Cheltenham Swimming Club

Intro Squad

Intro Squad is our first squad out of learn to swim. Once a swimmer passes Waves/Kingston Active learn to swim level 8 and have an idea of butterfly, they are ready to begin their swimming squad journey with Cheltenham Swimming Club. All new swimmers must undergo a trial session to ensure that it is the right progression for them. LTS Current Level Progression Chart.pdf (kingstonactive.com.au)
  1. Passed learn to swim level 8
  2. Keen interest in continuing to progress and a love for swimming
  3. Knowledge of all strokes and turns
  4. Attending up to 2 sessions per week (all sessions based at Waves)
 
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
5-6PM 4-5PM 5-6PM 4-5PM 5-6PM 1-2PM

Development Squad

Development Squad is our second introductory level to competitive swimming. Here we further develop the swimmer and their racing skills so that they can successfully compete at school swimming events and encouragement competitions. This squad primarily gets the swimmer ready to move into the Junior squad to start their competitive swimming journey.

  1. Good technique across all 4 strokes
  2. Skills are done to a high level
  3. Comfortably completing a 1 hour session in the pool
  4. Attending up to 3 sessions per week (all sessions based at waves)

 

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
6-7PM6:30-7:30PM6:7PM5-6PM OR 6-7PM6-7PM2-3PM

Junior Squad

Junior Squad is our first competitive squad. Swimmers are still learning to develop across all strokes and are starting to learn how to develop race ready skills. Training sessions are now more focused on building energy systems for long term athlete development.

  1. Shows keen interest in competitive swimming & attending target competitions
  2. Consistent technique across all strokes
  3. Consistent effort in training performance and in training attendance
  4. Swimmer has goals to achieve state qualifying times
  5. Age range 10-13 years
  6. Attending up to 4 sessions/week
  7.   Strength dryland on Monday afternoons
SESSIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
AM  5.30-7AM  6:30-8AM
PM 

4.15-6PM

4.15-6PM 4:15-6PM 

State Squad

State Squad includes swimmers with and without state qualifying times. These swimmers are learning to train to race and target the Victorian Age Championships and All Junior competitions. Attitude to training is important here and the swimmer needs to have control of their own journey by setting goals and working towards achieving them.

  1. Must be racing across all 4 strokes and IM
  2. Open to trying new events
  3. Swimming at State Sprints and Victorian Age Championships (or has goals to)
  4. Open to receiving and implementing feedback from coach
  5. Minimum attendance 4 sessions/week
  6. Can comfortably make 10×100 free on 1:40
  7.   Strength dryland Monday afternoons
SESSIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
AM 5:30-7AM 5:30-7AM 5:30-7.30AM
PM 

4.15-6PM

 4:45-7PM5:30-7.30PM 

National Development Squad

National Development squad forms the initial journey for our swimmers to represent the Club at a national level. This squad includes swimmers with and without national qualifying times. These swimmers have clear goals and they know what is required to achieve them. Minimum training attendance is easily achieved and performance at training is monitored.

  1. Swimmers have National Age qualifying times or the goal to achieve them in the same season
  2. Must have a positive attitude to training
  3. Must be able to do what is required independently
  4. Must be able to take on feedback and implement changes
  5. Minimum attendance 6 sessions/week
  6. Should be able to produce times in training within 2 seconds of PB
  7.   Can comfortably make 10×100 free on 1:30
  8.   Strength & Conditioning Monday’s
SESSIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
AM5:30-7:30AM 5:30-7.30AM 5:30-7.30AM5:30-7.30AM
PM5:45-7:45PM4:45-7PM 5:45-7:45PM  

National Performance Squad

National Performance is the pinnacle of the competitive pathway at Cheltenham Swimming Club. Swimmers have National Age qualifying times and have, or have the goal to achieve, Open National/Australian Trials qualifying times. Swimmers have the goal to one day represent Australia on the Swim Team. Swimmers have no issue with achieving a great training attendance and are consistently performing at a high level in training and competition due to a great attitude and a general strive for success.

  1. Must have Australian Age or Open Water qualifying times
  2. Goal to swim & perform at National Open competitions
  3. Must have a positive attitude to training & be a mature athlete
  4. Must be good at communication with coach
  5. Must be maintaining a minimum of 7 sessions per week
  6. Must be able to train & perform independently
  7. Must be able to produce times in training within 1 second of PB
  8. Required to be consistent at training and competition
  9.   Strength & Conditioning Monday, Wednesday & Saturday (2-3 sessions depending on Australian rankings)
SESSIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
AM5:30-7:30AM5:30-7:30AM5:30-7:30AM 5:30-7:30AM6:45-9.45AM
PM4:15-7:15PM 4:15-7:15PM4:15-6:30PM4:15–6:30PM 

Youth and Senior Fitness Squad

These sessions are flexible and are based around general swimming fitness. If you have goals in other sports and would like some extra work, the coaches can also progress you as much or as little as you like, just make sure you let them know your goals. All fitness squad sessions are based at Waves.

