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PARDS Satellite

Tiger Aquatics - Denham Springs/PARDS Satellite

Head Site Coach Margot May (Margot@swimtaq.com)

 

PARDS of Denham Springs is a proud satellite of Tiger Aquatics Swim Club, LLC in Baton Rouge, La. The addition of USA Swimming at PARDS greatly benefits those who wish to take their swimming to the next level for both members and non-members. 

Groups:

Paws-DS 

  • Practice Times:  Monday - Friday, 6:00-7:00pm
  • Ages: 5 and older
  • Equipment needed: fins, junior snorkel, kickboard, equipment bag
  • Dryland Equipment needed: workout clothes, running shoes

This group is designed for swimmers ages 5 and older.  The emphasis of this group is to gain better technique of all four strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly, as well as proper starts and turns.  Other emphasis will be placed on kicking, streamline, proper body position in the water, but most of all having FUN! 

Cost per Month: $50/$65 (member/non-member), plus $125 yearly registration/ $50 one time meet escrow fee

 

Cubs-DS 

  • Practice Times: Monday - Friday, 6:00-7:00pm
  • Ages: 10 and under
  • Equipment needed: fins,  junior snorkel, kickboard, equipment bag
  • Dryland Equipment needed: workout clothes, running shoes

This group is designed for the more competitive 10 & Under athlete. Cubs will continue to work on technique of ALL four strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, & butterfly. A focus will be set on IM, underwater kicking, racing, attendance, & clock reading. Cubs will also learn how to do and complete a set during a workout. 

Cost per Month:  $60/$75 (member/non-member), plus $125 yearly registration/ $50 one time meet escrow fee

 

Tigers-DS 

  • Practice Times: Monday - Friday, 4:30pm-6:00pm
  • Ages: 9 to 13 years old
  • Equipment requirements: paddles, pull buoy, fins, snorkel, equipment bag
  • Dryland Equipment needed: workout clothes, running shoes, water bottle
This group is the 3rd level of competitive training for athletes ages 9 and up. At this level, aerobic
training is introduced while maintaining & refining proper technique, as well as developing long term
and short term goals. A seasonal training mentality will be introduced as well as basic dryland training.
The Tigers group offers practice 5 times per week and are highly encouraged to attend 3 per week.

Cost per Month:  $70/$85 (member/non-member), plus $125 yearly registration/$50 one time meet escrow fee

 

Pre-State DS

  • Practice Times: Monday - Friday, 4:00pm-6:00pm
  • Ages: 11 years old and up
  • Equipment requirements: fins, paddles, snorkel
  • Dryland Equipment needed: workout clothes, running shoes, water bottle

This group  is the 4th group level offered at PARDS. This group is for athletes ages 11 and up. This level of training involves proper teaching of all 4 strokes, drill work, starts, turns, as well as an introduction to endurance training and dryland. Pre-State athletes are encouraged and expected to compete in local swim meets. This group offers 5 practices per week. Athletes are expected to attend a minimum of 3-4 workouts per week. 

Cost per Month: $72/$87 (member/non-member), plus $125 yearly registration/$50 one time meet escrow fee

 

Senior-DS 

  • Practice Times: Monday - Friday, 4:00-6:00pm, Saturdays TBA
  • Ages: 13 years old and up
  • Equipment requirements: paddles, pull buoy, fins, snorkel, mesh bag
  • Dryland Equipment needed: workout clothes, running shoes, water bottle

 

This is the 5th group level offered at PARDS. Athletes must be fully committed to the sport of swimming and ready to their training to the highest level possible. This group is for athletes wanting to train and
compete at the highest level possible. The training will consist of technique work, while continuing to
build aerobic capacity sets, test sets and extensive dryland. The Senior group will also focus on
seasonal goal setting, proper nutrition and becoming an all around better swimmer. Senior athletes are
expected to attend EVERY practice as well as all meets. Therefore, entry into this group is not based just on swim times but, a variety of factors including the swimmers physical maturity, ability to commit the time, and the fitness level to participate in demanding practices, year round.

Cost per Month:  $75/$90 (member/non-member), plus $125 yearly registration/$50 one time meet escrow fee

 

If you are interested in joining and would like to schedule a tryout please contact Coach Margot (Margot@swimtaq.com). Any billing or payment questions to Lyndi Geyer (lyndi@swimtaq.com)

 

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