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In British Swimming you will find information about the world of high performance sport, including the disciplines of Swimming, Diving, Synchronised Swimming, Water Polo and Para-Swimming.

The ASA is the governing body for the sport in England. In this section you will find all you need to know about joining a club or competing in England and becoming a swimming teacher or coach.

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YAOA Candidate Competency Form25th March 2010The YAOA Candidate Competency Form for volunteersThe YAOA Candidate Competency Form for volunteers
Volunteer mentors -  Disability Volunteers Back Swimming application8th June 2010Expression of interest form for volunteer mentorsExpression of interest form for Disability Volunteers Back Swimming
Sports Presentation Managers’ Course Aug 201021st July 2010Application pack to attend The ASA and British Swimming Sports Presentation Managers' CourseApplication pack to attend The ASA and British Swimming Sports Presentation Managers' Course Ponds Forge, Sheffield, 7th August 2010 Description of Sports Presentation roles
Young Volunteer Flyer9th August 2010Young Volunteer FlyerYoung Volunteer Flyer
Volunteering Opportunity Form - vinspired18th August 2010Please fill out this form to advertise a volunteering opportunity.Fill out this form to advertise a volunteering position on the ASA's vinspired profile.
Working with Disabled Volunteers11th February 2011Working with Disabled VolunteersWorking with Disabled Volunteers
AASA Bulletin June 201015th February 2011AASA Bulletin June 2010AASA Bulletin June 2010
AASA Bulletin July 201015th February 2011AASA Bulletin July 2010AASA Bulletin July 2010
AASA Bulletin October 201015th February 2011AASA Bulletin October 2010AASA Bulletin October 2010
AASA Bulletin November 201015th February 2011AASA Bulletin November 2010AASA Bulletin November 2010
AASA Bulletin December 201015th February 2011AASA Bulletin December 2010AASA Bulletin December 2010
AASA Bulletin January 201115th February 2011AASA Bulletin January 2011AASA Bulletin January 2011
Good Club Guide - Treasurer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Treasurer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Workforce Co-ordinator (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Workforce Co-ordinator (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Chair Person (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Chair Person (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Welfare Officer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Welfare Officer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Club Captain (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Club Captain (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Team Manager (Colour)4th April 2011This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Secretary (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Secretary (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Funding/Sponsorship Officer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Funding/Sponsorship Officer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
Good Club Guide - Marketing/Promotions and Press Officer (Colour)4th April 2011Good Club Guide - Marketing/Promotions and Press Officer (Colour)This resource is intended to assist you in your role by providing: • A guide to the roles and responsibilities of this position • Templates/resources to assist you and save you time • Top tips and good practice from experienced volunteers • Further information and learning/training opportunities
ASA Aquatic Helper Certificate Registration Form31st August 2011Find the ASA Aquatic Helper Certificate Registration form hereFind the ASA Aquatic Helper Certificate Registration form here
ASA and Youth Sport Trust young coaches academy application form for 201221st December 2011Download the ASA and Youth Sport Trust young coaches academy application form for 2012The ASA and Youth Sport Trust young coaches academy application form for 2012
National Young Coaches Academy application form15th August 2012Application form for active young coaches who want to learn more about coachingComplete the application form to become part of the National Young Coaches Academy - a 12 month initiative to support the development of young coaches.
National Young Coaches Academy leaflet15th August 2012Detailed information regarding the National Young Coaches Academy 2013-14Following the success of the 2012 programme the ASA are once again working in partnership with the Youth Sport Trust (YST) to develop and mentor 20 young aspiring performance coaches across Aquatics. This leaflet gives all the details and how to apply.
Club Leaders Seminars Brochure6th November 2012Download the Club Leaders Seminars Brochure 2012. It details what the seminars involve and how to find a seminar in your area.Find out what the Club Leaders seminars involve and how to find a seminar in your area.
ASA Youth Forum - Chair role description7th November 2012A role description of the chair position in the ASA Youth ForumA role description of the chair position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA Youth Forum - Secretary role description7th November 2012A role description of the secretary position in the ASA Youth ForumA role description of the secretary position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA Youth Forum - Vice Chair role description7th November 2012A role description of the vice chair position in the ASA Youth ForumA role description of the vice chair position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA Youth Forum - Member role description7th November 2012A role description of the member position in the ASA Youth ForumA role description of the member position in the ASA Youth Forum. The ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them
ASA National Youth Forum terms of reference 2014/157th November 2012Read the terms of reference for the 2014 / 2015 ASA National Youth ForumASA National Youth Forum terms of reference 2014/15. The National Volunteer Youth Forum will have a maximum of 12 permanent members all under the age of 26 years. A minimum of 6 members and the ASA Volunteer Co-ordinator will be required for all meetings.
Team manager course registration form4th December 2012Volunteers' registration form for Team Manager training.
ASA Volunteer Policy11th January 2013Are you looking for the ASA volunteer policy? If yes, then click here.The ASA's volunteer policy document. The aim of this policy is to set out standards about how the ASA works with volunteers who are directly involved with the organisation at a national and regional level. It is also the aspiration of the policy to encourage good practice for the support and supervision of volunteers who work within the wider swimming community and the ASA’s affiliated clubs.
Team Leader Application Form5th February 2013Sheffield Young Event Volunteers (YEVs) Application FormSheffield Young Event Volunteers (YEVs) Application Form to be completed by the Team Leader. Completed application forms along with a team photograph should be returned to volunteering@swimming.org or post to ASA Volunteering, SportPark, 3 Oakwood Drive, Loughborough, LE11 3QF. Should you have any queries please contact 01509 640457.
