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Code of Conduct

Parent/Guardian Code of Conduct


The club is committed to providing good quality gymnastics in a safe environment. This Code of Conduct sets the standards & expectations of parents involved with the club. It has been developed to encourage standards of good practice & to protect the welfare & wellbeing of all those involved in the club. 

 

As a member, you are expected to abide by the following; 

 

Encourage & help your child to adopt the codes of conduct. 

To be a guardian of our club rules for your child until they are mature enough to fully understand & adopt those values for themselves. 

Discourage challenging / arguing with judges at competitions. 

Help your child to recognise good performance & the achievement of personal excellence, not external competition results. 

Set a good example by recognising good sportsmanship & applauding the good performances of all. 

Will not display threatening or intimidating behaviour towards gymnasts, staff, volunteers or other parent/guardians. 

Never force your child to take part in sport. 

Always ensure your child is dressed appropriately & has plenty to drink. 

Keep the club informed if your child is ill or unable to attend sessions. 

Endeavour to establish good communications with the club, coaches & officials. 

Share any concerns or complaints about any aspect of the club through the approved channels. 

Use correct & proper language at all times. 

Never punish or belittle a child for poor performance or making mistakes. 

Ensure your child is on time for their session & always collect your child promptly at the end of a session. Support your childʼs involvement & help them to enjoy their sport. 

Follow all guidelines laid down by British/Welsh Gymnastics. 

Gymnasts Code of Conduct

 

We are fully committed to safeguarding & promoting the well-being of all our members. The club believes it is important that members, coaches, administrators & parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect & understanding for the safety & welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times & share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with our Welfare Officer. 

 

As a member, you are expected to abide by the following; 

 

All members must participate within the rules & respect coaches. 

All members must respect opponents & fellow club members. 

Members should keep to agreed timings for training & inform the coach if late. 

Members must wear suitable attire for training & events as agreed with the coach. 

Keep all long hair tied back. 

Remove or cover all body jewellery. 

Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly. 

Members should treat all equipment with respect. 

Members must inform the coach of any injuries/illness before the warm-up begins. 

Members should not eat or chew gum during a session. 

Members must not use bad language. 

Members will not display threatening or intimidating behaviour towards other members, staff, volunteers or parent/guardians. 

Members should remain with coaches at the end of a session until collected by their parents or guardians. 

 

CONSEQUENCES: This code determines what is & is not acceptable behaviour for participants. Breaking the code of conduct will result in a consequence. Firstly, an informal verbal warning. If a second incident takes place, a formal verbal warning would happen. If there is a third incident, the individual would then receive a final written warning. If the code of conduct is broken after the final written warning, they will no longer be permitted to attend.