Senior & Club Squad


Head Coach – Louise McBride


Senior & Club Squad Coach & Teacher Team

Sharon Anderson, Bill Lawrence & Kyle Watters


Any swimmers born 1997 - 2006 will fall into the Senior Squad category from September 2018


Any queries please contact our Membership Secretary via email :



Senior Squad Competitive Pathway


  • The Provincial Towns League is the next level of competition up from the Aquasprints Junior League.
  • Each Club swims 4 or 5 galas against competing Clubs during the Season from September to March.
  • A trophy is awarded to the winning Club in each division and to the winning club in each age group in each division.


Age groups for 2018-2019 Season :-


A born 2008 & 2009  (9/10 years)

B born 2006 or 2007 (11/12 years)

C born 2004 or 2005 (13/14 years)

D born 2003 or earlier (15 years and over)



  • Individual events are 50m on all strokes and 100m IM, girls and boys.  Relay events are 4x25m for A Group and 4x50m for B.C and D.


  • The PTL League is divided into 4 divisions.


We are in Division One! and are currently waiting to find out which Clubs we will be swimming against on the 2018 - 2019 Season


  • PTL galas are held on Saturday evenings and last for approximately two hours.  There are 5 Galas a year (3 /2 Home and Away)


  • Senior Squad swimmers are divided into 2 Squads for swimmers born in 2006 and older.  The two squads are called  Senior Squad and Club Squad.


  • This is to enable stroke development and individual growth of swimmers as well as providing a solid team for competitions.


  • PTL Final dates for 2018 - 2019 season are to be confirmed .

Qualifying Times

PTL Entry Times

Qualifying times for entry to PTL team training

Senior Squad

Entry into Senior Squad from September 2018

The time is based on an average 100m Freestyle time obtained during the previous season as stipulated by the Head Coach this will be based on their training ability.

100m Freestyle Entry Time







Born 2003






1.18.00 1.16.00






1.16.00 1.14.00



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We are located at:


Seven Towers Leisure Centre

Trostan Avenue


BT43 7BL



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