It is the policy of Sheffield City Kayak Club


That all paddlers, volunteers,
coaches and parents show respect and understanding for each other and conduct
themselves in a way that reflects the principles of the Club. The aim is for all paddlers
to improve performance and have fun.

Everyone involved in the Club should abide by the Club Rules and Policies.



Take care of all property belonging to the club or club members
Treat other club members with respect at all times — on and off the water —
treat other paddlers as you would want to be treated yourself

Control tempers and avoid behaviour which may inconvenience or upset

Co-operate and listen to your coach or club officials


Club Officials, Coaches and Volunteers


Consider the well being and safety of paddlers before the development of

Develop an appropriate working relationship with performers, based on
mutual trust and respect

Make sure all activities are appropriate to the age, ability and experience of
those taking part

Display consistently high standards of behaviour and appearance
Follow BCU and club guidelines and policies
Hold the appropriate, up-dated qualifications and insurance
Encourage paddlers to value their performance and not just results
Never condone the use of prohibitive substances




Help your child to recognise good performance, not just results
Never force your child to take part in sport
Never punish or belittle a child for loosing or making mistakes
Publicly accept official’s judgements
Support your child’s involvement and help them to enjoy the sport
Use correct and proper language at all times
Set a good example by applauding good performances of all paddlers

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