The Youth Club AGM was held on Wednesday the 9th of March at Miranda Diggers. Ann Corey-Hewitt has stepped down as President and will remain on the committee as a General Committee Member. Michelle Ireland has also stepped down from her role.

We are pleased to announce that John Boes has been elected President. Congratulations John!

The next Youth Club Committee Meeting will be held on Wednesday the 16th of March from 8pm at 11 Graham Avenue, Miranda. All welcome.

Only two more days until classes resume at Miranda RSL Youth Club and we can’t wait! In order to protect the health of our members, we will be enforcing a range of safety measures including:

  • Limiting capacity to one person per 2 square metres.
  • Mandatory masks for all staff and patrons aged 12 or older. Athletes are not required to wear masks while training however must put their mask back on as soon as their class has finished.
  • COVID Safe Check-in, temperature checks and hand sanitation upon entry to the Youth Club.
  • Daily cleaning of equipment and regular cleaning of communal facilities and high touch surfaces.

Please do not enter the Youth Club if:

  • you or an immediate family member has tested positive for COVID-19.
  • you or an immediate family member has symptoms of COVID-19 (including fever, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath).
  • you have been advised by NSW Health to self isolate.To read our full COVID Safety policy, go to http://www.mirandarslyc.com.au/about/covid-19/.

If you have any questions or concerns, get in touch via our email address info@mirandarslyc.com.au or contact your Head Coach.

Earlier this week, the Youth Club announced its Perpetual Award Winners for 2021. Congratulations to the following athletes for their outstanding achievement;

Rita Emily Coulton Award – Miranda RSL Youth of the Year Rhiannon Bainat

Alec Dengate Achievement Award – Male Trampolinist of the Year  Deklyn Gardner

Trampoline State Representative Award Deklyn Gardner

Kara Miller Award – Trampoline Encouragement Award Jensen Hawes

Bert Walker Karate Athlete of the Year Nathan Donaldson

10 Year Youth Club Service Award Nigel Goh

* Please note that the Joan McMaster Achievement Award – Female Trampolinist of the Year and the Ritchie Gillies Award – Karate Most Improved were not awarded due to disruptions caused by COVID-19.

We wish all our members a safe and happy holidays and look forward to seeing you when regular classes resume on Monday the 31st January 2022.

The Miranda RSL Youth Club Coaching Team.

The 2022 Miranda RSL Youth Club Class Timetable has now been published. Some changes to the Trampoline and Tumbling Timetable have been made in accordance with enrolment numbers and coach availability. The changes are as follows:

  • The Wednesday 4pm and 5pm General Ability Classes have been canceled. Returning athletes from these classes are encouraged to contact Head Coach Robert Bull to secure their position in an equivalent class on Monday, Tuesday or Thursday.
  • The Thursday 6pm Tumbling Class has been extended half an hour and will now finish at 7:30pm.

There have been no changes to the Karate timetable.

We would like to thank all our members for their patience during this challenging time. Regular classes are scheduled to resume on Monday the 31st January 2022.

For more information about class times and to view the updated Timetable, click here.

Please see the following letter for an update regarding our reopening from Louise Brown, Chief Instructor of Miranda RSL Youth Club.

If you have any questions please don’t hesitate get in touch by email on info@mirandarslyc.com.au or by mobile on 0417 734 614.

Thank you for your understanding.

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As you will no doubt be aware, the NSW Government today announced a week-long extension to the Greater Sydney Lockdown. As a result, the Youth Club will remain closed, with Term 3 classes now scheduled to resume on Monday the 19th of July.

Keep an eye on our Facebook page and website for further updates!

Following today’s announcement by the NSW Premier, several changes to class structure and procedure will come into effect from 4pm this afternoon.

Miranda RSL Youth Club will once again limit capacity in accordance with the 4 square metre rule and will be limiting group sizes within classes. In order to further reduce the risk of transmission, we will also be reintroducing our ‘Drop, Train, Leave’ policy and will no longer provide a dedicated viewing area for parents and siblings.

