Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club    

Affiliated to: East Midlands Region & Northamptonshire ASA www.daventrydolphins.co.uk   

Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club was established in 1962. The club is SwimMark accredited and provides competitive swimming opportunities for those who are aged from 6 years to 80 years.

Daventry Dolphins SC is the only competitive swimming club serving Daventry Town and the surrounding districts. 

The club takes part in the Northants ASA County Short Course and Long course Championships annually and  has fielded swimmers who have reached county standard,  Regional Level and the even a National Level swimmer.

The Club enters the Leicester and District Swimming Leagues as well as the Northants Diddy League which we we have won in the past.

As a club Daventry Dolphins vision is to create  an inclusive vibrant, visible and viable swimming club with a structure that encourages all swimmers of all abilities to reach their reach their full potential through an athlete focussed coaching programme.

The club has an elected committee which oversees the running of the club and a coaching team lead by Paul Nunley who work together to create a competitve training programme for our swimmers. 

The club is governed by following the clubs constitution and our governing body's rules and regulations.

DDSC Consitution adopted SGM 22.01.20

Club Constitution and Mission Statement

At Daventry Dolphins’ Swimming Club it is our aim to:

Ensure that all our members have the opportunity to achieve their full potential in the sport of competitive swimming.

Provide the highest standard of swimming coaching and training possible in a safe, secure, fair and enjoyable environment.

Provide competitive opportunities for all members of training squads.

Ensure the safety of swimmers, the Club (wherever possible) will provide a minimum of 2 authorised personnel at external Open Meets and external Championship events. To notify swimmers and parents of expected arrival times for external competitions.

Ensure that there is an events organisation plan for team competitions, Championships and Development Galas that they host.

Ensure that risk assessments are in place for training, competition and social events. The Club has a policy of risk assessing on a continuous basis and liaising with the Pool management (SLM / Everyone Active). All risk assessments are also reviewed annually

Ensure compliance in ALL aspects of SwimMark accreditation procedures.

Enhance the status and reputation of swimming within the community.

Promote lifelong positive values and qualities for our members.

Communicate regularly, either by e-mail, website, or squad notice boards, relevant news and all current and future main activities.

Provide a mutually supportive environment for all our swimmers and members within the Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club ‘family’.

To ensure that the staff of the Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club adhere to its Code of Conduct and Ethics.

Ensure that all members adhere to the Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club Constitution.

Ensure that all members adhere to the Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club Welfare Policy and to support ‘No photography’ on poolside or changing rooms at ANY venue used for training and competition purposes.

Uphold the terms and conditions of Club membership.

Signed on behalf of Daventry Dolphins Swimming Club

Mrs J Laidlaw

Chairman 2020/2021