November News Letter!

                           Have any TBCA Questions or Suggestions?
              Please Join TBCA’s Board of Directors for a Talkback Session

Tunstall Bay Community Association’s board of directors is a hosting a listening session. We would like to better understand your experience at the TBCA and ask some questions about our new booking system, the facilities, communication, and how you would like to be heard going forward.  We would appreciate any thoughts, concerns, and feedback.  

Please join us on November 25 @ 6:00PM to 7:00PM in person at the TBCA clubhouse. Proof of vaccination and masks will be required. 

Thanks all for making the 2021 TBCA season a success.
Sincerely,
TBCA Board of Directors.

TUNSTALL BAY NEWS

Thank you Stephan:
Due to family commitments and work that takes him out of town and out of country, Stephan Pocekovic has resigned from the TBCA board of directors. On behalf of our membership, the board would like to thank Stephan for his leadership, his energy, his enthusiasm, and his many hours of hard work towards the revitalization and sustainability of our fifty year old infrastructures. We wish Stephan well in his future endeavours and will look forward to his future participation in club affairs as a valued TBCA member.

TBCA Fireplace and Ping Pong Table:
Are ready for winter use. Please bring your own wood. Some paddles and ping pong balls are on sight.

Volunteer Deposit:
The board of directors is planning on raising the volunteer deposit next year. If members do ten or more hours of volunteer work for the TBCA they are not charged this deposit with their next year’s dues. Please contact Toni at operations@tunstallbay.org volunteer if you’d still like to get your hours in for the 2021 season.

Tennis Memberships:
The board of directors has decided to increase the number of Racket Only Memberships for our 2022 season. Please spread the word. It may be the perfect Christmas present for somebody. 

NEW CHILD CAREGIVING POLICY:

The TBCA Board of Directors has approved the below policy. Special thanks to Ann Silberman for helping to draft this policy.


TBCA Child Caregiving Extended Membership
 
The TBCA recognizes that member families may have varying needs regarding the caregiving of children and would like to update the TBCA membership policy to include another kind of extended membership for visiting grandchildren (whether living on Bowen or not – would not include the children’s parents) as well as a member’s caregiver*. The updated policy includes a liability disclaimer and registration of the member’s grandchildren and/or caregiver.
 
*Caregiver is defined as a person 19 years of age or older, employed as the member’s nanny/caregiver and who is responsible for children at the pool when membership adults are not in attendance. 
 
Categories:
A TBCA member in good standing may register to use the pool and deck for:family member’s grandchildren – either living on Bowen Island or visiting Bowen Island  family member’s caregiver who is responsible for taking care of the member’s children while the parents work – caregiver must be 19 years or older.Terms:All extended grandchildren and caregivers (under 19 years) must be registered with the TBCAParents (members) are not on site when the caregiver is using the pool with grandchildren of the member childrenWhen caregiver is using the pool with the member children, no further guests are allowedDefinition of “Caregiver”: registered person who is looking after the children of the household (either caregiver or relatives). A ‘Caregiver” must be 19 years or older.Liability waiver signed by parents for “Caregiver” to take child to the TBCAA yearly additional fee of $75.00 will be added to the membership 
Procedures:
Members may apply for a Caregiver Extension by contacting the Membership Director at membership@tunstallbay.org for the following two categories:
 Grandchildren under 19 years either living on Bowen Island or visiting Bowen IslandCaregivers of the household’s children  
Conditions:
1. Registration of caregiver and/or children, grandchildren must be completed with the Membership Director. Once names have been confirmed the Caregiver Extension will be added to the membership.
3. A liability disclaimer must be signed exempting the TBCA from any liability when using the pool. 
4. All regular membership protocols, procedures and rules must be followed when using a Caregiver Extended Membership. It is the responsibility of the Household Membership to ensure that all Extended Members adhere to the TBCA rules as listed on the website at: https://tunstallbay.org/rules/