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Membership Information

What We Offer:

The Haney Seahorse Swim Club is made up of three components:

  1. 1)  Junior Program; ages 6 – 10

  2. 2)  Youth Program; ages 10 – 13

  3. 3)  Senior Program; ages 13 – 18 and Masters (adults)

Junior Program:

Our Junior program is designed for our younger athletes, aged 6 to 10. There are three groups within this Program aimed at different levels of swimmers. This program is meant to introduce young children to the sport of swimming and both the competitive and fitness elements that are involved. We will teach these swimmers proper technique and skills in all 4 competitive strokes to build a base for a long and fulfilling career in the sport. At this level swimmer have the opportunity to compete in our club Mini Meets and Pass Meets.

Bronze: This is our first swimming level aimed at swimmers 8&under. The Bronze group offers two practice sessions a week. The swimmers will learn to swim all four competitive strokes, Butterfly, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Freestyle proficiently; with an introduction to starts and turns. At this level swimmers can compete at our club Mini Meets. Once they are able to swim full lengths of Freestyle, Backstroke and Kick without assistance they are able to compete in Pass Meets.

2 hours of practice time per week

Silver: This is our second swimming level, primarily aimed at new swimmers between ages 8-10. The Silver group offers the swimmers a chance to train three times a week. The swimmers will learn to swim all four competitive strokes, Butterfly, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Freestyle proficiently; with an introduction to starts and turns. At this level swimmers can compete in both Mini Meets and Pass Meets.

3 hours of practice time per week

Gold: This is our top level Junior group, aimed at younger swimmers who wish to pursue the sport in a more competitive way. It offers the swimmers a chance to train five times a week. They will learn to perform all four competitive strokes; Butterfly, Breaststroke, Backstroke and Freestyle. Swimmers compete at Pass Meets and work toward the achievement of their Regional Time Standards (LMR Times). Swimmers in the Gold group are expected to maintain an attendance of 70% or above.

5 hours of practice time per week; plus additional dryland training.

Youth Program:

The Youth component of our club is for swimmers ages 10 – 13 years old. There are 3 different groups within the Youth program, each aimed at swimmers of different abilities and experience. This level of swimming is vital in teaching swimmers proper training habits and introducing them to regular competition.

Youth 1: This is the first level in our Youth program. It is geared towards athletes who are newer to the sport of swimming or those working towards their LMR time standard. This group will practice 4 times a week and will work to improve all elements of the sport.

4 hours of practice per week.

Youth 2: This is the second level within the Youth program. Swimmers in this group will have their LMR time standards and are working towards their AA and AAA Times. The focus of this group is to Learn to Train to a higher standard. This group will practice 6 times a week, with additional dryland training. Swimmers are expected to maintain a 75% attendance and above.

Required Equipment: Fins, snorkel, band.
9 hours of training per week; plus additional dryland training.

Senior Program:

This is the component of our club aimed at high school aged swimmers 13 and over. It features both competitive group and a non-competitive groups. We also offer a masters group for adult athletes.

Senior: Our Senior group is designed for experienced and competitive swimmers, aged 13 and over. This group is meant for swimmers at, above or near the 'AA' level. Training includes 11-13 hours of swim training a week, plus strength training and flexibility work. Swimmers must also attend swim meets and are required to maintain 70% attendance and above.

Required Equipment: Fins, Snorkel, Band, Pull-Buoy (Kick board encouraged).

Senior Fit: For high school aged swimmer who wish to participate in the sport of swimming without the commitment level of a higher group. Swimmers are not expected to attend swim meets and are not required to maintain any attendance percentage. Swimmers will train 4 hours per week.

Masters: Ages 19+; We offer three morning sessions a week. The group focuses on Freestyle technique and fitness. Great for Tri-athletes and Masters swimming athletes looking for that extra push they get from being part of a group and having a coach! 

 

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