ASA Handbook:

 

To download the official handbook of the ASA, incorporating the Laws and Technical Rules including dispute procedures, click the link:

 

The ASA Handbook 2015

 

Child Welfare:

 

NCDSC is committed to looking after the best interests of our swimmers. Our Child Welfare Officer is Mandy Beagle and she is available to discuss any concerns in confidence.

 

Alternately you may wish to contact the ASA's Swimline number - details of which are below:

 

Swimline

The Amateur Swimming Association is committed to promoting the welfare of children in our sport. That is why they have joined with the National Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children to create SwimLine. Their telephone number is 0808 100 4001

 

NSPCC Child Protection Helpline direct: 0808 800 5000 - (open 24 hours a day and calls are free).

 

The service is provided for anyone involved in swimming, including children and young people who believe that the welfare of a young child is at risk. This could be neglect or abuse, bullying or fear of someone, or anything that is worrying you and you don't know who to discuss it with.

 

British Swimming also have a section of their website specifically for young swimmers

 

North Cornwall Dragons Swimming Club Equity Policy Statement:

 

The Club is committed to treat everyone equally within the context of their activity, regardless of sex, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or political persuasion.

 

The Club will ensure that equity as stated in the club rules is incorporated in all aspects of it’s activities and also recognises and adopts the Sport England definition of Sports Equity:

 

Sports equity is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure that it becomes equally accessible to all members of society, whatever their age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality or socio-economic status.

 

The Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an environment free from threat of discrimination, intimidation, harassment and abuse.

 

All Club members have a responsibility to challenge discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.

 

The Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to the club disciplinary procedures.