Swim Lanes

Lane allocations are based on current/recent best 400m F/C and 200m swim times. These are used to calculate your Critical Swim Speed (CSS)

You must swim in the correct lane as advised by the coaches. Regular checks on ability and suitability for your lane will take place during sessions.

Sessions are posted in advance, if you are injured or ill you may swim down a lane/group however you must swim at that lane’s pace and content of session and must inform the lead coach beforehand.

Depending on attendee’s each session, certain lanes may become busier than others – if in these scenarios it is the lead coach’s decision who moves up or down a lane to maximum available space, ensure safety of all swimmers and to allow you to have a quality training session.

Lanes are organised by 400m swim times.

Tuesday Sessions

Lane 1   9.15+

Lane 2   8.30 – 9.15

Lane 3   7.45 – 8.30

Lane 4   7.15 – 7.45

Lane 5   6.45 – 7.15

Lane 6   6.15 – 6.45

Lane 7   5.45 – 6.15

Lane 8   Sub 5.45

Thursday Sessions

Lane 1   8.30 +

Lane 2   7.15 – 8.30

Lane 3   6.15 – 7.15

Lane 4   Sub 6.15

Open Water Sessions

Group 1                8.30 +

Group 2                6.45 – 8.30

Group 3                Sub 6.45

Open Water Training

Currently we don’t have an official venue but club members arrange outings to Bristol and various other venues. Keep an eye out on our Facebook page for more details.

BASE Phase 1 – October – December


Tuesday – Aerobic Endurance

Thursday – Technique

Archived Training Sessions

At the link below, you will find all the training sessions from 2013’s Tuesday and Thursday night sessions:

Click on the link to open the folder, and print off, save or copy and paste the sessions to your computer.

Do not highlight and drag the documents out of the folder as this will remove them completely


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