Poolside Passes

Poolside Pass Information/ Accreditation
A Scottish Artistic Swimming poolside pass is required for any coach/chaperone/team manager wishing access to changing rooms and poolside during the Meet.  Without a valid pass any coach/chaperone/team manager WILL NOT be permitted in the changing rooms or on poolside.

All passes must be worn by all team personnel and made visible at all times.  Passes will be emailed to the individual prior to the event where they must be printed and brought to the event. Here they will be issued with a plastic wallet and lanyard.

Applying for a Pass
All applications have to be submitted online:

Guidelines can be found here:-

Scottish Swimming Members – Guidance
Non Scottish Member Guidance


  • Please Note:  All chaperone/team manager passes must be confirmed by the Head Club/Team coach as detailed on the online application form
  • All applicants MUST be Disclosure Scotland/PVG/CRB checked through either:  Scottish Swimming/ ASA/WASA.  It is the responsibility of the Club/Coach to ensure that, if they require their athletes to have coach/chaperone representation on the poolside, their application is made in good time and that the relevant PVG/Criminal Records Bureau(CRB)/Disclosure & Barring Service(DBS) forms have been completed and sent to the Scottish Swimming/ASA/WASA office(s)
  • Scottish Swimming will not issue any Coach/Chaperone Pass unless a person has a valid Disclosure Certificate/PVG/CRB through the Scottish Swimming/ASA/WASA. In-line with current legislation, valid Disclosure Certificates/PVG/CRB from any other agency, will not be accepted.  If you have any queries regarding PVG/CRB certification, please contact your Governing Body or Scottish Swimming via email to wellbeingprotection@scottishswimming.com