National Volunteer Forum - Chair19th March 2013Download the role description for the Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.View the role description for the Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.
National Volunteer Forum - Secretary19th March 2013Download the role description for the Secretary of the National Volunteer Forum.Download the role description for the Secretary of the National Volunteer Forum.
National Volunteer Forum - Vice Chair19th March 2013Download the role description for the Vice Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.View the role description for the Vice Chair of the National Volunteer Forum.
Volunteer Forum Expression of Interest Form19th March 2013Download the form to apply to be apart of the National Volunteer Forum.Fill out this form to apply to be apart of the National Volunteer Forum.
Sports Presentation Application Form 201331st May 2013Apply now for our free and exclusive course for those interested in learning more about sports presentationBritish Swimming and the ASA are looking for the next generation of Sports Presentation Managers for their national and international events across all of our five disciplines; Swimming, Diving, Open Water, Water Polo and Synchronised Swimming. The course runs on Saturday 27th July 2013 at Ponds Forge in Sheffield. Application deadline: 28th June.
Sample Volunteers’ Week Press Release31st May 2013Volunteers’ Week Sample Media Release for use at your pool, on your website or through your local mediaYou may wish to publicise your Volunteers’ Week event at your pool, on your website or in the local media to promote your club and its’ volunteers. We have provided a sample media release that you can use and adapt.
ASA Volunteer Support Guide31st May 2013Useful information to help you make sure your volunteers arrive and leave with smiles on their facesVolunteers’ Week is your platform to say ‘thank you’ to your hard-working volunteers. Most of us like to feel like we’re part of something and volunteers are no exception, the better they are treated, the better they will feel about donating their time to your club. This ASA Volunteer Guide contains useful information to help you make sure your volunteers arrive and leave with smiles on their faces!
Your Guide to the World Wide Web from the ASA31st May 2013Some handy hints and tips to ensure that your members and volunteers feel included and well-informedWe know that the internet can be a daunting place, so we’ve prepared some handy hints and tips which we hope will help you ensure that your members and volunteers feel included and well-informed.
Volunteers Thank You certificate31st May 2013A certificate to give to your volunteers to recognise their commitment and contribution to aquaticsA certificate to give to your volunteers to recognise their commitment and contribution to aquatics
ASA Aquatic Helper Information18th June 2013Guidance about the ASA Aquatic Helper Workshop aimed at young volunteers
ASA/NSPCC Time to Listen Registration Form18th July 2013Registration form for the ASA/NSPCC Time to Listen module aimed at Club Welfare Officers (CWOs). While it is appreciated that some CWO’s will be trained and experienced in child protection issues, the Time to Listen programme provides the opportunity to consider the role and responsibilities of CWO’s and the action taken should any incident occur.
Role Description - Secretary Example6th August 2013Example role description document for the position of Youth Forum SecretaryAn example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Secretary to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Role Description - Vice Chair Example14th August 2013Example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Vice ChairAn example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Vice Chair to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Role Description - Member Example15th August 2013Example role description document for the position of Youth Forum MemberAn example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Member to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Role Description - Chair Example11th September 2013Example role description document for the position of Youth Forum ChairAn example role description document for the position of Youth Forum Chair to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Example Expression Of Interest Form7th October 2013Example Expression Of Interest FormAn example Expression of Interest form to support the ASA National Youth Forum Development Toolkit.
Youth Forum Development Toolkit8th November 2013Download the Youth Forum Development Toolkit. A guide of how to involve young volunteers in club decision making.A guide of how to involve young volunteers in club decision making.
Youth Forum Logo Application Form8th November 2013If you are setting up a Youth Forum you can apply with this form for the appropriate ASA regional, county or club Youth Forum logo.If you are setting up a Youth Forum you can apply with this form for the appropriate ASA regional, county or club Youth Forum logo.
ASA Youth Forum - Expression of interest form 201412th November 2013Express your interest in the ASA Youth ForumThe ASA Youth Forum has been set up to enable young people involved in the sport to have a direct impact on how the ASA is run and become involved in programmes that directly affect them. Please ensure you complete the application form as honestly and openly as possible. Return your application forms to volunteering@swimming.org by 9th December 2013.
Youth Activators Expression of Interest25th February 2014Download the expression of interest form for Youth Activators
PowerPoint Presentation for Positive Behaviour Workshop31st March 2014A PowerPoint presentation for people wishing to run a Positive Behaviour Workshop at their club.
Positive Behaviour Workshop Delivery Notes31st March 2014Delivery Notes for a club wishing to run a Positive Behaviour Workshop.
Positive Behaviour Workshop Evaluation and Attendance Form31st March 2014Evaluation and Attendance form for clubs running a Positive Behaviour Workshop.
Positive Behaviour Workshop Posters31st March 2014Three posters for 'Attitudes In Sport: Make Yours Count!' to be used in conjunction with the ASA's Positive Behaviour Workshop. The posters are 'Choose To Be Positive', 'Respect Your Sport And Everyone In It', and 'What Does Your Attitude Say About You?'.
Aquatic Helper Workshop Registration Form6th May 2014Course registration form for the Aquatic Helper Workshop
The ASA Guide to Recruiting Volunteers14th May 2014A guide of how to attract new volunteers to your club
Swim Safe Volunteer Advert 2014 - Bude20th May 2014Volunteer role information pack and application form for Swim Safe 2014 at Bude Sea Pool, Bude, Cornwall.
Swim Safe Volunteer Advert 2014 - Boscombe20th May 2014Volunteer role information pack and application form for Swim Safe 2014 at Boscombe Beach, Bournemouth.
Swim Safe Volunteer Advert 2014 - Sandhaven20th May 2014Volunteer role information pack and application form for Swim Safe 2014 at Sandhaven Beach, South Shields, Tyne and Wyre.
Volunteering expression of interest form3rd June 2014

