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Silver Swimmer Lesson Program

Sherwood Park Silver Tide Swim Club
Silver Swimmer Lesson Program

Sherwood Park Silver Swimmer (pre-competitive) Lesson Program

  • Member Registration Open June 26, 2018
  • New Member Registration opens July 16, 2018

The Silver Swimmer lesson program is offered as an intro followed by three levels. Once a swimmer has completed level 2 they have the opportunity to move to our beginning competitive program 'Yellow' and once they have completed Level 3 they can move to our  'Green' competitive program.

 

  • Intro (Ages 4-6) Water Orientation

    Long-Term Athlete Development Stage: Active Start

    Practice Time: 30 min; 2 days/week

    There is no pre-requisite for this level.

    This stage will get swimmers ready for Level 1. Swimmers work on comfort in the water, immersion, movement in the water and floats.

  • Silver Swimmer Level 1 (Ages 5-7) Basic Skills

    Long-Term Athlete Development Stage: Active Start

    Practice Time: 45 min; 2 days/week

    Pre-requisite: Swimmers are comfortable in the water and can float on their front and back unassisted.

    In this introductory stage swimmers establish basic swimming skills to form a foundation to add more advanced skills. Swimmers work on kicking, body position, front and back swims and entries.

     
  • Silver Swimmer Level 2 (Ages 6-9) Skill Development

    Long-Term Athlete Development Stage: FUNdamentals

    Practice Time: 45 min; 2 days/week

    Pre-requiste: Swimmers can swim 15 meters using Frontcrawl (Free) and Backstroke.

    In this stage swimmers built on the basic swimming skills. Skills such as arm action, sculling and breathing are introduced. Swimmers will also learn Breaststroke.

    Once the swimmer is confident or has completed this level they are ready to move onto our first competitive level, Yellow.

     
  • Silver Swimmer Level 3 (Ages 6-11) Skill Improvement

    Long-Term Athlete Development Stage: FUNdamentals

    Practice Time: 45 min; 2 days/week

    Pre-requisite: Swimmers can swim 25 meters in Freestyle and Backstroke and know the basics of Breaststroke.

    In this stage swimmers refine the strokes they already know and learn Butterfly. The focus is on technical skills and endurance.

    Once the swimmer is confident or has completed this level they are ready to move onto our second competitive level, Green.