Bedfordshire ASA Club Development Conference 2018

This event will be held at Redborne Upper School, Ampthill on Sunday 23 September 2018.  There is a variety of courses on offer over both morning and afternoon sessions.  Feedback from the 2017 Conference was extremely positive.

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Beds ASA – Phase 2 Development Camps 2018

Bedfordshire ASA will be holding two Phase 2 Development Camps: September 8th and November 17th. The camps will be held at Inspire, Luton from 2-5pm. These are for 12-year olds and the selection criteria has already been circulated. Swimmers who are selected to attend will be notified through their clubs. The main emphasis of the camps will be on Starts and Turns.

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Selection Criteria for Bedfordshire Development Camps 2018 (amended date)

Beds ASA is to offer the County’s swimmers who are not selected for the ER development camps an opportunity to learn the techniques and skills that will be delivered to those who are selected for those camps.

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Masters Clubs in Bedfordshire – Update April 18

Many Bedfordshire swimming clubs have swimmers of all ages including Masters Swimmers. For more information about Masters specific clubs please read on.

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Swim England release new coaching and teaching guidelines for clubs

Swim England has released guidance on the expectations of clubs in relation to the level of coaching and teaching in all disciplines in the club environment.  It is important that clubs, administrators, coaches and teachers have the peace of mind that they are covered by appropriate insurance.

The guidance offers advice on the standard that is required by our insurers in relation to a club’s liability insurance.

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General Data Protection Regulations (GDPR)

As you will probably be aware, from 25 May 2018 the new law for data protection, GDPR, will be coming into effect.

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“1 Direction” – SE Pathway Guidance Document for Counties

Swim England has published a revised Pathway Guidance Document, with which you may wish to become familiar.  The programme is controlled by Swim England but Bedfordshire is participating as a County.  Some aspects of the document may be relevant for the Parents Workshop that was held recently at the County Championships.

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Coaches Workshop – Presentation Available

The presentation by Kevin Pickard at the Coaches workshop is now available to download.

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A Swimmers Pathway Journey Workshop – Presentation Available

The ‘Parents and Guardians Workshop’  has now taken place at the County Championships, the presentation is now available for parents to download.

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County Championships 2019-2020

Inspire : Luton Sports Village

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