Junior 3 Squad

Junior 3 teaches kids to swim confidently over longer distances whilst continuing to build on skills and technique.

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Konrad Maggenti and Richard Thornton

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To participate in this squad swimmers are required to:

  • Regularly attend 2 sessions per week

  • Be approximately 7-10 years old

  • Demonstrate ability to comfortably swim at least 50 metres freestyle, backstroke, breastroke and dolphin kick

  • Demonstrate ability to perform basic butterfly

Class times

Mon 5.30-6.30pm - Richard
Tue 6.00-7.00pm - Konrad
Wed 5.30-6.30pm - Konrad
Thu 5.15-6.15pm - Konrad
Fri 7.00-8.00pm - Richard
Sun 5.30-6.30pm - Richard

Note: Between 30 September and 3 November some class times will vary due to maintenance works at the MARC, please click here to check the schedule.

Please refer to our latest training calendar for a detailed schedule for the current quarter.

Training dates

Training takes place 48 weeks per year with a training break in most school holidays (usually one week).

Squad objectives

The objective of this squad is to:

  • develop stroke technique & skills

  • introduce swimmers to good training practices

  • encouarge swimmers to swim longer distances

  • gain a taste for the sport of swimming

Specifically, swimmers will aim to achieve the following:

  • 200m Freestryle

  • 200m backstroke

  • 100m dolphin kick

  • 50m breastroke

  • 25m butterfly

  • Basic dive from edge

  • Basic tumbleturn


Swimmers typically progress into Junior 3 from Little Tates.

From Junior 3, swimmers progress to the following squad: