Club Bye-Laws

1. Club hours  

(a) The hours for the use of specific areas of the Club premises for the purpose of F&B, Social, Swimming, Sports and other recreational activities shall be determined by the Management Committee.

(b) The hours during which such activities are permitted shall be posted on the Club Notice Boards.

(c) These times are subject to variations approved by the Management Committee. Notice of such variations shall be binding on all members when posted on the Club Notice Boards.

2. F&B, social, sports, swimming & other recreational facilities  

(a) The Rules and Regulations governing the use of all F&B, Social, Sports, Swimming and other recreational facilities including the Operation Hours shall be posted on the Club Notice Boards and made available at the Club’s Reception Counter.

(b) The areas where such services are made available shall be determined by the Management Committee.

(c) Except as may be authorized by the Management Committee, only food and drinks purchased from the Club may be consumed on the Club premises.

(d) All members/guests shall be required to comply with the dress code specified in each F&B, Social, Sports, Swimming and all other Club facilities. Failing which such members/guests may be refused admission or use or enjoyment of such facilities at Management’s discretion.

3. Club house  

(a) Children under the age of 7 years using Level two and above of the Club building must be accompanied by an adult member at all times except when participating in organized activities as approved by the Management Committee from time to time.

(b) Members and guests including children are not permitted whilst attired in swimwear to enter the Club building except the changing rooms as designated.

4. F&B outlets  

4(a). D’ TANJONG

(i) Operating Hours

Mondays to Thursdays
2.00pm to 12.00am

Fridays to Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays
2.00pm to 1.00am

Sundays and Public Holidays
12.00pm to 12.00am

(ii) Dress Code (Smart Casual Wear)

Members and guests patronising D’Tanjong are required to be properly attired. The minimum dress code standard is casual, which includes Bermudas and sport shoes.

The following attires are strictly not allowed:
(a) Dirty, sweaty and/or wet clothing
(b) Swimwear, singlets or sleeveless T-shirts
(c) Sandals without strap, flip flop or slippers (except ladies’ sandals/slippers)

If any objection is made to the dressing of any Member or Guests, the Duty Manager shall determine whether such dressing is appropriate.

If deemed to be inappropriate, the Member shall be refused entry and the Duty Manager’s decision shall prevail. However the Member may appeal against the decision of the Duty Manager to the GM whose decision shall be final.

(iii) Others

1. Persons below the age of 18 are not allowed in the Bar.

2. No games of any sort will be permitted in the Bar, except those approved by the Management Committee from time to time.

3. No reservations of tables are allowed.

4. Members and guests can only consume food and drinks served in the Lounge.

5. Decorum and propriety shall be maintained at all times.

6. Smoking is strictly prohibited.

7. Mobile phones and pagers shall be switched to silent mode.

8. A cover charge will be levied for each guest of D’Tanjong, including its lounge, from 8.00pm on Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays as follows:-

I. $25.00 on Fridays and Saturdays (inclusive of 2 standard drinks)
II. $10.00 on Sundays (inclusive of 1 standard drink)

Standard drinks refer to house pour wines, liquors, beer-on-tap and non-alcoholic drinks.
The $5.00 per guest entrance fee levied under Bye-Law 21(a)(i) can be used to offset in part the D’Tanjong cover charge.

4(b). D’ SPORTS

(i) Operating Hours

Mondays to Fridays
5.00pm to 12.00am

Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays
2.00pm to 12.00am

Eve of Public Holidays
5.00pm to 1.00am

(ii) Dress Code (Smart Casual Wear)

 singlets or sleeveless T-shirts, be allowed into the premises.

(iii) Others

 1. Persons below the age of 18 are not allowed in the Bar.
 2. No games of any sort will be permitted in the Bar, except those approved by the Management Committee from time to time.
 3. No reservations of tables are allowed.
 4. Members and guests can only consume food and drinks served by the Club.
 5. Decorum and propriety shall be maintained at all times.

4(c). JACKSON MILLER

(i) Operating Hours

Wednesdays to Mondays, Eve of Public Holidays & Public Holidays
12.00pm to 3.00pm (Last order at 2.15pm)
6.30pm to 11.00pm (Last order at 9.30pm)

Closed on Tuesdays.

(ii) Dress Code

1. All operating hours :-

Casual wear including bermudas with sport shoes. Round neck T-shirts will be allowed.

No singlets, sports shorts, sleeveless T-shirts, swimwear, soiled or wet clothing (particularly after sports) and no flip-flops slippers and sandals and torn-off jeans.

2. Ladies and children shall be appropriately dressed.

(iii) Children under the age of 12 years may not at any time enter the Jackson Miller unless accompanied by an adult.

(iv) Babies in arms are not allowed.

(v) Smoking is strictly prohibited. (vi) Calls and mobile phones should be made/ answered outside.

4(d). THE PALMS

(i) Operating Hours

Daily : 11.00am to 10.00pm (Last order at 9.30pm)

(ii) Dress Code

Casual Wear. No singlets, sports shorts, swimwear, soiled or wet clothing (particularly after sports).

(iii) No food or drinks except those served by the Club and authorized by the Management may be brought into the Palms.

(iv) Smoking is strictly prohibited.

(v) Mobile phones and pagers shall be to be switched to silent mode.

4(e). CHINESE RESTAURANT

(i) Operating Hours

Tuesdays to Sundays Weekdays Lunch
11.30am to 3.00pm (Last order at 2.30pm)

Weekends, Eve of Public Holidays & Public Holidays Lunch
11.00am to 3.00pm (Last order at 2.30pm) Dinner
6.00pm to 10.30pm (Last order at 9.45pm)

(ii) Dress Code Casual wear.

No singlet, sports shorts, sleeveless T-shirts, swimwear, soiled or wet clothing (particularly after sports).

(iii) Children under 12 years must be accompanied by an adult.

(iv) Smoking is strictly prohibited.

(v) Calls or mobile phones should be made / answered outside.

4(f). STRAITS OF MALACCA

(i) Operating Hours

Mondays to Thursdays
12.00pm to 11.00pm

Fridays & Eve of Public Holidays
12.00pm to 12.00am

Saturdays
10.00am to 12.00am

Sundays & Public Holidays 10.00am to 11.00pm (Last order 15 minutes before close)

Operating hours may be extended as members’ needs dictate.

4(g). DELICATESSEN

(i) Operating Hours

Daily : 8.00am to 10.00pm (Last order at 9.45pm)

4(h). FOUNTAIN BAR

(i) Operating Hours

Mondays to Thursdays, Sundays & Public Holidays
3.00pm to 10.00pm (Last Order at 9.30pm)

Fridays, Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays 3.00pm to 11.00pm (Last Order at 10.30pm)

5. Gratuities  

Members are forbidden to give gratuities to any employee of the Club except when authorized by the Management Committee.

6. Changing of clothing  

a) The dressing or undressing of children is not permitted outside the authorized changing rooms.

b) Parents are required to ensure that young children taken into the pool are under their supervision at all times.

7. Pool restrictions  

Operating Hours

The Competition Pool and Recreational Pool will be opened daily from 5.30am to 10.00pm.

a) Use of Showers
No person shall enter the swimming pools without showering. If he has had an earlier shower but had since engaged in any other activities, which can produce, sweat including sunbathing, he should be required to take another shower immediately before he enters the pool.

b) Skin Diseases
Any person suffering from skin infection is prohibited from using the swimming pools. No person with an open wound may enter the swimming pool.

c) Kickboards
Kickboards may be used during training periods when its use is authorized by the Club Swimming Instructor or other person authorized by the Management.

d) Flippers, etc
Flippers may be used in the main pool. Snorkels and goggles may be used in the main pool but all such apparatus must be fitted with plastic or other unbreakable face pieces. Glass face pieces are strictly prohibited.

e) Aqualung Equipment
Aqualung diving equipment may not be used in the pool.

f) Rings, Floats etc.
With the exception of approved training armbands, which may be used in the children’s pool only, no floatation appliances such as rings, balls or toys or other devices may be used in any pool.

g) Bottles, glasses, other articles
Except as may be specifically authorized by the Management Committee, no object, article or any other matter may be thrown into, thrown around, placed, inserted or played about in the pool. No glass, crockery or cutlery may be placed or footwear worn or placed on the pool surround.

h) Inclement Weather / Lightning Alert
(i)For the safety of members, the Club Management reserves the right to suspend all outdoor activities as it deems fit during thunderstorm, heavy rain or when the lightning alert is switched on. 

(ii) Members who do not comply with the advice from authorised staff to cease activities in open areas during thunderstorm, heavy rain or when the lightning alert is switched on, may be subject to disciplinary action.

i) Swimming or Sunbathing
No one is allowed to swim or sunbath unless wearing swimming attire of a design acceptable to the Management Committee.

8. Coaching & training lessons  

(a) Individual and group lessons for swimming and other sports and recreational activities are available and conducted by the Club at such period as may be determined by the Management Committee from time to time.

(Note: Members interested in any of these lessons will find more detailed information on the notice boards or may enquire from the Receptionist).

(b) Members and children of Members who enrol in the Swimming Programme of the Club shall be subject to the following provisions:- The Head of Swimming Department may:-

(i) Suspend a swimmer from the Swimming Programme for misconduct and behaviour which may affect the well-being of other swimmers in the programme.

(ii) Re-Schedule or cancel classes whenever necessary in order to facilitate the running of any Swim Department or Club event, unless specifically stated, there will be no refund or any fee or replacement classes.

(iii) Re-Schedule or cancel any planned activities without prior notice due to unforseen circumstances. Unless specifically stated, there will be no refund of any fee or replacement classes.

(iv) Refuse any member or member’s child enrolment into the Swimming Programme or request that an existing swimmer leaves the Programme should the member and/or child of the member not conduct himself/herself with proper decorum/behaviour whilst attending/participating in a swim event/programme organized by the Swim Department or any such external events sanctioned by the Swim Department, or fail to comply with the programme rules during training session(s).

Any misconduct could involve, but not limited to incidents between swimmers, between swimmers and parents, between swimmers and coaches, between coaches and parents.

(v) All appeals in respect to Bye-Law 8(b) will be directed to the Swimming Sub-Committee. The appeallant should provide written submissions on the grounds of appeal and substantiate with evidence, if necessary.

(c) Private lessons for swimming and other sports and recreational activities may only be conducted by registered coaches (instructors) approved by the Club.

9. Use of pool and club premises by non-members  

a) With the prior authority of the Management Committee the Club pool, grounds and premises or parts thereof may be used by non-members who are competitors and or spectators at aquatic events organized by the Club or by an Association, School or Club.

b) At the discretion of the Management Committee the main or children’s pool, or any part thereof, may be closed for sporting or other purposes.

c) Notice shall be given to members of all events authorized by the Management Committee and this notice shall indicate the times at which the pools will be closed and the areas of the Club premises to be made available to non-members.

