Inverclyde Amateur Swimming Club

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Last updated 11 months ago

Inverclyde Amateur Swimming Club

Greenock, PA15 1EW (around km away)
membership@inverclydeasc.co.uk
Water Sports

About the Service

Covid-19 Update: Pools Closed - Training Cancelled until further notice All swimmers interested in joining the club must register and go through an assessment. To arrange an assessment please contact our Membership Secretary, Elaine Cannon by e-mailing membership@inverclydeasc.co.uk. When you make contact about an assessment you need to provide the following information: Swimmers Name, Age, DOB, Mobile No., Contact Phone No. and Other Information e.g. the level the swimmers is currently at in swimming lessons. The assessment itself lasts about 30-45 minutes and will consist of the swimmer spending time in the 20 metre pool trying out all strokes and using a kickboard. The assessment is carried out by the Head Coach or another Coach at the Port Glasgow swimming pool. The squad the swimmer will join will depend on their skill level and endurance however, most swimmers making a transition from swimming lessons tend to be placed in Club Start Squad. The swimmer can train up to 2 times per week and it gives parents/guardians and swimmers an opportunity to see what the club is like and what is expected of them. In addition, it provides the coaches with a period of time to assess the swimmers progression.

Accessibility

Physically Accessible: Fully
Dementia Friendly: No
Autism Friendly: Yes

Service Usage

Minimum Age: 7
Cost: Paid

Details of Costs

If after the assessment the swimmer is at a suitable standard for joining the club, there is a 2 week trial which costs £10 - after the 2 week trial and assessment if the Coaches are satisfied with the progress made then the swimmer will be offered the opportunity to conclude to a full member of the club and the membership secretary will go through the relevant paperwork to complete as well as discussing the membership fee to Scottish Swimming and monthly fee.

Eligibility Criteria

Typically a swimmer should be 7 years old and be at level 7 or 8 at swimming lesson however we will consider swimmers who are 6 years old if they have attained the above levels in swimming. Swimmers do not require to be competent in all strokes but must be proficient in at least 2 out of the 4 strokes and be able to swim 25 metres.

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