Colchester Swimming Club is a SwimMark accredited Club!
SwimMark accreditation is Swim England’s quality standard for clubs. It recognises high standards of governance, sustainability and effectiveness.
Securing SwimMark accreditation enhances our club management, strengthens structures, and unites clubs. It offers our club a philosophy and programmes to help ensure the best environment for swimmers.
It also offers Sport England recognition that we are providing a quality service for all members, through our Clubmark status.
Here are just some of the key benefits of us gaining SwimMark accreditation.
|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||✔|
|£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.||✔|