Child Policy

Child Protection Policy & Procedure

  • Children under the age of 14 are not permitted to visit the leisure club without a parent or guardian.
  • No Child over the age of 7 is allowed to enter changing areas of the opposite sex.
  • No-one under the age of 16 is permitted to enter the gym are, unless accompanied by and instructor during organised activities.
  • Children using the kids club club must be signed in and out by a parent or guardian.
  • Children between the ages of 4 and 16 are permitted to take part in swimming lessons and must be booked in advance through the leisure club reception.
  • Safety doors have been fitted in both changing rooms to prevent children accessing the swimming pool unsupervised.
  • Photography within the leisure centre is strictly prohibited.
  • All users of the club must sign/swipe in at reception and no unauthorised access to changing rooms is permitted.
  • Daily attendance records are kept for three years.
  • All leisure club staff have Garda clearance certificates on file in a filing cabinet and potential employees must also acquire this before commencing employment.
  • Physical contact between staff and children is kept to a minimum and should only arise when deemed absolutely essential e.g. a child getting into difficulty in the water.
  • Parents are responsible for their children once the swimming lesson is over, so pool rules must be observed
  • When supervising your child/children, please avoid using electronic devices or reading material as it may distract you from your child’s safety

 

Signed: Hugh O Neill            Date: 1/1/18

                   Club Manager