Forthcoming Events

London Swimming Club Update - January 2018

Safeguarding & Time to Listen Courses Coming Up

The Region is currently booking further Safeguarding courses for 2018. Details of courses available can be found HERE 
Please keep checking details on the website as will be advertsing further courses in the next few weeks.
Places on these courses are limited so please book early to avoid disappointment.
Please see HERE for changes to the Time to Listen Course requirements.

Regional Swimming Talent Camps 2018 – Recruiting Staff now

The Regional Swimming Talent Camps for 2018 will take place on the 8th July, 2nd September and 2nd December. In preparation for these we are currently looking to recruit Skills Coaches and an Assistant Team Manager. See HERE for further details

County and Regional Conferences / Coach Development Days – Save the dates

The County Conference will take place on Saturday 10th March 2018 and the Regional Conference on Saturday 23rd June 2018. See details for the County Conference HERE. Please save the dates and keep checking the website for further details on the Regional Conference which will follow shortly.

Coaching Open Water Swimming Courses 2018

The IOS has courses in Coaching Open Water Swimming coming up. See HERE for further details.

Swim England Membership Renewal Changes

Please make sure your club are aware of the guidance (found HERE) regarding the forthcoming membership returns. It is important to note the deadline for all renewal batches and payments is the 28th February 2018.
Failure to submit a complete OMS batch or make payment by this date will result in the club being suspended and a late fine charged.

Changes to poolside accreditation policy for 2018

Coaches, team managers and chaperones need to ensure their Safeguarding qualification has been recorded by the Swim England Membership team in order for them to get poolside accreditation in 2018.
See HERE for further details  

London Region Team International Meet 2018

Congratulations to the swimmers who have been selected to represent London Region at  the Flanders Swimming Cup Meet in Antwerp 20 & 21 January, 2018. For details of the team see HERE
The Region wishes them all good luck and enjoy the meet.

ASA Approved courses

You can find details of Level 1, Level 2 and CPD courses being delivered across the region HERE

Funding – London Sport’s funding search tool can help sports organisations and individuals living and operating in the capital to access what funding grants and bursaries there are available – if your club is looking for funding then it is definitely worth a look HERE

London Sport also currently have free workforce development workshops. See HERE for full details.

Dry Land Training for Club Swimmers

For information which could support your Club see HERE

Safeguarding & Protecting Children courses in London….

Details of courses being run by organisations such as local authorities and London Sport can be found HERE

More information about the role of Club Welfare Officer and training can be found HERE

COACHES FORUM – WHO ARE WE AND WHAT DO WE DO?

London Swimming has a Coaches Forum, this forum is Coach led allowing coaches from London clubs to work together to help improve swimming within the London region.

For further details and a list of the Coaches Forum members see HERE

Easy Fundraising Accounts

Signing up for a club through the site generates money through online purchases.
There are also clubs with multiple accounts and ones that aren’t being used so it might be worth checking if your club has an account and how many!
If your club would like to learn more about the benefits of using easyfundraising or to  sign up and create an account, please click HERE.