Knox Squad Swimming

Key features

  • New state-of-the-art aquatic centre with a heated indoor 50m swimming pool and separate learn to swim pool
  • Morning, afternoon, evening and weekend sessions
  • ASCTA qualified coaching staff will provide guidance, development and stroke correction for all ages and abilities. The Knox program has produced multiple National and State level champions
  • In keeping with Knox’s holistic approach to education and development, squad swimmers are assisted in achieving their individual goals

Unfortunately due to popularity of the program, we are unable to accept external squad swimmers into our program. Swimmers must be Knox or Wahroonga Prep students or have progressed through our Learn to Swim program.

About our Squads

Blue Squad
Blue Squad is the first Squad beyond the Learn-To-Swim Program (Mini Squad being the final Learn-To-Swim Squad). As such it begins the transition from ‘teaching’ to ‘coaching’. The focus is to continue swimmers’ development in all four strokes, with both a view to ensure they are proficient in these strokes, and also to give them a basis for participation in competitive swimming if they choose. The emphasis is to improve technique in all strokes, including starts and turns, and introduce basic skills and knowledge to assist in competitive performance. 

2019 Blue Squad Information Sheet 2019 Blue Squad Information Sheet (210 KB)

Black Squad
The focus is to continue and refine swimmers’ development in all four strokes from the level attained in Blue Squad, with an increasing focus on developing their skills for competitive swimming. The emphasis is to continue to improve technique in all strokes, including starts and turns, develop endurance and speed, and continue to improve skills and knowledge to assist in competitive performance.

2019 Black Squad Information Sheet 2019 Black Squad Information Sheet (211 KB)

Junior Squad
Junior Squad is one of two Squads above Black Squad (the other being Junior Performance Squad). Junior Squad caters for both competent junior swimmers involved in swimming as a competitive sport, but who are not yet eligible for Junior Performance Squad; and competent junior swimmers who wish to swim for fitness, health and wellbeing. The focus is to continue and refine swimmers’ development in all four strokes from the level attained in Black Squad, with a dual focus of developing their ability and skills for competition, and improving their fitness. The emphasis is to continue to improve technique in all strokes, including starts and turns, improve endurance and speed, and prepare swimmers for optimal competitive performance where relevant.

2019 Junior Squad Information Sheet 2019 Junior Squad Information Sheet (212 KB)

Senior Squad
Senior Squad is the Squad above Junior Squad. Senior Squad caters primarily for senior swimmers who want to swim for general fitness, health and wellbeing, or to assist with their participation in school swimming competition or other sports, such as water polo. Swimmers may still wish to compete for Knox-Pymble Swimming Club (see below) or another club. The primary emphasis is to improve fitness and endurance, but attention is also given to improve technique in all strokes, including starts and turns, and to improve speed, especially for those swimmers who compete.

2019 Snr Squad Information Sheet 2019 Snr Squad Information Sheet (212 KB)

Junior Performance Squad
Junior Performance Squad is one of two Squads above Black Squad (the other being Junior Squad). Junior Performance Squad caters for competent junior swimmers involved in swimming as a competitive sport. The focus is to continue and refine swimmers’ development in all four strokes from the level attained in Black Squad or Junior Squad, with a focus on developing their full competitive potential. The emphasis is to continue to improve technique in all strokes, including starts and turns, improve endurance and speed, and prepare swimmers for optimal competitive performance.

2019 Jnr Performance Squad Information Sheet 2019 Jnr Performance Squad Information Sheet (210 KB)

Senior Performance Squad
Senior Performance Squad is the Squad above Junior Performance Squad. The Squad caters for accomplished senior competitive swimmers fully committed to competitive swimming. The focus is to continue and refine swimmers’ development in all four strokes from the level attained in Junior Performance Squad, with a focus on developing their full competitive potential. The emphasis is to continue to improve technique in all strokes, including starts and turns, improve endurance and speed, and prepare swimmers for optimal competitive performance.

2019 Snr Performance Squad Information Sheet 2019 Snr Performance Squad Information Sheet (209 KB)

Cost

  • Current Knox students $85.00
  • Knox Community (Future Knox boy and sibling of Knox or Wahroonga Prep student) $95.00
  • Non-Knox $130.00
Visit pass
10 visit pass are available only for Junior and Senior Squad. Visit pass will expire in six months of purchase. 

We also offer Adult Squads

More information

Please contact the Aquatic Centre for a Program Enrolment form: 

Phone: 02 9487 0126
Email: learntoswim@knox.nsw.edu.au
Location: Knox Grammar Senior School campus (beneath the Great Hall), 7 Woodville Ave, Wahroonga

 
 

Further Reading Suggestions

Adult squads: Stay fit and improve your swimming technique.

ADULT SQUADS