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Celtic Dolphins Swimming Club
Pontardawe Swimming Pool
King George V Park, Jones Street
 Pontardawe, SA8 4JE

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DAY
TIME
Mon
18.30-17.30
Tues
18.30-19.30
Fri
17.00-18.00


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CLUB INFO

DAY
AM
PM
Sun

17.00-19.00
Mon
6.00-7.30
18.30-20.30
Tues6.00-7.3018.30-20.30
Wed

Wales National Pool (WNP)
By invitation (19.00-20.00/ 19.00-20.30)
Thurs

Fri
6.00-7.30
17.00-19.00
Sat8.15-9.15 (Land training by invitation)


Breaks from Training
​Rest and recuparation is an important part of swimming.  Session breaks apply during Christmas and bank holidays together with a summer shutdown period, advance notice of which is provided to members with details of upcoming breaks
HERE. 

TRAINING OPTIONS FOR THE competitive SQUAD (subject to lane allocation & criteria)

The training squads

DAY
AM
PM
Sun
18.30-20.30
Mon
6.00-7.3016.30-18.30
Tues6.00-7.3018.30-19.30 (Strength &  Conditioning)
Wed6.00-7.3019.00-20.30 @ WNP
Thurs6.00-7.3019.15-21.00
Fri

Sat8.15-9.15
Land training


For those swimmers qualifying for National events/ achieving finals in National events and training 13 hours plus hours per week. Other criteria also applies including commitment, age and attitude.

TRAINING & eligibility

DEVELOPMENT 1 

DAY
TIME
Sun
17.00-19.00
Thurs
18.00-20.00
Fri
17.00-19.00

DEVELOPMENT 2  

     


NATIONAL 1 & 2 (all sessions are required unless otherwise agreed)

A range of morning and evening training sessions ranging between 1 and 2 hours per session are available to swimmers depending on which squad they have been allocated to according to the following timetable. 

Squad selection is subject to a range of factors including swim technique, pool stamina, times achieved during events and training, age, emotional intelligence/ social skills, commitment,  attitude and competitive spirit.

All sessions are based at Pontardawe Pool unless specified.

Land/ gym training is available at Pontardawe Leisure Centre by invitation of the coaches for those aged 11 years plus and meeting the following criteria:

- Training 8+ hours per week
- Competing on a regular basis
- Training in the Competitive Squad i.e. in Lanes 4 or 5 

The National Squads also undertake additional Strength and Conditioning Training on Tuesday evening at Pontardawe Pool. 

Morning Training applies to those swimmers aged 11 years plus who are in the competitive squad and training on at least three evenings per week