USA Gymnastics Member Clubs and Registered Businesses have agreed to raise the standard of care for their athletes and staff. USA Gymnastics appreciates these efforts to commit to excellence in the sport.
Every USA Gymnastics Member Club and Registered Business agrees to comply with the following policies and procedures:
USA Gymnastics is committed to promoting a safe environment for its members, participants, coaches, officials, volunteers and staff in all gymnastics disciplines. USA Gymnastics has adopted a Participant Welfare Policy detailing this commitment. Member Clubs and Registered Businesses agree to uphold the standards in the Participant Welfare Policy, which may be viewed at www.usagym.org/welfare.
Consistent with this commitment, each Member Club and/or Registered Business certifies that no persons permanently ineligible for membership in USA Gymnastics are or will be associated with the Member Club and/or Registered Business or its activities in any way during the Member Club and/or Registered Business membership period. It further certifies that it will subsequently review that list during the Member Club and/or Registered Business membership period when new persons become associated with the Member Club or Registered Business or its activities in any way. A list of permanently ineligible members is available at the following link: www.usagym.org/ineligible.
Each Member Club or Registered Business must be covered by associate liability and associate comprehensive insurance plans during the club's membership. Each Member Club or Registered Business agrees that it does have current insurance as stated above.
Each Member Club or Registered Business agrees to employ at least one staff member that holds a current, certified Professional Membership, or, as a Recreational only club, agrees to currently employ at least one staff member that holds a safety certified Instructor membership during the entire period of the club's membership with USA Gymnastics.
Each USA Gymnastics Member Club or Registered Business will submit a mission statement in line with the USA Gymnastics mission statement.