Level VIII: National Squad

Level VIII: National SQUAD 


The Level VIII: National Squad demonstrates a loyalty and commitment to the team and the sport of swimming.
  • swimmers in this group will typically be 11 years of age or older
  • demonstrate a strong commitment to the sport of swimming
  • must have multiple provincial A standards and may have achieved one or more AA standards
  • demonstrate a desire to swim at the provincial level attending the respective provincial competitions the swimmer has qualified for
  • training will emphasis aerobic based training and versatility in all strokes and distances while continuing to develop their swimming technique
  • training is 60% aerobic based/40% technical
  • should also attend other sanctioned competitions throughout the season as directed by the head coach
  • position in this group is at the sole discretion of the head coach