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Groups, Pricing and Practice Times

Competitive Swim Club groups, pricing, and practice times

Click HERE to register

 

If you have any questions about which group your athlete should be enrolled in,

Contact

Head Coach Fernando Canales at (480) 526-0189,

or 

Head Age Group Coach Mona Nyheim-Canales at (480) 498-0484, or

email us at:  pitchforkaquatics@gmail.com

 

*NOTE - For insurance coverage, we require all of our club team athletes to be

USA Swimming registered members

USA Swimming Registration Fee and/or Transfer fee is the responsibility of each club member.  You can choose to do the initial application through our club registration process or you can do it yourself though the Arizona Swimming website (Note - transfers can only be done by the parent/post grad swimmer via the Arizona Swimming website).

 A valid USA Swimming membership card must be presented to the coaches prior to the first day of practice and a copy emailed to:  pitchforkaquatics@gmail.com

 

Club Membership Fees (payable in September and valid through August, prorated for mid year signup, and are non refundable) 

$175 per year, $75 for the 2nd, and $50 for the third (capped at $300 per family).

(not including the USA Swimming registration or transfer fee)

Team registration includes Team T-shirt and logo Swim Cap

 

Travel fees - Travel fees are applicable when the team travels outside of the Metro Phoenix area.  Coach travel, lodging, and meal expenses will be split evenly across all the families that are attending).

 

Groups and Pricing

REC/PREP = $80 per month

WHITE = $125 per month

MAROON = $150 per month

BLACK = $175 per month

GOLD = $199 per month

COPPER = $199 per month

INTERNATIONAL = $250 per month

(Note - Credit card and ACH transaction fees are charged to your account, invoicing is done on the first of the month)

 

NOTE regarding payment of fees

Payment is due on the 1st of the month, and is considered to be late if received after the 10th.  If payment is received after the 10th, a $10 late fee will be assessed.  Swimmers will not be allowed to register or compete in meets if your account is past due. 

Our expectation is that all athletes/parents make a commitment to the sport and our club for at least 12 months (through a short/long course season cycle).  If you or your athlete chooses to quit the team before that time, there is a 30 day notice required for monthly dues, however, the club membership and ASU Swimming registration fee is non refundable. 

Our policy does not allow suspension of your account for high school swimming season or vacation, etc., unless for extended illness or injury.

 

Groups Description and Practice Times

Prep Group - 13 years old and younger ($80 per month)

Designed for entry level swimmers coming from learn to swim programs or summer league rec teams.  Competitions are not required, and if approved by the coaching staff, will be recreational level (not USA Swimming sanctioned) meets.

Monday, Wednesday (and Thursday during the summer):  5:45 pm - 6:45 pm (Subject to change)

Saturday: 11:00am-12:00pm (Subject to change)

Please click HERE to register for the SunRays Swim Team

 

White Group - 13 years old and younger ($125 per month)

Designed for novice swimmers who will learn to develop a love for our sport, swimming for fitness and exploring the basics of competitive swimming.  Competitions are not required but may be selected if approved by the coaching staff.
 
Monday and Thursday:  5:45 pm - 7:00 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday: 11:00am-12:15pm (Subject to change)
Pool training focused on stroke mechanics and fitness.
 
Swimmers are required to have the following equipment before the first day of practice: Competitive training suit, Pitchfork Aquatics swimming cap only, goggles, long  fins, snorkel, kickboard, mesh bag.
 

Click HERE to register

 

Maroon Group - 13 years old and younger ($150 per month)

Designed for athletes who want to succeed in competitive swimming and are focused on progressing through Local, State and Regional Competitions.
 
Monday through Friday:  5:00pm - 6:45 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday:  11:00 am - 12:45 pm  (Subject to change)
Training is focused on physical conditioning, aerobic fitness, swim training parameters and stroke mechanics.
 
Swimmers will compete at events within the State of Arizona and Western Region.
 
Swimmers are required to have the following equipment before the first day of practice: Competitive training suit, Pitchfork Aquatics swimming cap only, goggles, long fins, snorkel, kickboard, mesh bag
 
Click HERE to register
 

Black Group - 13 years old and under ($175 per month)

Designed for experienced competitive swimmers who want to succeed at the highest level and are focused on excelling in Local, State, Regional and Elite Championships. Members of this group must have the highest commitment to attendance and the pursuit of team goals.
 
Monday through Friday:  5:00 pm - 7:00 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday:  11:00 am - 1:00 pm (Subject to change)
Training is focused on physical conditioning, aerobic fitness, swim training parameters: stroke mechanics, racing strategy & psychology.
 
Swimmers will compete at events within the State of Arizona, Western Region and Elite events.
 
Swimmers are required to have the following equipment before the first day of practice: Competitive training suit, Pitchfork Aquatics swimming cap only, goggles, long fins, snorkel, kickboard, pull buoy, mesh bag
 
Click HERE to register
 

Gold Group (*) 13-18 years old ($199 per month)

Designed for highly competitive swimmers who want to succeed at elite levels and are focused on excelling in State, Regional and Elite Championships.  Members of the Gold group must have the highest commitment to attendance and the pursuit of team goals. 
                                                                      
Chandler High School pool
Monday and Wednesday:  5:00 am- 6:30 am
Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 am - 7:30 am (Subject to change)
Monday through Friday:  4:00 pm - 6:15 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday:  9:00 am - 11:30 am (Subject to change)
 
Swimmers will compete at events within the State of Arizona, Western Region National and International events.
 
Swimmers are required to have the following equipment before the first day of practice: Competitive training suit, Pitchfork Aquatics swimming cap only, goggles, long fins, snorkel, kickboard, pull buoy, paddles, pulling "D" band, mesh bag.
 
Click HERE to register
 

Copper Group (*) - High School, College, and Post Graduate ($199 per month)

Designed for career swimmers who want to succeed at elite levels excelling in NCAA, National and International Competitions.  
 
Chandler High School pool
Monday and Wednesday:  5:00 am- 6:30 am
Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 am- 7:30 am (Subject to change)
Monday through Friday:  4:00 pm - 6:15 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday:  9:00 am - 11:30 am (Subject to change)
 
Swimmers in this group will prepare to compete at the highest level and are expected to maintain 100% attendance.  

Swimmers are required to have the following equipment before the first day of practice: Competitive training suit, Pitchfork Aquatics swimming cap only, goggles, long fins, snorkel, kickboard, pull buoy, paddles, pulling "D" band, mesh bag.

Click HERE to register

 

International Training Group (*) - Post High School, College and Post Graduate ($250 per month)

Designed for USA/FINA swimmers who want to succeed at elite levels excelling in National and International Competitions.  Monthly fees include swim meet registration.
 
 
Mona Plummer Aquatic Center
 
Tuesday and Thursday 5:30 am - 7:00 am (Subject to change)
Monday through Friday:  4:00 pm - 6:15 pm (Subject to change)
Saturday:  9:00 am- 11:30 am (Subject to change)
 
Swimmers in this group will prepare to compete at the highest level and are expected to maintain 100% attendance.  

Swimmers are required to have the following equipment before the first day of practice: Competitive training suit, Pitchfork Aquatics swimming cap only, goggles, long fins, snorkel, kickboard, pull buoy, paddles, pulling "D" band, mesh bag.

Click HERE to register

 

*Note:  Due to NCAA Compliance regulations, all high school swimmers (9th-12th grade) participating in our program must live within a 50 mile radius of the Mona Plummer Aquatic Center/ASU campus.