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Equipment

Equipment by Team Level

 

Tadpoles
Piranhas/Tiger Sharks/Juniors/Seniors
Masters

 

 

Tadpoles

  • Goggles
  • Swim cap (latex or silicon)
  • Swim suit or jammers. Polyester or nylon suits will better endure the chlorine exposure of lots of practices.
  • Shorty wetsuits. These are recommended for young Tadpole swimmers during winter months (especially if your child gets cold easily)
  • Fins are optional. Some extras are available for swimmers to borrow at both pools

Equipment for All Training Groups

  • Goggles
  • Swim cap (latex or silicon)
  • Competitive swim suit
  • Second swimsuit for double-suiting for girls in practice
  • Drag suit for boys in practice
  • Strokemaker paddles (ask you coach for the appropriate size)
  • Pull buoy (youth or adult)
  • Snorkel (talk to your coach to see if it's appropriate for you)
  • Ankle strap
  • Finish Z2 fins (make sure you ask the coch for the correct size)
  • Kickboard (any kickboard will do as long as it's not bigger than the swimmer)
  • Equipment bags*. These are useful to toting your equipment, and may be found at most sporting goods stores or online.


* See Coach Jose’s equipment description for Junior/Senior gear for photos of fins, paddles, bags.

 

 

 

Masters

  • Goggles
  • Swim cap
  • Kickboard
  • Fins
  • Pull buoy