General safety

Safety is the responsibility of every individual involved in the Club. Identified risks should be reported to a member of the Club staff.

Kells Swimming Club is committed to ensuring the safety of its members in, and immediately around, the Pool area.

In the interest of safety in and around the Swimming Pool all our swimmers and spectators must understand and abide by these simple Pool rules:

  • No Running
  • No Pushing
  • No Bombing
  • No Somersaults
  • No Backflips
  • No Horseplay
  • No Horseplay
  • No Diving in the shallow end
  • No Outdoor shoes on deck

Children who do not obey these rules or are considered by the Teacher to be acting in a manner that endangers themselves or others may be asked to leave the Pool and must get changed and sit in the spectators area until the end of the session or until collected by a parent.


  • Any requirement for “First Aid” must be reported to the Pool Lifeguard
  • Please respect other users of the dressing rooms by keeping your gear/basket tidy.
  • Members are responsible for their own property. Baskets/Personal belongings must be taken out of the dressing room when you start your session, and must be stored away safely on the racks provided.
  • After the session baskets should be returned to the basket point.
  • Swimmers should use toilet facilities before entering the water. They may only leave the Poolside to use the toilets with permission of the Teacher/Coach.
  • Swimmers should establish good habits in relation to hygiene and cleanliness.
  • Ensure the cleanliness of swimwear to be used during the session
  • Use the shower before and after swimming
  • Ensure the general cleanliness of the whole body, particularly the nose, hands and feet.

All members of the Club are required to read, understand and sign the appropriate Code of Conduct.

Codes exist for Young People, Parents or Guardians, Teachers and Coaches, Leaders and Committee members.

About Us

Kells Swimming Club. To foster and develop Swimming and other water related activities and its participants. To promote the development of physical, moral and social qualities associated with sport, within the participants.


  • Navan Road,
  • Gardenrath,
  • Kells,
  • Co. Meath
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