Training Focus & Costs

This squad is training to train 

Swimmers are aiming to compete successfully at the New Zealand Junior Festival , New Zealand Age Group Champs & New Zealand Open Champs both short course and long course. Coach to swimmer ratio 1/24.

To enter this squad swimmers must meet the following three criteria

1.Attend the minimum number of 6 sessions a week for 13 and over or 5 sessions a week for 12 and unders

2.12 and unders have 3 NZ Junior Festival times 

3.13 and over have 3 Division 2 qualifying times

Costs are per quarter ( 3 months ) and for a minimum of 42 weeks of coaching a year (Effective Term 1 2018)

Age Group Bronze 5-6 sessions a week $315

Age Group Silver  7-8 sessions a week $345 

Age Group Gold  9 sessions a week $360

Age Group Fitness up to 4 sessions a week any 3 mornings and Monday night 5.15-7.00pm  $280.00 swimmers must attend the stated sessions for this squad.

Coach: Lisa and Jeremy

Age Group Squad Training Standards

  1. Attend the minimum requirement of sessions each week these are 12 and under 5 13 and over 6
  2. Be early to each session – text your coach if running late
  3. Start dry land together as a team before each session
  4. Be on poolside after dry land to read your session at 5.25 am and pm with all the correct gear ( see gear list )
  5. Enter the water as a team on time
  6. Complete everything correctly within your session as written on the programme
  7. If you miss out some of the session, this is to be completed at the end
  8. If your injured or ill, return to training when 100% or swim in a public lane while injured
  9. Stretch roll hydrate at the end of each pm session for 10 minutes as a team
  10. If swimmers cant meet these standards they will be given the choice to improve or move into the Age group Fitness squad

Swimmers Will Need

  • Pull bouy - Sold at the Pool Shop
  • Large paddles - Sold at the Pool Shop
  • Small paddles - Sold at the Pool Shop
  • Short Fins - Sold at the pool shop
  • Foam roller - Sold at Rebel Sport
  • Trigger point ball - Sold at Rebel sport
  • Green theraband 3m in length - any physio will sell this
  • Skipping rope - Sold at Rebel Sport 
  • A positive attitude - cant be bought


National Age Group Squad


Day Morning Afternoon Gym



15&Over 7.45-8.15am SIT




Thursday 5.15-7.30  5.15-7.00   





  15&Over 7.45-8.30am SIT

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