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 8.00 – 10.00am.
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 training program is also provided for members to use if they wish.  $2 for lane hire for the Endurance program plus pool entry. Members only.

Monday and Tuesday 6 – 7pm
Graded training, intermediate to advanced.

Tuesday and Thursday 5.30-6.30am
Graded training, intermediate to advanced.

Tuesday 8.00-9.00am and Thursday 8.30 – 9.30am
The focus of these sessions is stroke correction for beginners and intermediate swimmers. Members only on Thursday – free coaching

Wednesday and Friday 8.30- 9.30am
Graded training, intermediate to advanced.


Saturday 8.15 – 9.15am
Graded training program – $2 for lane hire plus pool entry. Members only.


Thursday 6.15- 7.15pm
Graded training, intermediate to advanced.



Unless otherwise indicated for members only sessions, 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.


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