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The benefits of SwimMark accreditation

Securing SwimMark accreditation enhances club management, strengthens structures, and unites clubs. It offers clubs a philosophy and programmes to help ensure the best environment for swimmers.

Here are just some of the key benefits of gaining SwimMark accreditation.

Process Benefits
Access to a development tool for club improvement
Identification of workforce training needs to improve club operation.
An effective club management structure with clearly identified roles/responsibilities.
Enhanced support and expertise from Swim England
Access to a range of best practice templates and policies
Develop clear goals and ambitions that can be communicated to all club members
General Club Benefits
Greater number of appropriately qualified volunteers
Enhanced quality of coaching/teaching delivery
Prioritised support from Swim England staff.
Pool time can be prioritised towards SwimMark clubs
Opportunities to share best practice and network with other SwimMark clubs
A statement to parents that you prioritise child safeguarding
Financial Benefits
£100 worth of IoS vouchers towards course/CPD costs per annum
5% discount on Swim England Awards and discounts at Club Conferences and events
County Association Grants and Bursaries
Some pool providers offer a discount to SwimMark clubs
Accreditation can help with eligibility towards sports specific funding pots
Grant application support and prioritisation.

How to gain SwimMark accreditation

Click the button below to email the Swim England club development team and start your journey to becoming an accredited club.