Junior Squads

icon time Class times:

Classes are run 7 days a week

Check with your swim school for the current timetable!

icon time Prerequisite:

Correct technique for all strokes every time

Swim 75m freestyle without stopping

Swim 75m backstroke without stopping

Swim 75m breaststroke without stopping

Swim 25m butterfly without stopping

Correct freestyle tumble turn

icon time Learning Aims

  • Ensuring swimmers are enjoying their swimming
  • Promotion to Development Squad
  • Correct turns and strokes for all individual and medley transitions
  • Correct dives from pool edge
  • Meet set criteria for freestyle and medley strokes
  • Regularly attend weekly training sessions


We have a strong history of an excellent squad pathway, the cornerstone being our Junior Squads. The aim of these squads is to improve skills, technique and fitness in a supportive and encouraging environment.  In addition, our Junior Squads are encouraged to participate in events such as Squad Clinics, Super Sprints, Mega Swim and Red & Blue Days.

Squad Overview

  • Junior Squad BRONZE: Introductory squad, main focus is on learning turns and basic squad training structure.
  • Junior Squad SILVER: Increased training distance, strong focus on skills, turns and training structure.
  • Junior Squad GOLD: Further increased training distance, high focus on skills, turns and training endurance. This squad aims to improve swimmers level of fitness in preparation for Development Squads.