10. Changing rooms & lockers  

a1) Multi-Storey Car Park Ladies’ and Men’s Changing Rooms

Children below the age of 12 years old are not allowed to use the Multi-Storey Car Park Ladies’ and Men’s changing rooms unless accompanied by a parent or guardian when using the changing room designated for the gender of the child and the accompanying adult. Only infants aged 0-12 months old are allowed into the changing rooms with their parents. Caregivers are not allowed inside the changing rooms. The parent/guardian must be present at all times to supervise the child when in the changing room.

a2) Sports Centre Ladies’ and Men’s Changing Rooms

When a child of age 5 years old and below is brought into the changing room accompanied by an adult, both the child and the adult are allowed to use the changing room designated for the gender of the adult. They can also use the restroom for persons of disabilities at the Sports Centre.

a3) New Annex Building Children’s Changing Room

The children’s changing rooms are meant for use by children of age 12 years old and below. Any person of age 13 years old and above is allowed to use the children’s changing rooms if the person is bringing a child of age 5 years old and below into the changing room designated for the gender of that person.

b) Children under 16 years old using the Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam rooms must be accompanied by their parent or guardian at all times.

c) Bath towels are available at the Basement Counter for members’ use at 50 cents per towel.

d) The monthly rental of Lockers when available in the Ladies and Men Changing Rooms shall be at such sum as may be fixed by the Management from time to time. No key deposit is required but a charge shall be levied for the replacement of a lost key and the same charge shall be levied in the member’s final account in the event of failure to return the key.

e) Notification
The Club reserves the right to charge the following penalty fees as cost of replacement for failure to return the said borrowed items on the same day:

i. Towel- $15.00

ii. Rental Locker’s Key (at both Sports Centre and Multi-Storey Car Park) - $20.00

iii. Day Locker Key - $20.00

f) Lost and Found
(For Clothing and Non-Valuable Items)

i. For hygiene reasons, personal items such as underwear, wet suits, socks, etc., left by member / guest in the changing rooms will be held for 24 hours in a sealed container at the towel counter. Unclaimed items will be removed or disposed after 24 hours.

ii. Other items (i.e., googles, apparels, etc.,) will be disposed by the Club as it deems fit if it is unclaimed at IES office after 90 days.

g) Lost and Found
(For Valuable Items)

i. High-value items (i.e., diamonds, branded watches, bags, antiques, etc.), will be kept at Security office for 90 days before handing over to the nearest Police Division.

11. Responsibility  

The Club shall not be responsible or liable for: 

a) Any injury or accident, fatal or otherwise, to members, children, guests or visitors, whether or not caused or contributed to by the negligence of the Club’s servants or agents in the performance of their duties.

b) Any damage to or loss of private property in the Club’s premise howsoever caused

12. Filtration plant & pump house  

Unless specifically authorized by the General Manager or Duty Manager, no person shall enter the filtration plant section or the pump house.

13. Removal of club property  

No property of the Club shall be removed from the Club premises except with the express permission of the General Manager or Duty Manager. Any breach of this Bye- Law may render a member liable to suspension or expulsion.

14. Car parks  

a) Members holding a:

• Single Membership account will be issued with one (1) car park label.

• Family Membership account will be issued with two (2) car park labels. Issuances of Car Park Labels are subject to the following:

i. One (1) Car Park Label will be issued for each vehicle upon production of a copy of the Log Card (for IU registration) and insurance document or any other papers (e.g. Lessee Contract) indicating that the member or corporate nominee is the registered owner or authorised user of the car.

ii. An administrative fee of $50 will charged for re-issue of lost Car Park Label.

iii. Replacement car park label will be issued free of charge provided the old car park label is surrendered at time of replacement subject to Bye Law 14a (i)(ii).

b)

i) Members may park their vehicles only at lots designated for them and Guest can only park their vehicles at the Multi-Storey Car Park on levels 4 and 5.

ii) Operation hours of the car parks are as follows:-

Mon to Thu – 6.00am to Midnight

Fri to Sun, Eve of PH and PH – 6.00am to 1.00am

iii) Members shall at the request of any authorised Club official relocate their parking position where their vehicles are causing or are liable to cause obstruction.

iv) Vehicles parked indiscriminately and/or at unauthorised locations shall be wheel clamped and shall be liable for Wheel Clamp Release Fee of $100.00.

c) Vehicles left overnight at the club premises, except for the first night where prior permission has been obtained, shall be wheel clamped and penalty fee shall be charged to member’s account:

• A penalty fee of $10.00 will be imposed for each day after the first night the vehicle is left at the Club premises.

• Wheel Clamp Release Fee of $100.00.

d) Car Park Labels are the property of the Club and members shall be responsible for the car park labels issued to them:

• The car labels are not transferable.

• Any member who misuses the label shall have their privilege withdrawn and shall be subject to disciplinary action.

e)

i. Members/corporate nominees may apply for additional Car Park Labels subject to Bye Law 14 (a) (ii) upon payment in advance of a monthly fee of $50.00 per month.

ii. Additional Car Park Labels can be withdrawn at the discretion of the Management with one month’s prior notice. The Car Park Labels must be returned upon termination. Parking spaces are not guaranteed and are made available on a first-come, first-served basis.

f) Car Park Rates for Guests

Daily (Before 6.00pm)

• Flat Rate of $1.50 for first hour, or part thereof

• Subsequently, $1.50 charges pro-rated to the minute

Daily (After 6.00pm)

• Flat Rate of $2.00 for first hour, or part thereof

• Subsequently, $2.00 charges pro-rated to the minute

g) To be entitled to complimentary parking, members’ vehicles must have the required car-park label and have registered their IU unit with the Club.

Vehicles without the appropriate car-park label, or with an IU unit not registered with the Club, will not be entitled to complimentary parking and will be charged the guest rate, even if the vehicle is driven by a member of the Club.

15. Animals  

No animals shall be brought on to the Club premises at anytime.

16. Radio & other musical instruments  

a) The use of radio receivers, television sets, gramophones, tape recorders and other musical instruments are prohibited except on such occasions as is authorized by the Management Committee.

b) This prohibition does not apply to the use of a battery operated portable radio or television receiver by means of an earplug where no sound is audible to other Club users.

17. Maids  

a) Maids may be brought to the Club by a member for the purpose of minding young children and attending to the elderly or persons in wheelchair.

b) Such maids are not permitted to use the social and recreational facilities of the Club. Both maids and the young children under their care must be registered at the security checkpoint.

c) Members and guests are at all times fully responsible for the safety and security of their young children under the care of maids within the Club premises.

18. Suggestion book  

a) A Suggestion Book shall be kept at the Reception Desk.

b) A member wishing to make a suggestion shall write clearly his suggestion, his name, account number and address at the end of each suggestion.

19. Conduct & complaints  

a) Complaints

Pursuant to Rule 12(a) of the Club’s Rules, any complaint as to the conduct of any employee of the Club must be lodged with either their Duty Manager or the General Manager in writing giving particulars of the incident including the names of the employees involved and any witnesses present together with the date and time of the incident OR in the prescribed Complaint Form (which is available at the Reception Counter). The Complaint in either form must be signed by the Complainant.

b) No member, children or guests shall reprimand, use abusive language or profanities on any employee.

c) Pursuant to Rule 13(c) of the Club’s Rules, any complaint against the conduct of any member, Nominee or child of any member or nominee must be lodged with either the Duty Manager or the General Manager in writing giving particulars of the incident including the names of members/staff involved and any witnesses present together with the date and times of the incident OR using the prescribed Complaint Form (which is available at the Reception Counter). The Complaint Form in either form must be signed by the Complainant.

d) The General Manager shall investigate the Complaint lodged pursuant to either Rule 12(a) or 13(c) in compliance with the Club’s policy and procedures in respect of investigation of Complaints, which is annexed to the Complaint Form. The General Manager shall then proceed with any one of the courses of action available under Rule 13(c).

e) Conduct Of Members

Members and Nominees shall conduct themselves with proper decorum and comply with the Rules and Bye-Laws of the Club while in the premises of the Club. Pursuant to Rule 13(a), the Management is empowered to require any member/nominee/guest/child to leave the Club and to refuse any subsequent entry to the member/nominee/guest/child pending the decision of the Management Committee, which decision shall be made within thirty (30) days from the date of such non-compliance by the member/nominee/guest/child.

f) Appeals

Pursuant to Rule 14(a) of the Club’s Rules, any member, nominee or child of any member or nominee who is dissatisfied with the decision of the General Manager may appeal to the Appeals Board with written submissions and supporting documents on the grounds of appeal. The Appeals Board shall review the submissions and supporting documents and shall fix a date for the Appeals Board hearing as soon as practicable. Sufficient notice of the Appeals Board hearing must be given to the appellant that his/her presence is required at the Appeals Board hearing. If the appellant fails to turn up at the Appeals Board hearing without a valid reason, the Appeals Board will proceed with the appeal in his/her absence based on the written submissions and supporting documents, if any.

g) Attendance at the Disciplinary Hearing

Members will be given at least 14 days advance notice of the date fixed for the Disciplinary Hearing. It is compulsory for a member to attend Disciplinary Hearing on the fixed date unless written notice is given at least 72 hours in advance citing valid reason/s for his inability to attend.

h) For those who fail to attend without giving due notice as set out in Bye-Law 19(g), the Club will take the following steps against the errand member.

i) If a member is absent at a Disciplinary Hearing, the Disciplinary Committee will proceed with the Hearing and the decisions made by the Disciplinary Committee will be final and binding.

j) Appeals under Rule 14(f) to a Meeting of General Members

 i) A member must at the time of filing the appeal under Rule 14 (f) deposit a sum of $15,000.00 with the club. If the appeal is not filed with the deposit of $15,000.00, the appeal shall be deemed to have been withdrawn.

 ii) Subject to the member being present throughout the duration of the meeting, the Club shall refund the deposit of $15,000.00 to the member 7 working days after the meeting.

 iii) Where the member fails to turn up at the meeting or where the member turned up at the meeting but leaves the meeting before the conclusion of the meeting without the consent of the Chairman of the Meeting the appeal shall be deemed to have been withdrawn by the member and the club may use  the deposit of $15,000.00 to defray the costs and expenses incurred in convening the meeting but without prejudice to the right of the Club to claim against the member the deficiency.

20. Membership cards  

a) Membership cards shall be issued for the identification of members and should be carried whilst on the Club premises and produced when requested by an authorized employee or official of the Club.

b) Periodic gate checks shall be carried out when determined by the General Manager and any member not in possession of his membership card shall notify the checking officials or employee of his name, his account number and the reason for not being able to produce it.

c) Any member who, on three occasions fail to produce his membership card shall be required to submit within 7 days, a written explanation satisfactory to the General Manager.

d) Membership cards are not transferable.

e) Membership cards are the property of the Club and shall be returned upon :

(i) Cessation of membership, and

(ii) In the case of Junior members, their Junior cards upon conversion to Ordinary membership.

(iii) As and when the Management deems necessary.

f) Application for replacement of membership card may be charged with an administrative fee of up to $50.00.

21. Guests  

a) A member introducing guests to the Club shall be levied the following fees:-

(i) A guest entrance fee of $5.00 per guest if the introduction is on Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays, Public Holidays or Eve of Public Holidays. No guest entrance fee will be levied on other days. No guest entrance fee will also be levied for attendance of events organized or approved by the Club. The guest entrance fee can be redeemed for food and beverages at any of the Club’s Food & Beverage outlets on visit date by introducing member.

