Club Rules

Swimmers’ Code of Conduct

AT TRAINING SESSIONS

  • Swimmers are expected to turn up onto poolside 10 minutes prior to each session.
  • Swimmers are expected to stretch and warm up prior to each session.
  • Swimmers must attend to their own hygiene needs before entering the pool, ie: toilet, shower.
  • All swimmers must have appropriate kit necessary for swimming sessions (costume, goggles, cap) and a kit bag is essential for all squads from ‘D’ and up.
  • All swimmers must have appropriate drinks for the poolside area.
  • Swimmers will only be allowed to leave the pool under exceptional circumstances during a standard session. During longer sessions this will be at the coach’s discretion.
  • Swimmers are reminded that respect to coaches and other swimmers is expected at all times.
  • Swimmers must adhere to instructions given by coaches, poolside helpers & centre staff.

AT COMPETITIONS AND GALAS

  • Only swimmers competing in that session will be allowed on poolside.
  • Swimmers are expected to stay with the swim team during the event.
  • Swimmers are reminded to return to the coach after their swim to be debriefed before approaching parents.
  • Swimmers should have appropriate kit for swimming and poolside, ie: Blantyre t-shirt, cap, towel and clothing appropriate for poolside wear.

PARENTS

  • We ask parents to respect our coaches and swimmers, and allow them to finish training before entering the poolside or distracting any coaching staff. Any issues can be raised before or after the training session.