Club News

Class4Kids

Class4Kids is a free listing service for people that run kids activities. The website launched in April and they had an overwhelming response; they have over 7500 classes on our website today, spread out across 2500 clubs.

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Disability Awareness CPD

Disability Awareness CPD - Sunday 26 October 2014 - Liverpool Aquatics Centre

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Disability sport funding from BT and the Telegraph

The British Paralympic Association has announced the launch of BT’s 25th Birthday Bursary Fund to celebrate its 25th Anniversary.

When the British Paralympic Association was founded in 1989, BT was a partner from the start and has continued to support disability sport right through to today.

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The National Volunteer Forum

The National Volunteer Forum is a group of proactive volunteers aged 26+ from across the country who come together to feed into the ASA Volunteer Engagement Team.

The current ASA National Volunteer Forum was formed in August 2013 and the first meeting was held at the ASA head office in Loughborough in September 2013.

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ASA North West Region Athlete Programme

The ASA North West Region in partnership with the England Talent Programme will be holding 2 training camps on:-

Monday 29th December at Manchester Aquatic Centre and Saturday 28th March at Accrington Academy.

Selection will take place following the ASA/British Gas National Age Groups Championships in conjunction with the England Programme Officer

Listed below is some information regarding the camps.

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ASA Club Conference - Positive Feedback

A huge thank you to all delegates who attended the ASA Club Conferences on 21/22 June and 5/6 July 2014. The events were held at four regional locations across the country and staged a unique platform for dynamic learning between both ASA staff and club delegates.

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2 New Club Support Co-Ordinators

The ASA North West Region are pleased to announce the appointment of 2 new officers to help and support the clubs, local associations, county associations in delivering aquatics in the region. 

The new officers commenced their roles on Monday 9th June 2014.

The new officers will work in partnership with Sarah Darragh, ASA Club Development Officer, to ensure that all aquatic sports are supported with regards to Workforce Development, Swim21, Funding applications.

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New British Competition Structure - British Swimming Need Your Views

The visionary goal of British Swimming’s Performance Pathway is to ensure all participating swimmers have an enjoyable and fulfilling experience within the sport, and those who aspire to achieve Olympic success are fully supported in doing so.

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Important Information Regarding Club Insurance Cover from 1st April 2014

In preparation for the 2014 membership year, the insurance provided to the ASA/SASA/WASA/IOS, its affiliated clubs and members, has been reviewed and a new policy and insurer will be in place from April 2014.

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NEW CPD Announced by IOS (FREE OF CHARGE)

The National Deaf Children’s Society and the Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) have teamed up to create the Deaf-Friendly Swimming i-Learn course to help coaches become more deaf aware. This accredited course is easy to complete and free of charge.

The Deaf-Friendly Swimming i-Learn course is an excellent tool for teachers and coaches to learn how to teach and coach the deaf swimmer and ensure that deaf and hard of hearing young people are fully supported in accessing swimming sessions.

The ASA and the IoS encourage every active teacher and coach to take advantage of this brilliant free course to continue to ensure that swimming is a fully inclusive sport.

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