(ii) Notwithstanding Bye-Law 21 (a)(i), a fee of $5.00 will be levied on each guest, if the guest swims and/or uses the Multi Storey Car Park changing room facilities containing the Jacuzzi, Sauna and Steam bath.

(iii) A fee of $5.00 per guest if the guest plays Badminton, Billiards, Squash or Tennis

(iv) A fee of $5.00 per guest if the guest plays Table Tennis.

(v) The above fees shall be chargeable in respect of guests who are 5 years of age and above.

(vi) The above fees may be changed from time to time by the Management Committee and members shall be duly notified of the change in fees.

b) A guest may play Badminton, Billiards, Bowling, Squash, Table-Tennis or Tennis only on the following days and times:

Badminton
Mondays to Sundays - from 7.00am to 11.00pm - based on court booking by member and limited to 3 guests per member.

Billiards
Mondays to Sundays - from 9.00am to 11.00pm

Bowling
Mondays to Saturdays - from 12.00pm to 12.00am &
Eve of Public Holidays Sundays &
Public Holidays - from 9.00am to 12.00am

Squash
Mondays to Sundays - from 7.00am to 11.00pm

Table-Tennis
Mondays to Sundays - from 7.00am to 11.00pm

Tennis
Mondays to Sundays - from 7.00am to 11.00pm
- based on court booking by member and limited to 3 guests per member

The above days and times may be altered from time to time by the Management Committee and members shall be notified of the change accordingly.

c) A guest may use the swimming pool only when it is not reserved for any other purpose.

d) The following penalties will be imposed on members who do not properly introduce their guests under Bye-Law 21 or sign them in before use of certain facilities.

1st Offence
(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable.

2nd Offence
(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable and
(ii) A letter of warning from the General Manager.

3rd Offence
Disciplinary action to be taken as determined by the Management Committee.

e) Members who intend to bring into the Club more than 20 guests at any time shall notify the General Manager at least 3 days in advance of such intention, failing which the Club shall have the right to refuse to serve these guests.

f) Guests must be accompanied by members at all times whilst on the Club premises.

22. Children  

(a) Unless special permission is given by the Management Committee, children under the age of 16 years visiting or using the facilities of the Club must be accompanied by an adult member who will be expected to exercise supervision and control at all times.

(b) Such special permission may be obtained for children 7 years and above but below 16 years of age to be on the Club premises unaccompanied by an adult member by the parent submitting an application to the General Manager on the prescribed form, which is available from the Club’s Reception Counter.

(c) Children given such permission shall be issued with a special admission card which must be carried by the child at all times whilst on the Club premises.

(d) A member shall be fully responsible for the conduct and behaviour of his child and other children visiting the Club in his charge and will be liable to the Club in respect of any damage caused to the Club’s property.

23. Notice boards  

With the exception of official club notices, no notices or posters shall be placed in the Club premises without the permission of the General Manager. Any notice or poster so approved shall not be displayed until it has been inspected and initial or signed by the General Manager or his deputy.

24. Games  

Except for games organised or approved by the Club, all other forms of indoor and outdoor games shall be prohibited in the Club premises.

25. Library  

a) Library is open daily from 8.30am to 11.30pm.

b) No bags (ladies handbags and clutch bags excepted) shall be taken into Library.

c) Books, magazines, newspapers, etc provided shall NOT be taken out of Library.

d) Books, magazines, newspapers, etc shall be returned to their original display location after reading.

e) SMOKING, EATING AND DRINKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED in Library.

f) Persons in swimwear, soiled or wet clothing (including shoes/footwear) are NOT permitted in Library.

g) Children under 5 years of age are NOT permitted in the Library. Children between 5 and 10 years shall be accompanied by an adult.

h) SILENCE and proper decorum should be observed at all times.

i) Mobile phones and pagers shall be switched to silent mode. Calls on mobile phone should be made/ answered outside the Library at all times.

j) No sleeping is allowed.

26. Eve's Corner (ladies' room)  

a) Eve’s Corner is open daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays from 8.30am till Club closing time.

b) The facilities are strictly for ladies only.

c) SMOKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

d) Food, refreshment & beverages are not to be taken in and consumed in this room.

e) Ladies in swimwear, soiled or wet clothing, soiled shoes, slippers or strapless sandals are not permitted entry.

f) Children below 16 years of age are not permitted entry.

g) No games are allowed.

h) Proper decorum shall be observed at all times.

i) Mobile phones and other electronic devices shall be switched to silent mode. Calls on mobile phones should be made / answered outside.

27. Adam’s Retreat (men’s room)  

a) Adam’s Retreat is open daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays from 8.30am to Club’s closing time.

b) Strictly for men only.

c) SMOKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

d) Food, refreshment and beverages are not to be taken in and consumed in this room.

e) Men in swimwear soiled or wet clothing, or soiled shoes are not permitted entry.

f) Children below 16 years of age will not be permitted entry.

g) No games are allowed.

h) Proper decorum shall be observed at all times.

i) Mobile phones and other electronic devices shall be switched to silent mode. Calls on mobile phones should be made / answered outside.

28. Video games room  

a) Operating hours of the Video Games Room are as follows:

Daily: 10.00am to 11.00pm.

b) SMOKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

c) Food & beverage are not to be taken in and consumed in this room.

d) Members in swimwear, soiled or wet clothing will not be permitted in the Video Games Room.

e) Vandalism in any form, including the rough and mishandling of video machines will be strictly forbidden. Anyone caught vandalizing the video machines will be liable for its repair or restoration.

f) Gambling, in any form, will be strictly forbidden.

g) No running or rough play will be allowed in the VGR.

h) The Club reserves the right to declare any video machine out-of-order at any time without assigning any reason whatsoever.

i) Members using the VGR are expected to conduct themselves in an acceptable manner.

j) No foreign coins shall be inserted in the machines.

29. Lucky Strike (jackpot room)  

a) Jackpot Room is open daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays from 9.00am to Club’s closing time.

b) Jackpot Room shall be open to all members and their guests subject to the minimum age limit of 18 years of age. The number of guests that a member may bring into the Jackpot Room at any one time, shall not be more than two (2). Such guests using the Jackpot facilities must be introduced in accordance with Club Rule 9 and Bye-Law 21. The member shall register himself and his guests’ particulars and the time and date of the visit in the register book.

c) SMOKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

d) Only food and beverages approved by the Management Committee may be consumed in the Jackpot Room.

e) Members in swimwear, soiled or wet clothing, brief shorts, singlets are not permitted in the Jackpot Room. Smart bermudas are allowed.

f) Players must not mishandle the Jackpot machines at any time. Misuse of the machine is strictly forbidden.

g) The Club reserves the right to declare any machines “OUT OF ORDER” at any time without assigning any reason. h) No claim for payment whatsoever from any machine will be allowed, if the light panel shows the sign “WINNER PAID” or “WIN METER”. A malfunctioned machine voids all pays and plays and hence no further claim of payment from such machine will be allowed.

i) No reservation of machine is allowed. The Duty Manager/Jackpot Officer reserves the right to remove any articles or coins left “out of play” for more than ten minutes. Such articles or coins can be claimed upon request to the Duty Manager/Jackpot Officer.

j) There shall be no changing of coins 10 minutes before closing time.

k) Proper decorum shall be observed at all times.

l) Use of mobile phones and/or any other electronic devices in Jackpot Room is strictly prohibited.

m) All food and beverage provided in Jackpot Room shall not be removed therefrom.

30. Nursery Room  

a) Nursery Room is open daily, including Sundays and Public Holidays from 8.30am to Club closing time.

b) Nursery Room is strictly for the use of mothers and/or their maids for tending to children less than 3 years of age.

c) All children brought into Nursery Room must be accompanied by an adult at all times.

d) Users shall abstain from activities, which shall disturb other users.

e) Mothers and maids are encouraged to refrain from eating and drinking in Nursery Room.

f) Littering is strictly prohibited.

g) The Club will not be responsible for any accidents/mishaps in Nursery Room. Children in Nursery Room are the sole responsibility of the mothers or their maids.

h) No dangerous or sharp objects shall be brought into Nursery Room.

i) Smoking is strictly prohibited.

31. Mahjong Room/Card Room  

a) Operating Hours

Sundays till Thursdays - 7.00am to 12.00am

Fridays & Saturdays - 7.00am to 1.00am

Booking Hours
(Minimum booking duration - 2 hours)

First Booking – 7.00am

Last booking – 10.00pm

Room Rates

Room 1, 2, 3 & 7 @ $8/hour

Room 6 & 8 @ $5/hour

b) Persons below the age of 18 years are not permitted in Mahjong Room/Card Room.

c) GAMBLING is strictly prohibited.

d) Bookings for the usage of the rooms may be made by phone or in person at the Reception Counter. Bookings are on a first-come-first-served basis.

e) Booking of room is only for Mahjong or Cards sessions. No member is allowed to use the Mahjong Room/Card  Room  for  other activities  such  as  board  games, gatherings or meetings.

f) A member is permitted to book only ONE room at a time. No member is permitted to book the room on behalf of another member.

g) Only members participating in the Mahjong or Card session will be allowed to book the Mahjong Room/Card Room. Members are to accompany their guests, if any, during the Mahjong/card sessions. Members may not leave guests unattended.

h) The member booking the room will be held responsible for the conduct of their guests. There will be no surcharge for guests who are allowed to play anytime during the operating hours of the Mahjong Room/Card Room as long as it is available.

i) Members are required to sign the booking forms before the commencement of Mahjong or Card games.

j) Members are ONLY allowed advance bookings of up to 14 days. In the case of cancellation, charges will still be applicable. Upon cancellation, management reserves the right to reallocate the rooms to other members on waiting list.

k) If a member who has booked the Mahjong Room fails to turn up 30 minutes after the booked period and another member is waiting for the use of the Room at that time, the member who has booked the Room shall forfeit the booking of the Room with FULL payment due to the Club. The Club shall be entitled to allow use of the Room to such other waiting member.

l) The Mahjong Set must be collected personally from the Reception Counter and returned personally to the Reception Counter at least 15 minutes before closing time, failing which the Club reserves the right to surcharge a fee of $20.00.

m) Members will be charged an amount to be determined by the General Manager for the replacement of pieces lost, damaged or defaced. If it is not replaceable, the member will be charged the amount for the replacement of a new Mahjong set.

n) From 1st July 2007, ALL Mahjong Rooms/Card Rooms will be non-smoking rooms.

o) Mahjong papers will only be replaced upon member’s request. A maximum of 5 pcs of Mahjong papers will be provided regardless of number of hours booked. Any unused Mahjong paper shall be returned to Reception Counter. Any additional mahjong paper request will be charged at $2.50 per set of 5 (inclusive of prevailing GST).

