Members of Darwin Stingers, one of the largest clubs in Australia, meet at the following times. There are no compulsory sessions; members attend different sessions according to their needs, interests and availability.

Training Information


Sunday 0800h – 1000h. The club hires 5 lanes of the 50m pool from 0800-1000. Most members attending take part in the Endurance 1000 Competition, in which the club and individual members compete against other clubs and their members around Australia. The weekly program has swims over 400m, 800m, 1500m, 30 min, 45 min and 60 min, with a different stroke/distance each week.  Points are awarded on a scale that takes into account time, distance and age group. A stroke correction program is also provided for members to use if they wish.  MSA members only.

Tuesday and Thursday 0530-0630. Graded training, intermediate to advanced.

Tuesday, Wednesday and Friday 0830-0930. Graded training, intermediate to advanced.

Thursday 0830 – 0930. The focus of this session is stroke correction for beginners and intermediate swimmers.  MSA members only – free coaching.


Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 1800-1900. Graded training, intermediate to advanced


Saturday 0815 – 0915.  Graded training program, intermediate to advanced


Unless otherwise indicated as for Masters Swimming Australia members only, each session costs $8 for members and $12 for non-members. The $8 cost for members can be accessed only by buying a 10-swim card. Swimmers are also required to pay the normal pool entry fee for all sessions.

Contact the Darwin Stingers

Further information on the Darwin Stingers can be found by contacting the Club Secretary: John Pollock

Phone 8981 5919
Mobile 0431 671 871

Or simply turn up at one of the above venues