Squad Programme

Training squads at the Academy are designed to test swimmers’ ability and promote both technique and speed development. Swimmers are introduced to a variety of training techniques to increase their ability.

There are five broad squad levels based on the training ability of the swimmer. Information on our current squads and their training times can be found below.

Junior Club Squad

Coaching Squad preparation level. Continuing stroke correction, set development and race skills added.

  • Monday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday: 3.45pm to 4.45pm
Club Squad

Coaching squad preparation level. Continuing stroke correction, set development and race skills added. Training kit required. Club Membership compulsory. 

  • Monday: 7.00am - 8.00am
  • Monday to Friday: 4.30pm to 5.30pm 

Recommended two to three sessions per week (minimum two) 

Bronze Squad

Squad for swimmers looking to advance their swimming abilities and endurance in either competitive swimming and/or other sports. Swim Club membership required.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday: 4.00pm to 5.45pm 
  • Thursday: 5.30am to 7.15am

Swimmers may attend any number of sessions through the week as required to meet their goals.

Silver Squad

Swimmers who are close to or have qualified to compete at Summer State Championships and beyond. Swim Club membership required. 

  • Monday and Friday: 5.30am to 7.15am
  • Monday to Thursday: 4:00pm to 5:45pm (*Dry-land 3:45pm)
  • Saturday: 6.30am to 8.30am

Recommended four to seven sessions per week (age dependent).

Gold Squad

Swimmers who have qualified and are looking to compete at the National Age and National Open Championships and beyond.

  • Monday, Tuesday, Thursday: 5.30am to 7.15am
  • Monday to Friday: 4.00pm to 6.00pm
  • Saturday: 6.30am to 8.30am

Recommended six to nine sessions per week (age dependent).

Platinum Squad

Swimmers competing at National Open Championship level and being a part of national representative teams. 

Session times and attendance subject to squad coach direction.