SwimMark accreditation is Swim England’s quality standard for clubs. It recognises high standards of governance, sustainability and effectiveness.
Any affiliated Swim England club can apply for the accreditation, regardless of your club’s size or the disciplines you deliver.
What is SwimMark about?
- Creating the best possible swimming experience for all
- Raising the quality of aquatics provision across all areas
- National Sport England Clubmark recognition for great quality clubs
There are three modules clubs can aspire to: SwimMark Essential Club, SwimMark Network, and SwimMark Performance.
SwimMark Essential Club
This is the primary module for clubs, helping you to achieve good governance, grow membership, develop volunteers and ensure your activity is sustainability and in line with your club objectives. It is accredited every two years.
SwimMark Networks and clubs
The East Region maintain lists club networks with SwimMark Accreditation:
SwimMark networks in East Region.
Performance Clubs in East Region.
Essential Clubs in East Region.
This module encourages clubs to work collaboratively across a localised area. This approach helps athletes to maximise their potential and be retained in the sport. It also increases volunteer opportunities and helps to raise the standards of teaching and coaching.
The Network accreditation lasts for two years and consists of three elements: a development plan, a training needs analysis and a signed terms of reference.
For more information about SwimMark Club Networks contact xxxxxxxxxxxx