Please download the Calendar (excel spreadsheet) to view non IOS courses that may be useful to clubs such as Safeguarding and Time to Listen. Please promote and distribute within your networks. The February to June 2014 events can be filtered by County or Counties by clicking on the first row of that column to make your selection.
As part of the services provided by ASA Membership Services for affiliated clubs, the ASA are again running Online Workshops during 2014. The aims of these Online Workshops are to assist club officers in their roles. Booking details for the first workshop in March is now available on Swimming.org website.
The ASA has linked up with the NSPCC to deliver the ‘Time to Listen’ module that supports Club Welfare Officers (CWOs) with their role and responsibilities. A Free Time to Listen Workshop is running in Dorset on 4/3/14 from 6:30pm – 9:30pm at the Dorford Centre, Dorchester.
A big thank you to everyone who attended the Club AGM on 2 February, and in particular those who were newly elected or have taken on new roles. Our thriving Club is supported entirely by volunteers – people like you! Even if you don’t fancy a dip in the sea, we can always do with more help to share the workload.
News of how we are planning for this year’s Seahorse Swim and future events. Some thoughts on succession planning and a request that you help us by encouraging likely members to serve on our committee.
Last year, the ASA revealed worrying statistics showing that over half (51%) of children aged 7 – 11 years in the UK were unable to swim 25m unaided. Taking this 5 minute survey could really make the difference in changing the provision of swimming in schools.
The Club’s eighth AGM will take place at 12.30pm on Sunday 2 February 2014 in the skittle alley of the Coach and Horses Pub, Wimborne
The format is a little different this year in that we will hold our AGM first followed by lunch in the bar at around 2pm, followed bya game of skittles for those who so wish, finishing around 4.30pm.
This document for swim21 club Essential element 12 open water risk assessment template provides useful information for swimmers and coaches. Click to download.
Volunteers’ Week is an annual campaign that runs from 1-7 June, led by Volunteering England, and celebrating the fantastic contribution that volunteers make across the country.
This year the theme for the week is ‘Time to say Thank You’.
Thanks to amazing fundraisers and sponsors, English Federation of Disability Sport’s renowned programme “Disability Sport Events” has produced so many champions and future stars. EFDS have revealed a new fundraising pack to make it easier and quicker for you to raise much needed money. With your help EFDS can make a difference to more disabled people in sport.