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 uspage.
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
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
Costs - 65 pounds per month, plus the annual ASA registration fee and a 25 pound joining fee.