Spotlight on Aquatic Networks

There is a Club Network at Crystal Palace. The Crystal Palace Club Network was established in 2013 following the ASA closure of the Beacon program in South London.
The  Network  is  a  collaboration  of  11 clubs  including  Beckenham,  Chelsea Westminster, Croydon Amphibians, Dulwich Dolphins, Leander, Wandsworth, Bromley SC, Orpington OJ’s, Saxon  Crown, Kingston Royals and South Croydon  SC. The clubs share  and  manage  the  pool  allocation  previously allocated to  the  Beacon program  at  Crystal  Palace  and  also  run performance  sessions  on  Saturday mornings for enrolled swimmers from trustee and associated clubs.

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Safeguarding & Time to Listen Courses Coming Up

The Region has the following Safeguarding and Time to Listen Courses coming up
17th September 2017 - St Helen's Sports Centre, Northwood. See HERE for further details
26th November 2017 - The Lodge, Crystal Palace National Sports Centre. See HERE for further details
Please note that places are limited so book early to avoid disappointment
Further courses are planned for next year so keep checking our website for further updates.

ASA London Annual Conference and Council Meeting 2017

The 2017 ASA London Region Annual Conference and Council Meeting will be held on Saturday 16 September 2017 at The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU.
Please see the agenda for the day HERE
Delegate forms will be sent out to Clubs shortly but can also be found HERE
Any motions for consideration by Council must be received at least 28 days before the meeting, the form is available HERE
We look forward to seeing you there.

Swimming Insurance Centre

Swim England and Perkins Slade have been working together to produce a useful online resourse to help answer any queries our members have regarding insurance. The site has a really useful FAQ section with lots of questions answered that you may have. The resource can be found HERE

Update on payments to London Swimming

Over the last couple of years, the Region has found it increasingly difficult to administratively handle cheque receipts in an efficient manner due to banking changes and fewer cheque receipts. It now recognises that the point has been reached when it can no longer accept cheque receipts. The region is giving 3 months notice that from 1st APRIL 2017 it will no longer accept cheques, instead payment should be made electronically to its bank account, details are listed below,
HSBC
Sort Code 40-20-09
Account 41469932

Please ensure the payment includes the appropriate reference issued by the event organisers to ensure funds are correctly allocated by the region.

New Coaching qualification courses

Are you or anyone at your club wanting to attend a coaching qualification course over the next 12 months? If so read about the new courses available.

Following the review of Coaching qualification courses, the IoS have released a useful document including some frequently asked questions.

To read more about the reasons behind the review and what the changes will mean for individuals and clubs then please go to our Club FAQs page and click on ‘Workforce & Training’.

Wavepower 2016-19

Protecting children and vulnerable adults
Wavepower 2016–19 is the latest Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures publication which replaces all previous versions. It has been produced to assist in safeguarding and protecting children in our sport and must be adopted by all ASA affiliated clubs and organisations.
This publication will be fully updated in 2020, but if any new guidance or policy changes are released prior to this, then pages will be updated or added to the following section of the website here. This page is also where you can download each section of the Wavepower 2016-19 document.