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       CCAT 2016 -17 YEARLY & SHORT COURSE PROGRAMS

SWIMMERS MUST MEET THE ABILITY, PRACTICE COMMITMENTS, and ENDURANCE LEVEL REQUIRED FOR ANY PROGRAM REGISTERED FOR.  All registrations subject to coach approval and coaches may request program change as needed for any individual swimmer.

 

 GOLD TEAM: (YEARLY and LONG COURSE MEMBERSHIPS ONLY. NO SHORT COURSE ONLY) :

Swimmers 11 plus years over, with competitive experience that are fully committed to achieving their full potential in competitive swimming. This program has a full training schedule,  averages 6 practices in water per week, along with some additional practices as scheduled by coaches, (added dry land, occasional water practices, and HELL WEEK). Competition in selected USA / CT Swimming meets required. GOLD TEAM swimmers participating in girls/boys HS programs are expected to compete in USA meets as their HS meet schedule allows. GOLD TEAM members must have obtained at minimum one of the following cut times or have approval from coaches: Ct. Age Group Championship or Senior Championship. Average weekly practices 120 min Monday-Thursday's,  2-3 hours Saturday & Sunday.  GOLD TEAM CT. RESIDENT HIGH SCHOOL FEMALES / MALES SWIMMERS ( those planning to swim with CCAT in fall and LC HAVE A REDUCED YEARLY FEE.

 

SILVER TEAM: Memberships:YEARLY ( 09/12/16 -08/2017)  or SHORT COURSE  (09/12/16 – 03/2017)

Swimmers 11 plus years over, with previous competitive experience, ( or has been  coach approved to advance from Bronze level ) committed to practice average 4-5 times per week, and will  compete regularly in selected  USA/CT. Swimming competitions,  as well as any  Ct. Championships that they qualify for. Average practice time are from 90 min  Monday- Thursday, 120 min Sunday

 

BRONZE TEAM: Memberships: YEARLY ( 09/12/16 -08/2017) or SHORT COURSE (09/12/16 – 03/2017)

Swimmers 8-12 yrs old.  Some previous competitive  swimming experience,  mastery of all 4 competitive strokes, or coach approval. This program is for those committed to practice average of 3 times per week, still  in need of intensive technical skill instruction, in addition to endurance training. Swimmers will compete in selected USA/Ct. Swimming competitions. Average Practice 90 minutes Tuesday, Thursday, Friday

 

MINI CCAT: PRE Competitive Program  ( Session Memberships) 

SESSION I  ( 10/3/16 – 11/18/16 ):  Friday (6:00 – 7:00) / Sunday ( 5:00-6:00 pm)

SESSION II ( 01/2/17 – 02/17/17):   Friday (6:30 – 7:00) / Sunday ( 5:00-6:00 pm )

Pre competitive Novice program for 6-11 yrs that have had completed swim lessons, swim at least 25 meters of 2  strokes without stopping. MINI CCAT program instruction is geared toward developing young swimmers for competitive swimming emphasizing technique and building endurance,  young swimmers to move on to the Age Group program. Practices 2 times per week per session.

 

PRE & POST SEASON TRAINING PROGRAMS ( 14 yrs /over): Program provides pre-season training with CCAT to prepare for HS season, or for Choate boarding students to maintain training for Long Course season. 

PRE-SEASON: ( 09/12/16– 11/18/16)  Ct. HS male / Choate students

POST-SEASON: ( 04/10/17 – 06/1/17) Choate students only

 

CHOATE BOARDING STUDENT FULL PROGRAM: ( 09/12/16 – 06/01/17):  Choate Boarding  students only that want to compete in USA/CT Swimming meets,  CCAT attached or unattached, train with CCAT pre season and post season, in season as needed, and have swim/times @ Choate Championship meets (Founders, NE Championship) observed.

