Practice Groups

 

Intro to Pre Comp (Wahoo) $120/month - 3x at 45mins

·         Equipment: team cap, goggles, water bottle, fins

·         Attendance Requirements: Recommendation of 2-3 practices per week

·         Group Description: Wahoo is the Beach Cities Intro to Pre competitive group. This group is building a love for the lifelong sport of swimming and working to establish skills to get them into the entry level of the Beach Cities pre comp program! With two to three practices per week, your child will work on perfecting his or her freestyle and backstroke strokes and will build confidence in the water! The intro to pre-competitive team feeds directly to the pre competitive team!!  Our highly qualified and dedicated instructors will help your swimmer learn the basics of pre competitive swimming and the importance of correct stroke technique in a fun and exciting learning environment. Swimmers of are placed into groups of kids of similar age and ability level.

 

Pre Competitive (Dolphin) $150/month - 3x at 1hour

·         Equipment: team cap, goggles, water bottle, fins

·         Attendance Requirements: Recommendation of 2-3 practices per week

·         Group Description: The Beach Cities Pre competitive team includes the Dolphin group. This groups is building a love for the lifelong sport of swimming and exploring the options of training with a competitive team! With two to three practices per week, your child will gain endurance while still perfecting his or her strokes! Not only is it a great workout, but the pre-competitive team also feeds directly to the competitive team!!  Our highly qualified and dedicated instructors will help your swimmer learn the basics of competitive swimming and the importance of correct stroke technique in a fun and exciting learning environment with swimmers of similar age and ability level.

 

 

Novice Competitive (Marlin) $150/month - 3-4x at 1hour

·         Equipment: team cap, goggles, water bottle, fins

·         Attendance Requirements: Recommendation of 2-3 practices per week for Marlin

·         Group Description: The Marlin group is Beach Cities Swimming's Novice Comp group.  This group will have an introduction to the R/W meets as determined by the coaching staff.  This group is still very technique focused, but learning how to race more and getting comfortable in how USA Swimming sanctioned swim meets are run. Having fun and loving the sport of swimming is still very important in this group!  

 

Novice Competitive (Intro to Senior) $150/month - 4x at 1hour

·         Equipment: team cap, goggles, water bottle, fins, kickboard, pull buoy, finis band or any other brand bands, snorkel.        

Attendance Requirements: Recommendation of 3-4 practices per week

·         Group Description: The Intro to Senior group is our Competitive Development Group for ages 13+. This group is a good gap between our precomp and competitive programs. The emphasis is placed on stroke refinement, stroke efficiency, body balance, starts, turns, and competitive swimming etiquette. This group will also have an introduction to the R/W meets as determined by the coaching staff. From here, you'll advance to one of the Senior groups, likely Senior 1.