For all swimmers, parents, families, spectators and visitors

  • Swimmers are to listen to their coach and do their best at all times.
  • Remember that swimming is primarily for enjoyment, and we should behave in a manner that allows all participants to enjoy themselves.
  • We should support not ridicule others.
  • Do not splash or distract swimmers during training or events.
  • Always speak respectfully to swimmers, coaching staff, pool staff, volunteers, members of the public and swim club officials.
  • Congratulate and applaud good performance and efforts of every swimmer, even those from other teams or clubs
  • Treat all swimming participants, coaching/pool staff and club volunteers as you would like to be treated.
  • Respect officials’ decisions and encourage all others to do the same.
  • Be punctual so that swim coaching and swim events can run to schedule.
  • Obey the rules of Branxton pool set by Cessnock City Council and the rules of any other pool where you may be representing BGSC.
  • Adhere to Cessnock City Council and BGSC’s COVID requirements and any associated public health orders.
  • If a problem arises, please raise it with a club committee member, in order to have the matter addressed.

Please note: BGSC operates under the guidance of Swimming Australia and abides by the policies and procedures they recommend. Non-compliance will result in individuals being asked to leave the pool.