 

1. Maintaining fitness for other sports

2. Maintaining swimming fitness to compete at school swimming competitions

3. A love for swimming

4. Desire to improve

5. Junior Youth = 12-14 years

6. Senior Youth = 15-18 years

7. Must have progressed through development squad or been assessed by one of our coaches

 

Senior Fitness Sqaud

Purpose

The Senior Sqaud provides dynamic training options for swimmers interested in developing and maintaining their fitness. Most of our swimmers are focused on school swimming, triathlons, Open Water, and Surf Lifesaving. Our Senior Sqaud swimmers are not required to participate in our club’s targeted meets but are welcome to do so if they wish. 

Requirements

  • Swim at least 1-4 times a week, in allocated sqaud sessions

  • Have a pair of goggles, Cheltenham cap, bathers, fins and drink bottle at every session

  • Age range: 13-18 years old
     

Sqaud Options

Senior 1: 1 session per week

Senior 2: 2 sessions per week

Senior 3: 3 sessions per week

Senior 4: 4 sessions per week

Prerequisites

Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes, dive, tumble turn, and do isolated kick and pull

Be able to swim Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly to FINA standards in any combination of distance of the full session. Sessions range in distance from 2 – 3.5km for 1.5 hours

Adult Squad

Adult squad is separate to the fitness squads as it is more for masters swimmers and those over 30 years old. Our Adult squad sessions run in the mornings so they can be done before heading off to work for the day. All sessions are based at Waves.

  1. Masters Swimmers
  2. Masters Triathlon
  3. Open Water Swimmers
  4. 30-65 years
  5. Must be able to swim 200m continuous
  6. Sessions are on Tuesday & Friday mornings at Waves (5:30-7am)

Intro Squad

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Intro Squad is our first squad out of learn to swim. Once a swimmer passes Waves/Kingston Active learn to swim level 8 and have an idea of butterfly, they are ready to begin their swimming squad journey with Cheltenham Swimming Club. All new swimmers must undergo a trial session to ensure that it is the right progression for them. LTS Current Level Progression Chart.pdf (kingstonactive.com.au)
  1. Passed learn to swim level 8
  2. Keen interest in continuing to progress and a love for swimming
  3. Knowledge of all strokes and turns
  4. Attending up to 2 sessions per week (all sessions based at Waves)
 
MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
5-6PM 4-5PM 5-6PM 4-5PM 5-6PM 1-2PM

Development Squad

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Development Squad is our second introductory level to competitive swimming. Here we further develop the swimmer and their racing skills so that they can successfully compete at school swimming events and encouragement competitions. This squad primarily gets the swimmer ready to move into the Junior squad to start their competitive swimming journey.

  1. Good technique across all 4 strokes
  2. Skills are done to a high level
  3. Comfortably completing a 1 hour session in the pool
  4. Attending up to 3 sessions per week (all sessions based at waves)

 

MONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
6-7PM6:30-7:30PM6:7PM5-6PM OR 6-7PM6-7PM2-3PM

Junior Squad​

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Junior Squad is our first competitive squad. Swimmers are still learning to develop across all strokes and are starting to learn how to develop race ready skills. Training sessions are now more focused on building energy systems for long term athlete development.
  1. Shows keen interest in competitive swimming & attending target competitions
  2. Consistent technique across all strokes
  3. Consistent effort in training performance and in training attendance
  4. Swimmer has goals to achieve state qualifying times
  5. Age range 10-13 years
  6. Attending up to 4 sessions/week
  7.   Strength dryland on Monday afternoons
 
SESSION MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
AM WAVES 5:30-7AM BLUEFIT 6:30-7:45
PM MGGA 5:45-7:30PM WAVES 5-6:30PM MGGA 6-7:30PM MGGA 4:30-6PM

State Squad

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State Squad includes swimmers with and without state qualifying times. These swimmers are learning to train to race and target the Victorian Age Championships and All Junior competitions. Attitude to training is important here and the swimmer needs to have control of their own journey by setting goals and working towards achieving them.
  1. Must be racing across all 4 strokes and IM
  2. Open to trying new events
  3. Swimming at State Sprints and Victorian Age Championships (or has goals to)
  4. Open to receiving and implementing feedback from coach
  5. Minimum attendance 4 sessions/week
  6. Can comfortably make 10×100 free on 1:40
  7.   Strength dryland Monday afternoons
SESSION MONDAY TUESDAY WEDNESDAY THURSDAY FRIDAY SATURDAY
AM WAVES 5:30-7AM WAVES 5:30-7AM WAVES 5:45-8AM
PM MGGA 5:45-7:30PM WAVES 4:45-7PM MGGA 4:15-6PM

National Development Squad

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National Development squad forms the initial journey for our swimmers to represent the Club at a national level. This squad includes swimmers with and without national qualifying times. These swimmers have clear goals and they know what is required to achieve them. Minimum training attendance is easily achieved and performance at training is monitored.

