OUR SQUAD PATHWAYS

 


 

In conjunction with Yarra Leisure OPEN AGE Squad Programme our squad pathways cater for all swimmers.

Mini Squads - 3 Squad Levels

The Mini Squads are for swimmers moving out of Swim School Lessons with an interest in club level swimming and competition whilst improving their level of technique and fitness in the water.

Mini Squad Swimmers are encouraged to attend 2 sessions per week.

 Pre State Squad

The Pre State Squad training program is designed for swimmers with an interest in further developing their strokes and techniques used in competition level swimming.  Participation in various competitions throughout the season with a strong focus on improving personal best times and working towards State Qualifying Times.

Pre State swimmers are required to attend 3-4 sessions per week.

State Squad

The State Level Squad training program is designed for swimmers looking to advance their stroke skills and technique to an elite level.  Participation at State Level competitions throughout the season with an aim to achieve National qualifying times.  There are 2 main dry land sessions provided prior to pool sessions weekly.

State swimmers are required to attend 5-6 sessions per week, which includes 1 main dry land session.

National Squad

The National level Squad training program is designed to cater for those training to achieve National Championship qualifying times.  Participation at State Level and National Level competitions throughout the season.  A gym membership is included at this level and specific dry land sessions are provided for swimmers to attend to complement their squad training.

National swimmers are required to attend 8-9 sessions per week.