Swansea Tennis Centre is committed to safeguarding the children, young people and adults at risk at our centre; they are entitled to play tennis free from harm in a safe, positive and enjoyable environment. Whether you are a player, parent, staff member, volunteer or member, safeguarding is the responsibility of everyone at Swansea Tennis Centre.
Swansea Tennis Centre’s Safeguarding Policy sets out our commitment to safeguarding and the key principles that we follow.
We also follow and uphold the All Wales Child Protection Procedures and work closely with Tennis Wales and the Lawn Tennis Association (LTA) to comply with the British Tennis safeguarding guidelines and policies .
Our Coaching Team are all highly qualified, experienced and LTA Accredited. They have all undergone safeguarding training, first aid training and DBS checks
Allegations of abuse or poor practice must be reported to the Safeguarding Leads as soon as possible. Anyone who raises an allegation or complaint will be listened to seriously and treated with dignity and respect.
In the event that the Safeguarding Leads cannot be contacted, concerns can be reported to the LTA Safeguarding Team on 0208 487 7000 or safeguarding@LTA.org.uk.
In an emergency, concerns should always be reported to the police by dialling 999.
Swansea Tennis Centre Safeguarding Documents
Report a Concern in Tennis (Flowchart)
Report a Concern outside of Tennis (Flowchart)
Mental Health Foundation
NSPCC - Child Protection in Sport
NSPCC - Main Site
Rights of the Child
Safe to Play Tennis
Mind - Mental Health & Well-being
Mind - Main Site