Members' Code of Conduct

Brighton Tri Club is committed to making triathlon accessible to everyone regardless of age, gender or athletic ability.  We provide coached group training sessions in a supportive, friendly and safe environment. As a member of Brighton Tri Club you are expected to abide by the following Members’ Code of Conduct:

  • Respect all participants regardless of age, gender, sexual orientation, cultural background, religion, political persuasion or athletic ability.

  • Show respect and consideration for the safety and welfare of others.

  • Support and encourage good sporting practice by abiding by rules and respecting coaches, referees or officials decisions.

  • Comply with Anti-Doping Rules of the British Triathlon Federation.

  • Encourage and support members with training, participation and competition.

  • Communicate openly and freely with club coaches and committee members.

Club Rules

Brighton Tri Club is also committed to providing our members with high quality, safe training sessions.  All our volunteer coaches are Triathlon England qualified and our training sessions are open to all abilities.  We are passionate about our sport and it is important we project a positive image of the club to the general public.

By joining the club you agree to;

  • not bring the club into disrepute.

  • abide by the British Triathlon Federation rules and the club Code of Conduct.

  • report to a coach any known medical conditions that may affect your ability to participate in any club activity.

  • avoid any actions that may endanger other club members and to make a coach aware of any actions that might be endangering another club member.

  • be courteous at all times to pedestrians and other road and path users.

  • obey the Highway Code and respect the rules of the public highways and footpaths.

  • wear suitable clothing and protection for each of the club training sessions e.g. helmets are compulsory when riding a bike, bright coloured hats when swimming in open water and reflective clothing at night.

  • obey all rules of any event you are competing in; and

  • behave in a sportsman like way to other competitors, and accept the decisions of race officials and referees.

Violation of these rules could result in expulsion from the club.

Equality & Diversity

Brighton Tri Club have made a commitment to ensure triathlon is accessible and attractive to the widest audience.

We are committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and aims to ensure that all present and potential participants, members, coaches, competitors, officials, volunteers, spectators and employees are treated fairly and are able to fulfil their potential within the sport, irrespective of sex, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment or social status.

As a club we expect all members to follow the British Triathlon Equity, Diversity & Inclusion Policies.

Brighton Tri Club - Policies and Guidelines

Please find below links to policy and guidelines which Brighton Tri Club follow.

Brighton Tri Club accepts and adopts the British Triathlon policies for anti-doping, equality & diversity, and safeguarding, by joining the club members agree to adhere to these.

  • BT Anti Doping Rules - Click HERE 

  • BT Equality and Diversity Policy - Click HERE 

  • BT Safeguarding And Protecting Children Policy - Click HERE

  • BT Adults at Risk Safeguarding Policy - Click HERE