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The Performance Plus Squad - Effective from 1 October 2017

The Performance Plus Squad is for swimmers aged 11 or over at the end of the current calendar year. Exceptionally younger swimmers or dedicated swimmers may be accepted at the discretion of the Head Coach.

Aim: Swimmers in this squad will be Essex County finalists/medalists and have achieved or are close to East Regional, National and International Qualifying Times for the current swimming season.

Squad Criteria

Swimmers should be able to:

  • Represent the Club at County, Regional, National and International Championships.
  • Compete in 100m/200m Backstroke, Breaststroke, Front Crawl and Butterfly maintaining good form throughout.
  • Swim 200m and 400m Individual Medley to a good competitive standard for their age group.
  • Perform 30 x 100m Front Crawl and Form Stroke with minimal rest.
  • Swim for 120 minutes and understand a complex swimming schedule.
  • Read the pace clock and calculate their own swimming times.
  • Understand and comply with lane discipline and be respectful to their coaches and fellow team mates, setting a good example to others.
  • MMaintain good attendance at training, land training and long course training.
  • Compete at Open Meets and represent the Club at Arena League galas, Essex County Championships, Regional and National Championships and training camps.
  • Be self-motivated to achieve the goals set out for them by their coaches.

Minimum Attendance: 7 (including Wednesday morning plus 1 other weekday morning session and the Basildon Program when available)

Training Times

Day Time Where
Monday (make up) 0600-0730 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Monday 1700-1830 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Tuesday 0530-0730 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Tuesday 1700-1830 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Wednesday 0530-0730 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Thursday 1700-1830 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Friday 0530-0730 Colchester Leisure World Fitness Pool
Friday 1730-1830 Garrison
Sunday 0900-1100 Garrison
Sunday 1600-1830 Basildon **

**By invitation. Extra fee applies and will be invoiced termly.

Fees

Fee Amount
Annual Club Membership Fee £30
Monthly Fee £71
ASA Membership Fee £17-34.50

All swimmers are required to be members of the ASA for insurance purposes.



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