Development Squad (DS) swimming lessons are designed for children generally from the age of 8+. At this level, stamina, distance and further technique is developed in all 4 strokes: freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke. Focus is on developing good technique, efficiency, strength and consistency through the water. This level also provides students with the tools engage in competitive swimming environments for the first time. All starts and finishes in each stroke are introduced and developed. Dev. Squad is conducted in the 50m pool and permits a maximum of 8 students per teacher. Upon completion of this level, students will progress onto our Advanced Development Squad level!
Students are required to bring their own training fins (please enquire for the appropriate type) and water bottle to each session.
Swim lessons run for the duration of 60 minutes at the scheduled time each week for the duration of the relevant term: Choose from 1, 2 or even 3 lessons per week.
Term Dates 2018-2019:
Term 4: 29 April 2019- 31 May (5 weeks) Weekdays Only
20 April – 1 June (7 weeks) Saturdays Only
Term Dates 2019-2020:
Term 1 Monday 14 October – Saturday 21 December 2019 (10 weeks)
Term 2 Monday 30 December 2019 – Saturday 25 January 2020 (4 weeks)
Term 3 Monday 27 January – Saturday 11 April 2020 (11 weeks)
Term 4 Monday 27 April – Saturday 30 May 2020 (5 weeks)
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“Ruby absolutely loves her swimming lessons & has progressed brilliantly this year much more than with previous swim school. See you in the Spring!”
- Emma Congdon