32. Billiards  

(1) Operating Hours

a) The operating hours of Billiards room are as follows:-

- Mondays to Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays 12.00pm to 11.00pm

- Sundays & Public Holidays 9.00am to 11.00pm

(2) Bookings

a) Booking of tables may be made in person at the Sports Counter, via telephone booking at the Sports Counter or via internet booking. Members making the bookings are required to produce their membership cards for identification before they take up their booking on day of play.

b) If a member who has booked a table fails to turn up 10 minutes after the commencement of the period he forfeits his booking with full payment and the remaining of the period may be re-allocated to another member waiting for the table at that time at full normal fees.

c) Cancellation of booking up to an hour before the time of play will be allowed. Failure to cancel this booking an hour before commencement of play or by not taking it up, the member forfeits his normal booking fees with an additional penalty of the same amount after the 10 minutes grace period.

d) Members failing to take up their bookings on two consecutive sessions may, at the discretion of the General Manager, be barred from making further bookings.

e) Members are required to sign the booking chits before they play billiards.

f) Members are also required to give the names of playing partners, indicating whether they are members or guests.

(3) Charges

The booking fee for each table shall be $3.00 per hour.

(4) Children

a) Children between 12 and 21 years of age who wish to make use of the billiards tables must get the consent of the parent or guardian who is also a member to sign an undertaking to pay for any damages that they may cause to the billiards table or equipment.

b) Children under 12 years of age are not permitted in the Billiards Room at any time.

(5) Guests

a) Guests using these facilities may only do so in accordance with the Club’s Bye-Law 21.

b) Guest must be accompanied by members at all times whilst in the Club premises.

c) The following penalties will be imposed on members who do not sign-in their guests using the Club Sports facilities.

1st Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable.

2nd Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable and

(ii) A letter of warning from the General Manager.

3rd Offence

Disciplinary action to be taken as determined by the Management Committee.

(6) Attire

a) Persons in any wet attire are not permitted in the room.

b) Running shorts, V-shorts and singlet are not permitted in the room at all times.

c) Barefoot is strictly prohibited in the room.

(7) Prohibitions

a) Smoking is strictly prohibited.

b) No articles are to be placed on the billiards tables at anytime.

c) The Marker / Sports Staff shall have the right to advise a weaker player against playing on the Billiards Table. In the event that the player insists on continuing the game and accidentally creates a cut on the cloth, the said player shall have to bear the cost of making good or replacement of the table cloth.

(8) Food

Only drinks and light snacks (as approved by the Management Committee) may be consumed in the Billiards Room.

(9) Damage To Property

a) Any damage to the table or billiards equipment will be charged to the account of the member responsible. Cost of damages will be decided by the General Manager.

b) Any member tearing the Billiards Cloth shall bear the cost of replacing a new cloth as determined by the Sub-Committee based on the life span of the cloth.

33. Squash  

(1) Bookings

a) Bookings of courts may be made in person at the Sports Counter, via telephone booking at the Sports Counter or via internet booking. Members making the bookings are required to produce their membership cards for identification before they take up their booking on day of play. Each session will be for 1 hour.

b) Courts cannot be booked more than one week in advance.

c) Members may not book more than one Court at the same time or any court for two consecutive periods.

d) Members will be required to enter their names in the booking register held by the Sports Assistant and to follow the order to play.

e) Members are required to sign the booking chits before they play squash.

f) Members are also required to give the names of the playing partners, indicating whether they are members or guests.

g) If a member, who has booked a court, fails to turn up 10 minutes after the commencement of the period, he forfeits his booking with full payment and the remaining of the period may be re-allocated to another member waiting for a Court at that time at full normal fees.

h) Cancellation of booking will be accepted up to 24 hours before the time of play.

i) Members failing to take up their bookings on two consecutive sessions may, at the discretion of the General Manager, be barred from making further bookings.

(2) Charges

a) A fee of $3.00 per court per hour will be levied against members.

(3) Children

a) Children under 5 years of age are not permitted inside the Courts at all times.

b) Children 5 to 8 years of age are not allowed to play unless accompanied at the Courts by his or her parents. However, they may not play during peak periods which are as follows:

Between 5.00pm and 8.00pm on Weekdays.

Between 2.00pm and 8.00pm on Saturdays.

Between 7.00am and 12.00pm on Sundays and Public Holidays.

(4) Club Session

a) Every Tuesday and Thursday from 5.00pm to 10.00pm shall be Club Session. (No booking is required).

b) Members who play during the Club Sessions are requested to sign in the attendance sheet at the Squash Courts.

c) A fee of $1.50 will be levied against each member per participation per day.

d) Order of play – If there are members waiting to play, players must play not more than 3 sets.

e) Guests are not allowed to play during Club Sessions.

(5) Guests

a) Guests using the facility may only do so in accordance with the Club’s Bye-Law 21.

b) Guests must be accompanied by members at all times whilst in the Club premises.

c) The following penalties will be imposed on members who do not sign-in their guests using the Club Sports facilities.

1st Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable.

2nd Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable and

(ii) A letter of warning from the General Manager.

3rd Offence

Disciplinary action to be taken as determined by the Management Committee.

(6) Attire

a) Players are required to adorn appropriate sports attire. Singlets and V- Shorts are not considered appropriate attire.

b) It is compulsory for players to put on non-marking court shoes with rubber soles, failing which the offending player shall be warned for the 1st offence, a fine of S$50.00 for the 2nd offence and for the 3rd and subsequent offence, he or she shall be fined $100.00 and be barred from using the facilities for 1 month.

c) If the offending player is a guest of a member, the member shall be dealt with similarly as provided under (b) above.

34. Tennis  

(1) Use of the Courts Booking (hourly)

Daily:

7.00am to 8.00am
8.00am to 9.00am
9.00am to 10.00am
10.00am to 11.00am
11.00am to 12.00pm
12.00pm to 1.00pm
1.00pm to 2.00pm
2.00pm to 3.00pm
3.00pm to 4.00pm
4.00pm to 5.00pm
5.00pm to 6.00pm
6.00pm to 7.00pm
7.00pm to 8.00pm
8.00pm to 9.00pm
9.00pm to 10.00pm
10.00pm to 11.00pm

The Courts will be closed for Club tournaments and other organized functions.

(2) Bookings

a) Booking of courts may be made in person at the Sports Counter, via telephone booking at the Sports Counter or via internet booking. Members making the bookings are required to produce their membership cards for identification before they take up their booking on day of play.

b) Courts cannot be booked more than one week in advance.

c) Each session will be for one hour.

d) A fee of $2.00 will be levied against members per court per hour session from 7.00am to 6.00pm. A fee of $4.00 will be levied against members per court per hour session from 6.00pm to 11.00pm.

e) Members may not book more than one court at the same time or any court for two consecutive periods.

f) If a member, who has booked a Court, fails to turn up 15 minutes after the commencement of the period he forfeits his booking with full payment and the remaining of the period may be re-allocated to another member waiting for a Court at that time at full normal fees.

g) Cancellation of booking will be accepted up to 24 hours before the time of play. Cancellation may also be accepted up to the first 15 minutes of play owing to rain, provided the members inform the Sports Assistant at the booking counter.

h) Members failing to take up their bookings on two consecutive sessions may, at the discretion of the General Manager, be barred from making further bookings.

i) Members are required to sign the booking fee chits before they play tennis.

j) Members are also required to give the names of the playing partners, indicating whether they are members or guests.

(3) Club Sessions

a) Courts will be reserved for Club Sessions (No booking required) as follows:-

- Courts 1 & 2 from 5.00pm to 11.00pm on every Wednesday
- Courts 1 to 3 from 5.00pm to 11.00pm on every Thursday
- Courts 1 & 2 from 4.00pm to 7.00pm on every Saturday

b) Members who play during the Club Sessions are requested to sign in the attendance sheet at the Tennis Courts.

c) A fee of $1.50 will be levied against each member per participation per day.

d) Children under the age of 14 years are not allowed during Club Sessions

e) Order of play – If there are members waiting, games shall be played in doubles and shall not last more than ½ an hour.

f) Guest is NOT allowed to play during Club Sessions.

(4) Guests

(a) Guests using the facility may only do so in accordance with the Club’s Bye-Law 21.

(b) Guests must be accompanied by members at all times whilst in the Club premises.

(c) The following penalties will be imposed on members who do not sign-in their guests using the Club Sports facilities.

1st Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable.

2nd Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable and

(ii) A letter of warning from the General Manager.

3rd Offence

Disciplinary action to be taken as determined by the Management Committee.

(5) Attire

a) Players are required to adorn appropriate sports attire. Singlets and V- Shorts are not considered appropriate attire.

b) It is compulsory for players to put on non-marking court shoes with rubber soles, failing which the offending player shall be warned for the 1st offence, a fine of $50.00 for the 2nd offence and for the 3rd and subsequent offence, he or she shall be fined $100.00 and be barred from using the facilities for 1 month.

(6) Prohibitions

a) Smoking is strictly prohibited in the Tennis Court enclosure.

b) NO food or drinks (other than plain water) maybe taken into the Tennis Courts enclosure.

35. Badminton  

(1) Schedule of Courts

Peak Periods:
Mondays to Fridays : 4.00pm to 11.00pm
Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays : 7.00am to 11.00pm

Non- Peak Periods: 4.00pm to 11.00pmMondays to Fridays : 7.00am to 4.00pm

(2) Courts Closure The hall may be closed for Club tournament, organized group coaching programme, organized function or maintenance purposes as determined by the management. Notification of such closure will be posted on Notice Board One (1) week in advance.

(3) Booking of Courts & Fees

a) Booking Courts

Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat : 7.00am to 4.00pm Ct. 1-6
                             : 4.00pm to 8.00pm Ct. 4-6
                             : 8.00pm to 11.00pm Ct. 1-6
Tuesdays & Thursdays : 7.00am to 4.00pm Ct. 1-6
                                 : 4.00pm to 11.00pm Ct. 5-6
Sundays & Public Holidays : 7.00am to 1.00pm Ct. 5-6
: 1.00pm to 11.00pm Ct. 1-6

Fees
- Non-Peak Period : $4.00 per 1-hour Session
- Peak Period : $6.00 per 1-hour Session

b) Club Session

Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat : 4.00pm to 8.00pm Ct. 1-3
Tuesdays & Thursdays : 4.00pm to 11.00pm Ct. 1-4
Sundays & Public Holidays : 7.00am to 1.00pm Ct. 1-4

Fees : $1.50 per Member

c) Members must sign in their names on the attendance sheet before the commencement of play during Club Sessions.

Fees levied will be automatically charged to member’s account.

(4) Booking Procedures

a) Booking of Court Courts will be available for hourly booking on most days except on days when the Club conducts its junior coaching sessions and tournament.

(i) Bookings of courts may be made in person at the Sports Counter, via telephone booking at the Sports Counter or via internet booking. Members making the bookings are required to produce their membership cards for identification before they take up their booking on day of play.

(ii) Courts can be booked up to 1 week in advance.

(iii) Booking will be for 1 hourly session.

(iv) Members may book only one court a day up to a maximum of two sessions.

(v) If a member, who booked a court, fails to turn up 15 minutes after commencement of the session, his booking will be forfeited and the court will be allocated out. A penalty charge of $10.00 per session will be charged to the member’s account. No penalty charge will apply if a cancellation is made 8 hours before the commencement of the booked session.

