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Overview and objectives

  • Swimmers are working towards achieving the Swim England Club Awards.
  • To create skills in all four disciplines in preparation for competitive swimming and the training requirements of the subsequent competition squads.
  • Identifying swimmer potential.
  • Swimmers will be invited to participate in club-based events.
  • 3 hours of pool training sessions are available each week.


Swimmers are expected and encouraged to compete at the following events throughout the season where applicable or advised by their coach:

  • Time Trials
  • Club Championships

Aims, commitment and attitude

  • Swimmers MUST maintain a minimum attendance of 2 hours per week at training sessions.
  • Swimmers are aiming to achieve personal best times.
  • Swimmers must be capable of maintaining their training levels at all sessions.
  • Swimmers are expected to show a commitment to their on-going development and training, and swimming as a sport, along with a desire to improve and progress to the next level.
  • Swimmers are expected to be respectful to other club members, coaches, volunteers and officials.
  • Exemplary behaviour is expected and swimmers must abide by the ‘Club Code of Conduct’ on the understanding that they are representing the club at all times.