Mon-Fri 5:30-7:30am, 4:15-7:15pm, Sat 6:30-10am

National Development

National Development Squad

This squad is intended for developing National Age Group swimmers who have clearly shown their dedication to the sport through attitude, training ability and attendance. The swimmers within this squad have achieved state qualifying times and are within 5% of or have hit National qualifying times. These swimmers attend all club meets and State Age Championships, with a strong focus to podium and qualify for State Teams, as well as attend National / International Championships set by the High Performance Coach.

Age range

Coach Discretion – Female 13 to 16 years / Male 14 to 17 years

(Note: Some swimmers may transition at a younger age dependent on skills, attitude, training ability and attendance)

Number of Sessions Available

Minimum 6 | Maximum 8 sessions per week

Duration of Sessions

2 x 1 hour GYM sessions and 8 x 2 hour SWIM sessions

Required equipment

    • 3L Water bottle
    • SBSC Club Cap
    • Club Uniform
    • Goggles
    • DMC fins
    • Kickboard
    • Pull-bouy
    • Front-end Snorkel
    • Paddles
    • Strength Cord
    • Skipping Rope
    • Mobility Equipment (i.e. Roller / Spikey Ball)
    • Flipper Drag Socks
    • Finger Paddles
    • Polar Verity Sense (Prev OH1 Heart Rate Monitor)