The Great Yarmouth Swimming Club has formally adopted the ASA Equity Policy. The full policy may be obtained by following the link and a summery is shown below.
Great Yarmouth Swimming Club is committed to treating everyone equally within the context of his or her activity, regardless of sex, ethnic origin, religion, disability, age, sexual orientation or political persuasion.
The Club will ensure that equity as stated in the Club rules is incorporated in all aspects of it's activities and also recognises and adopts the Sport England definition of Sports Equity:
Sports Equity is about fairness in sport, equality or access, recognising inequalities and taking steps to address them. It is about changing the culture and structure of sport to ensure it becomes equally accessible to everyone in society.
The Club is committed to everyone having the right to enjoy their sport in an environment free from threat of discrimination, intimidation, harassment and abuse.
All Club members have a responsibility to challenge discriminatory behaviour and promote equality of opportunity.
The Club will deal with any incidence of discriminatory behaviour seriously, according to the Club's disciplinary procedure