Access to a development tool for club improvement including the production of a Club Development Plan
Identification of workforce training needs to improve club operation in relation to enhanced quality of coaching/teaching delivery and the running of the clubs (e.g. committee roles).
Develop effective club management structures and processes with clearly identified roles and responsibilities.
Access to a range of Swim England templates and policies, which increases best practice and improve all areas of the club.
Greater number of appropriately qualified volunteers, who are safe to work with children, young people and all volunteers, with defined role descriptions
£500 from the region to spend on workforce development
£100 IoS vouchers towards courses and CPD costs per annum (12 month duration to use the vouchers).
5% discount on Swim England Awards and discounts at Swim England Club Conferences and events.
County Association Grants/Bursaries – North West Club Investment Fund
Some pool providers offer a discount to SwimMark clubs. The Swim England National Club Survey finding (2015) indicate that the average pool hire rates of £18.60 per lane versus average of £15.48 (17% less) for SwimMark accredited clubs. This provides a saving of sum £3000 per annum.
Accreditation can help with eligibility towards sport specific funding pots (e.g. County Sports Partnerships/Sport England Small Grants Fund).