Ye Amphibious Ancient Bathing Association

Charity registered in Scotland SC040107

A) Promote and manage the teaching, knowledge and practice of one or more Aqua Sports, in accordance with paragraph C2.2 and C2.5 of the SASA Constitution. B) The main purpose of the club is to provide facilities, opportunities and encouragement for members.


Current opportunities

Boatmen/women will be trained to handle boats safely to cover open water swims. Swimming coaches if not already trained will be put through different courses to become a qualified coach. Lifesavers will be given guidance on how to rescue someone that may be in difficulty. Lifeguards will be given training to become qualified lifeguards.

As part of YeAABA’s executive committee the treasurer plays a key role in the club through being responsible for the club’s finances. The treasurer will be responsible for maintaining financial records of income and expenditure; liaise with other committee members as required; providing monthly financial reports for executive and monthly management committee meetings; providing guidance to the wider committee on availability and timing for spending for the benefit of the club members; maintain cashflow through meeting payments in a timely manner; prepare annual financial statements for annual general meeting and independent examination; prepare annual statements for submissions to HMRC for Gift Aid.

Main role is to steward on New Year Day either on road closure points or assisting swimmers out of the water. There is normally a crowd of six to seven thousand People watching the event and three hundred swimmers in the water. Road closure is to ensure that no vehicles come past the road closure points except ambulance or Fire Brigade , you will be give training prior to the day on aspects of health and safety. Assisting swimmers out of the cold water you will be positioned on land at the top of a wall ladder and your role is to oversee the swimmer safely to the top verbally engaging with them to ensure they are okay. There is a briefing on the 31st December at 1pm at the Clubhouse to ensure that everyone knows their specific role and again on the day of the event. You will be given a high viz vest and you will wear a lifejacket if your duties are at the top of the ladder.