How to join Kettering Amateur Swimming
Please use the "Contact Us" form to
arrange an assessment
Assessments are carried out once a month,
normally on Saturday mornings, at Kettering Swimming Pool.
Children will need to have reached a minimum of
Stage 5 of the ASA’s Learn To Swim Pathway in order to join
the club; or be of the standard required to pass this stage.
At the assessment morning parents/guardians will
be asked to fill in a ‘New Assessment Form’ with basic
information about their child and contact details.
Children will then be assessed using the
objectives set out for Stage 5 to ensure that they are of this
level. The objectives for the proceeding Stages (6-10) will then be
used to place children into the appropriate group.
If swimmers meet the objectives for Stage 10
then they will be offered a place in our first Junior squad
The assessor will then complete the ‘New
Assessment Form’ form by filling in the relevant information
regarding the assessment outcomes. This will be passed on to the
club’s Membership Secretary.
Parents/guardians and swimmers will be informed
of which group the assessor believes to be appropriate and given a
membership pack and a welcome pack. The membership pack contains
the forms that need to be filled out and returned and the welcome
pack contains some introductory information about the club.
Swimmers will then have access to 3 free
sessions with the club before they make a decision about joining.
The registration forms and relevant fees must be returned by the
end of the 3 free sessions in order for swimmers to continue
training with the club. New swimmers cannot continue to swim after
their 3 free sessions have been used if they have not returned
their membership pack as they are not insured to swim with the
All new swimmers will have their attendance
recorded so that the club can track when each swimmer has used
their 3 free sessions. If their membership pack has not been
returned by this point then the club will contact parents/guardians
to inform them that this point has been reached that their swimmer
cannot attend their next session until the membership forms have
Once a membership pack has been returned these
will then be processed and added onto the system. Swimmers are then
members of KASC and can continue training with their new
Please note that each squad has a maximum number
of swimmers and if this has been reached at the time of assessment
then new swimmers will be put on a waiting list. When a space
becomes available swimmers will be contacted to begin their 3 free