Swim sessions

Our next swim sessions

Wednesday 21 Nov
06:00 - 07:00

Squad swim session

Friday 23 Nov
18:00 - 19:00

Advanced swim session

Friday 23 Nov
19:00 - 20:00

Intermediate swim session

Saturday 24 Nov
15:00 - 16:00

Squad swim session

Saturday 24 Nov
16:00 - 17:00

Technique swim session

Sunday 25 Nov
17:00 - 18:00

Squad swim session

Monday 26 Nov
18:00 - 19:00

Intermediate swim session

Swim sessions are £4.00 for members and £5.00 for non‐members.

Non‐members can join 3 sessions and should be people who are considering joining the club.

Technique swim sessions

Technique sessions are usually held at Chester City Baths on Saturdays 16:00 – 17:00.

Our Technique swim session is for all abilities who would like to improve their front crawl technique. It’s also appropriate for novice swimmers who are learning front crawl or those recovering from injury.

  • New to swimming.
  • Limited understanding of technique.
  • May lack fitness.
  • May include post injury rehab.

Training Focus

  • Learn to swim front crawl.
  • Develop stroke, using drills.
  • Begin swim endurance.
  • Develop lane discipline.
  • Priority on technique, no pressure on speed!

Intermediate swim sessions

Sessions are usually held at Christleton Sports Centre on Mondays 18:00 – 19:00, Fridays 19:00 – 20:00 and Sundays 17:00 – 18:00.

There is also an early morning session on Wednesdays 06:00 – 07:00, and an afternoon session on Saturdays 15:00 – 16:00, held at Chester City Baths.

Our Intermediate sessions are squad sessions that cater for a wide variety of abilities. As a basis, swimmers should be able to swim front crawl for at least 200m without stopping. The coaches will help you in terms of which lane you will most benefit from and if this session is suitable for you.

  • Reasonably fit.
  • Technique: still in need of development.

Training Focus

  • Mondays and Fridays – CSS development.
  • Wednesdays – Speed work and CSS development.
  • Saturdays – Fitness.
  • Sundays – Endurance.

Advanced swim sessions

Sessions are usually held at Christleton Sports Centre on Mondays 19:00 – 20:00, Fridays 18:00 – 19:00 and Sundays 17:00 – 18:00.

There is also an early morning session on Wednesdays 06:00 – 07:00, and an afternoon session on Saturdays 15:00 – 16:00, held at Chester City Baths.

Advanced swim sessions are squad sessions for those who are able to maintain a pace of approximately 1:50 per 100m or quicker over longer distances.

  • Fit and competent swimmer.
  • Good level of technique.
  • Good lane discipline.

Training Focus

  • Mondays and Fridays – CSS development.
  • Wednesdays – Speed work and CSS development.
  • Saturdays – Fitness.
  • Sundays – Endurance.