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)
PASC AGM & Membership Renewal
PASC’s AGM & Membership Re-registration will take place on Tuesday (not Wed) 12th June 2018 at the Brownlow Hub, Craigavon. Attendance is compulsory in order to renew swimmer’s membership. If a parent is unable to attend, they are able to send a family member or friend to represent their child. Any swimmer who is not registered on 12th June will be placed on a waiting list to be reviewed in September 2018 along with new membership requests. Any swimmer who is not registered will not be eligible to compete in any galas or take part in training. We look forward to seeing you on Tuesday 12th June.
On Saturday 16th June, the end of season gala for ALL our large pool swimmers will take place with warm up at 4.15 pm. The individual medley race will take place on Wed 13th June during normal training time.
The club’s end of season gala will take place for small pool swimmers on Wed 13th June (normal training time). On the same night the Individual Medley race will take place for large pool swimmers (normal training time).
Our annual swim-a-mile fundraising challenge will take place on Sat 28th April
8-10 am when PASC swimmers will be supporting local charity Angel Wishes, who support families affected by childhood cancer. All money raised will be divided equally between the Charity & PASC. Sponsorship forms are available at the club desk.
There will be draw made with 2 prizes available: 1) to the family who raises the most sponsorship and 2) to a swimmer taking part in the event. We encourage all large pool swimmers to take part in this worthy fundraiser.
PASC will be running their 3rd Try-a-Tri event on Sat 2nd June at Cascades. For those that attended the previous events, we will be running with a similar format – pool, bike and run. This event is ideal for everyone who can swim 2 lengths of the big pool. We’ll be starting at 8am and should be finished by 10am. More details will follow soon, but for now hold the date. Any questions ask either coaches Steve or Conor.