Pool at Tulip Tulip meet 2016 Esther Skells Sam Fovargue Anya Daisy or Millie Luke Elliott

Zoggs Fun Day at Castle Pool on 22nd July

Parents and Swimmers Charter

For the club to run effectively we require all, members to follow the parents and swimmers charter.


  • Endeavour to attend at least as many of their sessions as possible and will inform their Coach if they will be absent
  • Arrive in good time for the beginning of the session with all necessary equipment in good order
  • Spend time prior to a session preparing for the session by doing flexibility exercises
  • Put every effort into the training sessions and avoid short cutting or missing sections by toilet excuses etc.
  • Always consult their Coach if they arrive late, wish to leave early, feel unwell etc.
  • Pay attention to the Coach when he/she is talking to them
  • Keep up with the activities of the Club by reading the notice board and consulting Coaches/Officials
  • Act in a responsible manner at all times
  • At all galas it is expected that swimmers will: arrive at the venue in plenty of time for the warm up and immediately join their team group
  • Remain at all times throughout the gala with their team group unless they have agreed with the team manager a reason to leave the poolside
  • Not leave the poolside after their last swim until their team manager has agreed for them to go. In a trophy gala they must remain to acknowledge the winning team provide encouragement and support to fellow team members.
  • Keep in constant touch with the programme and prepare themselves in plenty of time for their race without relying on the team manager
  • Wear a Club hat if a hat is to be worn
  • Treat other swimmers, Coaches and Officials with respect.


  • Ensure that the swimmers get to training sessions in good time
  • Keep in touch with the Club activities, through notice boards, the website and e-mails
  • Direct any queries to Coaches, when they not involved in training sessions
  • Do not shout out instructions to swimmers from the balcony
  • Where queries are unresolved, request the issue be raised with the Committee
  • Wherever possible, offer assistance in Club activities
  • Promote a responsible and disciplined attitude
  • Get swimmers to gala venues in good time
  • Remain in the spectator area, whilst in the pool hall, unless requested to assist
  • encourage swimmers to remain with the team group