Comp 3 — “I enjoy swimming and want to try competing”
Target Age: 8 - 11
Swimmers in Comp 3 have demonstrated above average skills learned through our Fundamentals program or another equivalent outside LSC. They have shown a real interest in the sport and would like to try training and racing. The focus of this group is on fundamental skills and fostering a love for the sport of competitive swimming.
Comp 2 — “I enjoy competitive swimming and want to be an athlete”
Target Age: 10 - 13
Swimmers in Comp 2 have taken to the sport, want to begin learning advanced skills, and want to be athletes in the pool. Swimmers will learn to train at different levels, and begin swimming higher volumes. They will learn to push themselves outside their comfort zones and will compete more often.
Comp 1 — “I want to focus on competitive swimming and take my progression seriously”
Target Age: 10 - 13 | Attendance: 90%
Swimmers in Comp 1 want to take their swimming development seriously and they want to compete at a higher level. They have demonstrated excellent technical skills and a willingness to work hard. They will learn to train towards specific goals. Swimmers will compete often and will learn to hold themselves accountable for their training.
Senior 2 — “I am ready to commit to being a competitive swimmer year round. I enjoy competing and want to continue improving”
Target Age: 13+ | Attendance: 85%
Swimmers in Senior 2 have demonstrated a commitment to competitive swimming and want to continue to improve their skills. They will race often and work towards achieving specific swimming goals. They understand the importance of great time management — the best swimmers make it to practice and complete their school work on time.
Senior 1 — “I am ready to commit to being a competitive swimmer year round. I want to train to compete at the highest levels”
Time Standard (13+): Qualified for Central “A” | Attendance: 90%
Swimmers in Senior 1 want to progress to the highest levels and represent LSC on the Provincial and National stage. They take their attendance seriously and understand that there are no shortcuts in sport. They have demonstrated a willingness to do the work required of the high performing swimmer in their previous group. They understand the importance of great time management — the best swimmers make it to practice and complete their school work on time.
The image above shows our programming with the Long Term Athlete Development Plan overlaid. Lakeshore Swim Club is committed to providing programs for all youth athletes, from their first stroke of butterfly (Fundamentals), to the national stage (Senior 1) -- or purely for fun, active fitness (Junior Masters).