The club actively encourages children to take part in the club and it’s activities. With a number of children involved it naturally takes very seriously the issues of Child Protection.

South Avon Canoe Club takes its guidance on this matter from the National Governing Body. Please ensure you have read, understood and followed the guidance of the documents below.

The SACC Child Protection Officer is Hazel Wheatley, please refer to the Contact Us page for contact details.
Codes of practice for young members
Codes of practice for parents/carers and other adults
Club Code Of Conduct
Child Protection & Harrassment Policy (pdf)
Guidelines for use of Photographic and Filming Equipment

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PLEASE NOTE: TRIPS THAT ARE ORGANISED THROUGH THE FORUM, FACEBOOK GROUP, OR ANY OTHER MEANS THAT ARE NOT ON THE SOUTH AVON CANOE CLUB PROGRAMME ARE NOT COVERED BY THE CLUBS LIABILITY INSURANCE AND ARE PADDLED AT YOUR OWN RISK.

TRIPS THAT ARE ON THE CLUB PROGRAMME HAVE BEEN ARRANGED BY THE COMMITTEE, WHOM HAVE ALLOCATED A SUITABLY QUALIFIED COACH OR LEADER AND HAVE TAKEN INTO CONSIDERATION ANY SAFETY RISKS
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SACC Equity Policy

For information on our club Equity policy please have a look at our Equity Policy Document

SACC Risk Assessments

For information on our club Risk Assessments please have a look at our Risk Assessment Document

SACC Safety and Operating Procedures

For information on the clubs Safety and Operating procedures please have a look at our Safety and Operating Procedures document

SACC Constitution

For information about how our canoe club runs and the rules we abide by please see our Constitution Document

'Certificate of Employers Liability Insurance'

For information on our club Liability Insurance please have a look at our Employers Liability Insurance Certificate
A copy of our Employers Liability Insurance can be provided to any member of the club on request to a member of the committee.