Nightcliff Swimming Club training squads
are formed in line with Swimming Australia “Multi Year Age Group
Swimmer Development Model.” This means that squads are selected on the
Nightcliff has a minimum standard for
joining each squad. Mini squad members need to be at least 5 years of
age and be able to swim 25 m in each of backstroke, breaststroke
and freestyle. New swimmers who need to be assessed for squads can attend at the pool on Fridays between 3.30 pm and 4.00 pm for assessment by the Head Coach. Please email the Club for an assessment appointment.
We have four squads that meet the needs of swimmers of all ability. The Head Coach will update
the club Facebook page if changes to the training schedule occur.
Mini: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 3:30 pm to 4:15 pm
Bronze: Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 3:30 pm to 4:30 pm, Saturday from 6:00 am to 7:45 am
Silver: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 5:15 am to 7:00 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 7:45 am
Gold: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday from 3:30 pm to 5:30 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday from 5:15 am to 7:00 am, Saturday from 6:00 am to 7:45 am
Missed Training If a swimmer is unable to attend for a period of two weeks or longer, please notify the Head Coach.
Open Water TrainingThis
group trains regularly on weekends at Darwin Waterfront Lagoon, and
compete at local and interstate events. Check with the head coach for
Participation in Competition
Although not compulsory, swimmers are encouraged to enter swim meets
and Club nights to increase swimming confidence and foster a positive
Training Equipment A typical training kit consists of the following:
All silver and gold swimmers need to have:
All bronze swimmers need to have:
All mini swimmers need to have:
Special and Holiday Training Programs Special training arrangements may be put in place during school holidays. Parents and swimmers will be notified by the coach of any
special training programs and any relevant training fee arrangements at
the beginning of each school holiday period. To ensure each individual has a training
schedule suitable for his or her specific needs, it is recommended that
swimmers and their parents discuss their requirements with the coach. The coach is available after each coaching session if there are any concerns.