Codes of conduct for parents and carers
As parents you are expected to:
• Positively reinforce your child and show an interest in their chosen activity.
• Do not place your child under pressure or push them into activities they do not want to do.
• Complete and return the Registration, Medical and Consent Form pertaining to your child's participation with Victoria Park City Of Glasgow (VP-Glasgow).
• Deliver and collect your child punctually before and after sessions or events.
• Ensure your child has clothing appropriate to the weather conditions
• Ensure that proper sportswear and protective equipment are worn. Any child not in possession of the fundamental requirements will not be permitted to participate.
• Detail any relevant medical concerns or conditions pertaining to their child on the membership form. Any changes in the state of the child's health should be reported to the coach or team manager prior to the activity.
• To inform the organiser prior to the activity starting if your child is to be collected early.
• Encourage your child to play by the rules, and teach them that they can only do their best.
• Behave responsibly on the side-line’s; do not embarrass your child.
• Show appreciation and support the coach, team manager or event staff.
• Ensure your child is punctual.
• Be realistic and supportive.
• Ensure your child has appropriate showering equipment, plus adequate food and drink.
• Accept the official’s judgment and do not enter the field of play
• Promote their child’s participation in playing sport for fun.
As a parents/carer you have the right to:
• Know your child is safe.
• Be informed of problems or concerns relating to your children.
• Be informed if your child is injured.
• Have your consent sought for issue such as trips or photography.
• Contribute to decisions within the club.
• Have any concerns you have about any aspect of your child’s welfare listened to responded to.
Any breaches of this code of conduct will be dealt with immediately by a VP-Glasgow official. Persistent concerns or breaches will result in you being asked not to attend games if your attendance is considered detrimental to the welfare of young participants.
The ultimate action should a parent/guardian continue to breach the code of behaviour may be the VP-Glasgow officials regrettably asking the child to leave the
session, event or club.
Members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with the Club Welfare Officer.
A Grievance Procedure is in place to deal with any complaints about coaches, parents, athletes, officials or committee members. Follow this link for more information.