Swimming Australia, in conjunction with JLT, have developed a Factsheet to assist you in ensuring an appropriate level of due diligence is carried out in the management of your club’s finances.
It is the time when you feel light, loose and long in the water as your body regenerates and recharges after weeks of hard work.
And above all tapering is one thing – one simple thing that everyone already has in their possession but it is one thing most people use very often....common sense.
Did you ever want to ask your coach a question but couldn’t find the right way of asking the question? Did you ever have something you wanted to say to your coach but couldn’t find the right moment? Did you ever want to sit down with your coach and discuss some stuff you have been wondering about but never had the chance?
Wayne Goldsmith and Helen Morris take you through the top ten questions that every swimming parent wants answered. The questions range from ‘how many training sessions should my child to each week?’ to ‘what can I do to be the best swimming parent I can be’?
Swimming Australia is currently exploring research opportunities to better develop programs and procedures to assist in retaining and acquiring more swimming club members in the demographic of 13 to 18 years of age. Current experience and antidotal evidence suggests that improving the training environment can assist retention. It is reasonable to assume that this also holds true for younger age-groupers.
The Coach and Dropouts - Assisting Retention
Swimming Australia can provide the following items to assist you and your club members:
Go Swim: Personal Best Time Book
Go Swim: Parent Handbook
The Junior Swimmer: Feeding Active Kids Book
Swimming is often an outdoor activity. Please be cautious of the harmful effects of exposure to the sun.
Follow theses simple tips to become sunsmart.
Swimming Australia have developed a media toolkit to assist you in maximising media exposure for your state association or club, and the sport of swimming in general.
The media, when used appropriately, can be an effective way of promoting your activities and enhancing public awareness of swimming and its positive attributes.
Please email Swimming Australia if you would like a copy of this media toolkit.
This flyer has been developed to assist swimming clubs in promoting membership. Specific club information and contact details can be added. It is suggested that this information include items such as; club and training location, contact person and phone number and any other relevant details. These flyers can be distributed through local schools, swim schools and community organisations.
Volunteers are the backbone of our swimming clubs and it is getting increasingly difficult to recruit and retain them. This factsheet looks at some of the issues that clubs are facing and the innovative approach that organisation are taking to combat the problem.
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