Everyone has the right to participate in our sport in a safe and supportive environment, and we take our duty of care seriously.
If you have any queries relating to safeguarding, please contact the club Safeguarding Officer – John Gravelle. John can be contacted by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org or you can call 07913 005992.
We are affiliated with and supported by Canoe Wales who work closely with British Canoeing and the NSPCC’s Child Protection in Sport Unit. Cath Skyes is the Lead Safeguarding & Equality Officer at Canoe Wales and can be contacted by emailing email@example.com. More information regarding safeguarding and Canoe Wales can be found on the Canoe Wales website.
Swansea Canoe Polo Club is fully committed to safeguarding the well-being of its members. All members should show respect and understanding for the rights, safety and welfare of others, and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the Club.
We believe that taking part in Paddlesport should be positive and enjoyable to all and to achieve this we have the following aims:
We respect the rights and dignity of all our paddlers and acknowledge that everyone who is involved in our organisation has mental health and wellbeing needs. As part of our commitment to ensuring we take mental health and wellbeing into consideration in all aspects of paddling, we are working towards making sure that:
As a young paddler taking part in a Swansea Canoe Polo Club activity, you should:
You should not take part in any irresponsible, abusive, inappropriate or illegal behaviour which includes:
It is the policy of Swansea Canoe Polo Club that all paddlers, volunteers, coaches and parents show respect and understanding for each other and conduct themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the Club. The aim is for all paddlers to improve performance and have fun.
Everyone involved in the Club should abide by the Club Rules and Policies.
Club Officials, Coaches and Volunteers
Parents / Guardians