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
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) - Marcia
Please refer to our latest training calendar for a detailed schedule for the current quarter.
During the summer school holidays, classes are held as per the summer holiday schedule.
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