The Armstrong Squad assists swimmers to develop technique and maintain general fitness levels.
Armstrong squad swimmers range in age from 12 upwards.
There are 3 or 4 sessions per week available to Armstrong squad swimmers depending on location, with most swimmers attending 2 or 3 sessions per week.
Opportunities to compete at Club meets and district competitions are also available provided that athletes become Nunawading Club members.
Armstrong Squad train in SCHOOL TERM PERIODS ONLY
ARMSTRONG SQUAD SESSION TIMES
Nunawading Armstrong Squad
Location: Aqualink Nunawading, Fraser Place, Forest Hill
Coach: Grace Addison
Email: Dean Bryant
Phone: 9878 7055 (Just Swimming Nunawading reception)
Syndal Armstrong Squad
Location: Syndal Swim Centre, 554 High Street Rd, Mount Waverley
Phone: 9802 3900 (Just Swimming Syndal reception)
Swimmers are asked to arrive 15mins prior to the scheduled session start time to allow for dryland activation and stretching before-hand.
Families will be charged by the term based on the sessions swimmers are booked in for at the beginning of each term. Swimmers must notify their coach if they wish to add sessions or change sessions prior to the end of the previous term. Participation in the squad system is considered to be an ongoing involvement and swimmers will be automatically re-enrolled for the next term unless the coach has been notified in writing that they will not be continuing.
The training fee for Armstrong Squad is:
$17.00 (GST inclusive) per week for swimmers training 1 session per week
$29.75 (GST inclusive) per week for swimmers training 2 sessions per week
$38.25 (GST inclusive) per week for swimmers training 3 sessions per week
Cost is inclusive of GST and pool entry
If swimmers suffer any serious injuries or illnesses, eg fractured limbs or glandular fever, which necessitate a prolonged absence from training, consideration may be given to adjusting the account in the following term. If your squad account needs adjustment, or there is a problem with the account, please complete the Squad Fee Adjustment Form and return it to NSC Finance Officer, Louise Martin. Louise will work through any adjustments with you
Term 1 2017: Monday 30th January-Sunday 2nd April 2017 (no session Monday 13th March due to public holiday)
Term 2 2017: Tuesday 18th April-Sunday 2nd July 2017 ( no sessions 25th April & 12th June due to public holidays)
Term 3 2017: Monday 17th July-Sunday 24th September 2017
Term 4 2017: Monday 9th October-Friday 22nd December 2017 TBC (no session 7th November due to public holiday)
Customers must pay their account in full for the next term when they receive their invoice, approximately 3 weeks before the end of the current term.
Armstrong squad swimmers do not train during school holidays or on public holidays.
The equipment swimmers will require are flippers, kickboard, pull buoy and goggles (plus a spare pair).