bowling club have the authority to enforce any of the above conditions. Failure to comply and co-operate could result in removal from the premises, or termination of membership (see the MPBC code of conduct for more details).