Early Squad

This squad is for swimmers aged between 6 and 11, and is for competitive swimming, improving swimmers technique and strength. The aim is to achieve East Invicta and County qualifying times.

On a regular basis swimmers will be assessed on attendance, behaviour, training and competitive performance.

Head coach

Neil Turner

Lane coaches/assistants

Carole Murphy, Jeremy Smith, Terry Fabian, Colin Bott

Training times

3.5 hours in total and attendance is required at all sessions.

  • Sunday – Stour Centre: 17:00 to 18.30 (1.5 hours)
  • Tuesday – Stour Centre: 19:00 to 20:00 (1 hour)
  • Thursday – Stour Centre: 19:00 to 20:00 (1 hour)

Performance squad (invitation only)

  • Monday – Stour Centre: 19:30 to 20:30 (1 hour)
    Coach: Clive Bates

Provisional programme of galas

  • Club Championships
  • East Invicta Championships
  • Kent County Championships
  • Kent Junior League
  • Icebreaker Last Chance
  • East Invicta Development Gala
  • Thanet Junior Development Gala
  • Kent Development Meet

Required kit

  • Drinks bottle
  • Goggles (2 pairs)
  • Hat
  • Kickboard
  • Short fins
  • Junior pull buoy
  • Snorkel (optional)
  • Mesh Bag
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