Club News


MBE honours announced this morning

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ASA NW Region Announce New Club Investment Programme

Swim North West through our 2014-17 Strategy is committed to achieving our aim:

“To build, develop and maintain a high quality and sustainable club infrastructure across the NorthWest region”

This investment programme is to assist our members in developing their offer to improve the quality, and sustainability of their clubs.

The focus of this funding is to invest within your club to assist with; the development of a new activity, retention of current membership or diversify the club offer. There is a limited amount of funding available and as such applications will be on a first come first served basis.

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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 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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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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IOS announces free online deaf friendly CPD

6 March 2014

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.

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