Junior 1 Squad
Junior 1 is an exciting level in a swimmer's journey as this is where swimmers make a significant transformation.
To participate in this squad swimmers are required to:
Regularly attend 2 or more sessions per week
Be approximately 8 - 11 years old
Demonstrate good ability to swim all four strokes and perform dives
Demonstrate sound ability to perform tumble turns
Understand and demonstrate good lane etiquette
Once swimmers reach Junior 1 level and above, they can attend any classes and there is no need to select specific days - just turn up to any class. There is no limit on how many classes swimmers can attend.
Swimmers may attend any of the following sessions each week:
Mon 7.00-8.00pm - Owen
Tue 7.00-8.00pm - Richard
Wed 6.30-6.55pm (dryland) / 7.00-7.30pm (swim) - Owen
Thu 7.00-8.00pm - Richard
Fri 4.30-5.15pm (dryland) / 5.20-6.00pm (swim) - Richard
Please refer to our latest training calendar for a detailed schedule for the current quarter.
The objective of this squad is to:
spark the swimmer's desire to challenge themselves
further develop technique, skills and training methods
improve fitness and speed
become stronger mentally and physically
develop a basic understanding of how to use the timer clock
cope with swimming distances of 1.5-2km within a one hour class
develop skills for competitive swimming