High Performance Squad

High Performance Squad (HPS)

The High Performance Squad is aimed at swimmers 13 years and over who have qualified or are striving to qualify for the National Age Championships.

Swimmers in the High Performance Squad will be involved in organised competition activities, while undertaking comprehensive dry-land programs. Sport science services and education opportunities support these athletes in their training and competition environment.

Open to swimmers *subject to meeting FNQ qualifying times in the year the swimmer is eligible to attend the 2023 Australian Age Nationals (including 12 year old girls and 13 year old boys who will be 13 and 14 respectively on the first day of the 2023 championship).


Swimmer’s times are monitored throughout the season, and invitations for new members will issued ahead of each HPS clinic scheduled on the FNQ Swimming Calendar.

The FNQ High Performance Squad (HPS) Qualifying Times are Nationals (April 2022) qualifying times plus the following margins:

50m 0.5 sec
100m 1.0 sec
200m 3.0 sec
400m 5.0 sec
800m 10.0 sec
1500m 15.0 sec

Swimmers will need to have TWO (2) of these squad times or at least ONE (1) actual qualifying time. 


Development Clinics

In partnership with Swimming Queensland’s Club and Coach Development Officers, FNQ Swimming host a number of clinics to assist swimmers to further develop their skills.

2022/23 FNQ Development Clinics:

  • 17th & 18th September, 2022
  • 8th October, 2022
  • 26th & 27th November, 2022
  • 25th February, 2023
  • 18th & 19th March, 2023

Nominations to attend these clinics will be via Swim Central.

Qualifying times will be made available as part of the event information.