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Group Description

All swimmers are assigned to groups prior to their first day of practice.  Swimmers will be evaluated continuously during practice.  Advancement will be determined by the coach at the end of each month.

Swimmers must bring all equipment to practice everyday.  Please mark all equipment and do not share equipment.

 

Developmental 1 (Recommended age 6 - 9)

  • Skill Requirement:  25 yard freestyle and backstroke
  • Non-competitive introductory group
  • Meet attendance is not a requirement but encouraged
  • Focus on freestyle and backstroke refinement with introduction to butterfly and breaststroke
  • Required equipment:  mesh bags, fins, kickboard, small pull buoy, extra goggles

 

Developmental 2 (Recommended age 7 - 11)

  • Skill Requirement:  50 yard freestyle and backstroke; knowledge of butterfly and breaststroke
  • Non-competitive and competitive groups with goal of competitive swimming
  • Meet attendance strongly encouraged but not required
  • Focus on all four strokes, starts, turns, finishes, endurance training, and competitive swimming
  • Required equipment:  mesh bags, fins, snorkels, kickboard, small pull buoy, extra goggles

 

Age Group (Recommended age 8 - 12)

  • Skill Requirement:  Must be legal in all 4 strokes.  Competent in starts, turns, and finishes.
  • Competitive groups with goal of achieving BB times or better
  • Recommended attendance of 80% (4 out of 5 days per week)
  • Meet attendance strongly encouraged but not required
  • Focus on competitive swimming in all 4 strokes with stroke refinement, interval training, and race strategy.
  • Required equipment:  mesh bags, fins, snorkels, kick board, small pull buoy, extra goggles, paddles

 

Junior (Recommended age 10 - 14)

  • Skill Requirement:  Must be legal in all 4 strokes.  Willingness to swim competitively in 200 IM and 100/200 of all strokes and 500 freestyle.
  • Competitive groups with goal of achieving BB times or better
  • Recommended attendance of 80% (4 out of 5 days per week)
  • Meet attendance strongly encouraged but not required
  • Focus on competitive swimming in all 4 strokes, IM, and long distance along with stroke refinement, interval training, and race strategy.
  • Required equipment:  mesh bags, fins, snorkels, kickboard, small pull buoy, extra goggles, paddles, drag suit, headset (starting in October)

 

Senior (Recommended age 14 - 18)

  • Skill Requirement:  Must be legal in all 4 strokes.  Highly competitive in all events.
  • Ages 12 -14 goals of AA times in at least two strokes; other age group goal of attaining A times
  • Recommended attendance of 80% (4 out of 5 days per week)
  • Meet attendance strongly encouraged but not required
  • Focus on competitive swimming in all 4 strokes, IM, and long distance along with stroke refinement, interval training, and race strategy.
  • Required equipment:  mesh bags, fins, snorkels, kickboard, small pull buoy, extra goggles, paddles, tempo trainer, drag suit, headset (starting in October