Livingston & District Dolphins ASC
Livingston & District Dolphins ASC - Training & Classes

Club Squad

Swimmers in the Club Squad will typically have completed all the requirements of Gold Squad but do not want to progress into the SWL Pathway.

It is expected that swimmers in this squad will predominately be aged between 14-16 years of age, but there is no fixed limit. As well as continuing to train and compete in competitions swimmers will be encouraged to play an active part in the club’s future. This will include the opportunity to undertake poolside helper courses, lifesaving courses, timekeeping and teaching courses.

Swimmers in Club Squad will be offered 2 swimming sessions per week. 


Swimmers in Club Squad will:

  • Develop stroke technique on all four competitive strokes using coach controlled sets
  • Develop drill progression for all four competitive strokes
  • Undertake endurance and speed training
  • Perfect starts, turns and finishes on all four competitive strokes and Individual Medley
  • Enter competitions identified by the coach and compete regularly as a representative of Livingston and District Dolphins (Splash League and Lothian Region Leagues)
  • Attend all sessions available (acceptable attendance 75% per month)
  • Good lane discipline and good behaviour
  • Punctual start times to all sessions
  • Introduction to basic stretching exercises
  • Participate in club championships and LDD Graded meet
  • Abide by the club’s code of conduct
  • Have the correct training equipment that swimmers need for this squad.

Squad Kit

Swimmers in Club Squad will require the following kit.

Pool Training:

  • Swimming costume (including spare)
  • Goggles (including spare pair)
  • Swimming cap (including spare)
  • Kickboard
  • Pull buoy
  • Fins
  • Swim snorkel (Front facing / Centre Snorkel)
  • Hand paddles
  • Water bottle
  • Towel (including spare / t-shirt, for test set sessions)
  • Pool shoes
  • Kit bag

Swimming Coach: Lauren Davidson:

Squad Coordinator: Eleanor Samson:

To view all these details for Club Squad, please click link below to open a PDF document:

Livingston & District Dolphins - Club Squad

Club Squad - Training Time
Day Times Location
Monday 5.00pm - 6.30pm James Young High School
Sunday 11.00am - 1.00pm St Margaret's Academy
Club Squad - Monthly Fees
Payment Method Amount
Livingston & District Dolphins ASC