Club Rules

These rules may be amended from time to time at the discretion of the committee.

Serious disregard or breaches of these rules reported to the committee may result in the offending member being expelled from the club. The Club’s disciplinary procedure will be applied.


  • Members agree not to bring the Club into disrepute
  • Members agree to uphold the Club’s Code of Conduct
  • Members must abide by the rules and articles of British Triathlon and Tri England.


  • Coaches must be shown and given respect at all times.


  • The rules of the lake or pool must be adhered to at all times
  • Members must not enter water until they have signed-in for all open water swim sessions
  • Members must make themselves aware of all specific dangers relating to open water swimming
  • Members must take their own appropriate safety precautions, and ensure reasonable safety cover is in place
  • Members must not swim in prohibited areas.


  • Helmets must be worn
  • Cyclists must obey the Highway Code
  • Cyclists must be courteous to other road users.


  • Members must have due regard for pedestrians and other legitimate users of foot paths, roads and bridleways and any other users of the land.


  • Members must obey all rules relating to the event they are competing in and compete in a sportsman-like manner.


Ocean Lake Triathlon Club is fully committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all its members. The club believes that it is important that members, coaches, administrators and parents associated with the club should, at all times, show respect and understanding for the safety and welfare of others. Therefore, members are encouraged to be open at all times and to share any concerns or complaints that they may have about any aspect of the club with our Coaches or escalated to the Club Welfare Officer.

As a member of Ocean Lake Triathlon Club you are expected to abide by the following member’s Code of Conduct:

  • All members must train and compete within the rules and respect officials and their decisions
  • All members must respect the rights, dignity and worth of all participants regardless of gender, ability, cultural background or religion
  • Members must support and encourage good practice and correct actions at all times
  • Members must pay any fees for training or events promptly
  • Members and their supporters should not smoke at club venues or whilst representing the club at competitions
  • Members should not take banned substances or use illegal equipment
  • Members and their supporters are not allowed to consume non medication drugs of any kind at club venues or whilst representing the club and shall not consume alcohol to excess where the club may be implicated or embarrassed.


Ocean Lake Triathlon has adopted the BTF safeguarding policy.