Qualifying Times 
County
Age Group:297 
Youth:
Regional
Age Group:112 
Youth:20 
Short Course:
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Bilston Swimming Club caters for swimmers aged 5 years upwards. Our dedicated, committed and qualified coaching and teaching staff are the reason why Bilston Swimming Club is the place to be.

Please see our training over view for WHEN/WHERE WE TRAIN

SWIMSCHOOL

Bilston's swimschool operates on Tuesday and Friday evenings. Each lesson is 45 minutes longs and courses run over 11 week blocks. Please see the swimschool page for more details.

COMMUNITY → 6 years +

Bilston Swimming Club is committed to offering swimming lessons to the community and those children that just want to swim once a week, the community option offers this opportunity. Swimmers in this section are entitled to one session per week on either a Tuesday or Friday evening.

 

When?

 

 

Tuesdays:  7pm – 7.45pm

 

Fridays:     7pm – 7.45pm

 

 

Where?

 

 

Bert Williams Leisure Centre

 

 

Cost

 

 

£22 per month payable on 1st of each month via standing order

 

 

CRITERIA

 

 

Must be at stage 7 or above of ASA National Teaching Plan

 

 

JUNIOR DEVELOPMENT → 6 – 12 years old

This section of the club is for those who are interested in competitive swimming and are therefore able to commit more time to the club. Swimmers in this section are entitled to swim up to 5 times per week and have access to more than 7 hours of pool space. Swimmers in this section of the club will be taught all the skills necessary in order to be a highly proficient competitor. The aim is develop all 4 strokes as well as to teach diving and all 7 competitive turns.It is recommended that swimmers train at least 3 times per week but there is an option to train 2 times per week.

 

Training Times

 

DAY

 

 

TIME

 

 

WHERE

 

 

Monday

 

 

7 - 8.30 pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

7 – 7.45pm

 

7.45 – 9pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

Thursday

 

 

7 – 8.30pm

 

 

Willenhall School

 

 

Friday

 

 

7 – 8 pm or 8 - 9pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

Sunday

 

 

12 - 1.15pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

 

6 hrs 30 mins -

7hrs 15 mins

 

 

Fees (payable on 1st of each month by standing order)

1.     £48 per month (recommended) – entitled to 5 sessions per week

2.     £37 per month –  2 sessions per week

 

JUNIOR PERFORMANCE → Selected 9 – 12 years

Those swimmers in our junior development squad that have four technically good strokes and in the opinion of the coaching staff have good long term potential may be invited to join the junior performance squad. Please note that movement from  development to this squad is at the discretion of the coaching team. 

Junior Performance One Training Times

 

DAY

 

 

TIME

 

 

WHERE

 

 

MONDAY

 

 

7 - 8.30pm 

 

Bilston

 

TUESDAY

 

 

REST DAY

 

 

REST DAY

 

​WEDNESDAY 

 

7 - 9pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

THURSDAY

 

   

7 – 8.30pm

         

Willenhall

 

FRIDAY

 

 

7 – 9pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

SUNDAY

 

 

1.15 - 2.30pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

Fees (payable on 1st of each month via standing order)

  

1.    £55 per month

 Junior Performance Two Training Times

DAY                                          TIME                                                   VENUE                                                
MONDAY  7 - 9pm  Willenhall
TUESDAY 7 - 9pm Bilston
 WEDNESDAY Rest Day Rest Day
THURSDAY  7.30 - 9pm Bilston
FRIDAY  7 - 9pm Bilston
SATURDAY  9 - 11am Bilston
 SUNDAY 1.15 - 2.30pm

Bilston

 

 

 

LAND TRAINING: (£6 per month)

 TUESDAY 6PM - 6.45PM

THURSDAY 7PM - 7.20PM 

FRIDAY 6PM - 6.45PM

FRIDAY 9 - 9.20PM - flexibility

Fees (payable on 1st of each month via standing order)  

1.    £55 per month – unlimited sessions


 

 

SENIOR PERFORMANCE  →  11/12 years +

This is the club’s top squad for our most committed swimmers. Swimmers in this squad are expected to have multiple county times and be aiming for Midland and National times. It is recommended that swimmers in this squad train 5+ times per week.

 

Swimmers in this section will also have the opportunity to do land training twice per week.

 

Training Times

 

DAY

 

 

TIME

 

 

WHERE

 

 

MONDAY

 

 5.55 - 7.25am

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7 – 9 pm

Darlaston


Willenhall  

 

TUESDAY

 

 

7 – 9 pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

WEDNESDAY

 

 

7 – 9pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

THURSDAY

  5.55 - 7.25am

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7.30 – 9pm

 Darlaston

 

Bilston

 

FRIDAY

 

 

7 – 9pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

SATURDAY

 

 

9am  - 11am

 

 

Bilston

 

 

SUNDAY

 

 

1.15 – 2.30pm

 

 

Bilston

 

 

 

 

 

TOTAL

 

  

16 hours+

LAND TRAINING: (£6 per month)

TUESDAY 6PM - 6.45PM

THURSDAY 7PM - 7.20PM 

FRIDAY 6PM - 6.45PM

FRIDAY 9 - 9.20PM

Fees (payable on 1st of each month via standing order)  

1.    £58 per month – unlimited sessions

 

SENIOR CLUB  →  13 years +

This is for swimmers who are unable to commit to 3 or more sessions per week but still want to keep fit and be considered for team selection. Swimmers in this squad are entitled to train twice per week in the sessions outlined below.

 

Training Times 

 

DAY

 

 

TIME

 

 

WHERE

 

 

Tuesday

 

 

7  - 9pm

 

 

BILSTON

 

 

Friday 

 

 

7 - 9pm 

 

 

BILSTON

 

 

Sunday

 

 

​1.15 - 2.30pm

 

BILSTON

 

 

Fees(payable on 1st of each month via standing order)   

1.     £37 per month – 2 sessions per week