Regional Development Squad


To create well rounded swimmers with the ability to compete at a Regional level, across multiple discipline events and distances.


Cumbria County Age group qualifying times in 200 or 400m Free and 200 or 400IM.

North West Regional (NWR) Qualifying times in at least 2 Disciplines.

12 years and under (Guidance Only)

Please note: qualifying times must be achieved by the relevant competition closing date.


Swimmers will be expected to compete in the following:

Club Championships, Cumbria County Champs, NWR, Diddy League, Arena League and as advised by your coach.


Swimmers MUST maintain pool training sessions and land based training sessions (age dependant) it is important to maintain attendance to ensure swimmer development, please advise your coach/swim manager of any absence.

Sessions              Pool AM                               Pool PM               Land Training

Monday                6:00 - 7:30am                     5:00 - 6:55pm

Tuesday               6:00 - 7:30am                     7:00 - 9:00pm                      

Wednesday                                                    5:00 - 6:55pm

Friday                                                             7:00 - 9:00pm

Saturday              8:00 - 9:30am                                                      

Training Performance

Individuals are committed to a positive work ethic, maintaining performance levels at all sessions and be capable of managing the demands of training in a high performance environment.


Swimmers are encouraged to have Fun in a positive learning environment where they are taking some personal responsibility for competition performance and of their swimming through feedback from coaches and peers using a varied approach to learning.

Swimmers are expected to understand and maintain a Respect for other swimmers, coaches, members, volunteers and officials as well as other facility users.  They understand they are representing the club at all times and to abide by the Clubs code of conduct.


Swimmers are requested to represent and be available for Carlisle Aquatics Team events if selected and swimming at multiple levels of competition as recommended by the Squad coach/Swim Manager.

Carlisle Aquatics uniform must be worn at all competitions unless advised otherwise.

Coaches and Teachers

Regional Development Squad