To make boating an activity that is genuinely open to anyone who wishes to take part.
To provide the framework as far as practical and safe for everyone to enjoy the sport, in whatever capacity and to whatever level the individual desires.
To ensure that the LCSC's services, including training schemes as far as practical and safe are accessible to all.
The LCSC is committed to the principle of equality of opportunity and aims to ensure that all present and potential participants, members, instructors, coaches, competitors, officials, volunteers and employees are treated fairly and on an equal basis, irrespective of sex, age, disability, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, pregnancy and maternity, marriage and civil partnership, gender reassignment or social status.
Appointments to voluntary or paid positions with the LCSC will be made on the basis of an individual's knowledge, skills and experience and the competences required for the role.
LCSC is an RYA Recognised Training Centre. The RYA will relax regulations in relation to RYA training schemes which may inhibit the performance of candidates with special needs, provided that the standard, quality and integrity of schemes and assessments are not compromised.
The LCSC reserves the right to discipline any of its members or employees who practice any form of discrimination in breach of this policy.
The effectiveness of this policy will be monitored and evaluated on an ongoing basis.
Last updated 14:10 on 22 September 2021