In partnership with Halo Leisure,
Bridgend County Swim Squad operates an academy programme as a link to the
The Academy provides the opportunity for
talented swimmers in Halo's Learn to Swim Programme (who have been nominated
by their swimming teacher) to be fast tracked into the Development Squad by
providing a weekly 1 hour stroke development/drill session in addition to
their Halo Learn to Swim lesson.
Academy groups are currently in operation at Maesteg, Pyle & Ynysawdre pools
and with the aim of helping support the production of talented club swimmers
of the future.
The cost is only £12 a month, payable
to Bridgend County Swim Squad via Standing Order.
Bridgend Swim Squad Academy Programme
is the foundation level of the Club.
For Bridgend Swim Squad, this is an important programme as it is where vital development skills, technique and
character building are taught for swimmers to use all the way through their
long term development.
The Academy focuses
on skills, skills and more skills.
For us as a Club we develop swimmers
to have the best possible technique and skill foundation so they are able to
further their development from Age Group to Youth and then onto Senior
A fast swimmer with
poor technique and skills will only go so far.
A swimmer with
great skill and great technique can go on to achieve great things.