Area Development Program

The Swimming NSW Area Development Program provides swimmers with the opportunity to progress through the development pathway at a local level. Area Development activities include skills development and diversification, team building activities, dry land training, informational presentations for swimmers and parents, and participation in fun competitive events.

Contact your local Area for more information on their Development Program and squad selection criteria.

2019-2020 Area Development Program

coming December 2018

Our athlete development programs are reviewed each year to ensure we're providing support and content that is in line with the latest research and that meets the evolving needs of our members.

Area Development Squad Overview

  • National A's
  • Aim

    Increase participation and skill development.

    Who

    National level swimmers who did not qualify for a final at National Age.

    Squad Activities

    2 x locally delivered Skill Based Clinics (geography considered)

    Competition Activities

    Compete at an Area coordinated meet as an Area team.

     

    Please refer to your local Area website for Selection Criteria.

  • Target
  • Senior Target

    Aim

    Increase participation whilst improving swimmer progression and retention.

    Who

    State level swimmers.

    Squad Activities

    Area skill based development activity.

    Competition Activities

    Compete at the SNSW Area Target Squad meet 

     

    Junior Target

    Aim

    Increase participation whilst improving swimmer progression and retention.

    Who

    State level swimmers.

    Squad Activities

    Area skill based development activity.

    Competition Activities

    Compete at the SNSW Area Target Squad meet.

     

    Please refer to your local Area website for Selection Criteria.

  • Achievers
  • Aim

    Increase participation whilst improving swimmer progression and retention.

    Who

    Country/Metro or Area Championship Competitors (Area discretion).

    Squad Activities

    One-day skills based development activity. Development days to be determined based on local needs and local area calendar.

    Competition Activities

    Compete at the SNSW LC Achievers Squad meet.

     

    Please refer to your local Area website for Selection Criteria.

  • Establishment
  • Aim

    Provide an opportunity for each Area to meet the needs of swimmers that are currently missing out on Development opportunities through the current structure.

     

    Please refer to your local Area website for Selection Criteria.

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