Fitness Squad

Fitness Squad

The Fitness Squad is for swimmers aged 11-18 years who want to train but not at the level required for the competitive squads within the club. It is very much integrated with the main squads and where appropriate swimmers may transfer from fitness to competitive and vice versa. For details on membership see our join us page. 

Ability/Performance Criteria

  • Competent and legal in all four strokes

  • Competent and have a good understanding of streamlining

  • Basic understanding of pace clock

  • Previous competitive background an advantage but no essential


  • Skills development

  • Gradual approach to aerobic training to build endurance and stamina

  • Maintaining swim fitness

  • Allowing/encouraging swimmers to continue to train and compete when they cannot commit to level required for competitive squads


Day         Time                                           Venue                                       Coach

Tuesday   19.30 to 21.00             Aspire Centre, SW18 5JU                      Kate Thurlow

Sunday     07.00 to 08.30            Putney Leisure Centre, SW15 1BL          Kate Thurlow

Squads Reps Giles Cunningham