ACADEMY SWIM TEAM: BURNHAM-ON-SEA

The Swim Academy’s Learn to Swim program (Stages 1 – 10 was voted the best in the UK in 2012/2013). The Academy Swim Team(formed in 2013) was founded to build on this offering and progress swimmers from the Learn to Swim program all the way through to ASA Regional level competitive swimmers.

The Academy Swim Team now is home to 7 squads:

•Academy Potential Swim Team
◦For Swimmers currently in Stage 8/9 and 10 of the Swim Academy

•Academy Development Swim Team
◦For Swimmers who have graduated from an ASA Learn to Swim Stage 10 program

•Academy Performance Swim Team
◦For Swimmers who will compete at galas under the Academy Swim Team Burnham-on-Sea

Academy County Swim Team
◦For Swimmers who have County times at the Academy Swim Team Burnham-on-Sea

Academy Regional Swim Team
◦For Swimmers who have Regional/National times at the Academy Swim Team Burnham-on-Sea

•Academy Masters Swim Team
◦For Swimmers Aged 18 & Over who would like to swim for fitness, or compete Internationally.

•Academy Network Swim Team, For Swimmers who require more training time than their current club allows are welcome to join the team & train up to 2 sessions a week

The training hours for the seven teams are as follows:

· Academy Potential Swim Team – 3 hours of pool training per week

· Academy Development Swim Team – 4 hours of pool training per week + 1 hour of land training

· Academy Performance Swim Team – 5.5 hours of pool training per week + 2 hour of land training

· Academy County Swim Team – 8 hours of pool training per week + 2 hours of land training

· Academy Regional Swim Team – 9.5 hours of pool training per week + 2 hours of land training

· Academy Masters Swim Team – 3 hours of pool training per week

· Network Swim Team – 2 pool sessions per week

The fees are as follows:

Annual Membership Fee £35.00. This includes ASA registration fees.

  • Academy Potential Swim Team £35 per month payable by standing order
  • Academy Development Swim Team £37.50 per month payable by standing order
  • Academy Performance Swim Team £40 per month payable by standing order
  • Academy County Swim Team £42.50 per month payable by standing order
  • Academy Regional Swim Team £45.00 per month payable by standing order
  • Triathlon Academy £20 Bolt-on per month to monthly Swim Team fees
  • Network Team £25 per month payable by standing order

Our Head Coach is Tracey Kidner, former International Tetrathlete and Nationally ranked swimmer.  Mike Edwards is the New Assistant Coach.   Academy Partner Sara Cox-Conklin former International Pentathlete, Triathlete, and ASA Swim Teacher & ASCA Swim Coach will be overseeing the program.

The club formally constituted with the ASA on Oct 1st 2013 allowing the Academy Swim Team access to leagues & galas. For the 2016/17 Season the Club will be competing in Division 1 of the Western Division of the National Arena Swimming League.

We are now taking applications from swimmers who would like to join with us in this exciting new adventure. If you are unsure which Swim Team you would qualify for, please do not hesitate to speak to Coach Tracey or Coach Mike who will be able to advise you further.

Phone 01278 785909 Fax 01278 788498 E-mail questions@bospool.com Web site: http://www.bospool.com Berrow Road Burnham-on-Sea Somerset, TA8 3ET England

 

ACADEMY SWIM TEAM: BURNHAM-ON-SEA COMMITTEE

CHAIRMAN: SARA COX-CONKLIN

SECRETARY: KELLY POPLE

WELFARE OFFICER: JULIE HOSKIN

COMMITTEE: MARTIN ROGERS; PAUL HAZELTON;  MARK CONKLIN; TRACEY KIDNER

HEAD COACH: TRACEY KIDNER

COACHES: MIKE EDWARDS, EMMA COURSE, STUART GREEN, PAUL HAZELTON,