We are excited to introduce our new squad program at Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre.
We have four stages of our squad program; Mini, Bronze, Silver and Gold Squad.
Mini Squad is our first squad level which is available at both Hurstville Aquatic Centre or at Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre. This level focuses on introducing the swimmers to competitions and increasing their fitness by swimming twice a week.
Bronze Squad is the next level in our squad program which is an hour long with the opportunity to attend 2-4 sessions a week with one of those sessions have to be a morning.. This level is our junior competitive squad. Swimming in this level swimmers are expected to meet a Metsea level qualifying criteria, with the progression into metro and state level swimming. Swimmers in this level are required to have fins, finger paddles, a kickboard and pull buoy with them at every sessions. Bronze squad sessions are available at Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre.
Silver Squad is targeted at metro and state level swimmers. The sessions are an hour and a half long with 4-6 sessions a week. However two of the chosen sessions have to be a morning. Swimmers in this level will be training at Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre. Silver squad focuses on improving their training standards and focusing on making the transition from a state level to a national level. All swimmers are required to have the following equipment with them every sessions; a pull buoy, fins, snorkel, net bag, kick board and hand paddles.
Gold Squad is our elite training program and swimmers in this program are selected by the head coach. The sessions are two hours long with 6 sessions a week minimum which will also include dryland strength training sessions. This squad is targeted at State Finalists and National qualifiers. Swimmers in the gold squads are required to have a pull buoy, fins, snorkel, net bag, kick board and hand paddles and will be at Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre.
Swim Fit: We also have a program designed for those who are wanting the squad training however are not interested or wanting to compete. The Swim Fit program is available at Hurstville Aquatic Centre.. The sessions are an hour long with the option to do two sessions a week.
Adult Squad: There is also an adult squad program at Angelo Anestis Aquatic Centre. The sessions run every Tuesday & Thursday morning between 5.30am-7.30am.
The squad session are available to both members and non-members with a maximum of 7 participants in each class.
Members of the centre will need to pay an additional $2.00 to attend the class which will go towards the St George Swim Club, while casual swimmers will pay $10 per session. Everyone is welcome to join and all participants will need to register into the class at reception and obtain a ticket upon arrival as permanent bookings into the class will not be accepted.
The session can last up to 90 minutes or you can choose to leave early.
If you have any enquiries in regards to our squad program please contact our staff on 9150 5288 or contact the head squad coach Sharon at bexley.coach@bluefitswimming.