B Squad

Welcome to the B Squad section.  The B Squad train up to 6 days during a normal week, swimming is at Boldon Comprehensive School, Jarrow School, Haven Point and Hebburn Central.  For further squad details see below.

During school holidays the training timetable does vary, check the News section below for the latest information.

Squad News

  • Junior League 2023 - Team Selection

    Posted on Friday, June 16, 2023 in Junior League

    There will be a junior league selection next week for all squad swimmers age 9 by the 26th of November and 12 and under by the 31st of December. The session will be at Boldon 4.30-6.30pm. Any swimmers who usually train at Boldon on a Thursday and are not of junior league age, please attend Jarrow 6.45-8.15pm

  • Junior League 2023 - Team Selection

    Posted on Monday, April 10, 2023 in Junior League

    Click on more to view information on swimmers selected for the upcoming Junior League round on April 30th at Tynemouth

  • Junior League Team Final

    Posted on Sunday, September 11, 2022 in Junior League

    The junior league final will take place Sunday 18th September at Tynemouth pool. Please click more for details of the team selection and practice session.


Training Schedule
AM Type Coach Venue PM Type Coach Venue
Mon 5.30 - 7.30 Pool Lindsay Kinlen Jarrow
Tues 5.00 - 7.00 Pool Lindsay Kinlen Jarrow
Wed 5.30 - 7.30 Pool Lindsay Kinlen Shields
Thu** 5.30-7.00** Pool Lindsay Kinlen Boldon
Fri* 5.00 - 7.00* Pool Lindsay Kinlen Hebburn 5.00 - 7.00* Pool Lindsay Kinlen Hebburn
Sat 7.00 - 9.00 Pool Lindsay Kinlen Shields
*14&Over only
**Under 14 only

Note: During school holidays the training timetable does vary, check the News section above for the latest information.

Squad Coach

  • Lindsay Kinlen

Squad Reps

  • John Pinder

Minimum Attendance Commitment

There are 7 swimming sessions available for those aged over 12 in this squad and 5 sessions for those aged 12 & under. Average % attendance must be maintained at above 80%. All land training sessions organised must be attended in addition to pool training sessions. Swimmers must fulfil an attendance of 80% or above to be considered for a move into the A Squad. Morning training sessions are not optional.  Swimmers are required to swim at a minimum of 4 competitive galas per season.


    Work towards achieving goals set for the season

    Develop a high level of technical ability in all four strokes

    Build an aerobic base and introduce anaerobic energy system training

    Develop time management skills

    Work towards performing at County, Regional and National competitions

      Equipment List

      Hat (+ spare)

      Goggles (+ spare)

      1 litre Water bottle

      Kick board

      Fins (small)

      Hand paddles

      Pull Buoy

      Finger Paddles


      Foam Roller

      Resistance Band

      Appropriate gym footwear and  full Club Kit (S&C)


      Full Club track suit MUST be worn at Swimmer of the Month presentations and for travel to and from all competitions


      Contact Details

      Please report non-attendance of training sessions by text, email, phone call or voicemail with reason to Lindsay Kinlen.

      Injuries need written info from physiotherapist – nature of the injury, possible cause, length of recovery time, limitations whilst in recovery, any exercises given for cure/prevention of recurrence.

      Last updated 03/01/2022