(vi) If a member who booked a court exceeded the booking hours/still continuing playing 5 minutes after the expiry time, he will liable to be charged for another hour.

(vii) Members failing to take up their bookings on two (2) consecutive sessions may, at the discretion of the General Manager, be barred from making further booking for a period of three (3) months.

(viii) Members with booking are required to produce their membership cards to the Sports Assistant for identification and to register the names of other players before commencement of play. Guests are allowed to play on guest’s days only.

b) Club Sessions

Mon, Wed, Fri & Sat : 4.00pm to 8.00pm Ct. 1-3
Tue & Thu : 4.00pm to 11.00pm Ct. 1-4
Sun & PH : 7.00am to 1.00pm Ct. 1-4

(i) Children under the age of 10 years are not allowed during the Club Session.

(ii) Order of play – If there are members waiting to play, players must play doubles games and cannot play more than two sets. They may play again after other players present have their set on rotation basis.

(iii) Player failing to sign-in on two (2) separate sessions may, at the discretion of the General Manager, be barred from making further use of the courts for a period of three (3) months.

(5) Guests

a) Guests using the facility may only do so in accordance with the Club’s Bye-Law 21. Guests must be accompanied by members at all times whilst in the Club premises.

b) The following penalties will be imposed on members who do not sign-in their guests using the Club Sports facilities.

1st Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable.

2nd Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable and

(ii) A letter of warning from the General Manager.

3rd Offence

(i) Disciplinary action to be taken as determined by the Management Committee.

(6) Attire

a) Players are required to adorn appropriate sports attire. Singlets and V- shorts are not considered appropriate attire.

b) It is compulsory for players to put on non-marking court shoes with rubber soles, failing which the offending player shall be warned for the 1st offence, a fine of S$50.00 for the 2nd offence and for the 3rd and subsequent offence, he or she shall be fined $100.00 and be barred from using the facilities for 1 month.

c) If the offending player is a guest of a member, the member shall be dealt with similarly as provided under (b) above.

(7) Prohibitions

a) Smoking is strictly prohibited in the Hall.

b) No food/drinks may be taken into the Hall except non-alcoholic drinks in proper containers. Empty paper cups, cans, etc. are to be disposed in waste bin after used.

c) Members/guests in swimming trunks are not permitted in the Hall.

36. Gym  

(1) Operating Hours

Gym is open daily as follows:-

Mondays to Fridays : 5.45am to 10.30pm
(Inclusive Eve of Public Holidays)

Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays : 5.45am to 10.00pm


(2) Children

a) Children under 12 years of age may not enter Gym unless for the following specific purposes of:

(i) Taking part in an organised exercise approved by the Sports Sub-Committee and supervised by an appointed Club Coach/Trainer.

(ii) Looking for their parents or guardian with assistance from the Fitness Trainer or another adult member.

(3) No Guests Allowed

Gym is exclusive to members. Guests are not allowed in Gym at all times unless looking for their host member with assistance from the Fitness Trainer.

(4) Attire

a) Members in wet attire are not permitted in Gym.

b) The only acceptable attires are T-shirts, singlets, shorts, tracksuits and rubber-sole sports shoes.

c) Members must use a towel (minimum size 60cm x 30cm) at all times when using the gym equipment.

(5) Prohibitions

a) Smoking is strictly prohibited in Gym.

b) No food or drinks may be taken into Gym.

c) All bags are to be deposited in the bag storage area provided in Gym.

d) Skipping and Pole Swinging are not allowed inside Gym.

e) All equipment and weights must be returned to their original position after use.

f) Personal electronic devices are to be used in silent mode.

g) A member is allowed to use only one machine at any one time and is not allowed to reserve a second machine when he is using the first machine except as specified in Sub-paragraph (7).

h) Members are to wipe the machine dry of sweat after exercise and before proceeding to another machine.

(6) Admission

Members shall register their attendance upon entering the gym at the Counter.

(7) All Cardio Machines

a) Members using these machines must follow the following Rules:

(i) Maximum time allowed for use of each machine is 30 minutes (excluding the cool down time).

b) Where applicable, members must:

(i) Register their names in the Register in front of the machine.

(ii) Each member may only register for one machine. No multiple registrations in all machines are allowed.

(iii) When the machine is available, the member (Member A) whose name is next on the Register must use the machine immediately (a maximum grace period of 2 minutes is allowed). If Member A does not use the machine immediately, the registration and queue position are deemed to be cancelled and another member, whose name is next on the Register may use the machine immediately. Member A whose name is cancelled may rejoin the register at the bottom of the list.

(iv) Indicate time of commencement and time of completion of the exercise on the Register.

(8) Penalties

a) Members who do not adhere to the Bye-Laws are subjected to the following : -

i) 2 verbal warnings from Fitness Trainers

ii) Repeated offenders will be issued a written warning from the Management.

iii) Disciplinary action will be taken against recurrent offenders.

(9) Indemnity

Singapore Swimming Club and its Committees are not responsible for any liability, mishap and injury sustained during the course of members’ workout.

37. Table tennis  

(1) Bookings

a) Bookings of tables may be made in person at the Sports Counter, via telephone booking at the Sports Counter or via internet booking. Members making the bookings are required to produce their membership cards for identification before they take up their booking on day of play.

b) Table Nos. 1 to 6 are available for booking at the following times:-

• Mondays to Fridays, Sundays & Public Holidays : 7.00am to 6.00pm

• Saturdays : 7.00am to 4.00pm

c) Each session will be for an hour.

d) A fee of S$3.00 will be levied against members per hour per table.

e) Members may not book more than one table at the same time or any table for two consecutive periods.

f) If a member, who has booked a table, fails to turn up 15 minutes after the commencement of the period, he will forfeit his booking with full payment and the remaining period may be re-allocated to another member waiting for a table at that time at full normal fees or turn to Club Sessions. The member may only continue to use the remaining booking time if there are no other members waiting to play.

g) Members are required to sign the booking chits before they play.

h) Members are also required to give the names of the playing partners, indicating whether they are members or guests.

(2) Club Session

a) Club Session means the period of time when members may play table tennis with other members without any prior booking.

b) Club Sessions shall be at the following times:-

• Mondays to Fridays, Sundays & Public Holidays : 6.00pm to 10.00pm

• Saturdays : 4.00pm to 10.00pm

c) A fee of $1.50 will be levied on each member per day.

d) If an organized coaching session or training session, both of which are sanctioned by the Club, takes place during a Club Session, only the tables reserved for that coaching session or training session may be used for the coaching session or training session. The other tables not reserved as such shall be utilised for the Club Session.

e) If the timing of a Club Session clashes with a Club Tournament, friendly game organized by the Club or organized functions of the Club, then that Club tournament, friendly game or organized function shall take precedence over the Club Session.

(3) Children

a) Children under 10 years old are not allowed to play unless accompanied by their parent or an adult.

(4) Guests

a) Guests using the facility may only do so in accordance with the Club’s Bye-Law 21.

b) Guests are allowed during all Club Sessions.

c) A Guest fee of $5.00 per guest will be levied against member.

d) Guests must be accompanied by members at all times whilst in the Club premises.

e) The following penalties will be imposed on members who do not sign-in their guests before use of the Club’s sports facilities:-

1st Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable.

2nd Offence

(i) A fine equivalent to five times the amount of guest fee chargeable and

(ii) A letter of warning from the General Manager.

3rd Offence

Disciplinary action to be taken as determined by the Management Committee.

(5) Attire

a) Players are required to adorn appropriate sports attire. Singlets and V- Shorts are not considered appropriate attire.

b) It is compulsory for players to put on non-marking court shoes with rubber soles, failing which the offending player shall be warned for the 1st offence, a fine of S$50.00 for the 2nd offence and for the 3rd and subsequent offence, he or she shall be fined $100.00 and be barred from using the facilities for 1 month.

c) If the offending player is a guest of a member, the member shall be dealt with similarly as provided under (b) above.

(6) Prohibitions

a) Smoking is strictly prohibited in the Table Tennis

38. Jacuzzi  

(i) The facility is open daily from 7.00am to 10.00pm.

(ii) A shower must be taken before entering the Jacuzzi.

(iii) A swimsuit may be worn. Nude is permissible.

(iv) No food, beverage or smoking is allowed.

(v) No footwear shall be permitted.

(vi) Children under 14 years using the Jacuzzi must be accompanied by parent or guardian at all times.

(vii) The Club takes no responsibility or liability for any injuries or loss of lives, accidental or otherwise.

(viii) All materials or articles, if use, must be removed.

39. Steambath  

(i) The facility is open daily from 7.00am to 10.00pm.

(ii) A shower must be taken before entering the Steam bath.

(iii) A swimsuit or towel may be worn. Nude is permissible.

(iv) No food, beverage or smoking is allowed.

(v) Footwear-slippers only or barefoot.

(vi) Children under 14 years using the Steam bath must be accompanied by parent or guardian at all times.

(vii) The Club takes no responsibility or liability for any injuries or loss of lives, accidental or otherwise.

(viii) All materials or articles, if used, must be removed.

40. Sauna  

(i) The Sauna Room is open daily from 7.00am to 10.00pm.

(ii) A shower must be taken before entering the Sauna.

(iii) A swimsuit or towel may be worn. Nude is permissible.

(iv) No food, beverage or smoking is allowed.

(v) Footwear-slippers only or barefoot.

(vi) Children under 14 years using the Sauna must be accompanied by parent or guardian at all times.

(vii) No spit or sweat shall be permitted to be thrown on to the coals.

(viii) All material or articles, if used, must be removed.

(ix) The Club takes no responsibility or liability for any injuries or loss of lives, accidental or otherwise.

41. Bowling Centre  

(1) Rules

Tenpin Bowling is played in accordance with the Singapore Bowling Federation Rules & Regulations.

(2) Operating Hours

The operating hours of the Bowling Centre are as follows:-

Mondays to Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays 12.00pm to 11.00pm

Sundays & Public Holidays 9.00am to 11.00pm

(3) Shoes Rental

Bowling shoes are available for rental at $0.50 per pair. Socks must be worn when renting house shoes. Rented shoes must not be worn outside the Bowling Centre.

(4) Booking (Advance)

a) Booking may be made not more than seven (7) days in advance inclusive of the day of booking.

b) Each member including his family is allowed one advance lane booking in seven (7) days.

c) Each booking shall be for a period of not more than two (2) hours. Extension allowed subject to the availability of the lanes.

d) Members who wish to cancel their booking must give at least three (3) hours prior notice of cancellation of lanes booked, otherwise they will be charged a cancellation fee of $5.00 which will be debited to their account. “No Shows” will be charged $5.00 per booking.

e) Members will be allowed a grace period of ten (10) minutes to take up their booking, failing which it is deemed to have been cancelled.

(5) Booking (Current)

a) Current lane booking or on the spot booking is available to members on a first-come-first served basis, depending on the availability of the lanes.

b) Members may book a maximum of one (1) lane for two (2) hours only.

c) Members may extend their bookings after completing a booked period, provided the lanes are free from booking. They must sign the starting book each time before commencing play.

d) Children of members are not permitted to make lane bookings unless they are junior members or accompanied by an adult.

e) Members may utilise more than 2 lanes at a time when lanes are available on the condition the lanes are given out to other members waiting at the end of a current game.

