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
- 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.