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What is Swim21? -
Swim 21 is the ASA's Club Development model - a planning
tool, based on the principles of Long Term Athlete Development, enabling
clubs to help athletes, teachers, coaches and administrators to achieve
their full potential. It focuses particularly on the needs of athletes -
striving to provide them with the best possible support and environment.
Swim 21 Accreditation is a 'Quality mark'. It recognises nationally and
regionally the clubs that are committed to providing safe, effective and
quality services for the benefit of their members.
Clubs work steadily towards the attainment of a series of outcomes all
of which are seen as essential if the right level of support is to be
provided at each stage of an athlete's development.
Swim 21 Accreditation is available to ASA clubs of all aquatic
disciplines that are positioned at one or more of the four levels of:
Below is a link to the British Swimming "Wave Power" Child Protection
document and to the "Swimline" page from the British Swimming site.
Ashbourne Swimming Club works in accordance with ASA Child Protection
and Equity procedures
Ashbourne Swimming Club Code of
Club Equity Policy -
Internal Dispute Procedure
ASA Guidelines -
Our Recruitment Policy -
Workforce Job Descriptions
There are a number of roles involved with running the club. Attached is
a document produced by the asa giving summaries of the job descriptions
for each of the roles.
If anyone is interested in becoming involved as a volunteer with the
club, this will give you an idea of the kind of roles required to run