The main aim of Solway Orienteers club is to promote and encourage the sport of
Orienteering in the South West of Scotland. It has an approved constitution, policies
and procedures, a bank account, a committee that meets every two months and
through its affiliation to the British Orienteering Federation and Scottish Orienteering Association the club has appropriate
public liability insurance cover. The club financial year ends on 5th April. The Annual
General meeting is held in September.
The committee has a Chairman, Secretary, Treasurer, Child Protection Officer and other members
responsible for fixtures, membership, mapping and website, equipment,
press and publicity and social activities.
Conduct and Welfare
Click here to see Solway Orienteers policy on Ethics, Equity, Code of behaviour and Safeguarding of people
Click here to see the SOA Child Protection Page
Click here to see the BO Child Protection Policy
Coaches: The club has suitably qualified members able to coach.
Child Protection Officer: The club has an appointed Child Protection Officer who is registered with
Children 1stís Child Protection in Sport to receive electronic updates on Child
First Aid: The club has a basic first aid kit available at events and aims to have a
qualified First Aider present during all activities. The club incorporates guide lines for dealing with incidents / injuries and basic rescue plan in the risk assessment for each activity.
The club maintains a Club Development Plan detailing its aims and objectives.
Click here to see the Club Development Plan
The club maintains links to schools through Active Schools Coordinators.
The club uses social media, website and email to communicate with
Click here to see the Club's Privacy Notice