Junior Group

Entry on to the programme takes place either in September, January or April of each swimming season, via Club or the Development group

Junior Group is split into 2 groups, Junior 1 and Junior 2

All swimmers are expected to be fully committed to the following aims and objectives:


  • To provide the opportunity for swimmers within the Borough of Bolton and surrounding areas to gain positive¬†experiences by learning and training together
  • To place swimmers in Regional / County competitions, finals and achieve medals
  • To place swimmers on Regional / County programmes
  • Develop technique and skills on all 4 strokes
  • Develop the technical and mental skills required to assist and improve performance
  • Improve basic aerobic conditioning
  • Develop Individual Medley skills
  • Develop basic speed
  • Participate in an appropriate competition plan
  • Develop knowledge relating to basic swimming mechanics
  • Maintain and develop appropriate behaviour and responsibilities within a individual and group training¬†environment
  • Develop greater individual responsibility for swimming commitment and performance