Training, the fuel that sustains performance. The resources below support the development of skills through meaningful practice.

Benchmark Training Sets

The Benchmark Training Set program has been designed to support age-appropriate progressions and emphasize the training of skills, with effort over time.  The following sets are currently part of the program:

  11 & Under 12 Years 13 Years 14 & Over
Timed Distance Swim 2000m 3000m 4000m 5000m
Timed 50 Kick Yes Yes Yes Yes
Timed 400 Kick Yes Yes Yes Yes
8 X 50 Fastest Possible Average No No Yes Yes

All swimmers who are registered with Swim BC in a Competitive level are eligible for the program. Entries must be submitted by their registered coach and submitted via the Benchmark Training Set – Results Upload.

Swim BC gratefully acknowledges the financial support of the Province of British Columbia.


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