Equal Opportunity Policy

Verulam Swimming Club is totally committed to promoting equality and diversity for all its members. Equality and diversity is about treating everyone, both inside and outside the Club, with dignity and respect. It is about welcoming diversity and recognising that each person has to balance personal and swimming needs in order to fulfil all its […]

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Competitive Swim Training Progression

  DEVELOPMENT AND MOVEMENT GUIDE FOR SWIMMERS THROUGH THE CLUB PRE COMPETITIVE GROUP To be confident and able to swim two strokes at least 25m and two developing (usually Breaststroke and Butterfly) Goals: NPTS 7 & 8 – LTAD Swim Skills Develop efficiency in three strokes (Front crawl, Backstroke, Breaststroke) Being introduced to the ASA […]

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Role of the Welfare Officer

The Club Welfare Officer is responsible for ensuring that all personnel who have significant contact with children and young people undertake a DRB check and completes the Swim England self-declaration (purple) form. The Club Welfare Officer is the appropriate person to whom concerns of a child protection nature should be raised.   The Welfare Officer will […]

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Verulam ASC Philosophy

OUR PHILOSOPHY Verulam is a friendly club whose aim is to teach, develop and enhance the ability of the individual through hard work and dedication. Our swimmers are motivated to learn, improve and achieve, while having fun. We believe that you can achieve much more if you are having fun. The Club Development Programme is […]

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Marlborough Pool: Normal Operating Procedures And Emergency Action Plans (NOP & EAP)

(for Westminster Lodge procedures, click here) NORMAL OPERATING PROCEDURES (NOP): Pool dimensions 22m x 7.4m Shallow water – 1.10m Deep end – 2.40m Emergency Phone – Dial 999 and ask for the service required. Location of emergency telephone: on the wall of the corridor leading out of the swimming pool between the boys and girls changing rooms.  […]

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WestMinster Lodge: Normal Operating Procedures And Emergency Action Plans (NOP and EAP)

WESTMINSTER LODGE SWIMMING POOL (click here for Marlborough Pool) NORMAL OPERATING PROCEDURES (NOP): Main Pool dimensions 21m x 25m with various depths Small Pool dimensions 17m x 10 m with various depths   Disinfectant – Sodium Hypochlorite PH Correcting Hydrochloric acid Coaqulant PAC (Pollyaluminium Chloride)   LIFEGUARDS – On duty at all times, minimum 2 […]

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Child Protection Policy

Verulam Amateur Swimming Club follows the guidance, policies and procedures on child protection as laid down by Swim England in Wavepower. The Swim England document can be found at http://www.swimming.org/swimengland/wavepower-child-safeguarding-for-clubs/ These child protection procedures stem from the following principles The child’s welfare is the first consideration. All children regardless of age, gender, race, religion, sexual […]

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Accident And Incident Procedure

Name of Club: Verulam Swimming Club Facilities : Westminster Lodge(WML)/Marlborough Swimming Pools (MP) Normal operating procedures (NOP) These are located on the Verulam website. Emergency action plan (EAP) These are located on the Verulam website. Location of emergency telephones: Westminster Lodge: Reception Marlborough Pool: on the wall of the corridor leading out of the swimming pool […]

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Health And Safety Policy

1. INTRODUCTION This document is aimed at owners and operators of all swimming pools where members of Verulam Amateur Swimming Club (VASC) undertake the teaching or coaching of its members. Members shall hereby be defined as those categories contained within the VASC constitution. Safe Supervision is defined within the constitution of Swim England. This will […]

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