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Club Health Check

Club Health Check

As part of your club's affiliation they are required to complete the Australian Sports Commission's online assessment tool Club Health Check. 

It aims to help sporting clubs examine how they are operating and identify areas of improvement.

The Club Health Check looks at a number of factors that are crucial to success, and combines these results to build an overall picture of the way your club carries out its operations.The Club Health Check is the first step in growing your club and helping to make it sustainable.

Watch a short video on the Club Health Check here.

Many resources are available here.

Other helpful resources for each area of the Health Check are linked below.

Please ask your Development Officer for further information. 







Why should your club incorporate?

Incorporation - Fair Trading Fact sheet


Committee Management

Conducting a Club Night

AGM Agenda Template

A full Club Operations Manual is available


Vision and Mission


Vision Statement Factsheet

Mission Statement Fact sheet





Policies and Procedures

There are many examples of policies and procedures - please ask your Development Officer for the type you need.

In most cases related to conduct, behaviour and disputes, you are now able to refer to the Safe Sport Framework.

Working with Children Policy Template

Changing a club name - Procedure


Risk Management


How to complete Club Risk Management Assessment Document

JLT Swim Meet Checklist

SNSW Risk_Management_Policy

Social media use in clubs - Managing the risks



Strategic Planning Fact sheet

Planning Process Fact sheet



Workforce (Volunteers)

Recruiting Coaches and Officials

Recruiting Volunteers Fact sheet


Communication & Marketing


Communications Plan


Members & Membership Services

Member_Retention Fact sheet

Swimming NSW/Swimming Australia provides each club

- a free club website

- promo materials – posters, flyers, etc.

- grants – e.g. subsidisation for Indigenous members

- four free swims for new members – provided by JLT insurance policy (Use this for “bring a friend” social club night – friends can try for free)


Play By The Rules

A great website containing lots of free resouces, training and useful tools for clubs.


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