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Advanced Age Group

Call us at 707.257.SWIM (7946) to schedule a tryout or Click Here to send us an email for more information.

Advanced Age Group

Swimmers range in age from 10-14 and must meet minimum standards based on performance, attendance, and basic understanding of training procedures. The group trains 1 hour 30 minutes per day, 6 days per week. Swimmers are encouraged to attend 5 practices per week.

The basic goals of the group include a major emphasis on stroke technique in all four strokes, including balance and posture in the water, efficiency, and starts and turns; in addition there is a strong aerobic conditioning component, focusing the training on the 200’s in the strokes, 500 Free, and 400 IM. Light dry land training is introduced in this group. Swimmers are introduced to goal-setting strategies, mental preparation, and time management.

$227 per month ($117 Sibling)


Team Apparel
Every swimmer on the team is expected to dress in team apparel for every meet.  To purchase any of the team apparel, including team parkas, please contact Theresa Andrews.

Advanced Age Group:  Required team uniform - team t-shirt, team suit (Black Arena jammer, brief, or one piece suit of any preferred style with the team logo) team swim cap in competition, & knit cap for winter meets. For swimmers traveling to JOs, Far Westerns, team travel meets: Arena team sweats, & team bag are considered required uniform.  

Optional team uniform: TruWest parka, Arena team sweats, team bag.

Team Equipment
Each swimmer is required to bring all training equipment to every practice. To purchase any equipment, contact NorCal Swim Shop right here in Napa (2449 2nd Street). NorCal will also embroider our team logo on the swimmer’s competition suits or on any swim bag.

Advanced Age Group Required practice gear -  kick board, blue and yellow pull buoy, Catalyst paddles (see Coach Kathy for paddle sizing), fins (not Zoomers), gear bag, goggles, cap for swimmers with long hair, center mount snorkel .

 

 

 
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