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

Silver Squad 

Once swimmers have completed all the requirements and criteria of Bronze Squad they will be considered fro movement to Silver Squad.

Swimmers in Silver Squad will be offered 3 pool sessions per week and 1 x 45 minute land conditioning session.


Swimmers in Silver Squad will:

  • Improve technique and skills development on all 4 competitive strokes
  • Improve stroke drill development for all four competitive strokes, initially using fins
  • Improve Individual Medley swimming
  • Introduction to an aerobic training programme
  • Development of starts and correct turns on all 4 competitive strokes
  • Attend all sessions available including land conditioning on time. (e.g. acceptable attendance of 9 pool sessions out of 12 in a 4 week period and 3 land sessions out of 4)
  • Enter competitions identified by the coach and compete regularly as a representative of Livingston and District Dolphins (Splash League and Forth Valley Junior League)
  • Good lane discipline (correct intervals between swimmers, clockwise and anti clockwise) and good behaviour
  • Have basic knowledge of rules of swimming
  • Punctual start times to all sessions
  • Introduction to basic stretching exercises
  • Participate in Club Championships and LDD Development Gala
  • Abide by code of conduct
  • Have the correct training equipment that swimmers need for this squad

Squad Kit

Swimmers in Silver Squad will require the following kit.

Land Training:

  • Sports T-Shirt / Top
  • Sports shorts / leggings
  • Training Shoes
  • Water bottle

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: Julie Burgess:

Land Training Coach: Euan Dalgleish:

Squad Coordinator: Ruth Hollis:

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

Livingston & District Dolphins - Silver Squad

Silver Squad - Training Time
Day Times Location
Thursday 6.00pm - 7.30pm James Young High School, Livingston
Friday 6.00pm - 6.45pm
(Land Training)
7.00pm - 9.00pm
James Young High School, Livingston
Sunday 1.00pm - 3.00pm St Margaret's, Livingston
Silver Squad - Monthly Fees
Payment Method Amount
Livingston & District Dolphins ASC