Minutes for Committee Meeting – 27th September 2022

In Attendance

Pete Jennings – Co-Chair
Julie Parker – Co-Chair
Donald Vaughan - Treasurer
Phil Joy – Secretary
Edwin Lace – Coach
Jess Nichols – Welfare Rep
Honzik Slovak – Tuesday Rep

Absence Excused

Becky Toal - Communications
Abi Stone – Wednesday Rep

Chairing Meeting

Julie Parker

Normal Business

  1. Chair's Remarks

Manchester Pride and Picnic were both successful.

Note of thanks to Neil and Myles for their efforts in arranging the Parade.

  1. Treasurer

The club is continuing to operate at a slight loss month on month.

Financial position would be helped if more of our long-standing members returned to the club following the pandemic.

  1. Membership

No specific comments.

Sessions are well attended at present.

  1. Welfare

No specific comments.

  1. Coaching

Edwin would welcome feedback regarding coaching delivery.

Ben Redfearn is hoping to commence his coaching course shortly and he has started shadowing Edwin on some sessions.

The club will be conducting a kit audit and purchasing replacement materials as required.

Other Business

  1. Website

The website will be amended to note that the club does not offer a learn to swim programme.

  1. Social Secretary

The club currently does not have a social secretary however it would be beneficial if someone could take on this role to assist the committee with arranging social events.

  1. AOB

25 Year Anniversary

The club will celebrate its silver anniversary around September/October 2023. A suitable celebration is being considered by the committee. All ideas are welcomed.

Swimming peri and post-menopause

A member has asked if a small number of sessions could be delivered regarding the impact of the menopause on training in sport. The committee is considering this further.