Association Insurance

Association Insurance

Policy Section: Board of Directors

Policy Subsection: Audit, Finance and Risk

Policy Title: Association Insurance

Policy Statement

Swimming Canada obtains insurance that protects Swimming Canada for its activities and events, directors’ liability, employment practices, commercial general liability, and accidental death and dismemberment.

Swimming Canada obtains extended health, liability and personal injury coverage for members of its national teams; during training and competitive activities.

Swimming Canada requires all provincial sections, as a minimum, to provide their registered swimmers, staff and volunteers with insurance coverage for liability and personal injury, prior to participation in any activities of the sport.


Insurance is obtained for the purposes of protecting staff, members, volunteers and assets against unintended loss as a result of participation in or operation of the sport of swimming.


Provincial sections may purchase their coverage through a plan coordinated by Swimming Canada or purchase it separately.

Body Action

To ensure that adequate insurance coverage is in place.

To ensure that each provincial section enrolls its registered swimmers in an appropriate insurance plan.





Review and Approval

Review and Approval:     June 1, 2007

June 26, 2012