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Train with us and Race with us. Squad Swimming is a great way to develop lifelong skills, refine technique, build endurance and, most importantly, have fun in the water. We have Squad levels for all abilities, whether you are just getting started as a junior swimmer through to aiming for the Olympics. Our world-class Rackley coaching team will help you improve and achieve your goals in swimming. Click the link above to see our regular Squad Timetable. Scroll down for Squad descriptions and fees.

Squads for all levels

Junior Squad
Building upon the fundamental swimming skills and developing your child's ability to learn how to train and help them develop a growth mindset and develop a love for the sport through having fun. Individual swimmers will be introduced to a variety of racing opportunities as they continue to master the four competitive strokes and gain greater proficiency in turns, starts and finishes. Recommended to attend 2 - 4 sessions a week and attend club nights and local meets. 
*Equipment required – Fins, pull buoy, kickboard and water bottle.
Bronze Squad
The Bronze Squad is designed for swimmers who wish to compete at a high standard at Regional or State level competitions. The squads are based on all four strokes and have a specific focus on the Individual Medley. The program will develop both aerobic and anaerobic systems, which is important for growing athletes. The Bronze Squad still has a large technique and kick focus building on the fundamentals established in the Junior Squad. Swimmers will continue training in all four strokes and will be required to meet the training standards as it is important for all swimmers to develop strong foundations in each of the strokes.
*Equipment required – flippers, paddles, pull buoy & kickboard.
Silver Squad
The Silver Squad is designed for swimmers who wish to compete at a high standard at State level competitions and aspire towards Age National Qualification.  The program will continue to advance the conditioning of both aerobic and anaerobic systems. Swimmers are required to meet advancing training standards and commitments as they begin to form a stronger link between training and performance during this stage of their development.
*Equipment required – flippers, paddles, pull buoy & kickboard.
Gold Squad
The Gold squads are a seasonally designed program aimed at the performance at Age National and Open / International competitive levels. The sessions are specifically designed to each swimmer's stroke and distance. The dry-land and pool sessions are personalised to the needs of the athlete for maximum achievement in their chosen events. These squads will give swimmers an opportunity to compete in the sprint, middle distance, and distance events.
*Equipment required – flippers, paddles, pull buoy, kickboard & snorkel
Surf Squad
The Surf Squad is designed for senior multi-sport athletes. It targets the specific endurance and speed requirements of the athlete’s primary sport and event. This squad trains with our Gold/Elite Squads in the mornings and therefore requires a high level of fitness and commitment.
Adult Squad
Our Adult sessions are designed to improve performance and technique. Adults Squad sessions are tailored to the goals of the Adult swimmers in the session. These sessions are for those looking to improve their swimming technique and fitness. It is suitable for a wide variety of people, from beginners through to competitive swimmers training for Masters, Triathlon and/or Ocean swimming.

Squad Fortnightly Fees*

$72.00 FN
$79.00 FN
$89.00 FN
$99.00 FN
$77.00 FN
$49.00 FN


Squad payments are updated on 31 August 2023 and are paid fortnightly in advance via direct debit. *There is also a $0.39 fee from a third-party insurer who ensures the protection and security of your direct debit details. For July and August, a 10% discount will apply for all squad memberships.

Squad Membership Cancellation/Suspension Policy 
Programmed Squad breaks - Please note the fees for Squads are calculated based on an annual amount spread across fortnightly payments. The amount takes into account expected breaks/holiday periods for swimmers and coaches eg. Xmas- New Year and breaks after a major competition during these times, fortnightly fees continue as normal. This enables Rackley to maintain an experienced and quality coaching team.
Family breaks/holidays - if your swimmer is taking a break/holiday of more than 2 weeks (or in case of injury) please contact pool reception staff to organise a payment suspension for the period you are away (noting that on return your time/day for squads may vary depending on availability). Click here to complete the Hold request
Cancellations – If you decide to stop squad training and/or move to another program, You need to complete the cancellation form and give 2 weeks' notice. Please ensure you communicate with your coach so they understand your reasons and can help address any concerns AND complete the cancellation form – Click here for the cancellation form.