County Squad

County Squad – Lead Coach Elizabeth Fitzgerald

The aim of the group is focused around developing the whole swimmer with a big emphasis on all four strokes aiming for representation at the Lancashire county championships. Swimmers within County Squad will focus on improving the technique of each stroke, their starts, turns and finishes while training at a higher intensity with the emphasis on long-term development. Swimmers will attend each session to meet the overall aims as well as help preparation for Regional squad. Please note this will include week day mornings when selected.

Swimmers within the group will learn about goal setting, lifestyle management and exercises for athletic development. They will compete at level 3 local competitions and work towards achieving Lancashire County championships consideration times.

Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday Sunday
Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest Rest
18.00 – 20.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
18.00 – 20.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
18.00 – 20.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
18.00 – 20.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
18.00 – 20.00
Man Aquatic Centre
Short Course
Rest Rest

All sessions will start & finish with 15mins Pre and Post pool training

Guidelines for Entry and Exit:

  • Swimmers will attend 5 Sessions each week
    • Swimmers will be offered transition sessions with Regional squad once they’ve demonstrated the correct level of commitment and ability
  • Swimmers will be committed to develop all four strokes, starts, turns and finishes to a high standard
  • Swimmers will be working towards Lancashire County level competition
  • Swimmers will be aged up to 12 years as of 31st Dec based on Coaches Decision and the individuals Maturation/Training Age
  • All Competitions with COMAST unless agreed with coach