Upon registration all parents or guardians will be required to sign a form, agreeing to our Code of Conduct, as follows - one for the adults, one for the swimmers:

Guardian Code of Conduct

I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care and encouragement for my child(ren) participating on the Del Norte Dolphins by following this Parents Code of Conduct:

  • I will encourage good sportsmanship by positively supporting all swimmers, coaches and officials at every practice and meet or other Del Norte Dolphins event.
  • I will not yell at or degrade my child, team or other teams’ swimmers, coaches, fans or officials.
  • I will place the emotional and physical well being of my child ahead of my personal desire to win.
  • I will insist that my child participate in a safe and healthy environment.
  • I will support coaches, officials and staff working with my child, in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.
  • I will demand a sports environment for my child that is free from drugs, tobacco, alcohol and will refrain from their use at all Del Norte Dolphins events.
  • I will refrain from using profane gestures and language at all Del Norte Dolphins events.
  • I understand that photography from behind the blocks is prohibited, and that the use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms.
  • I will do my best to make swimming fun for my child.
  • I will set a positive example for my child to treat other swimmers, coaches, fans and officials with respect regardless of race, gender, creed or ability.
  • I understand that the above Parents Code of Conduct applies to my invited guests and other family members as well and that I may be held accountable for their actions.

I understand that if I do not conduct myself in a positive and supportive manner that I may be asked to leave a practice or meet by Del Norte Dolphins officials. I understand that Del Norte Dolphins officials include: Del Norte Staff, Meet Officials and Parent Board Members. My failure to comply with their instructions to leave will result in my child being immediately dismissed from the team, without reimbursement of fees. I further understand that repeated violations or violations of a serious nature may result in my child being dismissed from the team, without reimbursement of fees.

I understand that above Parents Code of Conduct may not include all prohibited behaviors and that Del Norte Dolphins Officials reserve the right to determine whether any behavior violates generally accepted behavior standards.


Swimmer Code of Conduct

I hereby pledge to provide positive support, care and encouragement for my teammates and other swimmers participating in the Northern California Swim League by following this Swimmer Code of Conduct:

  • I will encourage good sportsmanship by demonstrating a positive attitude and respect for all swimmers, coaches and officials at every practice and meet or other Del Norte Dolphins event.
  • I will not yell at or degrade my teammates or other teams’ swimmers, players, coaches, fans or officials.
  • I will place sportsmanship ahead of my personal desire to win.
  • I will insist that I participate in a safe and healthy environment.
  • I will support coaches and officials working with me, in order to encourage a positive and enjoyable experience for all.
  • I will support my coaching staff by attending meets and practices.
  • I will demand a sports environment free from drugs, tobacco and alcohol and will refrain from using them.
  • I will refrain from using profane gestures and language at all Del Norte Dolphins events.
  • I will refrain from inappropriate behavior.
  • I understand that the use of audio or visual recording devices, including a cell phone is not permitted in changing areas, rest rooms or locker rooms. 
  • I will do my best to make my swim experience fun.
  • I will treat other swimmers, coaches, fans, parents, team parents and officials with respect regardless of race, gender, creed or ability.

I understand that if I do not conduct myself in a positive and supportive manner that I may be asked to leave a practice or meet by Del Norte Dolphins officials. I further understand that repeated violations of the Swimmer Code of Conduct or Del Norte Rules and Regulations or violations of a serious nature may result in my being dismissed from the team, without reimbursement of fees.

I understand that the above Swimmer Code of Conduct may not include all prohibited behaviors and that Del Norte Dolphins Officials reserve the right to determine whether any behavior violates generally accepted behavior standards.