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Legends Competitive Groups

St. John’s Legends Swim Club Program

St. Johns Legends Swim Club program is designed to foster the pursuit of excellence and support swimmers in the development of a successful swimming career. Our training groups are designed to complement the abilities and skill development of all athletes.

The program is designed and follows the LTAD (Long Term Athlete Development) objectives outlined by Swimming Canada. The Legends Program is divided in two sections, competitive, pre-competitive.

Elite

The Elite group is for swimmers who are driven to develop and perform to the maximum of their abilities while maintaining a high level of expectations and commitment in their swimming.  This group is comprised of swimmers who:

  • National Time Standards (Easterns, Canadian Junior, and Canadian Senior, Canadian Trials)
  • 13 Years of age and over, with exceptions for 11-12 year old’s.
  • Maintain 90% attendance in practice and attends competitions.
  • 9 practices a week, plus dryland.

Youth

The Youth group is for swimmers who have competitive experience and are training to archive the National Time Standards, while allowing for a reduction in commitment.

  • Provincial Time Standards
  • 15 Years of age and older, with exceptions for 13-14 year old’s
  • Maintain 90% attendance and attends competitions.
  • 7 practices a week, plus dryland

Junior

The Junior group is for swimmers who have competitive experience who have set high expectations and are willing to increase their practices and commitment, while striving to toward qualifying to a National Time Standard level. This group is comprised of swimmers who:

  • Provincial Time Standards
  • 13 Years of age and older.
  • Maintain 90% attendance in practice and attends competitions.
  • 7 practices a week, plus dryland
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Age Group HP

The Age Group HP  Group is for swimmers who have competitive experience in swimming but has a need to reduce the amount of commitment and athlete also participates in other sports or activities

  • Working towards provincial standard times.
  • 11 - 14 years old.
  • Maintains 90% attendance and attends competitions.
  • 5 practices a week, plus dryland.

Gold

The Gold Group is for swimmers who are willing to increase and commit to a more intense training program.

  • Provincial Time Standards
  • 12 Years of age and under
  • Maintains 90% attendance and attends competitions.
  • 6 practices a week, plus dryland

Silver

The Silver Group is for swimmers who are willing to learn to be a competitive swimmer, through the development of positive athlete habits and the pursuit of provincial standard times.

  • Working towards Provincial Time Standards
  • 10 years old of age and under
  • 90% attendance and attends competitions.
  • 5 practices at week plus dryland