Squad swimming is a great way to develop lifelong skills, refine technique and most importantly be safe and have fun in the water. Rackley Squad Programs caters for all abilities and the focus is on developing each swimmer to reach their potential and love of the sport. Training sessions will provide swimmers with the skills and stamina needed to set their sights on competing at their chosen level be it Local, School, Masters or National level. Scroll to the bottom of the page for Fees Information.
At Rackley Colmslie Rebecca King bring years of experience as coaches and Olympians to the swimmers. She is passionate about swimming as a way of life. We cater our programs to Swimmers at all levels and abilities with a focus on long term success, achievement and enjoyment.
The Colmslie Aquatic Centre has a 50m outdoor pool and state of the art Gym.
JOIN THE CLUB!
At Rackley Colmslie 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 is our beginner squad and swim for 1 hour and is intended as the transition
from Learn to Swim to Squad swimming. At this level, the squad focuses on developing stroke
technique and skills while also introducing small amounts of endurance.
*Equipment required – flippers.
The bronze squad is the entry group into our performance-focused squads. Building upon the
fundamental swimming skills and develop your child’s ability to learn how to train and help
them develop a growth mindset and develop a love for the sport. Individual swimmers will be
introduced to a variety of racing opportunities as they continue to master the four
competitive strokes and gain greater proficiency in turns, starts and finishes. This is
achieved by introducing more advanced drills and training
*Equipment required – flippers, paddles, pull buoy & kickboard.
*Equipment required – flippers, paddles, pull buoy, kickboard & snorkel.
Our SwSenior 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 & conditioning specifically for competitive
swimming. 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
3-4 sessions a week.
Squad fees are effective September 2021 and will be debited fortnightly
*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 2 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. Membership Cancellation Form