Laverton Swimming Club offers a number of squads that cater for swimmers of all ages and abilities.
Squad placement is based on the athlete’s level of skill, maturity, learning abilities, experience, behaviour, attendance, fitness, speed & age. Squad placement will always be in the best interests of the swimmer. As well as:
A demonstrated ability that swimmer can handle the workload
The swimmer’s ability to handle the psychology of the group
The swimmers ability to compete well
Whether the swimmer is prepared to make the commitment
There are five types of squad programs offered by Laverton Swimming Club.
Swimmers in this group will be made up of mostly dedicated and elite swimmers, with the highest commitment to academic excellence whilst achieving their swimming potential. Having achieved National Age qualifying times, targeting finals at National Age Championships.
Skill development is the main focus in this squad with an introduction into the competitive stream. Bridging from learn-to-swim, laying a lasting foundation into competitive drills and basic competition skills. This squad is heavily technique focused.