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HYCAT Program

HYCAT Program

The HYCAT @ Charleston, Inc Swimming Program offers a variety of training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the HYCAT @ Charleston Swimming Program to offer age specific training groups for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities in their pursuit of excellence in the sport of swimming. Just click on the description that you wish to review located just below the team’s name for more specific information regarding that HYCAT Swimming Program.  HYCAT offers you two descriptions regarding a specific HYCAT team ... [1] a brief, mini information handout and [2] a more detailed, comprehensive information handout ... your choice.

Please call the HYCAT Swimming Office at (304) 357-4825 to schedule an evaluation, or 
Click  Here to send us an email request for more information.


  HYCAT SWIMMING PROGRAM TEAM HANDOUTS

 

 HYCAT SWIM TEAM PROGRAMS

2017-2018 HYCAT SWIMMING PROGRAM HANDOUT

[NOW up-dated/posted as of 08/24/2017]

 

FUTURE STARS TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 10/26/2016]

** age groups: ALL 06-younger swimmers plus "developing" 07-08 year olds plus 10-younger swimmers who  have graduated from the HYCAT Learn-to-Swim Program and who wish to join the HYCAT Swimming Program at the beginning level

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 2 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "optional" ..... recommend attending HYCAT Novice Swim Meets and consider attending HYCAT "home" swim meets (refer to schedule for further info/details)

BLUE 1 TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: "beginning/developing" 07-08 year olds; "beginning" 09-10 year olds; "developing" 11-12 year olds plus 11-12 swimmers who  have graduated from the HYCAT Learn-to-Swim Program and who wish to join the  HYCAT Swimming Program at the beginning level

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 2 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "optional" ..... recommend attending HYCAT Novice Swim Meets and consider attending HYCAT "home" swim meets (refer to schedule for further info/details)

BLUE 2 TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

 [2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: "advanced" 09-10 year olds; "intermediate/advanced" 11-12 year olds; "developing/beginning" 13-OV plus 13-15 year old swimmers who  have graduated from the HYCAT Learn-to-Swim Program and who wish to join the HYCAT Swimming Program at the beginning level

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 3 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "optional" ..... recommend attending HYCAT Novice Swim Meets and consider attending HYCAT "home" swim meets (refer to schedule for further info/details)

WHITE TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: "advanced" 07-08 year olds; "beginning/intermediate" 09-12 year olds; "developing/beginning" 13-14 year olds plus "new" 15 year olds w/HYCAT Coaching Staff permission

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 3 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "REQUIRED" ..... [1] attend 4 HYCAT "home" meets; [2] attend both WV LSC State Swim Meets (March & July 2018); and [3] attend 1 of 3 of the meets held at Logan (Sep) and Huntington (Dec & Jan) (refer to schedule for further info/details)

RED TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: "advanced" 11-12 year olds; "intermediate/advanced" 13-14 year olds & "developing/beginning" 15-16 year olds w/HYCAT Coaching Staff permission

 

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 4 days/practices per week

** dryland program attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 2-3 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "REQUIRED" ..... [1] attend 4 HYCAT "home" meets; [2] attend both WV LSC State Swim Meets (March & July 2018); and [3] attend 2 of 3 of the meets held at Logan (Sep) and Huntington (Dec & Jan) (refer to schedule for further info/details)

GOLD TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: ALL 13-older swimmers w/HYCAT Coaching Staff permission who meet the criteria for membership on the Gold Team

 

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 5 days/practices per week

** dryland program attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 3-4 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "REQUIRED" ..... [1] attend 4 HYCAT "home" meets; [2] attend both WV LSC State Swim Meets (March & July 2018); and [3] attend 3 of 3 of the meets held at Logan (Sep) and Huntington (Dec & Jan) (refer to schedule for further info/details)

ELITE TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: ONLY 13-older swimmers who are willing to sign an agreement & adhere to the requirements for membership on the HYCAT Elite Team as developed by the HYCAT Coaching Staff

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 5-6 days/practices per week

** dryland program attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 3-4 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "REQUIRED" ..... [1] attend 4 HYCAT "home" meets; [2] attend both WV LSC State Swim Meets (March & July 2018); and [3] attend 3 of 3 of the meets held at Logan (Sep) and Huntington (Dec & Jan) (refer to schedule for further info/details)

MASTERS TEAM

[1] brief, mini description. click here [NOW posted as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW posted as of 08/24/2017]

 

** age groups: 19-older swimmers

 

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 3 days/practices per week

** dryland program attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 2-3 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "optional" ..... recommend attending any of the HYCAT "home" swim meets (refer to schedule for further info/details)

 

SUMMER [SEASONAL] TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW posted as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW posted as of 08/24/2017]

 ** age groups: 08 & younger swimmer who has the ability to swim the length (75’) of the UC swimming pool freestyle & backstroke + knowledge of how to perform the breaststroke & butter- fly OR 09-older swimmer who has the ability to swim the length (75') of UC swimming pool free- style; backstroke; breaststroke & butterfly

 

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 2 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "optional" ..... recommend attending HYCAT Novice Swim Meets and consider attending HYCAT "home" swim meets (refer to schedule for further info/details)

COLLEGE TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/24/2017]

** age groups: 19-older

** swim practice attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 4-5 days/practices per week

** dryland program attendance ..... NONE but recommend attending any 3-4 days/practices per week

** swim meet competition is "REQUIRED" ..... [1] attend WV LSC State Long Course Swim Meet (July 2018) (refer to schedule for further info/details)

 

Questions:

Contact Greg Olson at 304-357-4825 or email:  golson@hycat.org