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Rackley Squad Programs caters for all abilities and the focus is on developing each swimmer to reach their potential and love of the sport. Click the link above to see Squad Timetable.


Squad swimming is a great way to develop lifelong skills, refine technique and most importantly be safe and have fun in the water.   Training sessions will provide swimmers the skills and stamina needed to set their sights on competing at their chosen level be it Local, School, Club or Masters.

OUR COACHES

At Rackley Runcorn Coach Charles Wan brings his and passion for advancing swimmer from LTS to lifelong and competitive swimming to the pool deck. The Runcorn program specialises in the Junior development of Swimmers and also Swim fitness programs for High school and Adult Swimmers. 

OUR FACILITIES 

The Runcorn Aquatic Centre has a 25m outdoor pool heated all year round.

JOIN THE CLUB!

At Rackley Runcorn we encourage Squad swimmers to join the swim club (Rackley Swim Team) which enables swimmers to swim at our regular swim club nights during the summer season as well as competing at local, Brisbane, Queensland and National Swim meets. Adult swimmers can join the Rackley Masters swim team.

For our coach profiles and more information click here

Squads for all levels



Junior Squad
Fun & safety is the primary objective of all Junior swimming, coincidentally it is the reason we ‘learn to swim’ initially. Junior Squad is designed for children predominately 6 years and older and is targeted at swimmers that have completed all the skills associated with learning to swim lessons. Junior Squad’s focus is 1-2 key concepts every session, and swimmers within each individual session will be allocated to the lane & group that provides the optimal learning environment.
JUNIOR – 2-3 sessions per week.
Senior Squad
Senior squad is designed for senior multi-sport athletes. It targets the specific endurance and speed requirements of the athlete’s primary sport and event.  Sessions are designed to help swimmers develop skills & physical conditioning specifically for competitive sports. There is no minimum number of training sessions, however, if swimmers wish to compete at a competitive school level or higher, they are encouraged to complete a minimum of 2-3 sessions a week.
Adult/ Swimfit+ 
Our Adult Squad sessions are designed to improve performance and technique. This level is for those who are looking to improve their swimming technique and fitness. It is suitable for a wide variety of people, from beginners through to competitive swimmers training for Masters, Triathlon and/or Ocean swimming.


Squad Fortnightly Fees*

BRONZE/SENIOR SQUAD
$76.00 FN
JUNIOR SQUAD
$66.00 FN
ADULT/SWIMFIT+
$49.00 FN


Squad fees updated effective September 2021
*plus a $0.39 fee from a third party insurer who ensures the protection and security of your direct debit details  


*Squad Membership Cancellation/Suspension Policy 
Programmed Squad breaks - Please note the fees for Squads are calculated based on an annual amount spread across fortnightly payments. The amount takes into account expected breaks/holiday periods for swimmers and coaches eg. Xmas- New Year and breaks after a major competition and during these times fortnightly fees continue as normal. This enables Rackley to maintain an experienced and quality coaching team.
Family breaks/holidays - if your swimmer is taking a break/holiday of more than 3 weeks (or in case of injury) please contact pool reception staff to organise a payment suspension for the period you are away (noting that on return your time/day for squads may vary depending on availability).
Cancellations – If you decide to stop squad training and/or move to another program please ensure you communicate with your coach so they understand your reasons and can help address any concerns AND communicate in writing 7 days in advance of your next debit – see this link for more information.  


Our Coaches

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Charles Wan
Junior Development Coach
Charles is a Bronze level coach who has 4 years of experience in  Learn to Swim. He has experience conducting school level swimming programs and physical education components for his local schools.  Prior to coaching, Charles worked in scientific and academic research with a BScApp(Hons). He brings with him a wealth of knowledge from his scientific and medical background.Charles is a long time swimmer and has a unique perspective both as a coach and as a parent of competitive swimmers. As such, he applies his philosophy of hard work, focus on technique, with elements of fun to engage and drive his students to achieve their best.
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