Drugs & Alcohol Policy
Selling Serving Alcohol
Eastcote Hockey Club adheres to the law in regards to selling or serving of alcohol
Eastcote Hockey Club adheres to the license agreement for selling of alcohol
It is illegal to sell alcohol to anyone under the age of 18
It is illegal to sell alcohol to someone who is drunk or to sell alcohol to anyone intended for consumption by a person who is believed to be already intoxicated
It is illegal to purchase alcohol for the consumption by any one aged under 18 on Club premises
U18s Access to the Bar
No young person is allowed in the Bar area at the Clubhouse whilst the bar is open after 7pm until closing time unless accompanied at all times by their parent or legal guardian.
Alternatives to Alcohol
Eastcote Hockey Club operates a well-stocked bar which includes the sale of snacks and soft drinks
Drinking water is available to purchase in bottles or tap water free of charge by the glass
Promoting the responsible use of alcohol
The club does not promote the rapid or excessive consumption of alcohol
Eastcote Hockey Club promotes sport as a primary function and supports the safe consumption of alcohol to all users in a lawful manner.
Eastcote Hockey Club will conform to the bar license regulations.
Eastcote Hockey Club operates a safeguarding policy for all users including minors and colts
It is unacceptable for players to participate in sport whilst under the influence of alcohol
It is unacceptable for coaches or officials to be involved in matches or training if under the influence of alcohol
Persons involved in transportation of others shall adhere to the law for safe driving limits, those involved in the transportation of under 18s not drink alcohol until such time they are no longer under their care
Procedure to deal with exceptions
Any breach to the above policy will result in action being taken against the individual(s)
Notification of a breach to the policy will be referred to a member of the management committee or a delegate if the management member is not present at the time of the exception
Notification will be made to the child protection officer if any exception involves a member under the age of 18
The action following the referral may result in a warning in the first instance, a disciplinary meeting where the result may be a suspension of the membership or a cancelation of the membership
Eastcote Hockey Club operates a zero tolerance to drugs and any member taking or selling drugs on Club premises will not be tolerated.