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Pen-y-ffordd Tennis Club expects everyone to enjoy tennis in a safe and fun environment. This may be as part of organised coaching activities or whilst using the club's facilities to play tennis with friends.


In the case of organised coaching activities for children, parents/guardians are usually required to remain on-site during their child's session or alternatively ensure they have nominated an alternative trusted adult to be present during their absence. The recommendation from the LTA is that two or more adults are present during junior coaching sessions and this will usually be the case. Where this is not possible the coach's risk assessment will detail how certain things will be dealt with e.g. using the toilet.


When older junior members attend the club outside of organised activities, they remain the responsibility of their parents/guardians at all times - the club does not provide on-site supervision outside of organised coaching activities.


Parents/guardians of children attending organised coaching sessions must ensure that the coach has an up-to-date copy of their details on a child information form.

The club's management committee includes two Welfare Officers (see their pictures on our safeguarding poster) who should be contacted in the event of any concern, contact details:

Names: Mags Abbott & Nige Owen

Email Address:

Phone Number: 0330 223 6398*


* Calls to this number are charged at local rate and are covered by mobile phone inclusive minutes packages



The club takes safeguarding issues very seriously and regularly reviews the following policies:

Welfare Officer Role Description [next review date: May 2024]

Safeguarding Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Safeguarding at Events, Activities and Competitions [next review date: May 2024]

Working with Young People Code of Conduct [next review date: May 2024]

Whistle-blower Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Anti-bullying Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Diversity and Inclusion Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Photography and Filming of Children and Young People Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Recording and Publishing Images Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Sun Safety Policy [next review date: May 2024]

Staying Safe Online [next review date: May 2024]

Please also visit the general club policies page.

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