Swim Academy


Welcome to our swim academy based at Splash Palace. Once you have learnt to swim you will move into the sharks squad swimming 2 sessions a week.

This squad is learning beautiful technique in butterfly backstroke breastroke and freestyle. 
Sharks & Southland Champs

This squad is learning to train
NZ Juniors

This squad is training to Race
Performance squad





Sharks

Swimmers have moved from learning to swim , and are now starting to learn the skills of all four strokes training twice a week.

Swimmers Will Need

  • A drink bottle
  • A cap
  • A pair of goggles
  • A pair of zoggs,aqualine or arena short fins , please dont buy the red and black speedo biofuse fins- sold at the pool shop
  • A positive attitude

Term Costs Per Child

Sharks: $180.00



Timetables

Day Morning Afternoon
Monday

Tuesday

Friday

Saturday

8:00-9:00

3:30-4:30

Attendance Requirements

  • Upon joining the sharks you will start swimming twice a week.
  • If your child is interested they can start racing at local non competitive “have a go meets” its by no means compulsory.




Southland Champs

Once you move out of the sharks squad , you will move into the southland champs . Training 3-4 times a week and starting to race at regional meets of any level , and are working towards mastering the fundamentals of all four strokes.

  • A pair of goggles
  • Cap
  • Drink Bottle
  • A pair of zoggs,aqualine or arena short fins at every session please dont buy the red and black speedo biofuse fins – sold at the pool shop
  • A positive attitude

Term Costs Per Child

Southland Champs : $265.00



Timetables

Day Morning Afternoon
Monday

Tuesday

Thursday

Friday

7.00-8.00

3.30-4.30

6.00-7.00

5.30-7.00

Attendance Requirements

  • 3-4 sessions per week
  • The start times are the times the swimmers enter the water






NZ Juniors

Once swimmers move into the nz juniors they are learning to train . Swimmers are to attend 4-5 sessions each week. It is a perquisite that swimmers are racing as competitive swimmers each term while they are in this squad.

Term Costs Per Child

New Zealand Juniors: $315.00

Equipment needed at each session,

  • Short fins
  • Pull bouy
  • Finger paddles
  • Drink bottle
  • Skipping rope
  • Training mesh bag to put your gear in


Timetables

Day Morning Afternoon
Monday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday

6.30-8.00

6.30-8.00

7.00-8.00

6.00-7.00

5.30-7.00

Please note, swimmers are required to be at each session 15 minutes before the start times to start their dry-land warm-up







Performance Squad

The performance squad is where your child is training to compete. All swimmers must display the correct attitude and a work ethic second to none. These things along with meeting the attendance standards are monitored weekly. Entry into this squad is by invite only.

Criteria

To hold your space in this squad swimmers are required to consistently to undertake the following:

  • Consistently attend the correct number of sessions.
  • Race in all meets and events outline by the coach
  • Attend all camps and clinics
  • Continually improve at pinnacle meets
  • Work well in a team environment
  • There are two levels with in this squad, and priced accordingly

Performance Bronze – Those swimmers who choose to attend 5-6 sessions per week.

Performance Silver – Those swimmers who choose to attend 7-8 sessions per week will be invited to join the gym sessions at the ILT Stadium.

Equipment Needed

  • Pull bouy – Sold at the Pool Shop
  • Large paddles – Sold at the Pool Shop
  • Small paddles – Sold at the Pool Shop
  • Short Fins zoggs or aqualine – Sold at the pool shop
  • Foam roller – Sold at Rebel Sport
  • Trigger point ball – Sold at Rebel sport
  • Green theraband 3m in length – any physio will sell this
  • Skipping rope – Sold at Rebel Sport
  • A positive attitude – cant be bought

Quarterly Costs Per Child

Performance Bronze: $365.00

Performance Silver: $415.00



Timetables

Day Morning Afternoon Gym
Monday

Tuesday

Wednesday

Thursday

Friday

Saturday 

6.30-8.00 Bronze

5.30-7.30 Silver

6.30-8.00 Bronze

5.30-7.30 Silver

5.30-7.00 Silver & Bronze

6.00-8.00 Silver & Bronze

4.30-6.00 Silver

4.30-6.00  Silver & Bronze

4.00-5.30 Silver

4.00-5.30 Silver & Bronze

Please be at the pool 15 minutes before these start times for dryland.