Be familiar with the Code of Ethics, this document, Swim Ireland Rules, Swim Ulster and any PASC rules.
Within a Club ensure and approve the appointments of Club Children’s Officers, one of whom sits to the committee.
Carry out your required duties for Swim Ireland, Swim Ulster and PASC understanding that the welfare of children is paramount.
Follow the Swim Ireland policies and procedures so that all activities are in accordance with this document:
Create safe environment for young people
Ensure the codes of conduct are in place for all involved
Provide adequate supervision for training sessions with attendance record being kept
Recruit volunteers/employees including vetting and training is completed
Understand and implement the complaints and disciplinary procedures
Ensure safe induction and supervision of volunteers/employees
Ensure other activities follow procedures e.g. away trips
All required procedures contained in this document are adopted.
Keep and store securely all documentation with respect to meetings, correspondence and minutes of committee meetings together with General Meetings, including the Treasurers report.
Set up, maintain, revise and implement rules in the best interests of Swim Ireland, Swim Ulster and PASC. Rules should not contravene any Swim Ireland rules and must be communicated to the relevant members.
Ensure effective communications with members through recognised means e.g. e-mail, web posting, use of notice boards, etc.
Monitor with the Membership Registration Secretary any changes in membership and any unusual drop out, absenteeism or club transfers by children. Ensure these are followed up to determine the reason for the trend.
The Head Coach will be invited to attend at the end of Committee meetings in order to update the Committee and present the views of the Coaches. Children Officers will also provide an update as and when required.
Inform parents/guardians in advance and obtain consent for children to be involved in events outside the normal activities within the aquatic disciplines e.g. fun day out, fundraising.
Inform parents/guardians where a matter or problem arises relating to their child.
Monitor with the Children’s Officer any changes in membership and any unusual dropout, absenteeism or Club transfers by children or leaders. Ensure these are followed up to determine the reason for the trend.
Ensure complaints including rumours are not ignored and dealt with appropriately, following the relevant procedures including:
Recording all incidents
Reporting the incident/accident or injury
Informing the parent or guardian (if child involved)
3rd Aquasprint Gala
Our Aquasprint team are away to Ballymena on 7th April. Check the team sheet at the club desk Wed 4th April. Bus will leave 3.00 pm, for 4.30 pm Warm up and 5.00 pm start
Last year many of PASC swimmers took part in the Mini Mud Madness event led by Coach Conor. It took weeks to remove the dirt and the memories are with us forever. We’d love to see you all back for the 2018 event. Spaces are limited so please hurry and register your place directly with the event organisers on the following website: https://www.mud-madness.co.uk/
Swim Ulster’s 4th Development Gala, Newry (updated)
With a great performance from PASC at the last development gala, we’d love to see more you submit an entry for the next development gala. If you are in the red, blue, silver or gold squad this gala is for you. Closing date for entries Wed 14th Feb either at the club desk or email email@example.com. Meet information attached:
This year the PTL Heats for the South will be hosted by PASC! So let’s put all our efforts into extra training and preparation to ensure our club has good representation at this gala. Please register your interest by Wed 14th Feb at the club desk or email firstname.lastname@example.org and a name of a parent volunteer.
It’s that time of year again. Get ready for the Armagh Championships which this year will be held in Lurgan. It’s an exciting event so squeeze in all the training you can to prepare. Meet information attached: