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Rookie Squad is our entry level into competitive swimming at RTW Monson SC. All swimmers who have completed ASA Stage 8 at Monson Swim School are offered a place in Rookies training once a week. We invite swimmers from outside the club to come along for a trial. If they have not completed Stage 8, but show the skills required, and can follow the criteria, we can offer a place if available.
Rookie Squad training sessions:
Monday 7pm-7.45pm at St Johns Pool, Tunbridge Wells
Friday 7.10pm-7.55pm at Somerhill Pool, Tonbridge
Coaches may invite swimmers to attend both sessions
ROOKIE SQUAD TERM DATES FOR SEPTEMBER TO DECEMBER 2017
Mondays, St Johns Pool, Tunbridge Wells:
Start Mon 21st August
Session cancelled on Bank Holiday - Mon 28th August
Session will go ahead during Half Term - Mon 23rd October
Last Session in December - TBC
Fridays, Somerhill School Pool, Tonbridge:
Start Fri 15th September
Session cancelled during Half Term - Fri 27th October
Fri 29th Sept and Fri 10th Nov, 7.10pm class - due to a school event at Somerhill,
these sessions will now be held at 8.10pm at St Johns Pool, Tunbridge Wells
Last Session Fri 15th December
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Criteria for Rookie Squad Swimmers:
In order to gain race experience,
we encourage swimmers to:
- enter Club Championships (held in Oct/Nov); and
- enter Novice Galas and Level 3/4 Open Meets.
For Parents' Guide to Galas, click here:
For Forthcoming Open Meets, click here:
You can speak to your coach for further advice.
At the end of each term - approx. end of March/July/Dec, swimmers will be selected to remain in Rookie Squad, or moved to Bronze, based on aptitude, discipline and commitment. It should be noted that places in these squads are limited.
Our Aim for Rookie Squad Swimmers:
Our aim is for every swimmer to reach their full potential