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Jon Smart

Please can all see the latest announcement from Swim England. https://www.swimming.org/swimengland/coronavirus-statement/?utm_campaign=SwimEngland&utm_medium=SwimEnglandCoronavirusStatement&utm_source=NewsBlade Having further reviewed the guidance, it is Swim England’s interpretation that club activity falls into the ‘public gathering’ category and therefore it is strongly advising clubs to consider cancelling or postponing activity – including events – until the end of May. Therefore with immediate affect all swim training is now cancelled and we will post further information shortly. Please bear with us as we try deal with all the emails and communication. Thank You Dale Smith Chair WSMSC

Jon Smart

Currently we are waiting on further advise from Swim England if lessons are to be cancelled and will give an update to you as soon as we know. The Government’s announcement to implement increased social distancing, avoid crowds gathering and carrying out any unnecessary travel needs to be noted. Please note the following comment on the link below: At present the Government has not closed schools or restricted school activity and therefore we do not see any reason why clubs should not continue with their training programmes in their own...

Jenny Bull

WELFARE NOTICE There have also been a number of incidents recently involving swimmers behaviour in the changing rooms, personal property has been damaged, lost/stolen, swimmers have been injured as the result of silly behaviour, younger swimmers have felt intimidated by recent behaviour. Can I remind you that once in the changing rooms the swimmers are the responsibility of their parents. If we continue to have issues in the changing rooms we will have to look at implementing a parent chaperone rota, this has proved successful at other clubs to stamp...