Harry Wright International Swimming Lessons in Hong Kong - Harry Wright International
 

Policies

  1. Application & Fees
    1. Places are allocated on a first-come-first served basis, with a priority application procedure available for re-enrolling students
    2. An acknowledgement email will be sent to all students to confirm receipt of their application. Please contact us at 2575 6279 or swimming@harrywright.com.hk if you do not receive an acknowledgement email or hear from us within 21 days of posting your application.
    3. Please check time, date and venue carefully and make note of any statutory holidays as outlined on the schedule and confirmation letter. No further reminder will be made.
    4. Harry Wright International reserves the right to change course times, venues and dates at its discretion. Parents will be notified of any changes in advance whenever possible.
    5. Do not send post dated cheques

  2. Withdrawal and Absences from Class
    1. All fees are non-refundable once the course has commenced.
    2. Withdrawal 21 days prior to the commencement of the course, will receive a full refund.
    3. No refund or make up lesson will be arranged for students missing a lesson for any reason.

  3. Cancellations
    1. In the event of pool closure due to unforeseen circumstances, classes will be cancelled and make-ups will be scheduled where possible. In such cases, no refunds or credits will be issued.

  4. Weather Cancellations
    1. In the interest of students' safety, Harry Wright International reserves the right to cancel classes when a venue is deemed dangerous due to inclement weather. No refund, credit or make-ups will be provided.
    2. During times of severe weather (i.e. rainstorms and typhoons) courses may be cancelled. For our weather policy, please see below. The cut-off times indicated have been designated to allow for students and instructors to travel safely to and from the venues.

  5. Venues
    1. Participation in activities at various private clubs have their own policies. These policies are outlined on the application form. When registering your child at a private club please ensure you read the club policies which supersede those of Harry Wright International.
    2. Harry Wright International reserves the right to cancel courses due to insufficient enrolment. All efforts will be made to place students in a similar course. If none is available, a refund will be issued.

  6. Parent and Guardian Responsibilities
    1. All students must be under adult supervision while waiting for classes to commence. Parents and guardians who wait on site are required to remain at the venue of the activity.
    2. All classes will finish on time. Please ensure your child is picked up promptly after the class. Parking is not available at all venues and therefore public transportation is recommended. Please Click Here for link to Public Transport websites.

  7. Safety
    1. Harry Wright International is not responsible for any injury to participants or damages or loss of property as a result of participation in our courses.
    2. In case of a medical emergency, your child will be transferred to the nearest government hospital using the Hong Kong Government Emergency Medical Unit.

  8. Information Policy
    1. Harry Wright International may take photos and videos of swimmers from time to time for marketing and teacher education purposes. These photos will not be passed onto third parties.
    2. Information provided will be used for the purposes of (a) processing your application for admission and (b) administration after admission.
    3. The data collected by Harry Wright International will be kept confidential. You have the right to obtain access to and request correction of any information concerning you and your child held by Harry Wright International.
    4. Requests for such access should be made in writing. Harry Wright International reserves the right to amend their policies from time to time.

Weather Policy for Rainstorm and Typhoon Signals

In the interest of your children's safety and in accordance with the guidelines of the EDB and Hong Kong Observatory, lessons will be cancelled in the event of adverse weather conditions. No refund, make up or credit will be provided. All swimming lessons taking place at school venues follow the policy below on the conditions under which lessons will be cancelled and the time at which cancellation comes into effect.

Classes will be cancelled if the red/black rainstorm or Typhoon Number 8 warning is still hoisted one hour prior to the commencement of each session.

Classes will resume two hours after the lowering of the red/black rainstorm or Typhoon Number 8 warning.

For inclement weather policies for activities at private clubs please read the information on your application form.

VenueWeather Policy
Aberdeen Marina Club Programme cancelled if:
T3 or above outdoor (T8 if bubble inflated)
Black/Red rainstorm
Thunderstorm Warning: (outdoor pool lightening strike monitored when 5 km range of the AMC the pool is close)
API Lessons continue at the parents discretion.
Club Siena Programme cancelled if:
T8 or above
Black/Red rainstorm
Discovery Bay Recreation Club Programme cancelled if:
T3 or above
Black/Red rainstorm
Discovery Bay International School Programme cancelled if:
T3 or above; Lessons resume within 2 hours of lowering
Black/Red rainstorm
Thunderstorm warning: lightening strike within 10 kilometres of DB the lesson is cancelled.
Air Quality Index 300 or above the programme is cancelled. Between 150-300 at the parents discretion.
Hong Kong Country Club Programme cancelled if:
T3 or above; Lessons resume within 2 hours of lowering
Black rainstorm; Lessons resume within 1 hour of lowering
Thunderstorm within the area, resume when safe.
South China Athletic Association
南華會
Black rainstorm
Class will be suspended if the Black Rainstorm Warning signal is issued one hour before the specified class time. If the class has already started when signal is issued, the class will continue. Classes will resume 2 hours after the cancellation of Black Rainstorm signal.

Amber/Red rainstorm
Classes will continue.

T8
Classes are suspended on issue of Storm Warning signal No 8 or above, including classes that are in session. Classes will resume 2 hours after Signal No 8 is cancelled. For Signal No 3 or lower – classes will continue as normal.

黑色暴雨警告信號
如黑色暴雨警告信號在指定上課時間前一小時內發出,將會停課。如信號在課堂期間發出, 正在進行之課堂將繼續。課程於黑色暴雨警告信號除下兩小時後恢復正常。

黃色/紅色暴雨警告信號
課程如常進行。

颱風信號
當天文台懸掛八號烈風或暴風信號或以上,包括正在進行的課程將立即停課。信號除下兩小時後課程 恢復正常。 三號強風信號或以下:課堂如常進行。
West Island School Programme cancelled if:
T8 or above. Lessons resume within 2 hours of lowering.
Black rainstorm