The Farber Swim School
Penguins is a year-round, low pressure, competitive team, that
teaches advanced techniques, while keeping it fun!
Tryouts are required
- FREE one week trial
- Practices are
Mon-Thurs, you choose the days
- 1-2 optional meets
- 1-3 optional dive
clinics every month
- No fundraising or
volunteer hours required
USA Swimming & Oregon
- Trained, certified
& enthusiastic coaches
team currently consists of three different levels; Bronze, Silver
& Gold. Participants are placed in these levels based on their
age, swimming ability, maturity level and commitment to
Times & Prices:
(Entry Level Swimmer): Monday-Thursday, 5:30-6:30pm,
During a typical
Bronze practice, swimmers will be asked to do simple swimming sets
that improve not only their stroke technice, but endurance as well.
Swimmers will also learn the basics of what is to be expected of
them when they enter the Silver or Gold levels (when to leave the
wall for sets, how to understand and interpret more difficult sets,
what coaches hand signals mean, etc.). Bronze swimmers typically
swim between 800-1500 yards per practice.
(Intermediate Level Swimmer)
: Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:00pm, $95/month
swimmers are given more difficult sets, in order to
concentrate on technique, endurance and speed. Silver
swimmers typically swim between 2500-3000 yards per
(Advance Level Swimmer)
: Monday-Friday, 5:30-7:00pm, $105/month
a typical Gold practice, swimmers will focus on endurance,
technique building and speed training. Gold swimmers will be asked
to work through difficult sets that rely heavily on timing.
They typically swim between 3500-5500 yards per
Gold swimmers also
have optional dry-land practices on Mondays & Wednesdays
4:30-5:30pm with Coach Seth. Meet at Turtles Yoga and the
practice will take off from there.
- $64/year USA swimming
- Meet fees are an extra
cost. They range from $15-$45
- Clinic fees are at an
extra cost. They range from $15-$30
who have multiple Penguin swimmers on the team will receive a
discount off of their monthly team fees. (Example: 1 Bronze
$85/month & 1 Silver $95/month = $85 + $95 = $180 - 5%
($9.00) = $171.00)
- 2 swimmers =
- 3 swimmers =
- 4 swimmers =
- 5+ swimmers =
this time, the Penguins do not require their participants to
fundraise. On occasion, the team will hold fundraisers for specific
things, but participation is optional.
this time, the Penguins do not require any volunteer hours.
If a parent/guardian is interested in helping out at meets as
a timer or an official, please email our Team Coordinator
are affiliated with Oregon Swimming & USA Swimming.