Wednesday, May 24, 2017

Lerwick ASC achieve SwiMark and SwiMarkPlus Accreditation - Congratulations!

Congratulations to Lerwick ASC who have achieved SwiMark and SwiMark Plus accreditation. Lerwick ASC passed SwimMark in January 2017 and SwiMarkPlus level in March, this is the highest Scottish Swimming quality Aquatic Development Programme for clubs. Well done to everyone at the Club who supported this great achievement, with a special mention to Lesley HutchisonJohn NicolsonMalcolm HutchisonLynne Preacher and Karen Morris

Scottish Swimming recognises the important role clubs can play to increase participation and improve the quality of sporting opportunities for the benefit of the local community. There are many ways to develop your club.

SwiMark/SwiMark Plus, DiveMark/DiveMark Plus, PoloMark/PoloMark Plus and SynchroMark/ SynchroMark Plus are Scottish Swimming’s quality aquatic development programmes for clubs.  The aim of accreditation is to provide a nationally recognised standard that will enable clubs to:

  • Develop safe, effective and child friendly environments, based on good practice
  • Improve participants experience through well trained teachers and volunteers
  • Encourage lifelong participation through sustainable development pathways

Picture: kind permission of Kevin A Jones Photography