                                

                                 PROGRAM FEES / MEET FEES

 

SPLASH FEES AND ENTRY PROCESS

Members of the 3 CCAT competitive programs ( Gold , Silver, Bronze ) are required to provide/file a credit card form at the time of registration.  Swimmers will be entered in selected meets posted on the CCAT website ONLY IF A COMMITTED/DECLINE RESPONSE HAS BEEN ENTERED ON THE WEBSITE BY THE CCAT DEADLINE POSTED. Do not request entry via email or verbal notification.  The SPLASH FEES WILL BE AN AUTOMATIC CHARGE ONCE CCAT has submitted the entry. SPLASH FEES are the cost of a fee charged by teams/LSC hosting a competition for each event swimmers are entered in for competitions.

 

ADMINISTRATION FEES: A monthly charge of $5.00 will be invoiced monthly per family (NOT per swimmer) for the competitive program members ( GOLD, SILVER, BRONZE ). Pre/Post Season, and Choate Full School Year members , that are  current USA Swimming members, should  file a credit card form if they plan to swim in any competitions.

 

                             COMPETITIVE PROGRAMS FEES  ( read payment schedule)

 

GOLD TEAM: ( YEARLY MEMBERSHIP ONLY 09/12/16 – last team practice (8/17)

Membership Fee: $800 ( includes 2017 USA Membership renewal fees)

Coaching Fee: $1,500

Total: $2,300

 

GOLD TEAM:FOR CT BOYS/GIRLS HIGH SCHOOL SWIMMERS (YEARLY MEMBERSHIP ONLY)

Membership Fee:$800

Coaching Fee: $1200

Total: $2000

 

GOLD TEAM: LONG COURSE ONLY 4/17 –until last team practice 8/17) NO SHORT COURSE ONLY

Membership Fee: $650 ( includes 2017 USA Membership renewal fees)

Coaching Fee: $650

Total: $1300

 

SILVER TEAM:

Membership:  YEARLY 09/12/16 – last team practice 8/17

Membership Fee: $800 ( includes required  2017 USA Swimming Membership fee)

Coaching Fees: $1,300

Total: $2,100

 

 SILVER TEAM:Membership: SHORT COURSE ONLY 09/12/16 – until last Championship meet qualified for LONG COURSE ONLY  4/16 - until last Championship meet qualified for

Membership Fee: $600 (includes required 2017 USA Swimming Membership fee)

Coaching Fees:  $650

Total: $1,250

 

BRONZE: 

Membership: YEARLY 09/12/16 until last Championship meet qualified for SC and LC

Membership Fee: $575  (includes required 2017 USA Swimming Membership fee)

Coaching Fees:    $800

Total: $1375

 

BRONZE:  Membership: SHORT COURSE ONLY 09/12/16 – until last Championship meet qualified for

Membership Fee: $400 (includes required 2017 USA Swimming Membership fee)

Coaching Fees:    $425

Total: $825

 

CHOATE BOARDING STUDENT FULL SCHOOL YEAR PROGRAM: 09/12/16 – 06/01/17:

Membership Fee: $500 / $575 ( if USA CCAT to renew USA Swimming membership)

 

                             PRE COMPETITIVE / NOVICE PROGRAM:

 

MINI CCAT: Pre Competitive / Novice Program  ( Session Memberships) 

 

SESSION I: Fee $300 10/3/16 – 11/18/16:  Friday (6:00 – 7:00) / Sunday ( 5:00-6:00 pm)

SESSION II: Fee $300 01/2/17 – 02/17/17   Friday (6:30 – 7:00) / Sunday ( 5:00-6:00 pm )

FEE DUE IN FULL @ REGISTRATION

   

                                    TRAINING PROGRAMS:

 

PRE & POST SEASON TRAINING PROGRAM ( 14 yrs /over):

Membership Fee:  $300 PRE-SEASON:  09/12/16– 11/18/16   Ct male HS and Choate students only

                                $300 POST-SEASON:  04/10/17 – 06/1/17  Choate students only

                                 FEE DUE IN FULL @ REGISTRATION

 

USA MASTERS SWIMMING : USA Master Swimming Program: contact Keith Cargan: kcargan@gmail.com