Shiverers Swimming Club is committed to treat everyone equally within the context of their activity, regardless of age, disability, gender reassignment, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, race, religion or belief, sex and sexual orientation or any other relevant characteristic.

Shiverers Swimming Club will ensure that equality as stated in the club rules is incorporated in all aspects of its activities and also recognises and adopts the Sport England Definition of Sports Equality: Sports equality is about fairness in sport, equality of access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to address them.  It is about changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure that it becomes equally accessible to all members of society, whatever their age, ability, gender, race, ethnicity, sexuality or socio-economic status.

Shiverers Swimming Club also seeks to fulfill Swim England's  Equality Policy Objectives; click here for latest version

Shiverers Swimming Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an environment free from the threat of discrimination, intimidation, harassment and abuse.

All Shiverers Swimming Club members have a responsibility to challenge discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity. The Club will deal with any incidents of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to the club disciplinary procedures.