Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre offers a high quality squad program that caters for swimmers from early squad swimming through to competitive swimming. Through our structured program and progressive squad system, we are able to cater for the needs of each individual. The program is run in conjunction with the Hurstville Swimming Club, who attend regular local swim meets each year.
Mini Squad – Swimmers need to be proficient in all four strokes – Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly – with correct starts, turns and finishes. An assessment is based on a 200m individual medley. Mini Squad swimmers train for 1 hour and can attend up to two sessions per week. Swimmers in Mini Squad are working towards competing at Area and Metropolitan Championships. Mini Squad swimmers need to have the following equipment – cap & goggles, pull buoy, finger paddles and drink bottle.
SwimFit – Swimmers who are not interested in competitive swimming but would like to attend a squad session for fitness. This squad is a social squad and they work toward fitness and correct swimming technique. These swimmers swim for 1 hour and can attend up to two sessions per week. SwimFit squad swimmers must have the following equipment – cap & goggles, pull buoy and drink bottle.
Metro – Within the Metropolitan Squad, swimmers will be increasing endurance and continuing to correct technique across all strokes, starts, turns & finishes. Metro swimmers train for 1.5 hours and must attend training four times per week, including two morning sessions. Swimmers in the Metro Squad consolidate performance by attending local meets and Metropolitan Championships. Metro squad swimmers must have the following equipment – cap & goggles, pull buoy, finger paddles and drink bottle.
All swimmers who would like to compete in local meets must be a member of the Hurstville Swimming Club.
All swimmers must have a squad assessment with one of our coaches to confirm the level of squad they need to enrol into.
For further information please contact the Hurstville Aquatic Leisure Centre on; 9585 9600 ext;2