Frequently Asked Questions

Q. Do I have to be a good swimmer to join the club?
We ask that you be a minimum stage 5 swimmer, proficient in all strokes. We do not expect you to be stroke perfect as that’s what our coaching develops.
Q. Can I pay monthly?
Yes, you can. Fees are payable monthly by direct debit by the 7th of the month.

Q. How much does it cost to be a Dolphin?
There is an annual membership. The cost of this includes club membership and  Swim England membership fees. This fee is due at joining and every January thereon after.

£60 - 1st swimmer including parent membership for swimmer who are under 18yrs

£55 - 2nd or more swimmers in a family

£50 - swimmers over 18yrs

The coach will dictate which sessions you may attend, with the below fee structure in operation.

  • 1 session per week = £28 per month
  • 2 sessions per week = £43 per month
  • 3/4 sessions per week = £55 per month

Q. What equipment do I need?
To get the most out of your training you need:

  • Swimming costume
  • Swimming hat- at competitions you need a club hat
  • Goggles, plus a spare set
  • Towel
  • Short blade training fins (short flippers)
  • Kick board
  • Pull buoy
  • Hand paddles
  • Drinks bottle 1L+

Swimming equipment can be found from a number of sportswear providers. If purchasing from ProSwimwear please consider using this link as it provides the club with commission on your purchase.