Swim sessions

Our next swim sessions

Sunday 22 Oct
17:00 - 18:00

Squad swim session

Monday 23 Oct
18:00 - 19:00

Intermediate swim training

Monday 23 Oct
19:00 - 20:00

Advanced swim training

Wednesday 25 Oct
06:00 - 07:00

Squad swim training

Friday 27 Oct
18:00 - 19:00

Advanced swim training

Friday 27 Oct
19:00 - 20:00

Intermediate swim training

Saturday 28 Oct
16:00 - 17:00

Technique Swim

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

Non‐members can join 1 session 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 novice swimmers who are learning front crawl. It’s also appropriate for people who would like to improve their front crawl technique 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 held at Chester City Baths on a Wednesday, 06:00 – 07:00.

Our Intermediate sessions are squad session 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

  • Stroke development.
  • Technique is king.
  • Develop endurance.
  • Event preparation.

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 held at Chester City Baths on a Wednesday, 06:00 – 07:00.

Advanced swim session 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

  • Endurance.
  • Speed sets.
  • Varied quality drill & stroke sets.
  • Multi event specific.
  • Technique maintenance.