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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 RECREATIONAL/DEVELOPMENTAL TEAM PROGRAMS

2013-2014 HYCAT RECREATIONAL/DEVELOPMENTAL PROGRAM HANDOUT

[NOW posted as of 08/30/2013]

 

FUTURE STARS TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

 [2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

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

** swim meet competition is "optional"

BRONZE TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups: 07-08 year olds plus "advanced" 06 year olds & "developing" 09-12 year olds

** swim meet competition is "optional"

SILVER TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups: 09-12 year olds plus "advanced" 08 year olds & "developing" 13-15 year olds

** swim meet competition is "optional"

GOLD TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups: 13-older swimmers plus "advanced" 11-12 year olds

** swim meet competition is "optional"

MASTERS TEAM

[1] brief, mini description not available

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW posted as of 08/30/2013]

 

** age groups: 19-older

** swim meet competition is "optional"

 

SUMMER [SEASONAL] TEAM

[1] brief, mini description not available

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW posted as of 08/30/2013]

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

** swim meet competition is "optional"

 

 

HYCAT "COMPETITIVE" TEAM PROGRAMS

2013-2014 HYCAT COMPETITIVE PROGRAM HANDOUT

[NOW posted as of 08/30/2013]

 

JUNIOR VARSITY TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups: ALL 10-younger swimmers plus "developing" 11-12 year olds with approval of HYCAT Coaching Staff

** HYCAT team membership REQUIRED from Sep thru Aug 

** Y membership is OPTIONAL

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 2 practices per week

** swim meet competition is REQUIRED ..... refer to team handouts for info/details

VARSITY TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

 ** age groups: 711-14 year olds plus "advanced" 10 year olds with approval of HYCAT Coaching Staff

** HYCAT team membership REQUIRED from Sep thru Aug  

** Y team membership is OPTIONAL

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 3 practices per week

** swim meet competition is REQUIRED ..... refer to team handouts for info/details

SENIOR TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups:  13-older swimmers who are presently in grades 9 thru 12

** HYCAT team membership REQUIRED from Sep thru Feb

** Y membership is OPTIONAL

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 3 practices per week Sep thru Feb

** swim meet competition is REQUIRED ..... refer to team handouts for details/info

SENIOR VARSITY TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups:  13-older swimmers plus "advanced" 12 year old with approval of HYCAT Coaching Staff

** HYCAT team membership REQUIRED from Sep thru Aug

** Y membership is OPTIONAL

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 4 practices per week Sep thru May ... 5 practices per week Jun thru Aug

** swim meet competition is REQUIRED ..... refer to team handouts for details/info

NATIONAL TEAM

[1] brief, mini description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** up-dated 09/15/2011 to include additional program requirements

** age groups: 13-older swimmers plus "advanced" 12 year old with approval of HYCAT Coaching Staff

** HYCAT team membership REQUIRED from Sep thru Aug

** Y membership is optional

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 6 practices  per week Sep thru May ... 8 practices per week Jun thru Aug

 ** swim meet competition is REQUIRED ..... refer to team handouts for details/info

COLLEGE TEAM

[1] brief, mini description not available

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 08/30/2013]

** age groups: 19-older

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 4 practices per week Jun thru Aug

** swim meet competition is REQUIRED ..... refer to team handout for details/info

COONSKIN ONLY TEAM

[1] brief, mini description not available

[2] detailed description, click here [NOW up-dated as of 09/27/2012]

** age groups: members from HYCAT Gold Team or college swimmers

** attendance requirements: NONE ..... strongly recommend 3 practices per week Jun thru Aug only @ Coonskin pool

** swim meet competition is OPTIONAL  

 

Questions:

Contact Greg Olson at 304-357-4825

or

email:  golson@hycat.org