(6) Guests

a) Non-members are allowed to bowl as guests of members. (Not applicable during Members Leagues).

b) Members must sign in their guests before commencing to bowl.

c) A member may introduce not more than five (5) guests at any one time.

d) The same guest may be introduced not more than once a week.

e) A member who introduces guests must accompany them at all times.

f) Guests using these facilities may only do so in accordance with Club’s Bye-Law 21.

(7) Children

a) A member who brings a child into the Bowling Centre is responsible for his/her safety. The member must ensure that the child is accompanied and supervised by an adult at all times. The child must not be allowed to interfere with the play of other members or make excessive noise etc. A member and the child under his/her charge will be asked to leave the Bowling Centre by the Club’s bowling staff if the child and/or member is/are causing nuisance to other members.

b) Children under 12 years of age are not allowed to bowl unless they are at all times under direct supervision of an adult with the child.

(8) Attire

a) Persons in any wet attire are not permitted in the Bowling Centre.

b) Barefoot is strictly prohibited in the Bowling Centre. Bowler’s Attire

c) Persons in running shorts, V-shorts and singlet are not permitted to bowl.

(9) Prohibition

a) No members or guest is allowed on the bowling approaches unless he/she is wearing prescribed bowling shoes with socks.

b) Only food & beverage purchase at the Club are allowed to be consumed at the Bowling Centre.

c) No drinking and eating is permitted in the bowlers approach area.

d) No smoking is permitted in the Bowling Centre.

(10) Etiquette

a) Bowlers should exercise due care and consideration while on the lanes.

b) They should not distract other bowlers’ attention once the bowler is on the approach and ready to bowl.

c) They should give way to bowlers on their right while on the approach.

(11) Malfunctioning of Bowling Equipment

a) Malfunctioning of any bowling equipment must be brought to the attention of the mechanic/staff at the Bowling Centre. No one other than the technical person authorized by the Club should try to rectify the fault.

b) However, a player can rectify the fault by pressing the button with the “?” mark. If one or more pins found falling when landed on the Pin Deck, the “re-rack” button should be pressed in order to clear the whole set of Pins.

(12) Others

a) The Club shall not be responsible for member’s guest or children’s belonging or any other effects left in the Centre.

b) The Club shall not be liable for any injury whatsoever suffered by a member, his/her child or guests.

c) The Club shall reserve the right to reserve/close any or all lanes for repairs and organized games at anytime and bookings made on the affected lane/s will be cancelled. However, every effort will be made to notify members of such cancellation or reservation.

d) The Club shall not be responsible for any loss of personal belongings or damage to personal bowling equipment in the Bowling Centre.

(13) General

a) The Sports Sub-Committee with sanction from the Management Committee reserves the right to amend or alter the Rules & Regulations as and when deemed necessary.

b) The Management and Centre Staff are authorized to enforce these Rules and are empowered to warn bowlers of infringements and when deemed necessary, requests bowlers to leave the Centre.

c) Any member who uses the Bowling Centre is subjected to Club Rules 13(a) referring to decorum and propriety.

(14) Charges Rates per game:-

Non-Peak Period
$2.00 per game (members)
$2.50 per game (guests)
Weekdays & Eve of Public Holidays : 12.00pm to 6.00pm

Peak Period
$2.50 per game (members)
$3.00 per game (guests)
Weekdays & Eve of Public Holidays : 6.00pm to 11.00pm

Saturdays, Sundays & Public Holidays : Whole day

(15) Lockers

a) Rental fee for Bowling Ball Locker : $5.00 per locker per month
Rental Fee for Bowling Bag Locker : $5.00 per bag per month
- Fees will be debited to member’s account on a yearly basis.

b) Application will be on first apply first accepted basis.

42. Play Room  

(i) Play Room is opened daily from :-

Mondays to Thursdays : 9.00am to 9.00pm

Fridays/Saturdays/Sundays/Eve of Public Holidays/ Public Holidays/Club’s Special Functions : 9.00am to 10.00pm

Opening hours may be adjusted by the Management Committee to accommodate holiday periods and school holidays.

(ii) No bags (except ladies’ handbags & clutch bags) shall be taken into Play Room.

(iii) Books, magazines, game equipment etc. shall NOT be taken out of Play Room.

(iv) SMOKING IS STRICTLY PROHIBITED.

(v) Food or beverages are NOT to be taken in or consumed in Play Room.

(vi) Changing of diapers & feeding is prohibited in Play Room.

(vii) Anyone in swimwear, soiled or wet clothing will NOT be permitted in Play Room.

(viii) Vandalism in any form, including the rough and mishandling of any material or equipment found in Play Room is strictly forbidden. Anyone caught vandalizing the contents in Play Room will be liable for its repair or restoration.

(ix) No running or rough play is allowed in Play Room. Children who misbehave and endanger other children will be asked to leave the Play Room.

(x) Children above the age of 6 years old are not allowed to utilise Playroom. All children must be accompanied by an adult who is expected to exercise supervision and control at all times.

(xi) The Club will not be responsible for any accident mishaps in Play Room. Children in Play Room are the sole responsibility of the adult who accompanies them.

(xii) GAMBLING and SLEEPING are strictly prohibited.

(xiii) The member is responsible for guests being introduced.

(xiv) Member must remove footwear while utilising Play Room. Resting of feet on furniture is not allowed.

43. D’galaxy - karaoke  

(1)

Operating Hours                               Private Rooms             Main Hall

Mondays to Thursdays                        4.00pm to 12.00am         4.00pm to 12.00am

Fridays                                              4.00pm to 1.00am           4.00pm to 1.00am

Saturdays & Eve of Public Holidays      3.00pm to 1.00am           3.00pm to 1.00am

Sundays & Public Holidays                  12.00pm to 12.00am        3.00pm to 12.00am

(2) Dress Code

Members and Guest are requested to be properly attired to enter D’Galaxy Room. At no time will those wearing soiled or wet clothing, swimwear, singlets, sleeveless T-shirts, slippers or strapless sandals be allowed into the premises. Only ladies may put on dress slippers or sandals (strapless or otherwise).

(3) Booking Procedures

(i) Booking of Karaoke Rooms may be made by phone or in person with the staff in-charge during the operation hours.

(ii) Booking is on a first-come first serve basis and subject to availability of the room.

(iii) Members are allowed advance bookings of up to seven (7) days.

(iv) The Main Hall is open for booking outside operating hours by members for private functions.

(v) The Management reserves the right to refuse booking without assigning any reasons.

(4) Notice of Cancellation & Procedures

(i) Any cancellation of booking must be made 3 hours in advance of the operating hours, otherwise a full fee will be debited into members’ account.

(ii) A grace period of 30 minutes will be given, after which the Management reserves all rights to release the room to the next person on the waiting list. In addition, half of booking fee will be debited into the member’s account.

(iii) All bookings are non-transferable.

(iv) The Management reserves the right to refuse booking without assigning any reasons.

(5) Song Request Format

The song request format in the Main Hall will be based on a Round-Robin system as follows:-

(i) Each Membership Card Holder will be issued with a sequential number on a first-come-first serve basis.

(ii) Only up to 48 queue numbers will be issued at any one time.

(iii) Song request is by rotation and will be announced according to number issued in sequence.

(iv) Members and their guests who attend after the current cycle has begun and wish to submit their request(s) will have to wait for the current cycle to be completed.

(v) No proxy allowed. (Members are not permitted to nominate another member to sing.)

(vi) For members who are not present when their number is called, they will miss their turn.

(vii) Members must be with their guest in the D’Galaxy at all times and be responsible for their guest’s behaviour.

(viii) Request slips should be handed to the F&B staff.

(ix) Any request for songs in the main hall shall only be entertained with the purchase of at least one standard drink.

(6) Others

i) A member’s guest is only permitted to sing with the presence of the member, using the sequential number issued to the member.

ii) Children are allowed in the private rooms only.

iii) Children are strictly not permitted in the Main Hall during operating hours.

iv) Smoking is strictly prohibited.

v) Calls or mobile phone should be made/ answered outside.

vi) Pagers and mobile phones shall be switched to silent mode upon entering the D’Galaxy.

(7) Charges

Bookings shall be made in the following manner:-

(a) Large Room – Jupiter (15 pax) @ $25.00 per hour

(b) Medium Room – Mars/Venus (10 pax) @ $20.00 per hour

(c) Small Room – Pluto (8 pax) @ $15.00 per hour

Charges per night commence at 6.00pm to Closing. All the above charges are subject to changes as approved by the Management Committee.

44. Minimum spending levy  

(a) In the event the member is abroad for a continuous period of between 3 months and 6 months, he may submit an application for the assignment of the Minimum Spending Levy to an immediate family member who must be a registered member of the Club.

(b) In the event the member is abroad for a continuous period of between 3 months and 6 months and does not have any immediate family member who is a registered member of the Club, he may submit an application for the Minimum Spending Levy to roll over to the next quarter period. The roll over is for one quarter only with no further extension.

(c) Such application shall be made to the General Manager at least 7 days before his departure.

(d) All assignments shall be approved based on one or more calendar month period.

45. Breach of club bye-laws  

Members who breach the Club Bye-Laws shall be liable for the reimbursement or replacement of actual loss suffered by the Club. The charge for such reimbursement or replacement shall be determined by the Management Committee and shall not exceed $500.

46. Election of club office bearers  

(1) Notification of Elections

(a) The General Manager shall include the vacancies in the Management Committee that would be filled by election at the forthcoming Annual General Meeting in his first notice of Annual General Meeting to members.

(b) Should subsequent vacancies arise, he shall notify the General Membership not later than 7 days before the close of Nomination.

(2) Nominations

(a) Only members eligible to hold office and not in any way disqualified under the rules may offer themselves for nomination as Candidates for office.

(b) Nominations of all Candidates for office shall be made in accordance with the Bye-Laws on Election of Club Office Bearers and the prescribed form must reach the General Manager not later than 5.00 pm on the third Wednesdays before the date of the Annual General Meeting.

(c) No nominations shall be accepted after the closing time.

(d) The Returning Officer(s) up to a maximum of 3 shall be appointed by the Management Committee.

(e) The Returning Officer’s decision by majority in respect of any disqualification of nomination received due to discrepancies or inaccuracies shall be final.

(f) Discrepancies or inaccuracies such as incorrect spelling of name or indication of membership account number, withdrawal in writing by the Proposer or Candidate prior to close of nomination, shall be valid ground for disqualification of nomination.

(g) The General Manager shall display the nominations received on the Club Notice Board immediately after the closing time and shall also post the same to those members eligible to vote not later than seven clear days before the date of the Annual General Meeting.

(h) If no nomination to fill an office is received by the closing time, nominations for election to unfilled offices may be received at the Annual General Meeting provided Candidates so nominated should give their written consent to the General Manager.

(3) Circulation of Campaign Literature By Candidates

(a) Each Candidate shall submit to the General Manager not later than 48 hours after the close of nomination a written statement prepared on a maximum of 2 A4 pages.

