Squad Program

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We offer a comprehensive swim Squad Training Program for all levels of ability - from Junior Swimfit to Gold Squad.

The program is led by head coach, Graeme Carroll, an accomplished gold-level swim coach who coached the Australian Paralympic Swimming Team for the 2008 Beijing Olympics.

To enquire about joining our squad program, email plc@centralcoast.nsw.gov.au

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Junior Swimfit - Junior Starts/Turns/Finishes

The Junior Swimfit (Freestyle and Backstroke Mini Squad) caters for swimmers aged seven and above who are capable and confident to swim 25 metres continuous freestyle unassisted. 

Swimmers will work solely on improving the strength and technique of their freestyle and gain improved swim fitness in conjunction with some backstroke work.

Days / Times

Thursday 4.15pm to 5.00pm

Cost (effective 1 July 2019)

  • Casual session (over counter): $19.60
  • Four sessions (Direct Debit / over counter): $72.50
  • Ten sessions (Direct Debit / over counter): $182.00

Junior Swimfit - Junior Starts/Turns/Finishes

Coach works on these area’s for swimmers who are starting in competitive swimming or training for school carnivals.  Available for Marlin 2 and above.

Same cost structure as Junior Swimfit.

Days/Times: Tuesday 4.15pm to 5:00pm

Adult Swimfit

For swimmers aged 18 years and over, who can swim freestyle proficiently and would like to increase their swimming capabilities for fitness and/or competition.

Days / Times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday 6.45pm to 7.45pm

Cost (effective 1 July 2019)

  • Inclusive of PLC Gold Membership and Fitness Passport holders. 
  • Casual per session (over counter): $14.50

Special Olympics Squad

Day / Time

Monday 5.45pm to 6.45pm

Cost (effective 1 July 2019)

  • One session: $13.50
  • Ten sessions: $114.00

Get started

An assessment is required, please see reception for more details.

Bronze Squad

For swimmers who have been assessed competent to swim all four swim strokes to a ‘Bronze Squad’ standard.
Swimmers will work towards continued development of all four strokes, together with starts, turns and finishes, as well as an introduction to individual medley work.

Days / Times

  • Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 4pm to 5pm
  • Tuesday and Thursday 6.30am to 7.30am
  • Saturday 7.00am to 8.00am

Cost

  • Casual session (over counter): $24.00
  • Four sessions (Direct Debit / over counter): $80.00
  • Unlimited - 30 day expiry (Direct Debit / over counter): $139.00

Silver Squad

The Silver Squad is for swimmers continuing on from the ‘Bronze’ level, and who have been assessed as eligible. Swimmers will work on strengthening all four competitive swim strokes, starts, turns and finishes, as well as developing fitness and speed, together with individual medley work.

Days / Times

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5pm to 6.30pm
Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 5.30am to 7.00am
Saturday 6.30am to 8.00am

Cost (effective 1 July 2019)

  • Casual session (over counter): $24.00
  • Four sessions (Direct Debit / over counter): $80.00
  • Unlimited - 30 day expiry (Direct Debit / over counter): $139.00

Get started

An assessment is required, please see reception for more details.  

Gold Squad

The Gold Squad is for eligible competitive swimmers who have been assessed, and maintain their status as a high performance athlete. A minimum of five sessions per week must be maintained throughout the competition target (summer-winter). Surf and water polo swimmers must be accomplished athletes and qualify for high level events.

Days / Times

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 5pm to 7pm
Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 5am to 7am
Saturday 6.30am to 8.30am

Cost

  • Casual Session (over counter): $24.00
  • Four sessions (Direct Debit / over counter): $80.00
  • Unlimited - 30day expiry (Direct Debit / over counter): $163.00

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Last updated : Mon 7 Sep 2020