Welcome to the Squad Information page.

Beccles Kingfishers have a good range of squads to suit a variety of ages and abilities. Simply select a tab for information and useful information.

Information currently being updated. Some of the information on this page will change.

Squad Details

Junior Squad

Squad description:

– SWIMMERS AGED 7-12
– 1 SESSION A WEEK

This squad is where the majority of Kingfisher Swimmers start out. At this first entry level of the club swimmers are mainly taught further technique work across all four strokes and work to a three week stroke cycle. As swimmers progress through the levels of the Junior Squad their sessions will develop further towards speed and stamina work. Junior Squad swimmers will be working towards the ASA Competitive Club Awards.

Training times:

Lanes 1 - 3

Monday 7-8pm
Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm
Friday 8-9pm

Criteria:

– Must be able to swim 50m on front and back.
– Show an understanding of all 4 strokes.
– Aged 7 and over.
– Level 6 or higher on the ASA swim scheme or something similar.

Monthly fees: £31

Development Squad

Squad description:

– SWIMMERS AGED 9+
– GOAL – DEVELOPMENT TIMES
– 2/3 SESSIONS A WEEK

Training times:

Lanes 2-5

Monday 7-8pm
Wednesday 6:30-7:30pm
Friday 8-9pm

Criteria:

Swimmers must be able to complete 100m in Front Crawl, Backstroke and Breastroke and 50m Butterfly. Swimmers are aiming for Suffolk Development Meet standards and are aiming to take part in Open Meets throughtout the year and League meets when selected. Swimmers are also working towards the ASA Competitive Club Awards.

Monthly fees: £34

Performance

Squad description:

– SWIMMERS AGED 10+
– GOAL – COUNTY TIMES
– 1 MORNING / 3 EVENING SESSIONS A WEEK

Aimed at our highest performing swimmers, with the view of developing the swimmers to reach their own goals and full potential. Performance Squad swimmers have minimum training attendance and competition requirements. Swimmers are looking to become at a minimum a County level swimmer.

Training times:

Monday 6-7:30amBungay
Tuesday 8-9pmBungay
Wednesday 6-7:30amBungay
Wednesday 7:30-9pmBungay
Thursday 7-9pmBungay
Friday 6-7:30amBungay
Saturday 7-8amBungay

There is also a summer training programme during the weeks that the Beccles Lido is open.

Criteria:

8 x 100 Free on 2.15 holding 1.55

8 x 100 IM on 2.30 holding 2.15

2 x 200 Free on 4.45

200 IM holding 4.20

8 x 50 Free kick holding 70 on 1.30

Swimmers must already be attending 1 morning session a week to be considered into the Performance Squad

Swimmers in the Performance Squad must attend 6 hours out of the 11.5 available.

Attend 1 morning session a week.

Ability to use 3 fly kicks underwater off starts and turns.

A positive (team) approach and attitude in training sessions must be shown at all times.

Participation in the club meets as directed by the Head Coach.

Monthly fees: £45

Elite Squad

Squad description:

– SWIMMERS AGED 12+
– GOAL – REGIONAL TIMES
– 2 MORNING / 3 EVENING SESSIONS A WEEK

Aimed at our highest performing swimmers, with the view of developing the swimmers to reach their own goals and full potential. Performance Squad swimmers have minimum training attendance and competition requirements. Swimmers are looking to become at a minimum a County level swimmer.

Training times:

Monday 6-7:30amBungay
Tuesday 8-9pmBungay
Wednesday 6-7:30amBungay
Wednesday 7:30-9pmBungay
Thursday 7-9pmBungay
Friday 6-7:30amBungay
Saturday 7-8amBungay

There is also a summer training programme during the weeks that the Beccles Lido is open.

Criteria:

12x100 Free on 1.45 holding 1.25

10 x 100 IM on 1.55 holding 1.35

4 x 200 Free on 3.15 holding 2.50

2 x 400 Free on 6.30 holding 5.45

400 IM holding 6.20

12 x 50 f/c kick holding 55 & under on 70

Swimmers must already be attending 2 morning sessions a week to be considered into the Elite Squad.

Swimmers in the Elite Squad must attend 7.5 hours out of the 11.5 available.

Ability to use 4 fly kicks underwater off starts and turns.

A positive (team) approach and attitude in training sessions must be shown at all times. 

Participation in the club meets as directed by the Head Coach.

Monthly fees: £43

If you have any questions relating to the Squads, please contact Tim Millett our Head Coach. Email: coach.btsc@gmail.com