Development 2

Development 2

Wandsworth Swimming Club swimmers are divided among seven squads based on criteria such as ability, times achieved and age at 31 Dec.

Development 2 squad key criteria are listed below. For more detail on squad eligibility times, county/regional qualifying times, timetables and pool locations see links below.

Development 2 Squad

Squad focus - skill development and gradual approach to aerobic training 

  • 8 - 11 years. Maximum age (on 31st December) when accepted into Dev. 2 is 10 
  • 3 out of 4 sessions per week; we do not accept the substitution of a school swimming session, another club training session or private lessons for the required WSC sessions per week 
  • Actively working towards PB within 5% of County QT’s in any 200m event and medley 
  • Participation in Mini Galas (where appropriate), Club Championships and County Championships (if selected or when QT has been achieved); Open meets should be entered on coach’s recommendation only - swimmers are expected and encouraged to attend open meets appropriate for their age and skill development.
  • All 50m events - technically legal 
  • 100 IM, 200m freestyle and one other 200m event 
  • Streamline position 
  • Understanding of pace clock 
  • Understanding of lane etiquette / discipline 

All admittance to the squad and further movement through the Club structure is determined by the Coaching Team.

The Transitioning / Promotion process can be found on our website in the Events section.

The Head Coach and the Club Committee will not guarantee the squad place for a swimmer who consistently does not participate in open meets and / or club galas.


New timetable starting from September 2018 click here

Training is at Putney Leisure Centre except where shown above

For maps and other details see Pool Locations

Squad Rep: Logan Wijay 

Qualification Times

ASA National QTs

London Region QTs

Surrey County QTs