We will be continuing to perform temperature checks on arrival, enforce social distancing during classes and sanitise equipment regularly. Furthermore, coaches will once again be required to wear a mask. There is no requirement for athletes however they are welcome to wear a mask if they wish.

Please pay close attention to the list of case locations on the NSW Health website and stay up-to-date with the latest restrictions and advice. As always, athletes must not attend training under the following circumstances:

  • if they are unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms (including fever, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath).
  • if an immediate family member is unwell or has COVID-19 symptoms.
  • if they have recently attended a COVID-19 Hotspot as listed on the NSW Health Website.
  • or if they have been advised by health authorities to self isolate or have returned from overseas within 14 days.

For more information visit health.nsw.gov.au. Feel free to get in touch if you have any questions or concerns regarding the new restrictions.

Welcome back to Miranda RSL Youth Club for 2021.

This year we are excited to welcome three new Trampoline and Tumbling coaches to our team, Rhiannon Bainat, Jaime Mader and Liam Merchant. The Youth Club has also purchased a new set of skipping ropes, a new wedge and a new set of boxes for our Trampoline and Tumbling program to replace ageing equipment.

We can also confirm that this years ANZAC Day Dawn Service at the Miranda Cenotaph has once again been cancelled due to the COVID-19 Pandemic. We encourage you to instead mark the occasion at home.

Please be aware that Term Fees have increased from 2020. Enrolment in a 1 hour class for a 10 week term will now cost $150 while a 2 hour class for a 10 week term has increased to $250. The annual registration fee of $60 for Trampoline and Tumbling and $40 for Karate must also be paid.

Finally, a reminder that our COVID Safety plan remains in effect. For the safety of our members, please DO NOT come to training if:

  • You or an immediate family member is unwell or have COVID-19 symptoms (including fever, sore throat, cough or shortness of breath).
  • You have been in contact with someone who has been diagnosed with COVID-19 in the last 14 days.
  • You have been advised to self isolate by health authorities (including those currently awaiting COVID-19 test results).

Here’s to another great year of fun and fitness at Miranda RSL Youth Club!

 

New soft play equipment from HART Sport.


This year, we were unable to hold our annual Display Day event due to the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic. Instead, we held a Showcase Week and invited family and friends to sit in for a class to give our athletes the chance show off their routines and all the new skills they have learnt this year. During this week, we also presented our Perpetual Trophies for 2020.

Congratulations to our award recipients;

Rita Emily Coulton Award – Miranda RSL Youth of the Year  Kristen Chirgwin

Ritchie Gillies Award – Karate Most Improved  Nathan Donaldson

Kara Miller Award – Trampoline Encouragement Award  Lucas Samuel

Joan McMaster Achievement Award – Female Trampolinist of the Year Isabella Richardson

Alec Dengate Achievement Award – Male Trampolinist of the Year  Deklyn Gardner

*Please note that the Bert Walker Award – Karate Athlete of the Year was not awarded due to disruptions caused by  COVID-19.

If you would like access to the photos from Showcase Week 2020, please send us a message and we will provide you with the link as soon as possible.

2020 has certainly been a year to remember and we are looking forward to what 2021 has in store. Starting Monday, we will be running a special ‘Games Week’ program to celebrate the end of the year. Term 4 classes will end on Thursday the 17th of December.

As this will likely be the last update for the year, we hope you have a very happy holidays and as always, stay safe!

The Miranda RSL Youth Club Coaching Team.

Junior Tumbling athletes in action.


Flying high in the Competition Class.


Karate Most Improved Nathan Donaldson with Sensei Brian Cox.


Several class trophies were also awarded participation and achievement during the year.


Youth of the Year 2020 – Kristen Chirgwin


 

In Term 4 2020, we will be adding a dedicated Tumbling Class to our timetable. This one hour class will run on Thursday nights from 6pm and is suitable for athletes working at Level 2 and above (Proficient in Handstands, Cartwheels and Round Offs).

This class is perfect for anyone wishing to take their tumbling to the next level including gymnasts, dancers and cheerleaders. Athletes in this class will follow a specialised strength and conditioning program designed to prepare them for learning and performing advanced skills.

If you are interested in attending this class, please get in touch so we can secure your spot.