Squad Information

Squads at Lane Cove Swim Club are designed to develop the swimmers' ability and promote both technique and speed development. Swimmers are introduced to a variety of training techniques to increase their ability.

 

Basic Policies and Procedures

  • Fortnightly direct debit - every second Friday.
  • Squads do not use the parent portal at present.
  • Customers can only hold a position in the program alongside a medical certificate for a period of between 3-8 weeks. If illness is longer than 8 weeks then the student must be cancelled from the squad.
  • Students must book in for permanent weekly lessons.
  • Students must purchase and bring listed equipment.
  • Any assessments or level progressions must be in written form from the coach, word of mouth is not an acceptable method.

NOTE: ALL SQUAD SWIMMERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO PARTICIPATE IN CLUB RACING

 

Junior Squad

Junior Squad focuses on stroke technique, endurance and racing skills. Swimmers are generally between 8 and 12 years of age. In this squad swimmers are targeting to compete at the local area championships – Swimming Metro North East (SMNE).
  • 1 hour sessions, 2-4 sessions a week.
  • Equipment – fins, kickboard and labelled water bottle.
  • If student is under 15 years of age, an adult must accompany them in the centre.
  • Each member of Junior Squad must be a registered swimming member of Lane Cove Swim Club.

 

SwimFit Squad

SwimFit is our program designed for swimmers that want to train for surf/ocean swims, triathlons, masters/school carnivals or general fitness. This squad will focus on stroke technique and efficiency, with an emphasis on overall conditioning from sprint through to aerobic training. Swimmers will be at least 13 years of age. Adults are also welcome in this squad. 

  • 1-1.5 hour sessions, 2-4 sessions a week.
  • Equipment – fins, kickboard, pool buoy and labelled water bottle.
  • 13 year olds and above.
  • Each member of SwimFit Squad must be a registered member of Lane Cove Swim Club.

 

 

Bronze Squad

Bronze Squad focuses on the development of race technique and skills, with an introduction into conditioning. Swimmers are generally under the age of 14 years. In this squad swimmers are targeting to compete at the Sydney Metropolitan Championships and the NSW Junior State Championships.

  • 1 hour sessions, 2-4 sessions a week.
  •  Equipment - fins, kickboard, pool buoy and labelled water bottle.
  • Students able to enter for lessons without an adult regardless of their age.
  • Each member of Bronze Squad must be a registered swimming member of Lane Cove Swim Club.

Silver Squad

Silver Squad focuses on the development of advanced race technique and skills and a continuation of conditioning for performance. Swimmers are generally under the age of 16 years. In this squad swimmers are targeting to compete in local area (Sydney Metropolitan) meets with a major focus on the NSW State Championships.

  • 1.5 hour session, 3-5 session a week.
  • Equipment - fins, kickboard, pool buoy and labelled water bottle.
  • Students able to enter for lessons without an adult regardless of their age.
  • Each member of Silver Squad must be a registered swimming member of Lane Cove Swim Club.

 

Gold Squad

Gold Squad focuses on advanced race technique, skills and strategy. This program combines pool, dryland training and sport science services as a part of physical preparation for elite performance. Swimmers are generally over the age of 13 years. In this squad swimmers will be targeting to be competitive at the NSW State Championships and compete at the Australian National Championships.

  • 2 hour sessions, up to 8 sessions a week. For best results we recommend a minimum of 4 sessions per week. Includes dryland strength training.
  • Equipment - fins, kickboard, pool buoy and labelled water bottle.
  • Students able to enter for lessons without an adult regardless of their age.
  • Gold Squad members over the age of 16 years will get access to the Gym facilities outside of their squad times.
  • Each member of Gold Squad must be a registered swimming member of Lane Cove Swim Club.

 

Pricing


Squad LevelNew Squad Swimmer 
 Junior Squad$90.00
 SwimFit Squad$90.00
 Bronze Squad$90.00
 Silver Squad$100.00
 Gold Squad$110.00

 

  Casual Pricing (SwimFit only)
 BlueFit Member$10.00
 BlueFit Non-member$18.00
 SwimFit 20 Visit Pass$324.00

 

Please note: This pricing includes entry to the centre for all squad sessions and entitles squad swimmers (exclusing casuals) to free pool entry outside of their squad sessions.

 

For club memberships please contact registrar@lancoveswimclub.org.au


For bookings, pricing, administration, etc., please contact lanecove@bluefitswimming.com.au

 

For information relating to the training program or swimmer progress, etc., please contact Michael Jacobs (Head Coach) on michael.j@bluefitswimming.com.au

Or come into the Aquatic Centre Reception and we can help you out in person.