Marlins 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, start and turns at legal standard.

Entry Criteria:

  • Able to perform the 4 competition strokes as specified above;
  • Able to start, turn and finish as specified above;
  • 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.


Attend at least three out of four swim sessions or 75% of the weekly training.

Competitions attendance:

Competitions at this stage play an important role in swimmers development. Swimmers in this squad should compete at least once per month and attend Club Champs, Level 3 and Level 4 events supported by the Club and team galas when selected. 50, 100 and 200 meter events should be tried at this stage.


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