Rules & Regulations

Swimmers should wear swimming caps and appropriate swimming wear for reasons of hygiene & safety. Any swimmer not wearing a swimming cap will not be allowed to swim in the pool. Team Swim School may have a spare swimming cap for emergencies but it is your responsibility to ensure that you child does have a swimming cap.

  1. No swimmer should enter the Pool Area without a member of Team Swim School staff being already present.
  2. There must be no food on the Pool Area.
  3. No parent will be allowed on pool side during their child’s lesson unless permission has been given by the swimming coach. The sliding door to pool side must be kept closed upon entry as it is part of the ventilation system.
  4. For health and safety only adults are allowed to use the coffee machine.
  5. Please ensure that your child does not climb and jump over the furniture. Please remember that the conservatory is made of glass and it is dangerous. Please observe the signage around the pool, decking area and pathway leading up to the pool house from the parking bays. No public admittance is allowed outside of the designated areas. The play gym equipment of the school is strictly forbidden from use. Parents and swimmers must remain within the swimming facilities and not wander around the school grounds.
  6. The use of the tennis court is allowed providing no Yehudi staff or Yehudi students are using that facility or require the use of that facility.
  7. No outdoor shoes are to be worn on poolside – If you wish to speak to our swimming teacher then please remove shoes & socks before you go onto poolside. This clause is in accordance with our own health & safety policy which allows for no exceptions.
  8. Team Swim School can only be responsible for students during their swimming lessons and parents and/or guardians are responsible at all other times and must be on site whilst the lesson is taking place and be available for collection of the child after the lesson has finished.
  9. Parent/guardians are responsible for the safety and supervision of any children they bring at all times. Any children that are viewing lessons should always be under the direct supervision of by an adult who is not taking part in the lesson.
  10. Please ensure that any questions you want to ask teacher on the pool side are important for this particular occasion such as your child’s wellbeing. Any questions or concerns that can be dealt with later should be emailed to Please respect other people swimming times.
  11. Parents must inform a member of staff and coach of any changes in their child’s health state.
  12. It is advised that your child does not eat 45 minutes prior to the lesson.
  13. Deliver and collect your child punctually to and from swimming lessons.
  14. Ensure you do not use inappropriate language within the swimming school environment.
  15. Behave responsibly as a spectator and treat swimmers, coaches, committee members and parents with due respect meeting the ASA commitments to equality.
  16. Members of Team Swim School and their friends must park in the second tier of the car park opposite the Yehudi Menuhin Hall. Under no exception even if you hold a disable badge can you park next to the swimming pool. This is strictly for Yehudi Menuhin staff and visitors. There are disabled bays marked on the entrance lower tier car park for Team Swim School members and staff.
  17. Team Swim School members and friends have responsibility to respect the conservatory area and to leave it in the condition they have found it. Please ensure all used cups are placed in the bin provided.
  18. Team Swim School reserves the right to make changes to the programme where necessary, or to cancel lessons if there are insufficient numbers.

Code of Conduct for Parents

  1. On arrival at Team Swim School you, the parent or carer will be responsible for the health and safety of your child whilst at the facility except in their lesson when it will be the teacher’s responsibility. Team Swim School will not be held liable for any accidents due to negligence of the parent/carer when on the Team Swim School premises or the Yehudi Menuhin School grounds.
  2. Complete the online booking form, detailing any special needs, allergies or health concerns relevant to the swimmer. Any changes in the state of a child’s health should be reported to a Team Swim School teacher prior to the lesson and notify the Team Swim School via email at
  3. Arrive punctually for the lessons. Inform the Team office via phone or email if you will not be able to attend. If Team has to change your child’s group or time, please remember the change is to provide the most appropriate level of teaching and enable your child to progress to the best of their ability, it should be facilitated and encouraged at all times.
  4. Ensure that your child is properly and adequately attired for the lessons including all relevant equipment. All swimmers must wear hats. With goggles it is not the teacher’s responsibility to put these on and off a child.
  5. Encourage your child to obey the pool rules and teach them that they can only do their best with their swimming.
  6. Behave responsibly as a spectator and treat swimmers, teachers, other parents and the Venue staff with due respect and therefore meeting the ASA commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion
  7. Ensure that you do not use inappropriate language within the swimming venues.
  8. Move around the venues quietly and considerately, keeping all children in your care safe and quiet, and observe there is no running on poolside and the 10mph speed limit for vehicles within the Yehudi grounds.
  9. Show appreciation and support to your child
  10. All parents must stay in the conservatory area whilst the lesson is taking place and any camera/photography anywhere in the pool area or changing rooms iss strictly prohibited.
  11. Ensure that you remain on the Team Swim School premises so that we can contact you should we need to.
  12. Ensure that any child aged 8 or over must change in their own sex changing room (English Law). If the parent wishes to accompany the child they must be of the same gender sex of the changing area.
  13. Most of all help your child to enjoy their swimming and achieve and progress to the best of their ability

Team will undertake to:

  • Inform you at once if your child is ill or we have any concerns.
  • Ensure good child protection guidelines are followed at all times to keep your child safe
  • Ensure all activities are effectively taught and supervised

The parent has a right to:

  • Make a complaint to the Team if they feel that a Team Teacher or member of staff is not acting appropriately
  • Make a complaint to the Team Manager if they feel that a member of the venue staff is not acting appropriately.
  • Any misdemeanours and breach of this code of conduct will be dealt with by Team Swim School (UK) Ltd.