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About the Academy Squad

The Academy squad is all about introducing the swimmers to the basic skills associated with competitive swimming across all 4 strokes (stroke technique | starts | turns). Academy train one hour a week, with a further option of Academy+ training two one hour sessions a week.

Academy swimmers mostly compete internally or at Level 4 competitions like Club Champs, they could also be selected for a junior gala (Four Seasons) or league event (Nuneaton).


Monthly training fees for the Academy squad are £24.50 for one session or £32.00 for two.
Please refer to the main club fees page for full details of additional annual membership fees [here]


Anne Thornewell

Volunteer Coach

Mikey Hire

Head Coach

Patrick Blake

Assistant Coach

Training Times

  • Hereford Leisure Pool, St Martin's Ave, Hereford HR2 7RQ