Ground Dressing

Grounds Roster

Our match days are busy, starting early and finishing late. To help ensure our grounds are prepared for our kids to play and our Redback families to enjoy, we require assistance with dressing and undressing our grounds each weekend.

We greatly appreciate your assistance and respectively request that you treat our equipment and facilities with respect.

Please click here for the ground dressing roster

Junior teams dressing Fields 1 & 5 should arrive at 7am. The mini teams dressing fields 3,4 & 6 should arrive at 7.30am, as they have less to do overall.

Ground Map

Please click here for the grounds map

Ground Dressing Duties

Unlocking Grounds

  • Unlock Equipment shed, ensuring you immediately disable the alarm with the code provided.
  • Unlock both change-rooms & the Referees Room.
  • Check that the toilets are all unlocked.
  • Using the toilet key, unlock the cage at the side of the Community Centre & take out some wheelie bins which can be placed strategically around the ground.
  • Ensure that the equipment shed is left open & unlocked so that nets can be returned during the day for mini fields (leaving the left security gate closed will prevent the right-hand door from closing.

Full Sized Fields 1 & 2

  • Nets to be set up on all four fixed goalposts for Fields 1 & 2. The top of the net is marked with a small red tag and should be placed over the top corner of the posts. The net attaches to the frame with the insertion and twist of many small white clips, which are permanently attached to the net. Peg down the nets to the ground.
  • Corner posts required at each corner of the field. Halfway posts are required 1m outside the field of play at the halfway line. Four posts are required 1m outside the field of play at the 25m mark on Field 1 only.
  • Ropes are required for each of the full-size fields, along each sideline. Take 7 rope posts and place intermittently all the way along one sideline, then unwind the rope through the rope posts, tying off at each end. The side ropes should be approximately 2m from the sideline outside the field of play.
  • Bins are to be placed strategically along each sideline & near the canteen/covered areas, including the Community Centre sideline of Field 5.
  • Place aluminium benches around the cricket pitch area, two for each field.
  • Erect Redbacks Marquee shelter in between fields 1 and 2, spanning the cricket pitch and ensuring it is securely pegged down.
  • Note on Sundays for Senior games no sideline ropes are required.

Mini Fields 3 & 4 (designated Saturdays only)

  • Portable Mini Nets to be set up on the two Mini fields.
  • 4 corner poles (agility poles) to be placed required on each corner.

Mini Field 5 (designated Saturdays only)

  • Portable Bow Nets to be set up and pegged down at each end of the field.
  • Corner and halfway posts to be placed appropriately.
  • Sideline rope to be placed 2 metres along Community Centre sideline.
  • Two bins to be placed on spectator side of sideline.

Mini Field 6 (designated Saturdays only)

  • Nets to be placed on fixed goal posts. The top of the net is marked with a small red tag and should be placed over the top corner of the posts. The net attaches to the frame with the insertion and twist of many small white clips, which are permanently attached to the net. Peg down the nets to the ground.
  • Corner and halfway posts to be placed appropriately.
  • Two bins to be placed on spectator side of sideline.

Ground Undressing Duties

Locking Grounds

  • Ensure all nets & posts have been placed neatly back into the equipment shed.
  • Empty all small bins into the larger wheelie bins. There are generally spare bins in the cage on the corner of the Community Centre, which can be unlocked with the toilet key.
  • Check that bins in the change-rooms have also been emptied.
  • Lock both change-rooms & the Referees Room.
  • Check that the toilets are all locked.
  • Lock Equipment shed, ensuring you immediately enable the alarm with the code provided before shutting the door. Ensure you have the padlock for the outside cage door before closing door!

Full Sized Fields 1 & 2

  • Nets to be removed from four fixed goalposts for Fields 1 & 2 and placed in plastic tubs in the equipment shed.
  • Corner and halfway posts are to be removed & placed in the black round containers inside the equipment shed.
  • Ropes & rope posts are to be removed & placed neatly inside the equipment shed. Ensure that ropes have been neatly wound up.
  • Bins are to be brought in & emptied into larger wheelie bins.
  • Bring in the aluminium benches from the cricket pitch area & place in equipment shed.
  • Take down the Redbacks Marquee shelter from in between the two fields, & place back neatly in its bag in the equipment room.

Mini Fields 3 & 4 (designated Saturdays only)

  • Portable Mini Nets to be unfolded & neatly stored in the equipment shed.

Mini Field 5 (designated Saturdays only)

  • Portable Bow Nets to be neatly unfolded & placed in their bags in the equipment shed with the pegs.
  • Corner and halfway posts are to be removed & placed in the black round containers inside the equipment shed.
  • Sideline rope & rope posts are to be removed & placed neatly inside the equipment shed. Ensure that ropes have been neatly wound up.
  • Any rubbish & bins on the field are to be removed to allow play on the main field in the afternoon.

Mini Field 6 (designated Saturdays only)

  • Nets to be removed from the two fixed goal posts and placed neatly in plastic tub in the equipment shed.
  • Corner and halfway posts are to be removed & placed in the black round containers inside the equipment shed.