CODE OF CONDUCT

GYMNASTS

As a gymnast taking part in activities and sessions with Infinity Gymnastics, we ask that you follow our Code of Conduct to ensure the club remains a safe, positive, and supportive environment for all our members and staff. As a young person taking part in our club, we ask that gymnasts:

∞   Listen and respond to coaches to ensure the safety of yourself and other gymnasts’ around you

∞   Respect all equipment used within a session. Use the equipment as instructed by your coach and do not cause any damage to the equipment

∞   Be kind, supportive and encouraging of others. Bullying, of ANY sort, will not be tolerated at Infinity

∞   Respect everyone at Infinity and act supportively towards all – do not discriminate against anyone on the grounds of gender, race, sexual orientation or ability

∞   Report ALL incidents of bullying or unsupportive behaviour to your coach, even if you are only a witness to the behaviour

∞   Support other gymnasts – be aware that everyone has different strengths, weaknesses, abilities and fears

∞   Respect your coaches and other staff members at Infinity. Be polite, listen when they are speaking and follow instructions

∞   Wear appropriate attire for gymnastics, with hair tied securely and neatly to ensure safety of self, other gymnasts and coaches

∞   Attend all classes on time and notify the club if you are running late

Infinity understands that as a gymnast, you have the right to:

∞   Be, and feel safe at all times when with us at Infinity Gymnastics

∞   Feel welcomed, supported and not judged based on any personal factors

∞   Be aware of who you can speak to if something is not right or you are not happy

∞   Be listened to by our coaches and staff

∞   Be respected by your teammates, coaches and others within the club. You should be treated fairly and supported at all times

∞   Be looked after if you have an injury or accident and ensure that your parents are informed if needed

∞   Give feedback and input to the club

∞   We expect all our members and gymnasts to follow the behaviour guidelines and requests outlined in this code of conduct. If there is any concerns or queries regarding this, please email info@infinity-gymnastics.co.uk.

If a gymnast is found to be behaving in a way that contradicts our code of conduct, we will first address the problem with the parent/guardian and aim to resolve the issue. If an issue is ongoing or behaviour continues to contradict our code of conduct, it may lead to us regrettably asking you to leave the class or club permanently to ensure the welfare of all our members.

Gymnasts that follow this code of conduct will be rewarded with ongoing praise in sessions, weekly stamps/stickers and will be considered for our Star of the Week teddy, WOW wall and Member of the Month.

PARENTS, GUARDIANS AND CARERS

As the responsible adult for a gymnast attending Infinity Gymnastics, we ask that you abide by and follow the following behaviour to ensure the welfare and positive outcome for all gymnasts, members, and coaches. We ask that all parents, guardians, or carers:

∞   Ensure the child is dressed appropriately for the class, is wearing no jewellery, and has eaten sufficiently in advance of the session and has enough water for the class

∞   Ensure the gymnasts arrive to their session on time and is picked up promptly. If you are running late for either, we ask you contact the club on 07763185554 to let us know

∞   Provide all correct contact and medical information to the club upon joining and update the club with ANY changes to this information

∞   Are respectful and supportive towards all Infinity staff. Support decisions made by the club and coaches and speak to the coach in a constructive and calm way if you have a question regarding the gymnasts’ training. Ensure to speak to the coach at the start or end of the session if you have anything you wish to raise

∞   Talk to us regarding any concerns you may have about your child in a session, or any other gymnast. Our Welfare Officers can be contacted via email at welfare@infinity-gymnastics.co.uk if you do not see them at the gym

∞   Ensure to be supportive of the gymnasts’ goals and achievements. Encourage and celebrate all successes of the child – from making new friends, receiving star of the week to developing other skills

∞   Accept any decisions or results that are given by an official. Judges at Club events and external competitions should be treated with respect and should not be questioned or approached by anyone other than Infinity Coaching staff

∞   Do not post any photos or videos that contain any other gymnasts faces in. If another gymnasts’ face can be seen in your photo or video, please do not post this on any form of Social Media

∞   Ensure that your child understands and always abides by their own Code of Conduct

Infinity understands that as parents/guardians/carers you have the right to:

∞   Feel assured that your gymnast is safeguarded and protected during their time with us

∞   See and read any of our policies and procedures upon request

∞   Know who the Welfare Officers are and have access to their contact information

∞   Give feedback and input to the club

∞   Know the training and qualification levels of our coaches upon request

∞   Be informed of any accidents, injuries or incidents that occur in relation to your child

∞   Have your consent sought for anything outside of our initial registration form e.g. coaching courses

Have any concerns about any aspect of your child’s welfare listened and responded to

We expect all our parents, guardians and carers to follow the behaviour guidelines and requests outlined in this code of conduct. If there is any concerns or queries regarding this, please email info@infinity-gymnastics.co.uk.

If a parent, guardian or carer is found to be behaving in a way that contradicts our code of conduct, we may ask that they are not present at collection/drop off/events. If an issue is ongoing or behaviour continues to contradict our code of conduct, it may lead to us regrettably asking you to leave the class or club permanently to ensure the welfare of all our members.

Club Address

The Ghyll (previously Southwater Leisure Centre), Pevensey Road, Southwater, RH13 9XZ

Pevensey 

Contact Details

Tel: 07951 578794
Email: info@infinity-gymnastics.co.uk