Duck and Dive love that baby swimming is something to be celebrated and shared. However our primary objective is to provide first class tuition in an environment that is welcoming and comfortable for everyone.
We ask that only 1 spectator accompanies a baby/carer. We will need spectators to leave if there are too many people on the pool deck.
If you have a spectator present who intends to “capture the moment”, please have them position themselves where they are easily able to do so without capturing others in the background.
To minimise the chance of being inadvertently photographed, it is best to station yourself at the rear of the pool.
We always try to create an atmosphere that allows the joy of swimming to be shared but also remain mindful that some do not want to be photographed unintentionally. To allow us to nurture this environment, the rules of photography need to be observed. As a reminder, you must ensure your spectator:
– is sensitive to the fact that other carers in the pool may not want to be inadvertently captured so do not photograph or video any group activity (eg on the mat).
– takes short video only (a few seconds and not repeated for every activity done)
– take 1 or 2 photos only
– of your child only
– holding the camera up for extended periods is very distracting and makes people on the other side who do not know what you are capturing uncomfortable.
– Teachers DO NOT want to be photographed (unless you have asked them)
The lesson is primarily to teach you how to swim your child and the teacher is there primarily to teach our program. If you are unsure of what is going on on the pool deck, please bring it to her attention during the class.
YOU are responsible for making sure that spectators know our rules before arrival.
ANY spectator who is coming in another car MUST park on the street, even if there appears to be spaces. The next class will be arriving to park and they will miss their lesson if there are no spots.
And just to be Captain Obvious, no-one is to enter our building who is ill, has a cold etc!
PLAY FAIR FOLKS because Duck and Dive reserve the right to amend or withdraw “spectators/photography allowed” at any time!
Don’t forget we are teaching you how to swim your bub so you can swim on your own. Take your spectators and cameras to your local pool and knock yourself out!
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Source: Sydney Morning Herald 14/2/2024
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