A club booklet is a booklet that contains key information about your club and is a good way to consolidate information in one place. The booklet can be shared with members (present and potential), club administrators and kaimahi, and can be share with potential sponsors. The following inforation provides some ideas of things you could include in your club booklet.
Include key contact information. It is good to have a club email address as the main point of contact, therefore if there a changes within your administration committee, all emails remain on one central email address.
Other key contacts could include coaches and managers contacts.
A waiver is a legally binding document where either party in a contract agrees to voluntarily forfeit a claim without the other party being liable. As a club, you can outline the details within the waiver and provide a copy to paddlers to sign when joining your club. This can be part of the registration process.
A template for Waka Ama events can be found here: Template - Event Waiver
It is important for all members of your club, including paddlers, administrators, kaimahi, coaches, parents etc. to know and understand the health and safety at your club. This could include, but is not limited to:
Water safety is a really important part of any club. Each club has a different body of water that they paddle on and with that comes different important water safety procedures. In this section you could include the following:
Club policies are an important thing to have within your club and should be shared with members so that they understand the rules and regulations of your club. Policies your club may have could include, but is not limited to: