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ASA National Youth Forum

The ASA Youth Forum is a group of proactive young volunteers promoting change.

Welcome to the homepage of the ASA Youth Forum!

The ASA National Youth Forum was established to provide young people within the organisation with the opportunity to have a voice. The National Youth Forum feed directly into the ASA Volunteer Engagement Team led by Head of Volunteer Engagement Francesca Kelly. Co-ordinated by Steph Elliott, the Forum meets four times per year.

Purpose of the Youth Forum

  • To represent the interests of young people participating or volunteering within Aquatics
  • To develop a network of young people throughout the organisation and the sport
  • Support the development of regional, county and club Youth Forums
  • To represent the views of young people across all of the aquatic disciplines including; swimming, diving, water polo, synchronised swimming and open water  
  • Consult on national campaigns, resources and programmes
  • To act as ambassadors for the sport and the organisation at a local, regional and national level
  • Highlight what young people can do.

Members of the Youth Forum

You can get to know the group by reading their profiles below:

Alex Harrison Olliver Hooper  Ellie Jones Laura Bennett
Alex Harrison - Chair Oliver Hooper-Vice Chair Ellie Jones - Secretary Laura Bennett
Bethan Corley Gabbi Simmonds Rick Atkinson Lucy Palfreyman
Bethan Corley Gabbi Simmonds Rick Atkinson Lucy Palfreyman
Matthew Machin Ellie Bamber Zak Mulvaney  
Matthew Machin Ellie Bamber Zak Mulvaney  

Youth Forum Meetings

Click here to view the ASA Youth Forum meeting minutes
Youth Forum meetings are held four times per year and minutes published thereafter.
 

Youth Forum Development Toolkit

Want to develop your own club or county Youth Forum?

Click here to find out more about the Youth Forum Development Toolkit

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