Target Age Group 11+

High technical proficiency in all strokes and turns

The achievement of target performance criteria as determined by the Club Coach –this is currently 2 Nottinghamshire County qualifying times at 200 m+

The demonstration of a HIGH level of commitment both to the attendance of training sessions and Gala availability


Swimming to excellence with progression through League Galas to County, Midland District and National Levels


Attend 4 training sessions a week* and 1 land training session a week

Demonstrate commitment to availability for Club Galas, Target Open Meets, County Championships, District, and National Events.

*Allowance will be made for those swimmers who are part of the Nova Centurion Squad


All published entry levels are the minimum levels expected. Preference will always be given to swimmers with a proven ability to train at the required level with a high record of availability for Galas and commitment.

The Club Coach will have the final say in any promotion, demotion or dispute that may arise.

Swimmers should consistently achieve the required level of attainment before promotion.

All levels of attainment are only a guide to the syllabus taught to each group. In most groups, a whole range of skills/water-based activities are enjoyed including ASA awards, Time Trials, Club Galas, Stroke Clinics, Swimmer education lectures and all relevant aquatic skills