Becoming a swim21 Club
The opportunity to gain swim21 accreditation is available to all of the ASA’s clubs, across any of the aquatic disciplines, regardless of size and activity delivered. Our ultimate aim is to see all clubs accredited.
swim21 Club is designed to help each of the following:
- your club plan
- support swimmer development
- develop volunteers
- teachers/coaches to provide a quality environment for all.
The ASA have put together templates to help you meet the swim21 Club criteria. The aim is for the process to be as simple as possible to help your club achieve accreditation.
The programme enhances club management, strengthens the structures and unites the club with a philosophy and programmes that ensures the best environment is available for our swimmers.
Below are just some of the key outcomes and benefits of becoming swim21 accredited:
DISCOUNT ON ASA AWARDS
As a swim21 club you will receive 5% of ASA awards.
swim21 recognises the importance of developing club volunteers and teachers/coaches. Therefore, once you are a swim21 club you will receive an IoS voucher towards the cost of any course on theiosonline.com from teaching/coaching qualifications to CPD’s. All you need to do is register for an online account as a club. For more information visit www.iosonline.com
DISCOUNT FOR ASA EVENTS
As a swim21 club you will receive discounted rates for selected ASA events.
swim21 club offers enhanced access to various sources of funding. Clubs who are working towards or have achieved swim21 club may be looked upon more favourably when applying for sources of funding. Many ASA Regions and County Associations have bursaries which only swim21 clubs can apply for.
There is also opportunity to apply for ASA sponsor grant schemes when you are accredited with swim21.
SAINSBURY’S ACTIVE KIDS
As a swim21 club you are automatically registered with Clubmark. A benefit of this is your club can register for the Sainsbury’s Active Kids Scheme. For more information and any queries relating to registration of the scheme please click here or contact Clubmark on 0161 764 7040. Your Clubmark code is your four letter ASA club code.
swim21 club offers national recognition that you are providing a quality service for all your members. All swim21 accredited clubs are listed under our' Accredited Clubs' list and the ASA promotes the scheme in all its relevant publicity work.
Click here to read more about the benefits and outcomes of becoming a swim21 Accredited Club.