To be the club of choice in the Heart of Derbyshire, valued by the community. If we are to achieve our Vision what will the club look like?

Our Swimmers:
will have opportunities to compete at the top level
will stay with the club longer
will receive first class Training/Coaching
will have clear development pathways for all abilities
will have competitive opportunities at all ability levels
will be able to access the appropriate level of pool time
we will be able to take part in 2 Open Meets per year run by the club

By the way we operate:
we will be seen as professional
we will be regarded as a friendly club
we will have strong links to other sports clubs/sports esp. Water Polo; Triathlon
we will communicate effectively and appropriately
we will have transparent Policies and Procedures
we will have a strong consistent branding and promotion
we will be clear about what we do and why we do it
we will be able to maintain Swim 21 accreditation at ‘Skill Development’
we will be financially secure - with a viable reserve

Our Facilities:
will be of the highest quality
will include the best available equipment
will be seen as a centre for Fitness & Fun


What will be our milestones or success measures in 3yrs time?

That the number of swimmers qualifying for regional competitions will have increased
That the Club is financially viable
That the Club is in a strong position to take it’s rightful place in the new pool
That the swimmer retention rate has improved
That there will be enough trained and qualified volunteers to run Open Meets ‘in house’
That we will have a positive relationship with Derbyshire ASA & Derbyshire Dales District Council
That the club will have a Bakewell satellite
That the club is ‘Swim 21’ accredited to Skill Development