We are going through an unprecedented time as we work together to suppress the COVID-19 Pandemic. At Swimming Victoria we are working hard to support our clubs during this time while also making sure the sport is ready and better than ever when the pools open again. We will continually update the resources below to help your club committee through this challenging time. Please check back to this page regularly as the situation evolves.
The Victorian Department of Health and Human Services (DHHS) releases an update daily on the current situation. These can be accessed here. All clubs are now encouraged to consider new ways of operating and delivering services to their members. Please see the resources below to help you achieve this.
The current Roadmap to easing of restrictions for both Regional & Metro Victorians can be found HERE
A list of the most recent Q&A's surrounding the Roadmap can be found HERE
- COVID-19 Competition and Club Activity Guidelines
- COVID-19 Return to Pool Information & Templates
- Swimming Victoria Competition Updates & Advice
Swimming Victoria has now released their framework for the return of swimming in club Environments. To view the document, please click on the following link:
UPDATED 7 October 2020 SV Return to Play Plan - Return of Swimming in Club Environments
Victorian Government Roadmap for Reopening - Current Stages for Metro Melbourne & Regional Victoria
The following templates are available to be used by Club's and Coaches to assist with their preparation to return to the pool. All templates can be copied to a Club letterhead to form part of the Clubs COVID-19 Return to the Pool Processes. Clubs can choose to use all or some of these guides but must always abide by the governments current regulations.
The advice and information in these guidelines and associated templates are of a general nature only. They do not constitute legal or other professional advice and ought not be relied upon without seeking specific advice applicable to your circumstances.
Swimming Victoria, in conjunction with ASCTA, continue to support and work with the Victorian Government in response to COVID-19. Following is recent correspondence from SV and ASCTA to Vic Govt.
SV Competitions & Pathways Update (16-09-2021)
With a roadmap out of lockdown expected to be provided by the Victorian Government on Sunday, Swimming Victoria will use the information provided to decide on a schedule/s for the competition program and athlete pathway activities for the remainder of the swimming season. This will include a decision on how the remainder of the short course season unfolds and proposed dates for Swimming Victoria meets and pathway activities through to the end of April 2022. Please remember that events and activities may be affected by Covid-19 related restrictions. Swimming Victoria will provide an update on the schedule for competitions and pathway programs to members no later than Thursday 30th September 2021.
Country SC Championships Update (10-09-2021)
Competitions Committee Update (09-09-2021)
With the continued lockdown in Victoria and current unknown roadmap out of lockdown the Competitions Committee are working through various scenarios for the short course competitions in 2021. A decision on these competitions will be communicated to members once further Governement information is made available to us on what eased restrictions may look like over the coming months.
Competitions Committee Update (17-08-2021)
Please note that the Swimming Victoria Competitions Committee is working through options for the upcoming short course competitions due to the extended lockdown announcement. Updates will be provided to all members as soon as confirmed. Thank you for your patience and understanding as we navigate through this competition season.
- Club Webinars
- Webinar PDF Slides
- Webinar Video Replay
- SV Model Rules
- Assoc Incorporations Reform Act 2012 Checklist
- Updated Guide for Sports COVID19 & Virtual AGM's
- Application for Extension of Time re AGM or lodging Docs
- Club Support
- Coach Resources
- Victorian Sports Covid Collaboration - Coach Swap
Swimming Victoria is releasing a series of webinars to help club committees through this challenging time. Clubs are encouraged to sign up to the webinar as they are available to registered individuals after the actual session time as an ongoing resource.
Club Leadership and Development Series
Managing financial risk and simple tools for clubs - how the war chest mentality saved a sport. – Tues 26 Oct, 8:00pm REGISTER
Club Leadership and Development Series
Club Relationship Management Series
SV Insurance explained - Q&A - 20 October
Risk Management - it's not just about the money - 3 September
2020/21 Season Update - 22 July
Child Safety in a COVID World - 16 July
Dealing with the lockdown 2.0 - 15 July
Returning to sport update - 28 May
Click on links below to view webinar and related documents
13 Aug 5:00pm The 3 R's of Volunteers - Recruit, Reward, Retain
27 Aug 5:00pm Risk Management - It's Not Just About The Money
Register Here for any or all of the above webinars or the link below to replay past webinars.
Previous Webinars can be accessed via signing up for a free account and searching for Swimming Victoria here https://my.webinarninja.com/webinar-finder