Hire Rules and Terms of Agreement

Hire Rules

  1. The Club must not be occupied between the hours of Midnight and 5AM daily. The building must be vacated,locked and lights out prior to Midnight and will not be unlocked prior to 5AM.
  2. Where hire includes bar facilities, last drinks will be called half an hour prior to the cessation of trading on any given day.
  3. It is the responsibility of the hirer to arrange inspection of the Club immediately prior to occupation to ensure the Club is in a suitable state for hire. It is further the responsibility of the hirer to arrange inspection of the Club prior to any claim for recovery of bond money.
  4. The hirer is responsible to report to the Club delegate any damage or breakage, or any safety issue prior to a claim for refund of the bond.
  5. The hirer is responsible for tidying up all rubbish including major spills (particularly where permanent damage is likely), food scraps, paper, excrement etc within the Club building and its precinct including any public areas adjacent to the Club. Confetti is not to be used within the Club or its precinct including any public areas adjacent to the Club. The hire fee includes basic cleaning services only.
  6. The Club is to be returned to an acceptable condition by the hirer on the day of the hire, or as soon as possible the following day. It is the responsibility of the hirer to give a commitment to the Club as to when cleaning will be complete. Should the Club need to engage cleaning services due to the inaction of the hirer, charges will be taken from bond money.
  7. The lower level boat storage area and gym are strictly out of bounds.
  8. The hire agreement is restricted to the confines of the Club house. Occupation of the car park (except for car parking), boat ways (including swimming from the ways) and any other adjacent land is not permitted.
  9. Bond money as cash will be paid in person to the Club delegate prior to occupation of the building. A receipt will immediately be issued by the Club. Any refund of bond money will be acknowledged by signature of the hirer and Club delegate on both the original and Club copy of the receipt. The hirer must retain a copy of the receipt for this purpose.
  10. We will recognise the signs of intoxication and we will discourage service to the point of intoxication. We will not admit, service, supply or allow the supply of alcohol to anyone who is drunk or appears to be drunk.

Terms of Agreement

  1. The Hirer must be eighteen years or older. Proof of age may be required.
  2. The Hirer acknowledges that the Club facilities are predominantly for use as a rowing club, and any activity is restricted by Club policy, either written or verbal, and will not be to the detriment of rowing members.
  3. The principle hirer (hereafter known as the hirer) must be a member of the Lindisfarne Rowing Club Inc
  4. This hire agreement is between the Lindisfarne Rowing Club Inc and the hirer only.
  5. The hirer is solely responsible and liable for any damage to property or persons caused by the hirer or hirer’s guests during the term of the agreement.
  6. The hirer accepts that the Club is bound by community agreements which restrict the use of the Club. Amongst other restrictions, the Esplanade doors must only be used for disable persons access and for the movement of heavy or bulky goods. It is the hirers responsibility to be aware of these conditions, and to make other contractors aware of the conditions.
  7. The hirer is responsible for ensuring that guest do not create any undue noise, or create any nuisance when arriving, occupying or departing the Club building. The hirer agrees to indemnify the Club against consequential actions resulting from and undue nuisance or noise created by their guests, and is liable for any such actions.
  8. Any bond charge and deposit paid is refundable at the sole discretion of the Club.
  9. The hirer agrees to make their guests aware of the terms of the agreement.
  10. The hirer agrees to abide by the Hire Rules and the Terms of Agreement.