Development Squad is for swimmers aged 9-12 years old and are working towards County Championships.
Swimmers aged 10-12 years old working towards County times.
Good technique across all four strokes including, starts, turns and underwater. As well as working on stamina and endurance training.
Must attend a minimum of 4 out of 5 pool sessions a week.
Abide by the swimmer’s code of conduct.
Competitions (a minimum requirement): Swimmers should compete in at least 6 competitions a season. Berks and South Bucks County Championships, at least 2 BWSC Level 3 Meet and 2 open meets if qualified and Club Championships. Being available for team competitions if selected.
Swimmers who do not meet the minimum attendance or competition standard level will be moved to Age Group Competitive dependent on age and training performance standards.
Promotion Criteria to Elite 3
Swimmers starting to compete at County standard.
High attendance maintained, with good work ethic and good behaviour.
Continual assessment of swimmer (test set).
Attend competitions throughout the year and targeted meets.
Promotion is at the discretion of the coaches.
The criteria above will be at the coaches discretion.