Club Child Safeguarding Policy
We have adopted the ASA Wavepower, child safeguarding policies and procedures which can be viewed by clicking this link
Wavepower | Safeguarding for Swim England clubs (swimming.org)
For any safeguarding concerns please contact our Independant lead Welfare Officer James Saxby 07825 658997 or one of our Deputy Welfare Officers Debbie Smith 07863 174432 or Emma Hill 07890 961170
Contained within the Wavepower document are Codes of conduct for Athletes, Parents/Guardians, Volunteers, Coaches/Teachers and Committee members we expect all those involved in the club to follow those codes of conduct.
The Club is committed to treat everyone equally within the context of their activity, regardless of sex, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or political persuasion.
The Club will ensure that equity as stated in the club rules is incorporated in all aspects of itís activities and also recognises and adopts the Sport England definition of Sports Equity:
Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure that it becomes equally accessible to all members of society, whatever their age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality or socio-economic status.
The Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an environment free from threat of discrimination, intimidation, harassment and abuse.
All Club members have a responsibility to challenge discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.
The Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to the club disciplinary procedures.