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The Senior Development Squad - Effective from 1 October 2017

The Senior Development Squad is for swimmers aged between 11 & 14 at the end of the current calendar year.

Aim: To maintain fitness and continue to improve Personal Best times within the competitive arena.

Squad Criteria

Swimmers should be able to:

  • Show good technique in Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Front Crawl.
  • Perform 8 x 100m Front Crawl and Form Stroke with minimal rest.
  • Swim for 60 minutes and understand complex instructions.
  • Read times from the pace clock.
  • Understand basic lane discipline: : allow a 5 seconds gap between swimmers, swim clockwise and anti-clockwise in the odd and even numbered lanes.
  • Show good attendance.
  • Commit to competing at Open Meets and representing the Club at galas (e.g. Mini-Leagues).
  • Be self-motivated to achieve the goals set out for them by their coach.

Swimmers in the Senior Development Squad must have passed their ASA Competitive Start Award

Minimum Attendance: 2 sessions per week

Training Times

Day Time Where
Tuesday 1745-1845 Garrison
Friday 1730-1830 Garrison
Sunday 0800-0900 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool


Fee Amount
Annual Membership Fee £30
Monthly Fee £47
ASA Membership Fee £18-35.00

All swimmers are required to be members of the ASA for insurance purposes.

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