Forthcoming Events

News Roundup from London Swimming

ASA Club Survey
The Annual Club Survey closes on 19 February. Please ensure you take this opportunity to give the region and the ASA your views here

Free conferences for physiotherapists and strength and conditioning coaches working with swimming clubs in England
The ASA is hosting these conferences in March http://www.swimming.org/asa/news/teaching-and-coaching/english-programmes-hosting-physio-and-sc-conferences/23105.

GLL Foundation
The GLL Sport Foundation is an independent athlete support programme.  Please let your members and coaching staff know that applications for 2016 must be made by 20th February 2016. http://www.gllsportfoundation.org/

Veolia Trust
Not-for-profit organisations that are constituted, hold annual elections and have a bank account can apply for grants of up to £75,000 to support their environmental or community-based projects. http://www.veoliatrust.org/

London Sport
The latest funding bulletin is at https://londonsport.org/training-and-support/funding-update/.
Sportivate is a funding stream aimed at community orientated organisations to attract and sustain 14-25 year olds in physical activity and sport. https://londonsport.org/training-and-support/sportivate-funding/

Sport England
Small Grants uses Lottery funding to make awards of between £300 and £10,000 to not-for-profit organisations to help more people play sport. http://www.sportengland.org/funding/our-different-funds/small-grants/

Swimathon Foundation
Applications for 2016 grants must be submitted by 4 March 2016. http://www.swimathonfoundation.org/apply/

Changes to ASA Membership
The ASA has announced updated information on its membership application process and fees for 2016;  the London region has raised concerns about this announcement and the impact it will have on clubs. They asked the ASA to delay these changes pending a thorough review of ASA Membership – it has declined to do so.  http://www.swimming.org/asa/news/clubs/changes-to-asa-membership-announced/25538

Protecting children and vulnerable adults
Wavepower 2016–19 is the latest Amateur Swimming Association (ASA) Child Safeguarding Policies and Procedures publication which replaces all previous versions.  http://www.swimming.org/asa/clubs-and-members/safeguarding-children