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Youth Masters - Effective from 1 October 2017

Youth Masters is for swimmers aged 14-18 yrs who are emotionally mature enough to work independently within a lane of older swimmers.

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

Squad Criteria

Swimmers should be able to:

  • Demonstrate good technique in Backstroke, Breaststroke, Butterfly and Front Crawl.
  • Perform 8 x 100m Front Crawl and Form Stroke with minimal rest.
  • Show that they are able to swim for 60 minutes and understand complex instructions.
  • Read times from the pace clock.
  • Understand basic lane discipline (5 seconds between swimmers/clockwise and anticlockwise etc.)
  • Maintain good attendance. Non attendance for a period of 4 weeks without notice of injury or illness, will result in the place being offered to another swimmer on the waiting list.
  • Be self-motivated to achieve the goals set out for them.

Minimum Attendance: 2 sessions per week

Training Times

Day Time Where
Wednesday 1900-2000 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Thursday 1900-2000 Garrison
Sunday 0800-0900 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool


Annual Club Membership Fee £30
Monthly Fee £47
ASA Membership Fee Annually £18-35.00

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

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