Members, Officials and All Volunteers who work directly
with children in Bridgend County Swim Squad are expected to:
At all times adhere to the WASA Code of Ethics, Rules and Regulations.
At all times adhere to Y Plant - the Swim Wales Child Safeguarding
Policy and Procedures.
At all times adhere to the Swim Wales Equality Policy.
Adhere fully to the role and job description as outlined by the club and
never use that role to gain favour for yourself or any individual
Consistently display high standards of behaviour and appearance.
Treat all swimmers with respect and dignity, value their worth and treat
everyone equally recognising their needs and ability within the context
of the sport.
Encourage and guide swimmers to accept responsibility for their own
behaviour and performance.
Continue to seek and maintain your own development in line with your
role and complete a Safeguarding Children in Sport course, if
appropriate to your role.
Treat all information of a personal nature about individual swimmers as
in circumstances where to do so will allow the child to be placed at
risk of harm or continue to be at risk of harm.
Encourage all swimmers to obey the spirit of the rules and regulations
both in and out of the pool.
Never encourage or condone swimmers, volunteers, officials or parents to
violate the rules of the club or the sports and report any violations
Observe the authority and the decision of the officials and only
question those decisions in the appropriate manner.
Treat all competitors and other club teams with respect, whether that is
in victory or defeat and encourage all team members and fellow club
members to do the same.
Refer all concerns of a child safeguarding nature in line with the
procedures contained in Y Plant.