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)
Saturday 7 March 2020
Saturday 7 March 2020, 2.30pm Waves Leisure Centre, Lurgan
For anyone who attended the last skills meet you are automatically on the list for this one unless you achieved gold at the last meet. If you are not able to attend please email firstname.lastname@example.org ASAP.
For anyone else interested in attending please also email email@example.com, places are however limited.
To be eligible for this gala you must have achieved 3 times in a Level 2 Licensed Meet during the 12 months prior to the entry closing date. This gala takes place in the 50m pool and there are 50m, 100m, 200m and 400m events. Closing date Monday 2 March 2020. Please email firstname.lastname@example.org marking FAO Paula and include gala in subject title and ensure you state which events you are looking to enter.
This year’s Armagh Championships will be hosted by Newry and will take place on Saturday 22 February 2020 in Newry Leisure Centre. We don’t want to have to hand the cup over so let’s all get entered and retain that Cup!!
This gala is suitable for Green Squad and above and all events are 50m.
Entry forms are available at the Club Desk on Wednesday and must be completed and returned by Wednesday 12 February 2020. Each event costs £3.50.
Heats will be held in the morning (warm up Girls 8am, Boys 8.20am) with finals commencing after lunch.
Development galas are the first step on the Swim Ulster Competition pathway. You enter these to gain times to progress to the qualifying galas. To enter these galas you must be 10 at some stage in 2020 and have a Gold score from the Skills Meet, or else be 11 (or older) at some stage in 2020 without the Gold score. Closing date Wednesday 19 February 2020. Please note swimmers can enter a maximum of 3 events.
Entries for above gala must be emailed to email@example.com (please ensure you include gala title in subject line of email and mark FAO Paula, also be sure to include which event(s) you wish to enter), by Wednesday 19 February 2020.
Entry cost for all galas is £5 per event payable at the Club Desk.
Further information on this gala can be found at the club desk or on Swim Ulster website. http://swimulster.net/Competitions/Competitions-List/Development-Meet-3.aspx