By Invitation Only. This CCA is not open for regular enrolment.
Eligibility is determined by a swimming trial with our coaches.
This group must attend additional trainings twice a week in the morning. Open to all Grades 6-12, this is our Competitive swim CCA which is designed to focus on the skills and techniques required for competitive swimming and prepare swimmers for larger training sessions with increased workload. We will refine strokes and focus on starts, turns and finishes.
To be a member of the GESS swimming squad, the swimmer must meet the following requirements:
Able to perform all 4 strokes over 50m in a time comparable to the rest of the squad.
- Able to perform all 4 strokes in a legal manner as set out by FINA competition rules.
- Able to perform a basic competitive turn on Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly or deemed by the assessing coach to be close to this requirement.
- Must be available for school team swimming fixtures, including ACSIS and any invitationals.
- Able to meet the pace and ability of the existing squad swimmers.
- Commit to a swim team ethos and attend all training sessions.