New to Rushmoor Royals SC

If you are new to Rushmoor Royals and also to competitive swimming then listed below are some key points that may be of help.

If you have a question which is not within this page, or do not understand some of the terms listed below, try the Glossary page of this web site which explains many of the terms used in swimming.

Swimming Kit

If you go to the Club Kit page of this web site, this will explain what kit a swimmer may need and at which squad level this will be used. This page also details where Rushmoor Royals swimmimg costumes/ bags etc can be obtained. Swimmers are only requested to wear Rushmoor Royals swimming costumes etc, when they are representing the club in competitions.

Swimming Squad Structure and Training Timetable

If you go to the Squad Info menu, 2 sub menus are available. Selecting Training grid will open a page which details when each squad trains and at which swimming pool. Also located on this page is the address of each pool and if you click on the name of the pool this will open up and show you the location of the pool. Under a seperate sub menu is the Squad Structure which details the squad structure from the teaching squads right up to the top competitive squad.

Swimming Competitions/Events

There are a variety of swimming competitions that are available:-

  • Open Meets

  • Galas

  • League competitions

  • Club Championships

  • Mini Meet Galas

An explanation of each of these types of competitions can be found in the Glossary page of this web site. However, for swimmers new to competitive swimming then a Mini Meet Gala will be the first competition they should enter. The Glossary page will explain what a Mini Meet Gala is and what happens at a Mini Meet Gala.


If you go to the Rankings page of this web site, there are listed 2 tables, one for long course and the other for short course. The rankings are made up from the best times that the swimmers have achieved in the previous 12 months in official competitions. The rankings also provide the basis for recording new club records for each event. When a swimmer enters a competition they will gain a time for that event. By clicking on the distance associated for each stroke a new page will open, ranking swimmers in order of times. The times achieved by swimmers at competitions will be available within the Results page of this web site.