Academy Swim Team celebrates second birthday and award
Academy Swim Team has celebrated its second birthday this week
and was delighted to learn that the Amateur Swimming Association's
National have granted the club a coveted 'swim21 status'.
Keating, ASA Head of Club Development, said: "I would like
to congratulate Burnham-On-Sea Swim Academy on their swim21 accreditation.
Its a great achievement and shows that the Academy are committed
to providing great swimming experiences and high quality provision
for all their members."
accreditation is the ASAs recognised kitemark for the development
of effective, ethical and sustainable affiliated clubs.
opportunity to gain swim21 accreditation is available to all clubs,
across any aquatic discipline, regardless of size and activity
delivered. swim21 is about creating the best possible swimming
experience for all and raising the quality of aquatics provision
across all areas.
club also offers national recognition that clubs are providing
a quality service for all members, which is recognised by Sport
Cox Conklin, Chairman of the Academy Swim Team, pictured, said:
"I would like to congratulate and thank all of its members,
supporters and parents who have helped to achieve this fantastic
award in under two years!"
swim21 accreditation has acknowledged the policies and procedures
the committee have put in place to ensure good governance."
effort our parents, volunteers and officials have put in to help
create a sustainable club, and has highlighted the quality of
instruction & the training environment our coaches have created
to ensure every swimmer has the opportunity to achieve their personal
goals and reach their potential."
timing of this award is fantastic and sets us up nicely for an
exciting year ahead. This weekend sees the start of the 2015/16
Competitive Swim Season, with 27 of our swimmers in action at
the Somerset County Development meet at Millfield, followed by
the first round of the Arena National Swimming League, being held
in Horfield Bristol, Saturday 10th. This event will see the Academy
Swim Team go up against the well-established teams of Weymouth,
West Dorset, Wells & Soundwell, and should be a very exciting
gala for our swimmers!"
you are interested in swimming, The Academy Swim Team currently
has five squads training at the Burnham-On-Sea Swim & Sports
Academy and welcome new swimmers to come and try out. Those
who are not quite at the level of competitive swimming can enrol
into the UK ASA award-winning Swim School where they will receive
some of the best instruction in the country - as confirmed by
schedule a trial, or join the Swim Academy/Team, or for further
information, please contact the Academy on 01278 785909.