  1. Swimmers have National Age qualifying times or the goal to achieve them in the same season
  2. Must have a positive attitude to training
  3. Must be able to do what is required independently
  4. Must be able to take on feedback and implement changes
  5. Minimum attendance 6 sessions/week
  6. Should be able to produce times in training within 2 seconds of PB
  7.   Can comfortably make 10×100 free on 1:30
  8.   Strength & Conditioning Monday’s

 

SESSIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
AMWAVES 5:30-7:30 WAVES
5:30-7AM
 WAVES
5:30-7AM
WAVES
5:45-8AM
PMNPAC
5:45-7:30PM
NPAC
4:45-7PM
 NPAC
5:45-7:45PM
  

National Performance Squad

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National Performance is the pinnacle of the competitive pathway at Cheltenham Swimming Club. Swimmers have National Age qualifying times and have, or have the goal to achieve, Open National/Australian Trials qualifying times. Swimmers have the goal to one day represent Australia on the Swim Team. Swimmers have no issue with achieving a great training attendance and are consistently performing at a high level in training and competition due to a great attitude and a general strive for success.

  1. Must have Australian Age or Open Water qualifying times
  2. Goal to swim & perform at National Open competitions
  3. Must have a positive attitude to training & be a mature athlete
  4. Must be good at communication with coach
  5. Must be maintaining a minimum of 7 sessions per week
  6. Must be able to train & perform independently
  7. Must be able to produce times in training within 1 second of PB
  8. Required to be consistent at training and competition
  9.   Strength & Conditioning Monday, Wednesday & Saturday (2-3 sessions depending on Australian rankings)

 

SESSIONMONDAYTUESDAYWEDNESDAYTHURSDAYFRIDAYSATURDAY
AMNPAC
5:30-7:30 AM
NPAC
5:30-7:30 AM
NPAC
5:30-7:30 AM
 NPAC
5:30-7:30 AM
NPAC
6:45-9 AM
PMNPAC
4:15-7:15
 NPAC
4:15-7:15
NPAC
4:15-6:30
NPAC
4:15–6:30
 

Youth and Senior Fitness Squad

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These sessions are flexible and are based around general swimming fitness. If you have goals in other sports and would like some extra work, the coaches can also progress you as much or as little as you like, just make sure you let them know your goals. All fitness squad sessions are based at Waves.

1. Maintaining fitness for other sports

2. Maintaining swimming fitness to compete at school swimming competitions

3. A love for swimming

4. Desire to improve

5. Junior Youth = 12-14 years

6. Senior Youth = 15-18 years

7. Must have progressed through development squad or been assessed by one of our coaches

Senior Fitness Sqaud

Purpose

The Senior Sqaud provides dynamic training options for swimmers interested in developing and maintaining their fitness. Most of our swimmers are focused on school swimming, triathlons, Open Water, and Surf Lifesaving. Our Senior Sqaud swimmers are not required to participate in our club’s targeted meets but are welcome to do so if they wish. 

Requirements

  • Swim at least 1-4 times a week, in allocated sqaud sessions

  • Have a pair of goggles, Cheltenham cap, bathers, fins and drink bottle at every session

  • Age range: 13-18 years old
     

Sqaud Options

Senior 1: 1 session per week

Senior 2: 2 sessions per week

Senior 3: 3 sessions per week

Senior 4: 4 sessions per week

Prerequisites

Must be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes, dive, tumble turn, and do isolated kick and pull

Be able to swim Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly to FINA standards in any combination of distance of the full session. Sessions range in distance from 2 – 3.5km for 1.5 hours

Adult Squad

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Adult squad is separate to the fitness squads as it is more for masters swimmers and those over 30 years old. Our Adult squad sessions run in the mornings so they can be done before heading off to work for the day. All sessions are based at Waves.

  1. Masters Swimmers
  2. Masters Triathlon
  3. Open Water Swimmers
  4. 30-65 years
  5. Must be able to swim 200m continuous
  6.   Sessions are on Tuesday & Friday mornings at Waves (5:30-7am)
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