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Age Group Swim Team

 

Age Group Year Round Swim Team

We have a robust year round swim program for swimmers ages 5-18. We have three locations that the team swims: Vintage HS in Napa St. Helena Aquatic Center at the High School in St. Helena, and the Calistoga Community Pool in Calistoga (a summer only program) We offer three levels: Novice, Age Group, and Senior/Elite

Novice

This is our entry level group. An athlete needs to be able to swim 25 yds Freestyle with their head down in the water and 25 yds Backstroke to enter this group. Development of proficient breaststroke, butterfly and race starts are the goals for this group.

We encourage (but don't require) these swimmers to attend at least one swim meet every six months.

Workout days and length: Monday thru Friday, 1 hour practices  

2 and 3 day options

Age Group

To qualify for this group an athlete must swim 300 yds continuous freestyle including flip turns and 25 yards of legal Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly. Athletes in this group focus on perfecting the four main competitive strokes, fitness, racing strategy and perfecting start and turn technique. We encourage (but don't require) swimmers in this group to attend at least one swim meet every two months.

Workout days and length: Monday thru Friday -  option of 1.0 & 1.5 hour practices  with 2, 3 and 4 day options

 
Senior

Swimmers must be 13 years old to participate in this group. To qualify for this group an athlete must swim 500 yds continuous freestyle including flip turns and 100 yds of legal Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly. Athletes in this group focus on perfecting the four main competitive strokes, fitness, racing strategy and perfecting start and turn technique. We require swimmers in this group to attend at least one swim meet every month. Senior meets are the priority meet for entry each month.

Workout days and length: Monday thru Friday - option of 1.0 & 1.5 hour practices  2, 3 and 4 day options. Dryland fitness training (30 minutes): minimum 2 days per week.

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