Training Groups and Session Times

Training Groups

There are various swimming ability levels within the Club, from entry level (Black) to experienced (County):

Red Senior and Junior;  White Senior and Junior;  Blue Senior and Junior;  Black and Masters.  

Please visit the Progression between Training Groups page to see a full description for each level category.  Continuous assessment takes place and changes to a swimmer’s group is decided by the Head Coach, who will move your child up when he or she is ready to do so.

Training Sessions and Times

For 2024 timee, visit the training schedule page or download the Seals-Training-Schedule-2024 pdf

The Club’s training sessions are held at Lord Butler Fitness & Leisure Centre, Peaslands Road.  

Training sessions continue throughout the year, except Bank Holidays, Easter and Christmas.   There is also a two week closure during the school summer holiday.

If you are a qualified swimming teacher or coach and you could spare us some time poolside, we would be very pleased to see you. If you feel you could help in this way please contact John Stirling (

Sessions Available to Swim Groups

As a club swimmer you should know which session(s) you have been allocated, but if you are unsure then please contact

Please note that any changes to training groups or session times will be communicated by email through Club Organiser; it is essential, therefore, that the contact email address provided to us is correct and is kept up-to-date.

General Year Session Plan

The Coaching Team put together an annual plan outlining training sessions for the whole club.  Although distances will vary within training groups the same strategy will apply across all training groups.

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