Code of conduct
PETERBOROUGH BMX CLUB
Peterborough BMX club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the well-being of all its members, ensuring a positive and enjoyable experience for all. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, 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 a committee member.
As a member of Peterborough BMX club, you are expected to abide by the
following code of practice:
All members must take responsibility in ensuring they understand and
adhere to the clubs code of conduct.
All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of age, gender, ability, race, cultural background, religious beliefs or sexual identity.
Members should recognise the valuable contribution made by coaches and officials who are usually volunteers. They give their time and resources to provide a club for you.
All members must respect officials and publicly accept their decisions.
All members should be a positive role model, treat other riders and
officials with the same level of respect you would expect to be shown
Use correct and proper language at all times.
Drugs are not tolerated and anybody found using them on premises
will be asked to leave the club.
Members should keep to agreed timings for training and competitions
or inform their coach or club prior to the session starting.
Members must wear suitable kit for training and racing, as agreed
with the coach.
Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly.
Bullying of any sort both in person and online will not be tolerated. We
encourage everyone to enjoy the sport and understand that people have
different motivations for taking part.
Any form of violence is unacceptable, we have the right to ask people to
leave the club to avoid any future altercations.
The club is run in the interests of all its members, so all opinions and
suggestions matter and will be taken on board.
All riders/parents should act in the interest of the club and any
disagreement/or suggestions on how the club is run should be formally
addressed to the committee.
Social media is used as a positive way to support the club / members and
gain exposure and give support. Any complaints should be addressed to
committee. Social media should not be used negatively by any riders /
parents. Comments will be taken down and people will be removed from
The clubs equipment and belongings on premises such as bikes/safety items,
maintenance equipment, kitchen items, and training aids are to be treated
with respect and any inappropriate use could lead to you being liable to repair
/ replacement costs.
Failure to comply with the clubs code of conduct could lead to your
membership being revoked.