Caring Swim Schools
We always incorporate inclusion strategies
We are committed to a swimming and water safety for all philosophy. We incorporate inclusion strategies in all aspects of our activities, endeavoring to create opportunities for all Australians to participate. Whether people choose to learn to swim for safety, fun and enjoyment, health and fitness, aspire to be a world champion, or choose to be involved in a non-swimming role as a teacher or volunteer, swimming provides many opportunities.
As the Peak Industry Body for Swim Schools, we are committed to assisting our Member Swim Schools emulate such a philosophy. To that end, Committees and various Special Interest Groups, driven by passionate, expert Leaders have been created. Additionally, a number of great fit charities have been embraced – our ‘Pool of Causes’.
We care about the community and we care about swimming and water safety.
ASSA’s Inclusive Swimming program is driven by a Committee. The agenda centres around:
A major plank in fulfilling an Inclusion Strategy is the development of the Inclusive standards for Swim Schools. ASSA places enormous value on contextualizing standards for Swim Schools, particularly to incorporate the Federal Government’s Play by the Rules 7 Pillars of Inclusion.
Such standards would serve two purposes;
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) has been put in place to support a better life for hundreds of thousands of Australians with a significant and permanent disability and their careers with family. The insurance scheme takes a lifetime approach – investing in people with disability early to improve their outcomes later in life. The NDIS helps people with disability to:
For more information and learn how to become a provider visit: www.ndis.gov.au
Inclusive Swim Schools Standard
The Environmentally Friendly Swim Schools program is focused on developing more environmentally friendly Swim Schools.