Please forward this email to friends who might be interested in orienteering.
Normal orienteering will be starting again in both the north and south in mid-July. In the meantime, southern orienteers can try the Recovery Romp.
The Recovery Romp is here! Your next adventure series in Hobart.
The Recovery Romp is now open and will continue into the July school holidays. You can take yourself, family and friends on orienteering adventures around Hobart. Explore Knocklofty North (from Mount Stuart), Waverley Park (above Warrane and Bellerive), Tolosa Park (Glenorchy) and Pittwater (turn right just past the Airport and head to the pine forests by the beach).
These adventures are open to everybody and are a fun way to exercise outdoors. You can go at any time that suits you. Best of all, it's FREE. The Recovery Romp offers a genuine navigation challenge, off trails! If you are new to orienteering and this seems daunting, as a first step you can Try a Permanent Course.
In both Launceston and Hobart events are planned to resume on Sunday 19 July. And then over the following weekend, July 25 and 26 - there's a chance for you to orienteer at Coles Bay. The full details for all events will be released shortly, including all the modifications we're having to make to comply with Tasmanian Government COVID safety rules. But in the mean time, save the dates and make your plans to head to Freycinet. And don't forget, if in Hobart you can do the Recovery Romp
Do you fancy being an editor?
If you enjoy writing and regularly have a bit of time up your sleeve, we have a great job for you! You can become our next newsletter editor. This is a voluntary role that you can fit into a time that suits you. And we will give you tips and training in terms of style and the software used (if you can send an email or do your banking online, you'll nail this easily!). There are people who can cover for you if you are away or have other commitments, and it is also a job that you can share with a friend. If you are interested, please contact Sally Wayte - President.
Have you received a hard copy of the latest Australian Orienteer?
The Australian Orienteer magazine is available online for free, but if you are a current club member you can also select to have a hard copy posted to you. You should recently have received the latest issue (see pictured). If not, please read on.
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COVID-SAFE course for Coaches and Officials
Orienteering Australia's National Manager of Coaching Development, Russell Blatchford, recommends this online course for anyone conducting training and coaching sessions during the pandemic. The course takes about 40 minutes and is free. To become a certified COVID-Safe coach, go here
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