The St Hilda's Swimming Program is designed to cater for the complete Athlete Pathway, from Learn to Swim through to Representative Competition.



Junior Development Squad (Commencing 2023)
Junior Challenge Squad
Junior Performance Squad
Senior Training Squad
National Age Development Squad
National Age Performance Squad
Swim Fit
Junior Development Squad (Commencing 2023)

Our Junior Development Squad is designed for athletes aged 7 – 10 years, who have a passion for swimming and interested in a future of competitive swimming

Commitment and training frequency is vital to the improvement of all Junior swimmers and the coaching staff require swimmers to attend training 3 times per week.

Current ability: Swimmers should have the ability to swim Freestyle, Butterfly, Backstroke and Breaststroke at a development standard, as decided by coaching staff.

Junior Challenge Squad

Our Junior Challenge Squad is the second level in our squad progression. It is designed for athletes ages 8-11 who have demonstrated technical proficiency in all four strokes and are ready for further development in squad training and competition

Commitment and training frequency is vital to the improvement of all junior swimmers and the coaching staff require Junior Challenge swimmers 3-4 times per week

Junior Performance Squad

Junior Performance Squad is designed for athletes aged 9-12 years who have shown commitment and talent required of an elite Junior swimmer. They need to show they are committed to both training and racing and determined to have a high level of proficiency as deemed by the coaching staff

All members of the Junior Performance squad commit to 4 – 6 sessions weekly. Candidates should have previously shown a work ethic that is reflective of the squad’s ambitions and goals and have maintained a minimum of 4+ sessions weekly prior to joining the squad.

Senior Training Squad

The Senior Training Squad is designed for athletes ages 12+ who have a desire to train for competitive club swimming at a state level, school swimming, surf training to a national level, triathlons, water polo and general fitness, swimmers are to commit to 6+ sessions per week.

Senior Training is a fitness-based squad that is aimed at school and surf swimmers, in addition to athletes who use swimming to cross train.

National Age Development Squad

The National Age Development Squad is designed for athletes aged 15 – 17 years who have shown potential In both commitment and ability to be future National Age athletes.

National Age Development squad members commit to 6+ sessions weekly, this is to be coordinated with Coaches. Candidates should have previously shown a work ethic that is reflective of the squads ambitions and goals and have maintained a minimum of of 5+ sessions weekly prior to joining the squad.

National Age Performance Squad

The National Age Performance squad is designed for athletes 16+ who have shown commitment and talent required of a National Age athlete. Commitment to the program will be negotiated with the squad coach on an individual basis.

Athletes will complete 6 to 8 sessions weekly. Candidates will have previously shown work ethic that is reflective of the squad’s ambitions and goals.

Swim Fit

These sessions are aimed at swimmers wanting to increase their aerobic fitness and develop skills along the way. Sessions are currently offered seasonal and rollover from Term 4, to Term 1.



Squad Timetable

View 2022 Squad Timetable

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Equipment

  • Swimmers
  • Goggles
  • Swimming cap
  • Short fins
  • Hand paddles (Discuss with coaches on which are suitable)
  • Snorkel


Pricing

Subject to change. Pricing per week, per person.

Program Current Students External
Junior Development
$26.25
$35.00
Junior Challenge
$28.13
$37.50
Junior Performance
$28.88
$38.50
Senior Training
$30.00
$40.00
National Performance
$31.88
$42.50
Swim Fit
$26.25
$35.00