Practice Groups & Fees

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2018 Palencia Spring Developmental Program - 8 weeks

Starts on March 6th and goes to May 3rd.

Practice Times:

Ages 5 - 11 years old: Tuesday and Thursday  3:45 - 4:45 PM

Ages 12 - 17 years old: Tuesday and Thursday 4:45 - 5:45 PM

No practices during St. Johns County Schools Spring Break: March 27th & 29th.

Practices are held at the Palencia Sweetwater pool - 1865 North Loop Parkway, St. Augustine, FL 32095

Cost: $140 with current USA Swimming membership.

USA Swimming membership 2018 fee: $75*N*

*​Palencia Non-resident fee per family: $20.  This fee applies if your home is outside of Palencia's CDDs (Marshall Creek and Sweetwater).

Sibling discount: 2nd child -$110, 3rd child - $80, 4th child - $50

* If your swimmer was enrolled in Cyclones Fall or Winter Developmental program, they may have a  current 2018 membership. Click here for list: Cyclones Developmental 2018 USA Memberships. If swimmer's name is on this list,  click YES to having current USA Swimming membership when registering.

Registration includes team t-shirt and team swim cap

If you have any additional questions, please email palenciacyclones@aol.com.

Year Round Swim Team Practice Groups and  Fees       

Age Group I   
This is our entry level group. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly without stopping and without assistance to try out for this group. Athletes will learn all four competitive strokes and work on stroke, start, and turn techniques. Practices are offered five times a week and swimmers are encouraged to attend at least three.
Age Group II   
Athletes in this group are usually at least 10 years old. This group is exposed to training longer with more yardage while still working on technique. Dry land training is introduced at this level and competition at meets in encouraged. Practices are offered six times a week and swimmers are encouraged to attend at least four. 
Age Group III    
Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis and competing regularly. Training continues to emphasize stroke technique while developing and maintaining stronger aerobic endurance. Practices are offered six times a week and swimmers are encouraged to attend at lease five.

 Age Group I, II, III                  $85.00 monthly 


2017 USA Swim Program      $75 annually (required for all Age Group I, II, III swimmers)


Meet Fees                               $10.00 per swim meet


Non-resident Pool Fee:   $100.00 annually or  $10.00 monthly* (required if family is residing outside of Palencia).                           

  • No team suit required.
  • Recommend goggles for swimmers and one piece suit for girls.


Masters                          $25.00 monthly for residents

 $35 monthly non-residents


US Masters Membership        $49.00 annually (required for all Master group swimmers)

Online Registration for US Masters: http://www.usms.org/reg/register.php