Mini-Session participants learn the
techniques necessary for good backstroke, freestyle, butterfly,
breaststroke, dives, turns and underwater breakouts.
The classes, taught by a USA Swimming
instructor along with a few of the club's advanced swimmers, are
intensive, fun, and absolutely non-competitive.
Applicants must 1) be at least 7 years
old, and 2) be able to swim in some fashion, unassisted and
without holding onto lanelines, for 25
Instructors expect students to
be attentive and respectful in
Typical class size is 10-20
The Mini-Session classes, all held at the
Rome High School pool, are one hour long each, and there are nine
all together. They meet on Tuesdays and Thursdays at 4:30--5:30
p.m. and on Saturdays at 9:00-10:00 a.m.
Occasionally minor schedule changes are
Note: There is lots of review from one
hour to the next so missing one or two of the nine classes does not
hinder overall progress. Most families have to miss a couple days
due to other plans.
Cost for all nine hours is $95/swimmer.
Fitted goggles are $15.
TRSC Mini-Sessions are designed to
for those swimmers who want to pursue the sport, the Mini-Sessions
will serve as key preparation for TRSC's year-round program
(the "Regular" Session).
Most youngsters do at
Mini-Sessions before the coaches feel they are ready to
consider that year-round program. Occasionally, however, an
older Mini-Session swimmer (9 or over) will be prepared after
just one Mini-Session.
To reserve your child's spot in the May
Mini-Session, pre-registration is required. A registration form is
available as an attachment below.
Please print a
copy of it, fill it out by hand,
and send it and your payment
to Three Rivers Swim Club, P.O.1151, Rome, GA
Best submit the form well in advance since
the classes sometimes reach capacity
quickly. A coach will contact you when your
child is on the May roster. Priority is given to previous
If you have other questions, or wish to
have your child's current skill level evaluated, you may contact
Coach Coville through the website's Contact tab.
Hey, give a TRSC Mini-Session a
shot! It’s fun and you’ll
learn a lot!