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Severnside Tritons Swimming Club

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If you are already a competitive swimmer and wish to join Severnside Tritons please use the link below to request a trial and tell us about your swimming experience. 


Younger swimmers and swimmers new to competitive swimming

As a competitive club we do not provide lessons to teach children to swim but work with the Learn to Swim schemes  of the Leisure Centre facilities we train in and other private swim schools. The pool operators are Circadian Trust for Thornbury and Bradley Stoke and Everyone Active at Stratford Park, Stroud. We would encourage those wishing to learn to swim, to enrol in one of the Leisure Centre provided schemes.

The ideal age to start to develop as a competitive swimmer is 8-9 years old. These young ages are the ideal time for swimmers to acquire new skills. It is very rare that swimmers reach an adequate skill standard by just attending public swimming lessons. Swimmers can start acquiring skills later than these ages but they still need a period of time to learn skills and will be developmentally behind some of their peer age group.  Severnside Tritons is actively looking for swimmers that can already swim but who wish to commit to more regular swimming and want to increase their number of swim sessions to improve more rapidly. Swimmers would normally start with joint swimming in Leisure Centre lessons and club sessions until they are strong enough to transition to solely club competition groups.

If you are interested in starting to swim with Severnside Tritons please Request a trial by selecting the button below or select the "Trial Request" button on our homepage, and fill in the simple form.