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National Youth and Age Group Squad

Squad: National Youth and Age Group Squad
Coaches:  Louise Clayton

Weekly Training Plan

Day Swim Times
Venue Land Training
MONDAY 5:00pm – 7:00pm Milton Road Large Pool
TUESDAY 5:00am – 7:00am Milton Road Large Pool
WEDNESDAY 7:00pm – 8:30pm Link Centre
THURSDAY 6:30pm – 8:00pm Marlborough College
FRIDAY 5:00am – 7:00am Milton Road Large Pool
FRIDAY 5:00pm – 7:00pm Milton Road Large Pool  7:00pm – 8:00pm
SATURDAY 6:30am – 8:50pm Milton Road Large Pool
Squad Criteria

  • Swimmers to be within a minimum of 5% of National Youth and Age Group times.
  • Total commitment to training, attend a minimum of 6 sessions out of 7.
  • Swimmers will be selected based on their long term potential, attitude, attendance and commitment to the Swindon Dolphin programme.
  • Wild Cards – any swimmer the Chief Coach feels would benefit from training in this group.


  • Representation at National competition.
  • Representation and success at Regional competition.
  • To build the swimmers self discipline & commitment levels.


  • National Age / Youth Championships
  • South West Regional Championships
  • Wiltshire County Championships
  • Level 1, 2 Open Meets

Land Training

  • To be an extra, not an instead of – minimum 2 per week (Monday and Saturday)


Squad members are required to bring the following equipment to every session :

  • Goggles, Drinks bottle, Kick board, Pull buoy, Band, Paddles, Short fins/Zoomers, Recording board and pencil (will be supplied) & Snorkel.
Feedback Procedure

Swindon Dolphin is committed to providing a quality service to all our members and we welcome your feedback. Please feel free to email us

Document : SDF052 v4.0 Last Updated 25/03/2013