(b) A written statement (“Statement(s)”) may include the Candidates’ curriculum vitae, a photograph of themselves, their objectives in seeking office, manifestos explaining why members should vote for them, and their stand on issues affecting the Club.

(c) No slanderous/libelous remarks or personal criticism of any other Candidate especially his race, language and religious beliefs shall be included in the statement.

(d) In matters relating to the Club, the General Manager may require the Candidate to show documentary proof of any claim he/she may make in his/her statement or their campaign literature.

(e) The Club shall place a disclaimer on all statements circulated on behalf of the Candidates.

(f) The General Manager shall circulate or cause to be circulated, the written statements submitted by Candidates not later than 10 calendar days before the date of the Annual General Meeting.

(g) Candidates may also distribute within the Club premises other literature in support of the candidacies provided that such literature shall have been approved by the General Manager in advance of their circulation.

(4) Meet The Candidate Sessions

(a) The General Manager shall hold at least one Meet the Candidate session no later than 2 days before date of election.

(b) It shall be held on club premises, at the date and time specified by the Management Committee.

(c) Notice of the Meet the Candidate Sessions shall be posted on the Notice Boards within 48 hours after close of nomination and a copy of the notice is to be circulated with copies of the Written Statements of Candidates to all members.

(d) Participation by the Candidates in the Meet the Candidate sessions is voluntary.

(e) During the Meet the Candidate sessions there shall be :-

(i) An introductory speech by the Candidate’s Proposer not exceeding 3 minutes per Proposer.

(ii) A speech by each Candidate lasting not more than 7 minutes per Candidate.

(iii) A question and answer on club issues and the position of Candidates on such issues.

(a) Members of the floor can only pose questions to the Candidates and shall not make statements in support or criticism of any Candidate.

(b) Candidates shall respond to questions posed in not more than 3 minutes per candidate. All Candidates for the same positions who are present at these sessions shall be obliged to reply to the same questions.

(c) Concept of equal time should be applied as far as practical by the Presiding Chairman.

(iv) No demonstration, unruly or unbecoming conduct or jeering by supporters of any candidate. The Presiding Chairman may instruct security personnel to remove any unruly member from the sessions.

(f) The time limit for the Meet the Candidate sessions shall be specified in the Notice convening the Meet the Candidate sessions and the Presiding Chairman shall adhere to the specified time limit.

(g) The Presiding Chairman of the sessions shall be appointed by the Management Committee. He/she should not be a Candidate or the proposer/seconder of any Candidate.

(h) No vote of any kind shall be taken during the Meet the Candidate sessions.

(5) Balloting

(a) Ballots prepared by the Club for use in the election of Club office bearers shall be numbered and bear the Club seal.

(b) The Management Committee shall appoint scrutineers to supervise the conduct of the election and counting of votes.

(c) Candidates may appoint an election agent each to observe election and vote counting.

(d) Ballots shall be issued to members immediately before they cast their votes and votes shall be counted immediately after balloting closes.

(e) The Management should specify and notify members on the number of hours ballot boxes shall be opened for votes to be cast.

(f) To accommodate the number of members desiring to cast their ballot in the election of office bearers, the Management Committee may decide to commence the balloting hours before the start of the Annual General Meeting provided that the balloting hours shall not commence before the start of Club hours of the day before the General Meeting.

(g) Voters shall produce their membership card when voting.

(h) Candidates or their agents may request for a recount only if the difference in votes received between the winning and losing candidates’ is less than 5% of the votes received by the losing candidates.

(i) The decision of the Scrutineers in respect of the validity of a vote cast shall be final.

(j) The result of voting shall be announced as soon as the counting of votes have been completed.

(k) In the event of an equality of votes, a re-election shall be held immediately. Only those present at the Annual General Meeting and who are eligible to vote shall be issued a fresh ballot. A minimum of 2 hours for casting of votes shall be allowed in the event of a re-election.

47. Corporate term membership  

(1) Entrance Fees The entrance fees payable for a Corporate Term Membership would depend on the type of Corporate Term Membership applied for, which varies in terms of the number of Nominees the member can nominate to utilise the facilities of the Club as well as the duration of the membership. The entrance fees payable are set out below and are subject to change at the discretion of the Management Committee:-


ENTRANCE FEES PAYABLE BY A CORPORATE TERM MEMBER

Period of Corporate Term Membership / No of Nominees  2  3
1 year  $4,000.00  $5,000.00
2 years  $7,000.00  $8,500.00
3 years  $10,000.00  $12,000.00

(2) Rights The wife and children of any Nominee who are registered with the Club on the date such Nominee is nominated shall without having to pay any further entrance fees, subject to the acceptance by the Management Committee, be entitled to utilise the facilities of the Club for the duration of the Corporate Term Membership, subject to these Rules and the Bye Laws and such restrictions or conditions as the Management Committee may from time to time at its absolute discretion impose.

(3) Administrative Fee Any person who is registered as the wife or child of a Nominee, on a date after the date on which such Nominee is nominated shall, subject to the acceptance by the Management Committee and the payment of such administrative fee as the management Committee shall from time to time determine, be entitled to utilise the facilities of the Club for the duration of the Corporate Term Membership, subject to these Rules and the Bye Laws and such restrictions or conditions as the Management Committee may from time to time at its absolute discretion impose.

(4) Refund of Entrance Fees If a Corporate Term Member terminates its membership with the Club prior to the expiry of the term of such Corporate Term Membership, the Corporate Term Member shall be entitled to a refund of the entrance fees paid as set out in the table below:-

AMOUNT OF ENTRANCE FEES TO BE REFUNDED FOR CORPORATE TERM MEMBER ENTITLED TO NOMINATE 2 NOMINEES

Day of Termination Of Membership / Term of Corporate Term Membership 1 year Term 2 year Term 3 year Term
Termination within 1 year after Commencement Day $0.00 $1,750.00 $5,000.00
Termination after 1 year after the Commencement Day but not more than 2 years after Commencement Day $0.00 $0.00 $1,667.00
Termination more than 2 years after Commencement Day $0.00 $0.00 $0.00

AMOUNT OF ENTRANCE FEES TO BE REFUNDED FOR CORPORATE TERM MEMBER ENTITLED TO NOMINATE 3 NOMINEES

Day of Termination Of Membership / Term of Corporate Term Membership 1 year Term 2 year Term 3 year Term
Termination within 1 year after Commencement Day $0.00 $4,250.00 $6,000.00
Termination after 1 year after the Commencement Day but not more than 2 years after Commencement Day $0.00 $0.00 $2,000.00
Termination more than 2 years after Commencement Day $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
48. Individual term membership  

(1) Entrance Fees

The entrance fees payable for an Individual Term Membership would depend on the type of Individual Term Membership applied for, which varies in terms of the duration of the membership. The entrance fees payable are set out below and are subject to change at the discretion of the Management Committee:

ENTRANCE FEES PAYABLE BY AN INDIVIDUAL TERM MEMBER

Membership Entrance Fee Payable Entrance Fee Payable
1 year $2,000.00
2 years $3,500.00
3 years $5,000.00

(2) Rights

The spouse and children of any Individual Term Member who are registered with the Club on the date such Individual Term Member is elected shall without having to pay any further entrance fees, subject to the acceptance by the Management Committee, be entitled to utilise the facilities of the Club for the duration of the Individual Term Membership, subject to these Rules and the Bye Laws and such restrictions or conditions as the Management Committee may from time to time at its absolute discretion impose.

(3) Administrative Fee

Any person who is registered as the spouse or child of a Individual Term Member, on a date after the date on which such Individual Term Membership is elected shall, subject to the acceptance by the Management Committee and the payment of such administrative fee as the Management Committee shall from time to time determine, be entitled to utilise the facilities of the Club for the duration of the Individual Term Membership, subject to these Rules and the Bye Laws and such restrictions or conditions as the Management Committee may from time to time at its absolute discretion impose.

(4) Refund of Entrance Fees

If an Individual Term Member terminates his membership with the Club prior to the expiry of the term of such Individual Term Membership, the Individual Term Member shall be entitled to a refund of the entrance fees paid as set out in the table below:-

AMOUNT OF ENTRANCE FEES TO BE REFUNDED

Day of Termination Of Membership / Term of Corporate Term Membership 1 year Term 2 year Term 3 year Term
Termination within 1 year after Commencement Day $0.00 $875.00 $2,500.00
Termination after 1 year after the Commencement Day but not more than 2 years after Commencement Day $0.00 $0.00 $833.00
Termination more than 2 years after Commencement Day $0.00 $0.00 $0.00
49. Administration of overdue accounts & defaulters  

(1) Reminder/s

Members shall pay in full the outstanding amount due by the due date stated in the Statement of Account. Any amount not paid by the due date will be considered overdue. When a payment is more than 7 days overdue, the club shall send the member or nominee a 1st Reminder. Notice shall be given in the 1st Reminder that the member’s or nominee’s signing rights will be suspended if the overdue is not paid within 14 days from the date the reminder is sent. When the overdue amount is not paid within 14 days from the date of the 1st Reminder, the Club shall send the member or nominee a 2nd Reminder and a $30 Administration Fee shall be imposed. The signing rights of the member or nominee shall be suspended. Such suspension shall be lifted after the member or nominee pays the overdue amount within 7 days from the date 2nd Reminder is sent.

(2) Notice of Default

(a) When the overdue amount is not paid within 7 days from the date of the 2nd Reminder, the Club shall send the member or nominee a Notice of Default, and an additional $50 Administration Fee shall be imposed.

(b) Such member (except Corporate Term Members) shall cease to be a member of the Club. If the defaulter is a nominee of a Corporate Term Member, the Corporate Term Member shall be informed of the cessation of this nominee and the resulting penalties.

(c) The Club shall have the right to recover all monies due from such member and nominees, and any costs of legal action that are incurred by the Club in seeking to recover those monies.

(3) Reinstatement of Defaulted Member

The following penalties will be imposed on a member and/or nominee who have defaulted and these penalties must be paid before the member and/or nominee can be reinstated as a member, or the Corporate Term Member shall not be allowed to replace its nominee till the settlement of the outstanding:

(a)

(i) Within 12 months

Length of Default Status                Surcharge (% of Amount Defaulted)
1 Day to 90 Days                          25%
91 Days to 180 Days                     50%
181 Days to 270 Days                    75%
270 Days to 365 Days                    100%

Backdated Subscription Fees & Minimum Spending Levy.

(ii) More than 12 months up to 36 months; Subject to MC approval 50% of the Transfer Fee (Single Member) 100% of the Transfer Fee (Family Member) 100% of the amount defaulted Backdated Subscription & Minimum Spending Levy

(iii) After 36 Months Membership shall cease and no appeal shall be entertained.

(b) An ad ditional deposit of:-

(i) $250 for the first default

(ii) $500 for second default or

(iii) for third or subsequent defaults, the additional deposit required shall be equivalent to the amount defaulted. Provided that the Club may return such additional deposit collected if:-

(1) the member is a first time defaulter and he does not commit any further default within 24 months from date of reinstatement.

(2) the member is a second time defaulter and he does not commit any further default within 36 months from date of reinstatement or Should the member have defaulted on more than two occasions, any additional deposit collected shall not be refunded.

