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Proficiency Requirements

The proficiency swim will be held at St Catherine's Pool between 9am and 1pm on September 18th.

St Catherine's School have kindly given us the use of their pool as Bronte Baths will be out of action until mid-October.


To avoid congestion we would like to stagger the age groups as follows:

U8, U9 and U10  -  9am to 11am.

U11 and U12  -  10am to midday.

U13 and U14  -  11am to 1pm.

FAMILIES ACROSS MULTIPLE AGE GROUPS CAN COME AT ANYTIME.

Please remember we have the pool to 1pm ONLY.
 

Every Nipper from U8 – U14 is required to participate in a preliminary water skills evaluation conducted by the Club to be able to participate in Nipper activities on a Sunday.

 

Junior Participation Skill Evaluation requirements are as follows:

Under 8 50 metre swim (non stop) plus 1 minute survival float
Under 9 200 metre pool swim within 6 minutes (7 laps)
Under 10 200 metre pool swim within 5 minutes 30 seconds (7 laps)
Under 11 200 metre pool swim within 5 minutes (7 laps)
Under 12 200 metre pool swim within 4 minutes 30 seconds (7 laps)
Under 13 200 metre pool swim within 4 minutes 30 seconds (7 laps)
Under 14 200 metre pool swim within 4 minutes 30 seconds (7 laps)

U6 & U7 - There is a small proficiency that will be completed during the first couple of normal Nipper sessions in October.

All proficiency enquiries to Nipper Administration