CCAT 2015 -16 LONG COURSE PROGRAMS
MINI CCAT: April 8 -May 20
Prerequisite: ability to swim 25 meters front crawl and backstroke. Should have had swim lesson experience, ages 6-10 yrs. This is a pre-competitive program that prepares young swimmers for advancement in to competitive swimming. Focus is stroke and technique refinement along with the introduction to rules and regulations for competitive swimming. Meets 2 x per week for 60 minutes Friday & Sunday.
Fee: $225.00 ( due in full at registration )
POST SEASON TRAINING GROUP FOR CHOATE BOARDING STUDENTS: April 5th until May 27th
This group will train with the CCAT SR or SSR groups / schedule
Fee: $325 ( due in full @ registration) registration / additional fee of $65 for USA membership and $75.00 escrow required only if planning on competing in USA competitions and not already USA registered with CCAT.
COLLEGE STUDENTS: Former CCAT members Fee: $350 due in full @ registration / additional fee of $65 for USA membership and $75.00 escrow required only if planning on competing in USA competitions.
THE FOLLOWING PROGRAMS ARE GROUPED ACCORDING TO ABILITY, COMMITMENT AND WITH SOME AGE CONSIDERATION. PROGRAMS RUN FROM ARPIL 5 - AUGUST
AGE GROUP (AG) Prerequisite: coach approval, ages 8-12 yrs with some past competitive experience, legality in all 4 strokes and have a desire to compete. Practices are available 4 times per week for approximately 75 minutes. Monday- Wednesday & Friday 6:00-7:15
ADVANCED AGE GROUP (AAG) Prerequisite: is coach approval, ages 8-12 yrs, past competitive experience, time /ability qualifications, and strong commitment to swimming. This is a transition group for Age Group swimmers who are able to train at a more intense level, are committed to swimming/competing on a regular basis, and have a strong desire to continue in competitive swimming. Practices are 5-6 times per week for approximately 90 minutes. Practices are available Monday -Friday, Sundays for approx 90 minutes
SENIOR GROUP (SR) Prerequisite : coach approval, ages 12 and over and past competitive experience. This is a group for swimmers who either wish to continue to train and swim competitively or want to prepare for transitioning to the Senior Select Group in the future, abd are at the Regional Championship cut level. Practices are 5-6 times per week for approximately 90 - 120 minutes.
SENIOR SELECT GROUP (SSR) Prerequisite : coach approval, experience, must be 12 yrs or over. This program is intended for serious High School and USA Swimming members who have clear goals for themselves, work hard, good practice attendance ( including December Hell Week Training) , and are committed to meets that coaches select. Minimum qualifications are established High School States, High School Open, Ct. Senior / Age Group Championship cuts. Regular practices are available 6 per week, and additional practices are scheduled at coach's discretion. Basic practice schedule is 6 x per week, Monday-Thursday 5:45-7:45 pm, Sat/Sun 9:30 -11:30.