Equality and Equal Opportunities Policy
Matlock & District Swimming Club is committed to treat everyone equally within the context of their activity, regardless of sex, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or political persuasion. The Club will ensure that equity as stated in the club rules is incorporated in all aspects of it’s activities. The Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an environment free from threat of discrimination, intimidation, harassment and abuse. The Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to the club disciplinary procedures. The Club endorses the ASA Equity Policy a copy of which can be viewed here.
Matlock & District Swimming Club fully complies with the ASA requirements, guidelines and procedures in respect of Child Protection. All teachers, coaches and poolside helpers are required to be on the ASA Child Protection list. The Club Welfare Officer or Secretary will organise this. In addition coaches, teachers and club officials are receive training in Child Protection issues as courses become available. Should you wish to see a copy of the ASA guidance on Child Protection, click here.