What Is Swim Mark ?
Swim Mark Club Accreditation is the Swim Englands ‘quality mark’. It recognises nationally and regionally the clubs that are committed to providing safe, effective and quality services for the benefit of their members. But Swim Mark Club Accreditation is not a badge of honour. It is Swim Englands Club Development model – a planning tool, based on the principles of Long Term Athlete Development, enabling clubs to help athletes, teachers, coaches and administrators to achieve their full potential.
It focuses particularly on the needs of athletes – striving to provide them with the best possible support and environment. Clubs who want to secure Swim Mark Accreditation work steadily towards gaining of a series of outcomes, all of which are seen as essential if the right level of support is to be provided at each stage of an athlete’s development.
Benefits for Hoylake ASC
The benefits of becoming a Swim Mark Accredited Club are mainly seen through the process itself. The programme enhances Club management, strengthens the structures and unites the Club with a Philosophy and programmes that ensures the best environment is avaialble for our swimmers.
Key benefits Are:
• Swimmer Achievement/Development
• Local and National recognition
• Improved resources
• New sources of funding
• And many more
Swim England has a commitment to achieving its equity targets throughout the sport. Swim Mark is no different and Swim England is keen to support clubs in the shared objective of widening the participation base and hence the performance of the sport as a whole.
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