The club has a group/squad structure with a Team Manager responsible for each.
There is a clear pathway of progression from the Learn to Swim in the small pool, right through to the fitness and competitive areas.
Each group or squad has specific entry criteria and aims to develop the technique of the swimmer.
The club has a group of teachers and coaches to call upon to take each session. All are trained to a minimum ASA Level 1 or 2 and are DBS checked.


This is the learn to swim group in the small pool. There are 5 ability groups within Tadpoles; A,B,C,D and E.


This is the developers group who swim widths in the main pool. There are 3 ability groups within Goldfish; Shallow, Middle and Deep.


This is the improvers group who swim lengths in the main pool. There are 4 ability groups within Penguins; 1,2,3 and 4.


This is the early competitive squad. Swordfish swimmers are expected to compete beyond club championships.

Performance Squad

This is the competitive B squad. Swimmers are expected to compete beyond club championships.

Killer Whales

This is a squad for swimmers aged over 19. Killer whale swimmers may compete in Masters competitions if they are registered as Club Compete with Swim England.

Sea Lions

This is a non-competitive squad for swimmers under 19 who wish to develop their fitness and technique.