(c) A Minimum Spending Levy equivalent to the levy that should have been charged during the period of default, which may be utilised over the following period:-

• Minimum Spending Levy of amount $360 or less is to be utilised over a maximum period of 6 months.

• Minimum Spending Levy of amount $361 or more is to be utilised over a maximum period of 12 months.

(d) A nominee of the Corporate Term Member who has defaulted shall hereafter cease to be a nominee of the Corporate Term Member and shall not be accepted as a nominee of any other Corporate Term Member.

(4) Expiry of Reinstatement Option

Defaulted members shall be served a Notice of Expiry of Reinstatement Option 6 months after the member has been issued with the Club’s notice of default and for which no application for reinstatement had been received.

(5) Credit Limit

A reduced credit limit of $3,000 (or such amount as may be determined by the Management Committee) will be imposed on members who have been reinstated after default provided that such credit limit may be lifted if:

• The member is a first time defaulter and he does not commit any further default within 24 months from date of reinstatement.

• The member is a second time defaulter and he does not commit any further default within 36 months from date of reinstatement. Should the member default on more than two occasions, the credit limit shall be further reduced to $1,500 (or such amount as may be determined by the Management Committee).

(6) All administration fees imposed are not refundable and no appeal will be entertained.

50. Golf  

(1) General

(a) All members of SSC who hold valid USGA handicap, which can be verified by a handicap certificate, are eligible for membership of SSC Golf Section, subject to the approval of the Sports Committee.

(b) Every member of SSC Golf Section shall abide by the Golf Section Bye-Laws and all Rules & Regulations prescribed by the Sports Committee in relation to any activity organised by SSC Golf Section.

(2) Membership

(a) Members of SSC who hold a valid USGA Handicap Certificate issued by a golf club or golf course may be considered for membership at the discretion of the Sports Committee.

(b) Members of SSC who hold a valid Proficiency Certificate (PC) issued by a golf club or a golf course, which conforms to the USGA requirements, may be considered for Conditional Membership at the discretion of the Sports Committee.

(c) Conditional Members may only play at golf courses that recognise their PCs and can only play social games in any golf competition organised by SSC Golf Section.

(3) Monthly Subscription

(a) Every Section Member or Conditional Member must pay a monthly subscription, which shall be determined by the Sports Committee from time to time.

(b) Monthly subscription shall be payable on a monthly basis after the 1st three months’ initial payment and all payments will be debited directly to the members’ SSC A/C.

(4) Competition Fee

(a) Every member participating in a golf activity/ competition is responsible for the payment of such green fee, caddie fee and other charges as determined by the Sports Committee.

(b) Payment of fees/ charges shall be debited to the members’ SSC A/C upon receipt of the member’s Entry Form for the golf activity/ competition. There shall be no refund of such fees/ charges after the stipulated Closing Date. Such fees/ charges shall be refunded for special cases at the discretion of the Sports Committee. The Sports Committee’s decision shall be final.

(5) Handicap Certificate

(a) Each member must hold a USGA Handicap Certificate issued by a recognized golf club.

(b) A member holding more than one (1) Club Handicap will have to play off his/ her lowest handicap, or the SSC Handicap, whichever is lower, for any golf competition organised by SSC Golf Section.

(c) All golfers who hold Seletar Base Golf Course/ Foreign or Malaysia’s Golf Clubs’ Proficiency Certificates or Handicap Cards are to produce copies of their insurance policies (personal accident/ golf insurance), failing which the Sports Committee shall have the right to reject their participation in any golf competition.

(d) In any competition organised by SSC Golf Section, PC holders shall only play social games and are therefore not eligible for any Competition prizes. Participation of PC holders at such competition is at the discretion of the Sports Committee. PC holders who are not members of a recognized golf club are required to produce their golf insurance policies when signing up for the game.

(6) Handicapping

(a) The golf handicap of members will be based on the USGA Handicap System subject to handicap reductions by SSC Golf Section. Such reduced golf handicap shall be the member’s SSC Handicap. The SSC Handicap shall be equal to or lower than the member’s lowest official handicap.

(b) Handicap Revision shall be effective from the date of competition.

(c) The Revised SSC Handicap arising from the SSC Annual Golf Open Competition shall remain valid for the period of up to and including the day of the next Annual Golf Open Championship. For other competitions, the revised SSC Handicap shall remain valid for 6 months.

(d) SSC Handicap shall not be increased by more than 4 strokes during a twelve (12) month period.

(e) Members shall play to the revised SSC Handicap or their current lowest official handicap; whichever is lower in any SSC Golf Section competition.

(f) Reduction of handicap shall be based on members’ returns from a competition at the Golf Captain’s discretion.

(7) Competitions

(a) SSC Golf Section competitions shall be open to members who have a valid official USGA handicap and who are members of the SSC Golf Section for a continuous period of not less than 3 months prior to the date of the competition as determined by the Sports Committee.

(b) The Entry Fee for all competitions shall be decided by the Sports Committee.

(c) The dates, times and courses for all competitions shall be fixed by the Sports Committee.

(d) In any competition where a draw has been made, no further entries unless approved by the Sports Committee shall be accepted. Competitors shall play at the times and pairing shown in the draw.

(e) In any competition, the scores shall be recorded and the scorecard countersigned by the player’s opponent/ fellow competitor and submitted immediately after the game. A competitor who submits his scorecard late or fails to submit the scorecard is liable for disqualification at the discretion of the Sports Committee.

(f) In any competition, the Rules & Regulations shall be decided by the Sports Committee. All members shall conform to these Rules & Regulations. The Sports Committee’s decision shall be final on any questions or disputes.

(8) Members’ Responsibilities

(a) Every member or Conditional Member participating in a golf game or competition at a golf club shall conform to the club’s rules & regulations and golf etiquette including but not limited to the type of attire, equipment prescribed by such club for the use of its golf courses.

(b) Every member or Conditional Member is responsible to maintain valid insurance to cover all eventualities while participating in a Golf Game or Competition, or other activities organised by SSC Golf Section.

(c) SSC and SSC Golf Section shall not be liable for any injury, damages, loss, expense, accident, delay, inconvenience or irregularity arising out of, or relating to participation in golf activity/ competition, or other activities organised by SSC Golf Section or its agent.

(d) Members participating in any golf activity/ competition organised by SSC Golf Section shall inform SSC Section of their current official handicap issued by a recognized golf club and their SSC Handicap.

(9) Cessation of Membership

(a) Any member wishing to withdraw from SSC Golf Section must give at least 1 month’s notice in writing to the SSC Sports Department.

(b) The Sports Committee may terminate the membership of a member upon 1 month’s notice if the said member:-

(i) defaults in the payment of subscription fees.

(ii) no longer possesses a USGA Handicap Certificate or valid Proficiency Certificate;

(iii) in the opinion of the majority of the Sports Committee members, has brought disrepute to SSC and/ or SSC Golf Section.

(c) Any member who ceases to be a member of SSC ceases to be a member of SSC Golf Section.

51. Severe acute respiratory syndrome (sars)  

Administration

(a) The General Manager and/or his designated staff is authorised to conduct temperature screenings on all members, guests and visitors to the Club through either one of the following methods.

(i) Ear scan; or

(ii) Oral In addition, the member, guest or visitor may be required to fill out a health declaration form available at the entrances to the Club premises.

(b) Any member, guest or visitor found to have a temperature of 37.5 Celsius or above, taken in three (3) consecutive readings, may be asked to leave the Club.

(c) The General Manager and/or his designated staff shall have the right to check the temperature of any member, guest or visitor who appears unwell.

(d) Should any member, guest or visitor refuse to comply, he/she would be refused entry into the Club and asked to leave.

(e) At all times, the member, guest or visitor may be obliged to keep the sticker on his/her apparel to indicate that he/she has already undergone a temperature check.

52. Recovery of chits  

A member requesting for duplicate copies of service chits shall be subject to fees as follows:-

(a) Members requesting for chits to verify Club errors shall:-

(i) Not be levied if the request in writing is within 1 month from the date of Statement of Account. Members will be required to give 7 days’ notification in writing for such requests to be processed.

(ii) Not be levied if the request in writing is more than 1 month after the date of Statement of Account. Members will be required to give 14 days’ notification in writing for such requests to be processed.

(b) Members requesting chits for reasons other than verification of Club errors shall:-

(i) Not be levied if the request in writing is within 1 month from the date of Statement of Account. Members will be required to give 7 days’ notification in writing for such requests to be processed.

(ii) Be charged an Administrative Fee of $100.00 per request and an out-of- pocket charge of $10.00 per chit if the request in writing is more than one month from the date of the Statement of Account. Members will be required to give 14 days’ notification in writing for such requests to be processed.

(iii) Be charged an Administrative Fee of $200.00 per request and an out-of- pocket charge of $10.00 per chit if the request in writing is urgent. Members will be required to give 3 days’ notification in writing for such requests to be processed.

53. Notification of legal separation, nullity or divorce  

Pursuant to Club Rule 5 (f) (vii), in the event of a legal separation, nullity or divorce by a Court of competent jurisdiction, the member is required to notify the Club in writing within six (6) months from date of declaration of legal separation, nullity or divorce (as the case may be).

54. Bicycle parking  

(a) The term “bicycle” refers to a two-wheeled pedal cycle constructed or adapted for use as a means of conveyance, including a pedal bicycle or a power-assisted bicycle. The designated bicycle racks provided at the Multi Storey Car Park (MSCP), Deck 1A are specifically for the purpose of bicycle parking only. Bicycle parked in the Club premises are at owners risk and the Club is not responsible for any loss or damage.

(b) The bicycle shall be considered abandoned if the bicycle is locked to or placed in Club premises for a continuous period of more than three (3) days. The Club shall have the power and authority to remove or dispose abandoned bicycle in any way it deems fit. Bicycles shall be deemed indiscriminately parked when the bicycle is:

i) Creating an obstruction, i.e. blocking an entrance/exit or walkway;

ii) Creating an immediate hazard, or damaging Club property (i.e. tyre markings on the walls);

iii) Locked to a hand rail or occupying a disabled person’s facility

iv) Locked in any area other than designated area for bicycle parking; and/or

v) Parked overnight without prior permission obtained.

If a bicycle is found to be indiscriminately parked, a notice will be placed on the bicycle, stating violation of the Club’s Bicycle Parking Policy. The notice shall instruct the owner to remove his/her bicycle within 24 hours, from the time of issuance of the notice.

A description/photograph of the bicycle shall be recorded at the time of notice. Depending on the severity of the infringement, the Club’s Security Department may place a lock/boot on the bicycle, immobilizing it until the owner makes a claim. An administration fee for removal of the lock for the amount of S$50/- (excluding GST) shall be payable by the owner of the bicycle. Upon redeeming an impounded bicycle, the owner must provide a description.

(c) If no claim is made within 24 hours from issuance of the notice, the bicycle will be considered abandoned and will be disposed without further notice, at the Club’s discretion.

(d) The Club shall not be liable for any cost for replacement or any loss/damaged arising from the removal of the indiscriminately parked bicycle within the Club premises.