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Swimming Club for the Disabled
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OUR CLUB NEEDS YOU
As a growing and thriving Club we are actively seeking enthusiastic volunteers of all ages to assist our disabled members
Roles include assisting in the swimming pool and changing rooms, helping with “meet and greet” on a Saturday morning, helping at Galas and helping at social events etc. Training will be provided and the Club will arrange a DBS.
You will be entitled to some free swims, travel expenses and the opportunity to attend some social events for free.
Don’t forget volunteering can seriously improve your CV.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org or speak to a Trustee at a Saturday morning swim session.
A big THANK YOU to all those who helped at the Festival. We made some very useful contacts
New Gala Polo Shirts and Sweatshirts
At last the Gala team have a new club uniform-
Friday 28th October
Skittles and meal at The Coach and Horses, Wimborne
Saturday 10th December
Xmas Meal at Bentley’s
Saturday 17th December
Pool Party after swimming
Saturday 31st December
Panto – Sleeping Beauty at The Tivoli 2.00pm
For more information contact Keith
01202 980452 email@example.com
LATEST CLUB NEWS
Our recent achievements for the Club are new Gala polo and sweatshirts, new banners and flyers, a modern website, continued socials, successful Galas and a stand at the Wimborne History Festival.
We have recently updated our policies and suggest that you all read them (they can be found on our website under “About Us” and “Club Documents”). This is so you can understand the Club’s rules and legal requirements, particularly as we are a group of vulnerable individuals
SANTA FUN RUN – Sunday 11th December
Please support your Club by taking part in this fun sponsored event. It takes place at Badbury Rings (the 2 mile point-
THIS IS A VERY IMPORTANT FUND RAISING OPPORTUNITY FOR THE CLUB.
Last year we raised over £600 with only 4 Wagtails.
Please contact Alex for an entry form
01202 826443 firstname.lastname@example.org
We are currently looking for new helpers to help run the Club. Various roles are available:-
Please contact any of the Trustees if you are able to help or have any skills that you may be able to offer.
We are pleased to be able to continue to fund swim passes for all our members. Swimmers who swim at least 3 times a month should have the anytime pass and can swim at other sessions (with a contribution of £15). Other swimmers have the 10 swim pass. All passes are renewed at reception when they run out. Please remember to show your pass every week at the desk.
TRUSTEES (4) AND HELPERS
Steve Evans – Chairman (07854 978913)
Alexandra Tuckey – Treasurer & Secretary
Ros Barton – Safeguarding Officer (01202 883548)
David Allen – PR Officer (01202 659787)
Keith Wainwright – Social Secretary (01202 980452)
Liz Burrows -
NEW MEMBERS AND HELPERS
Rita has recently joined our team of swim helpers.
A warm welcome to our new swimmers Ben and Elisa.
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Wimborne Wagtails – A Charity at Last!
After two years of hard work The Wimborne Wagtails Swimming Club for the Disabled is now a registered charity in its own right – charity number 1162701. Details can be found at www.charitycommission.gov.uk. Search for Wimborne Wagtails.
Our “charitable objects” are listed as “the promotion of good health by the provision of swimming lessons, water therapy, career respite and social activities to people of all ages who have a physical, mental health or learning disabilities (and their careers) in the Wimborne and surrounding East Dorset area, in a safe and friendly environment (which is not normally provided by statutory authorities)”
We will now be able to claim Gift Aid and hopefully receive some corporate sponsorship.
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