Safe Kids Program

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SafeKids Program for Summer League Swimming

The following constitute the policies of Summer League Swimming with regard to awareness and prevention of abuse within our organization. 
Summer League Swimming is committed to provide a safe environment for its members and to prevent child abuse/sexual misconduct. 
Summer League Swimming will make every reasonable effort to ensure that every member of our organization (coach, volunteer, official, and others) will abide by the SafeKids guidelines. 
Summer League Swimming will make every reasonable effort to exclude any adult with a legally documented history of child abuse/molestation or any other conviction or record that would bring unnecessary risk to the health and safety of the members of this organization. 
Summer League Swimming will perform a criminal background check on every person over 18 who is applying for membership (coach, volunteer, official, or other) at our organization and who will have regular, direct contact with a child. 
Summer League Swimming will take appropriate action on all allegations of child abuse and/or sexual misconduct. All allegations will be reported immediately to the authorities for investigation and will cooperate fully with any such investigation. 

The following represent the preventive measures of our organization with regard to abuse:

 
 
The following represent the preventive measures of our organization with regard to abuse: 
  • Physical, mental, and verbal abuse of any of the participants, coaches, managers, employees, volunteers involved in our sponsored activities is not permitted.
  • Inappropriate touching of any kind is forbidden. 
  • We agree to provide more than one adult working at or overseeing every activity. If a child needs special attention (one -on-one training or an individual meeting), it will be handled with the assistance or presence of another adult. 
  • Coaches/trainers should not socialize with the participants outside of the sponsored activities of the organization. 
  • Coaches/trainers should never ride alone with a child or participant in the car. Procedures will be established for coaches to follow in the event a participant is stranded at an activity. 
  • Parents are encouraged to attend sponsored activities .