WELLBEING & SAFEGUARDING
We are committed to safeguarding the welfare of all children, young persons and adults at risk in our sport and our aim is to ensure all who participate in gymnastics have a safe, fun, positive experience and are able to fulfil their potential.
In order to help ensure a safe environment, if you need help or are worried a child may be at risk or suffering abuse, please contact the Club Welfare officer - their email is below. If there is an immediate risk the child safety, contact the police immediately.
Summary of new health and safety measures for Covid-19
Extensive health measures are in place, including:
* cleaning of the equipment between each session
* social distancing
* coaching only from the floor
* unique access and dismount point to the trampoline for each participant, which will be maintained for the entire session
* no handling of proficiency sheets
* hand sanitising on entry
* allocated entrance and exit to the Centre
* no access to changing rooms
* no cash/cheque handling
* no spectators (limited exceptions)
These new measures are in accordance with British Gymnastics advice and Government guidance, and have been approved by Brio's Health & Safety Officer.
Trampolining and Gymnastics are great fun. However, as with any sporting activity, the risk of an injury cannot be completely eliminated.
At Chester Trampoline Club we treat safety as a top priority and take all reasonable and practical measures to minimise the risk.
The Club has Public Liability Insurance.
A Risk Assessment has been undertaken for the Club to operate at Northgate Arena.
The Club runs in accordance with guidelines set out by the sport's governing body - British Gymnastics. This covers for example, ratio of coaches to participants, number of participants per trampoline and adequate safety equipment around the trampoline.
The Club only uses coaches with a current British Gymnastics qualification.
The Club's Senior Coach has a current First Aid qualification.
All coaches in charge have an enhanced DBS check.
The Club's Senior Coach has completed a Child Welfare course.
All members will be coached using the British Gymnastics Proficiency Award scheme, which means that they will learn moves and routines safely by progression.