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Iron (Minimum Age 10)

Fall Schedule (Begins August 21st, 2017) 6pm-7:30pm

5 days, MTWTHF. 1 1/2 hours each day

Summer Schedule (June 12th - August 16th) 6:30 pm-8:30 pm

Minimum Requirements:

Must successfully pass promotional goals for Cruisin' Crocs and have proper equipment prior to first day of practice. (See equipment list below)

Group Description:

Iron Gators swim 2500-3000 yards daily. This age group is for swimmers who are serious about training and competition. Conditioning is a major priority of the group. Swimmers must be proficient and competent in turns, starts and the four competitive strokes. Reinforcement of proper technique will run in conjunction with training.

Group Focus:

  • Building teamwork, endurance, and stroke work
  • Emphasis on developing good workout habits
  • Begin yardage training, 2500-3000 yards/practice
  • Participation in one meet per month is required

Promotional Goals:

Swimmers in this group strive to reach these goals for consideration to be moved up to the next group.

80% attendance=4 days a week, must be achieved for promotional consideration.

  • 10 x 100 Flutter Kick on the 2:30
  • 16 x 100 Freestyle on the 2:00
  • 10 x 100 IM on the 2:15

Equipment List:

Swimmers must have the following equipment prior to the first day of practice.

  1. 2 pairs of goggles (fitted and ready to use)
  2. Speedo Training Fins
  3. 2 practice caps
  4. Mesh equipment bag
  5. Stroke Master Paddles (Red/Small or Green)
  6. Finis Snorkel (straight gold one, not curved one)
  7. 1 competitive style practice swim suit
  8. Team cap

Please put your name on all of your belongings and equipment with a permanent marker!

Swimmers will also need to purchase a racing suit. Racing suits are uses solely for that purpose and are worn much tighter than practice suits to reduce drag. Black is the preferred team color. At a minimum our athletes are expected to compete with the team cap at all USA Swimming sanctioned meets.

Speedo is our team suit & equipment provider. We are required to use Speedo products whenever possible. Please see the links in Team Store for ordering equipment.