PLEASE NOTE: All times are subject to change depending on swimmer enrollment and lane allocation.
Pre - Competitive Program
This is an introduction to the competitive swimming program in a friendly environment. Swimmers will work on the fundamentals of all strokes, starts and turns, with a fun format, introducing them to competitive swimming.
Bulls range from 6-8 years of age. They are able to swim 25 meters freestyle with their head in the water, and 25 meters of back. They will swim 2x 30-minute practices per week.
Tigers range from 7-10 years of age. They are able to swim 50 and 100 meters of freestyle, 50 meters back, and 25 meters breast. They will be encouraged to attend Jamboree meets. They will swim 2x 45-minute practices per week.
Hammerhead sharks range from 7-11 years of age. They are able to swim 200 free, 200IM, 100 back, 50 breasts, and 25 fly. They will be encouraged to attend Jamboree meets. They will swim 3x 45-minute practices per week.
Great Whites range from 11-13 years of age. They are able to swim 300 free, 200 back, 200IM, 100 breast and 50 fly. They will be introduced to training patterns, with emphasis on proper stroke technique, starts, and turns. They will learn dryland exercises. Swimmers will have (or be very close to) a standard of sub-4 minutes for the 200IM and will be encouraged to attend regional swim meets. They will swim 4x 60 minutes practices per week.
The focus of this group is to introduce the swimmers to training patterns, with the emphasis on proper swim strokes techniques, starts and turns. In addition the swimmers will be doing activations and stretching as a dry-land activity.
Swimmers will be encouraged to attend competitive swim meets.
Swimmers are committed to the sport of swimming. They are preparing to compete at Provincial AA, & AAA meets. This is learning how to train with endurance and technique focus. A structured dry-land program is focused on body awareness, stretching and injury prevention exercises.
Swimmers are fully committed to the training program and to the competitive swimming calendar. Swimmers are training to compete at Provincial AA, AAA and Age Group National meets. The program is structured to help swimmers deal with pressure. The dry-land program is focused on specific strength, stretching and injury prevention exercises.
Swimmers can choose up to 8 of the 9 sessions available to them.
The group is for intensive training and high level of performance. A higher commitment to quality training is required. Swimmers are training to perform at Provincial, Junior National, National and International swim meets. Additional training times could be added during the season. Dry-land, yoga and weightlifting sessions supplement water training.
This program is for swimmers unable to make the commitment to competitive programs. Swimmers will be working on proper swim strokes technique and introduced to endurance training and pace sets. Swimmers may choose whether they wish to compete at regional or provincial meets.