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.

New Coaching qualification courses

Are you or anyone at your club wanting to attend a coaching qualification course over the next 12 months? If so read about the new courses available.

Following the review of Coaching qualification courses, the IoS have released a useful document including some frequently asked questions.

To read more about the reasons behind the review and what the changes will mean for individuals and clubs then please go to our Club FAQs page and click on ‘Workforce & Training’.