Aqua Squad

 JUNIOR AQUA

Maximum water time: 2hrs

Minimum age: 14yrs plus

This squad is aimed at:

  • Olympic or Gold squad swimmers who no longer want to train the minimum required hours, compete at the higher level or no longer meet the criteria of the squads.
  • Swimmers who still wish to compete in County Championships, Team Gala’s and fewer Open Meets.

  • Swimmers who are too old to remain in Gold and/or Senior Silver squad and do not meet the squad criteria at the higher level.

Squad Entry Criteria:

Swimmers must be able to achieve the following:

a) Be a competent swimmer in all strokes

b) Competent skills in starts and turns

c) Swim 800 metres continuously using one stroke.

d) Kick at least 100m in Front Crawl and Breaststroke with a float.

 

MASTERS AQUA

Maximum water time: 4hrs

This squad is aimed at the Masters swimmer who want to compete in Masters, Open Water, Triathlon and Team Competitions. It is also aimed at students returning to the club. 

Squad Entry Criteria:

Swimmers must be able to achieve the following:

a) Be a competent swimmer in all strokes

b) Competent skills in starts and turns

c) Swim 800 metres continuously using one stroke.

d) Kick at least 100m in Front Crawl and Breaststroke with a float.