Member Expectations

Club Expectations of Parents and Swimmers

Teamwork amongst the coaches, club members and their families is essential to develop and maintain a successful swim club. Working collaboratively to provide a positive experience for everyone involved. Swimmers and parents, who choose to disregard the following expectations, may be denied entry to the program the following year.


Parent/Guardian Expectations

Parents shall:

  • Obey all the rules and regulations of the club, ASSA and the facilities used both at practice and competitions.

  • Support their child, coaches and teammates in order to reach individual and club goals.

  • Encourage their child's full participation at practices, competitions and club approved activities.

  • Follow all fundraising club policies outlined prior to the season at registration.

  • Volunteer for fundraising and volunteer activities throughout the season.

  • Discuss any concerns with the Club President, Vice President, or appropriate Executive Member.

Swimmer Expectations

Swimmers shall:

  • Obey all the rules and regulations of the club, ASSA and the facilities used both at practice and competitions.

  • Be on time for practices and swim meets.

  • Take responsibility for informing their coach of any upcoming absences in advance and by any required deadlines.

  • Respect all coaches, officials, volunteers and facility staff at practices and meets.

  • Participate in swim meets and club approved activities.

  • Listen to the coach’s directions, instruction and feedback.

  • Represent the Beaverlodge Barracudas Swim Club in an honourable and respectful manner when attending meets and practices. This includes no foul language, fighting, snapping towels, destruction of property and equipment, littering and bullying of any manner.

  • Respect any and all patrons of the facilities used, including change rooms and shower.

  • Be prepared for meets, including equipment, healthy food and beverages.

  • Clean up the area that you were sitting in at swim meets before going home.