Swim school member questions answered
We all have questions from time to time and often different people have the same queries. Below you will find some of the most asked questions by swim schools together with the relevant answers. There are contact details at the bottom of the page if you can’t find what you are looking for.
Q. What is the ASA Swim School Scheme?
It is a type of membership that enables a swim school to access the help, support and expertise of the National Governing body that it needs, building a real partnership that could help you fully develop your swim school to the best possible standard.
Q. How much does it cost to affiliate?
Membership is available to private and commercial swim schools and costs £85 a year.
Q. What are the benefits of joining the ASA Swim School Scheme?
- Access to help and advice from the ASA Regional Offices
- 10% discount on job vacancy advertising on www.swimming.org
- 5% discount on ASA Awards (below 10,000 units)
- National recognition of your swim school membership through use of the ASA logo
- Preferential rate of insurance for the school through industry experts Perkins Slade
- Listing of the swim school on the ASA / British Swimming website www.swimming.org
- Free Swim21 CD-Rom containing essential resources and guidance
- Free publications - Wavepower (ASA Child Safeguarding Policy & Procedures), NPTS Parents Guide, Awards Test Conditions
- Free ASA Awards Catalogue
Q. What is required in order to join the ASA Swim School Scheme?
To be eligible to join the ASA as a Swim School Member, your swim school must meet the following criteria: Provide written assurance you will comply with the ASA Code of Ethics and Child Protection procedures; Employ teachers who are members of the IoS or have their own adequate professional insurance to cover activities within the school.
Q. What is the difference between swim schools and ASA clubs?
ASA Clubs must register all swimmers and pay a fee for them individually; ASA Clubs are eligible to compete in ASA competitions; ASA Swim Schools are solely to teach individuals to swim and improve their skills.
If you cannot find the answer you seek above then contact the ASA by clicking here or by phoning 01509 640 746