1. As a member of Rhyl Dolphins Swimming Club, whether a swimmer or adult you have a responsibility to
co-operate in promoting good discipline.
2. Neither misunderstood instructions, unwillingness to comply with instructions, personal prejudice, carelessness, recklessness, ignorance on your part, or on the part of others, relieves you, in the slightest degree, of your responsibility to behave in a safe and socially acceptable manner.
Behaviour becomes “unacceptable” when it is considered “offensive” to the majority. This includes the following:
b) Wilful damage to property and/or equipment
c) Acts of vandalism
e) Abuse of alcohol and/or drugs
g) Offensive language
h) Aggressive/violent acts
i) Threatening behaviour
j) Failure to comply with instructions/directions
k) Failure to comply with the Club Constitution
l) Failure to comply with WASA discipline codes
m) All breaches of safety practices
n) Bringing the Club into disrepute
o) Bringing the sport of swimming into disrepute
p) Anti social behaviour
1. All swimming members are expected to follow the instructions and the training sessions designated by the Chief Coach, Coaches or S.D.O.
2. All orders of the Chief Coach, Coaches, S.D.O. or his/her nominees must be carried out; otherwise the swimmer may be asked to leave the sessions.
3. Discipline procedures shall be followed in the case of any alleged breach. The Committee shall have the power to:
b) Issue verbal and written warnings
Any breaching of the points listed under ‘ Unacceptable Behaviour’ will normally be dealt with in the following manner:
a) Verbal warning by club coach, teacher, official or responsible adult
b) Verbal warning by executive committee
c) Written warning by executive committee
d) Suspension by executive committee
e) Exclusion by executive committee
Dependant upon the severity of the breach of discipline, the executive committee reserves the right to proceed to any of the stages outlined above.