Prep School Swimming

At Ardingly College we know the commitment needed to be a competitive swimmer and sometimes this can clash with the demands of school. We aim to provide an environment where young swimmers can train within the school day and/or at suitable times outside of the school day allowing them to reach their potential academically as well as in the pool.

After morning training (7-7.45am) the pupils can have a supervised breakfast with the squad prior to starting their school day. In the evening the sessions available to Prep Squad are straight after school (4.30-5.30pm) allowing them to be finished in time to eat, do homework and still get to bed at a sensible time.

Prep School

Weekly swimming lessons in small groups based on ability for half a term, 2 terms of the year. Swimming is also available as an option 3 times a week in Prep Games coached by Head Swimming Coach Ross Hunter

Prep Squad Training

Trials are held for Prep Squad at the start of the year and there are 4 extra-curricular training sessions available coached by Head Coach Ross Hunter

Additional sessions may be offered to elite Prep Squad swimmers

Swimming Skills Sessions

In school holidays we offer a variety of stroke and skills sessions for Junior (and Senior) Swimmers

Holiday Training

We maintain one training session per week through the school holidays for Prep Squad. There are additional sessions available by invite only to the older/elite Prep Squad swimmers


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