Bradford Aquatics Competition Swimming Programme 
part of Bradford Council Leisure Services
Bradford Aquatics Competition Programme provide the training for City of Bradford Swimming Club. Coaches are qualified Swim England Level 2 and 3 coaches. You will be asked to pay monthly swimming fees to Bradford Council for your training. 
Andy Pearce is the Senior Coach. To contact Andy about any aspects of Bradford Aquatics Training Scheme, please contact him on [email protected]
The scheme has 3 squads


This is an entry level squad for swimmers aged 8-12. The aims and objectives of this squad are on fundamentals, enjoyment, technique and skills of competing. A wide range of stroke drills will be used and a firm focus will be placed streamlining, underwater fly kick and turn techniques.

At this age swimmers will be encouraged to compete in low level open meets which will be available for squad members throughout the season. They will also be encouraged to compete in County competitions if they achieve qualifying times from the lower level meets they are already competing in.

The number of swimmers in the squad will be 36. (This number will be reviewed annually).


This squad is for swimmers aged between 9-14. The aims and objectives of this squad are to develop swimmers for age group (BAGCAT) competitions.

A varied range of skills and stroke drills will be implemented, but the focus will be on fundamentals and enjoyment.

The maximum number in the squad will be 34 swimmers.


This squad is the premier squad within the scheme. The aims and objectives are to develop and prepare swimmers for the National Championships and above such as International competition.

An emphasis is also placed on success at County and Regional events and the progression to these levels through competition in selected open meets throughout the season.

Your Bradford Aquatic Competition Programme Coaches
Youth Development Squad Andy Pearce Senior Coach

Junior Development Squad

Rising Stars Squad

Sarah Fisher Development Coach
All Squads Steve Eddison Coach
All Squads Jade Buxton Swim England Level 2 Coach
All Squads Oliver Broadwith Swim England Level 2 Coach