Be specific and complete. Is this a one-time program? Will participants participate season after season? Is this program a building block for participation in other future programs? Is this program offered elsewhere in the community? If so, where and what are the details. Why should we offer this program to the public. Is there a community benefit?
A list of what program participants will get from a program. These should be measurable in an objective way.
- Good : participants will be able to float independently and swim 20 yards using a font crawl (clearly and specifically states what participants will be able to do and is measurable)
- Bad : participants will improve swimming ability (not specific or measurable)
Provide an outline or lesson plan that describes specific details for the program including planned activities and skills targeted
Describe what steps you will take to accommodate people with disabilities (physical, mental, sensory, behavioral, etc.).
Describe what steps you will take to welcome diverse participation and make it easier for people who wouldn't normally participate to join in.
List any supplies or equipment that you will provide and whether any fees are charged to participants. Any supplies needed for a class must be pre‐approved by the Program Supervisor. This should be considered when determining class fees. If a supply fee is required for each student, it must be approved and published in the program guide.
List any supplies or equipment that participants must provide. Do not include fees that participants must pay from the previous form field.
List any supplies or equipment that you need GP&R to provide. Any items listed here will impact the rate GP&R agrees to pay an instructor.
List any staff or volunteers that will work for you in providing this program. Be sure to include any substitute instructors. Everyone working in a program must pass a background check conducted by the Town of Groton. The Town of Groton will pay for the checks for the principal instructor, if it is an individual, but contract instructors must pay for any additional background checks required for volunteers, employees or substitutes that may be used. Anyone working in a program must have successfully completed the process prior to working.
List any safety, health and risk factors for this program and describe what steps you will take to mitigate any potential hazards for participants. In an effort to provide the best possible experience for participants, an awareness of potential hazards and risks should be communicated. The instructor is responsible for informing GPR and participants of these potentials.
Describe what steps you will take to contact participants, schedule substitutes, schedule a make-up date, etc.
List any certifications, training, experience, skills, etc. related to your proposed class.
When and where have you instructed this, or similar programs, before? Include contact information and dates. Include at least three references.