Competitive Swimming squad, training to compete at the major BUCS competitions primarily held in Sheffield. Our top swimmers form a performance group who train closely with City of Newcastle Swimming Team. Other competitions include: Stan Calvert, Open Meets and Club Championships.
Land training will be open to everyone and will focus on basic aerobic fitness and core strength. The performance group will have access to one coached Strength and Conditioning session per week.This will focus on building strength and power.
Informal trials occur at the beginning of the year for new members to join, a decent level of Swimming is required.
All Club training takes place at Royal Grammar School (RGS) Pool Jesmond. An updated training schedule for the 2018/19 season will be posted in late September.
Below is an example schedule from the 2017/18 season:
Tuesday: 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
Wednesday: 8.30 p.m. - 9.30 p.m.
Friday: 7.00 p.m. - 8.30 p.m.
Saturday: 9.00 a.m. - 10.00 a.m.
Sunday: 10.00 a.m. - 11.00 a.m.
Performance group swimmers will be notified directly about extra sessions with Newcastle and Sunderland Swimming clubs.
President - Jordan Macdonald