Reference Guides

Listed below are guides and manuals which clubs and members can use to gain knowledge regarding the ins and outs of summer swimming. If there are any guides or manuals that you believe should be added to this list please contact the Provincial Office.

Club Facility Guide Resource for discussing facility development with government.
Club Publicity Guide Resource to assist your club with its marketing and publicity in the community.
BCSSA General FAQ Sheet A great resources for new parents or members who may have questions about BCSSA and summer swimming in general.
High School Sports Credits Swimmers can get credits towards high school graduation if they meet the requirements.
Child Fitness Tax Credits An overview of the rules around claiming this tax credit on your income tax return. See your accountant for further details.
Coaches Code of Ethics Manual All BCSSA coaches must abide by the following code of ethics, which BCSSA and member clubs adopt yearly.
Transgender Athlete Policy Overview

Educational Guide
An overview of the new policy that will be discussed and reviewed at the 2019 AGM.
Best Practices - Clerk of the Course Provides a quick overview and best practices for the role of Clerk of the Course at a swim competition.
Best Practices - Determining Official Times Provides details on how to correctly determine an official time at a swim competition.
Best Practices - Lane Timer Guidelines Provides a basic overview of being a lane timer and your role and how accurate backup times are important.
Suggested Wording for DQ's - 2019 A reference sheet for the correct wording of many DQ's that can occur during a speed swimming competition.
Hy-Tek Meet Manager User Guide User Guide for MM & specific for BCSSA.
Hy-Tek Team Manager User Guide BCSSA specific user guide for TM.
Getting the Most out of Hy-tek TM Guide to maximize the functionality of TM for your swim club.
HR & Operation Guides CONTENT
Parent Resource Guide What does it take to be a swim parent?
Development & Operation of a Competitive Swim Club Provides a platform and guidance for starting a new swim club.
Risk Management Guide 2010 Legacies Now has provided a summary guide on Risk Management for community sporting organizations.
Human Resources Guide for Sport 2010 Legacies Now has provided this guide on managing employees in community sporting organizations.
BCSSA Club Treasurers' Guide Provides financial guidelines for member clubs of BCSSA.
BCSSA Wavelength Newsletter

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