Development Squad (Max 24 swimmers)


This group is aimed at swimmers who are looking to gain training and competitive experience. Strokes are still being developed at this level, however, swimmers should be able to swim the four competitive strokes and turns at legal standard.

Entry Criteria:

  • Able to perform the 4 competition strokes as specified above under general and specific criteria headings;
  • Able to dive as specified above under specific criteria heading;
  • Able to start, turn and finish as specified above under specific criteria;
  • To demonstrate stamina and endurance levels for 1200 metres + training sessions;
  • To show a willingness to learn;
  • Able to carry out instructions issued by the coach;
  • Understanding of lane discipline and use of the clock;
  • Consistent record of attendance to training.


Ideally swimmers should attend all 5 sessions or at least 4 sessions on a regular basis.

Competitions attendance:

Club Champs, Level 3 and Level 4 events supported by the Club on a monthly basis and team galas when selected.


  • Swimming hat + spare;
  • Swimming goggles + spare;
  • Water bottle;
  • Kick board;
  • Pull buoy;
  • Short fins;
  • Paddles.