Extended Closing Date - Volunteer and Club Development Survey in London

London Swimming want to actively improve the services provided for the membership. We would like to understand more about what would help you as a club, volunteer, coach or official. Your opinions are invaluable to helping us shape the future for London Swimming. The findings and recommendations will be presented at the Annual Council Meeting on 16th September 2017. To take part in this exciting piece of work and share your views, please complete this short survey HERE before noon on Monday 31 July.  All responses will remain confidential and anonymous.

Swim England National Awards 2017

SENA 1200x675 NOW OPENThe Swim England National Awards are a great opportunity to celebrate all the individual achievements and team successes of the past year. They recognise all those involved in our sports, including volunteers, athletes, clubs and coaches. Nominations open on 31 May and close on 16 July.
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ASA London Annual Conference and Council Meeting 2017

The 2017 ASA London Region Annual Conference and Council Meeting will be held on Saturday 16 September 2017 at The Abbey Centre, 34 Great Smith Street, SW1P 3BU.
Please see the agenda for the day HERE
Delegate forms will be sent out to Clubs shortly but can also be found HERE
Any motions for consideration by Council must be received at least 28 days before the meeting, the form is available HERE
We look forward to seeing you there.

Swimming Insurance Centre

Swim England and Perkins Slade have been working together to produce a useful online resourse to help answer any queries our members have regarding insurance. The site has a really useful FAQ section with lots of questions answered that you may have. The resource can be found HERE

ASA Website survey

The ASA is in the process of revamping the www.swimming.org/asa part of the website. As part of this work, the ASA digital team have created a short survey which they would like clubs, members and anyone who visits the site to complete. Your answers will help them understand how the website is currently used and how it can be improved for the future. Your feeddback and views are very important in making sure that the site provides you with the information that you need.
The survey link is: http://bit.ly/2jrJffx

Athlete Funding and support available now - GLL Sport Foundation

There is an opportunity for talented athletes across the UK to be supported through the GLL Sport Foundation to aid their athlete journeys into 2017.

What:
Charitable Social Enterprise GLL in partnership with our local authority, public sector partners and SportsAid operate the GLL Sport Foundation the largest independent athlete support programme in the UK. The Foundation provides athletes competing from a Regional – Olympic and Paralympic level with tangible support.

Why:
Athlete Benefits include:
• Training membership – access to over 250 GLL and partner operated sport and leisure venues across the UK to support your training programmes
• Sport performance – access to sport science and physiotherapy programmes
• Financial – access to £200-£1,250 cash awards depending on award level

How:
• Complete the online application – APPLY NOW

When:
• Applications are open until 20/02/17

Update on payments to London Swimming

Over the last couple of years, the Region has found it increasingly difficult to administratively handle cheque receipts in an efficient manner due to banking changes and fewer cheque receipts. It now recognises that the point has been reached when it can no longer accept cheque receipts. The region is giving 3 months notice that from 1st APRIL 2017 it will no longer accept cheques, instead payment should be made electronically to its bank account, details are listed below,
HSBC
Sort Code 40-20-09
Account 41469932

Please ensure the payment includes the appropriate reference issued by the event organisers to ensure funds are correctly allocated by the region.