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Equipment

Being adequately prepared is an important part of your swimmers training. The squad in which your swimmer participates may require additional items of equipment to utilised. The matrix below provides an indication of suggested equipment which may be used.

There is no obligation to rush out and purchase all items as soon as your swimmer joins a particular squad.  Should you have any questions as to the type of equipment to buy or whether it is necessary, please speak to the relevant squad coach for clarification.

Swimwear

Swimwear comes in a variety of different styles for males and females with the main purpose of covering the skin for modesty. The most durable material for regular swimming is Polyester and is best rinsed only in clean cold water.

The main difference between competition and regular swimwear is that competition swimwear is tighter and compresses the muscles of the swimmers.