If you are interested in volunteering yourself then pleased download and fill out this form then send back to the ASA Volunteering team.

Please ensure you have saved a copy of the PDF with your responses filled in before sending back to us.

Team Manager Module 1 Presenter Specification26th June 2014Requirements to become a Team Manager presenter for module 1
Team Manager Module 2 Presenter Specification26th June 2014Requirements to become a Team Manager presenter (module 2)
ASA South East Region Youth Forum Information Pack14th July 2014The ASA South East Region are recruiting young leaders, aged 16-25 who want to support the involvement of young people in aquatic sports in the South East Region. The Information Pack contains more about the Forum, the code of conduct, role descriptions, and an application form with contact details.
Young Aquatic Leader Certificate registration form3rd September 2014Registration form for the Young Aquatic Leader Certificate
National Talent Camp 2014 Officials Application Form26th September 2014The ASA are recruiting 10 young officials for the National Talent Camp 2014. Please download and submit this application form to volunteering@swimming.org if you wish to be considered.
National Talent Camp 2014 Coaches Application Form26th September 2014The ASA are recruiting 25 young coaches for the National Talent Camp 2014. Please download and submit this application form to volunteering@swimming.org if you wish to be considered.
National Volunteer Forum - Member13th October 2014View the role description for the Member of the National Volunteer Forum.
Time to Listen Presenter Specification28th October 2014The required specification for becoming a Time to Listen presenter. Complete this with your evidence (anecdotal is sufficient) and return it if you wish to be trained up to deliver the course.
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