To form a new swimming club there are a few different steps to be followed and a few documents to be filled out. The following process may be different from the one in your region, but take this as a starting point and if you have any problems or questions please contact your regional administrator.
From the outset you are required to send your region the following information:
The applications will then go to the Regional Board for consideration and advised if the board considers your application worthy of further consideration, you are required to provide the following information to the Board:
All of the information provided will be tabled with the Regional Board and they will make a final decision regarding your application.
In the Members Resource section you can find many useful templates and guides on how to run a swimming club. These resources include financial templates such as Budgets and Balance Sheets, Job Descriptions for people sitting on the clubs executive, Marketing and Promotions guides and documents for hiring coaches.
If you have any questions about the process of forming a new club or questions about the club resource documents feel free to contact our Sport Development Officer at firstname.lastname@example.org or on 021 569 436.
So you are planning on starting a new club? Is there a need? Follow this link to the SportNZ website for useful information on whether there is a need for you to start a new club.
Most clubs like to register themselves as an incorporated society or charitable trust. To see information and the benefits of doing this click here.