Safeguarding

Wrexham 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 Wrexham Tennis Centre.

Wrexham 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 including the Safeguarding at events, activities and competitions policy which was adopted on the 1st January 2019.

Our Coaching Team are all highly qualified, experienced and LTA Accredited. They have all undergone safeguarding training, first aid training and DBS checks.

 

Who to contact if you have a concern

The Safeguarding Leads at Wrexham Tennis Centre are:

 

Linda Sawyer – Welfare Officer

T: 07519 410730

E: welfare.officer@wrexhamtenniscentre.co.uk    

 

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.

 

Please see below the Wrexham Tennis Centre Codes of Conduct:

Players

Coaches

Parents

Trustees

 

Please see below the Wrexham Tennis Centre Whistleblowing, Equality and Diversity, Anti Bullying and Online Safety and Social Media Policies:

Equality and Diversity Policy

Whistleblowing

Anti-bullying

Online Safety and Social Media