Junior Competitive LMR

Competitive Steam


Description (Designed for ages 11-14)
This group is for 11 & Over swimmers at the LMR level.  They are at the LEARNING TO TRAIN stage of the Long Term Athlete Development Model (LTAD).  The purpose of this group is to introduce competition at the regional level and to strive to compete and qualify for invitational swim meets.
  • Includes activation,dryland and water times
  • 5 days/week
  • Sept-July
Tues. 6:00-7:30 pm

Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex (SSLC)

Dryland then swim

Weds. 5:45-7:00 pm

Guildford Aquatic Centre (GLFD)

Thurs. 6:00-7:30 pm

Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex (SSLC)

Dryland then swim

Fri. 4:45-7:00pm Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex (SSLC)
Sat 7:00-9:30am

North Surrey Recreation Centre (w/ Senior Competitive)

swim then dryland











  • 11 to 14 years old
  • LMR qualifier
  • committed to attend 4/5 workouts a week
  • attending competitions


  • Have Fun!
  • Work on refining all 4 strokes, starts and turns
  • Follow basic competitive rules all the time
  • Establish regular attendance habits (3 out of 4 workouts)
  • Attend PASS level competitions and qualify for LMR competitions
  • Understand lane etiquette and pace clock
  • Aim for gold standard of 4:00 200IM and 5:40 300 free

Swimmer Expectations

  • Strive to attend all workouts, attendance requirement of 65%
  • Arrive 5 minutes before practice starts so you can start on time
  • Bring a water bottle to every workout
  • Participate at “Round Table Club Meets” and other club events or functions
  • Successfully attend and participate in at least 2 PASS level competition
  • Treat others with respect and care
  • Have a positive attitude
  • Adhere to Athlete Code of Conduct

Parent Expectations

  • Arrange to get your swimmer to practices and events on time
  • Contact your coach if your swimmer is going to miss workout
  • If watching workout or a swim meet, to stay in the viewing areas and remain off the pool deck or out of appropriate areas
  • Contact your coach directly if you have any concerns regarding your swimmer and their training
  • Stay up-to-date with club news via hand-outs, emails, website, bulletin boards and/or communication with coaches and board
  • Ensure all fees are paid on time and account is in order
  • Parent Participation Points: help out at SKSC club functions, hosted events, timing at PASS meets, etc...
  • Treat other parents, athletes and coaches with respect
  • Have a positive attitude and do not engage in negative gossip in the bleachers with other parents
  • Adhere to Parent Code of Conduct

Graduation Guidelines into next competitive group

  • Performance and age requirements for group
  • Recommended 75% attendance (to ensure swimmer is ready for next level)
  • Successful two week trial period

 (Please note making time standard does not automatically qualify or disqualify swimmer to move into the next group.  Move ups are solely up to coaches’ discretion.)