Instructions when attending a Gala

  • Inform your Coach in advance if you know you are unable to attend a gala.  Do this as soon as possible.
  • If you are unable to attend a gala on the day inform the Coach attending the gala as soon as possible.
  • Travel to and from the gala in your full Club tracksuit.
  • Arrive at the pool 10-15 minutes prior to warm-up of the session and sign in with your Coach or Team Manager(TM).  Failure to do this could result in you being withdrawn from your races.
  • Carry out 10-15 minutes flexibility prior to warm-up.
  • Check off with TM before going to Marshalling. 
  • Discuss your race plan with the Coach prior to each race.
  • After each race receive feedback from the Coach.
  • Carry out swim-down as advised by the Coach and promptly return to the designated Team area.
  • Between races swimmers must remain on poolside in the designated area for the Team.
  • Swimmers must not leave poolside during a session unless given permission by the TM or Coach.  Requests to leave poolside must be kept to a minimum.
  • Club kit must be worn on poolside at all times, including poolside shoes.
  • Swimmers must inform the TM or Coach when they have completed their session and are leaving the poolside.
  • Swimmers must NOT be using image capturing devices on poolside.