Entering the Club
What must I show when entering the club?
If you are a member you must show your current membership card. If you are a visitor you must show a current drivers licence or age card showing current address and date of birth and sign into the club through the terminals at reception.
What is the 5km radius?
Riverstone Schofields Memorial Club is a Registered Club and operates under the Registered Clubs Act. This requires all patrons who reside within a 5km radius of the club to become a member if wishing to use the club facilities. If you live within the 5km radius but choose not to become a member, you must be in the presence of a Riverstone Schofields Memorial Club member when signing in and utilising our facilities.
How do I know if I live within 5kms of the club?
A map is provided at reception to determine this.
I live inside the 5km area, do i need to become a member?
Yes, everyone over 18 years living within the 5km radius is required to become a member to enter the club. However the following exceptions apply:-
1. You are a full member of another RSL/Service Club that is registered under the Registered Clubs Act,
Can a person who is over 18 years enter with a friend who is under 18 years?
No, an under aged person can only enter the club whilst being accompanied by a parent/guardian.
Are hats permitted to be worn in the club?
Under most circumstances Hats/caps must be removed before entering the club. Ladies dress hats may be worn. An exception is also given to dress hats worn on Melbourne Cup day only for men and women. Special circumstances are at management discression.
Are thongs permitted to be worn in the club?
Yes, you are permitted to wear thongs in the club.
Where can I smoke?
There are three seperate outdoor areas where smoking is permitted. We do not allow smoking near the children's playground.
When are membership renewals?
Renewals commence 1st November each year. If you have 5 year membership please visit the club to receive your new card.
What happens if I lose or damage my membership card?
If you have lost your membership card inside the club, it will be handed in and filed at Reception. If you have lost or damaged your card elsewhere, visit reception and have a new card printed for the price of $5 for associate or $3 for pensioner.
When do my bonus points expire?
Bonus points expire the close of business 31st December each year. We advise all members to ensure they redeem all points before this date or risk losing them. An exeption applies to Platinum and Gold level members.
How do I become a member?
To become a member, you need to fill out an application form and provide appropriate ID. Reception will take your photo and process your application. You will be issued a membership card on the spot.
Are children welcome at the club?
Yes. Children under 18 years are welcome as long as they are in the company of a parent/guardian adult. Children must be supervised at all times and are not permitted in the restricted areas of the club and are not able to approach any bar.
What areas are children allowed in?
Children are allowed to enter the Outdoor terrace with playground, auditorium, bistro and coffee shop.
What times are children permitted to stay in the club till?
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday, Saturday, and Sunday children are allowed till 9pm.
Can I purchase takeaway beverages from the bar?
Yes, however you must be off the premises by 9pm on Monday, Tuesday and Sunday and by 10pm Wednesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday.
Who can ride the courtesy bus?
Only members can ride the courtesy bus who are travelling within the 5km radius of the club. This is a free service. Please book at reception for either pick up or drop off. The bus also operate from Riverstone Bowling Club.
How do i connect to free wifi at your venue?
Check your settings on your device and make sure wifi is ON. Select the 'PublicWifi' network and you will be prompted for a password. The password is 'freewifi' - all lower case.