OCEAN CITY SWIM GROUPS & FEES
Summer Session (June & July)
- Facility Fee: Each swimmer must maintain an active facility membership with the Ocean City Aquatic Center. This membership is for pool access associated with this program only. Please view membership rates here. Facility fees for this location are paid direct to Ocean City Aquatic Center.
- Annual Registration Fee: This fee covers the cost of the required registration with USA Swimming through our local LSC (Middle Atlantic) and administration/processing fees. One time annual fee of $105.
- Summer session fees are billed at the time of registration and one payment.
- Summer session includes the opportunity to participate in the Greater South Jersey League dual swim meets at no additional cost. For additional details, please click HERE.
Summer Only Swimmers - $300/Session
Swimmers that are down the shore enjoying summer and would like to continue their training are invited to join our program. First priority of program commitments will be given to our year round swimmers, but we usually have the ability to accommodate a good amount of summer training. All swimmers must be USA registered. If a swimmer needs to be registered, USA Registration is $70/swim year. All training groups listed below are available options.
Developmental 1 - $150/Session
Focus of this group is to develop a love for swimming and the fundamentals associated with kicking, freestyle, and backstroke. Swimmers will be taught basic sport terms, drills, safety, ready position, and lane rules. Swimmers at this early level will become proficient in the lane etiquette skills needed for continuation in a competitive program atmosphere.
For entrance in this group, participants in this group should be able to swim at least one length of the pool without assistance. Swimmers must be independent; flotation devices may not be used during practice sessions.
Swim D1A (3 days): Click HERE.
Swim D1B (3 days): Click HERE.
Developmental 2 - $190/Session
Focus of this group is to further develop a love for swimming and the fundamentals associated with kicking, freestyle, and backstroke. Swimmers will also learn the stroke mechanics needed for breaststroke and butterfly strokes. Daily drills, correct body balance positions, streamlining, shallow diving, flip turns, and correct breathing techniques are learning goals at this level. Learning to use the swim clock for practice sets, meet procedures and warm up rules are also educational goals.
For entrance in this group, participants should be able to swim at least 50m/50y in two different stroke styles. Swimmers will need the ability to independently focus on instruction and follow lane rules/etiquette.
Swim D2 (4 days): Click HERE.
Bronze - $220/Session
Focus of this group is on stroke proficiency and expansion upon skills learned in previous levels. Swimmers in this group start to focus on more developed body mechanics and stroke technique while learning racing skills and strategies. Endurance within stroke sets and emphasis on the importance of continuous kicking is expanded upon in this group. Learning in this group builds on all skills learned in preceding training groups. Dryland training is introduced at this level.
For entrance in this group, participants should be proficient in all four strokes and have a preliminary understanding of the impact body positioning has on stroke mechanics. Swimmers should be able to complete a 100m/100y in 2 of the four strokes.
Swim (4 days): Click HERE.
Dryland (2 days): Click HERE.
Silver - $250/Session
This group spends their time on progressive stroke techniques, endurance training, and racing skills. This group builds on all knowledge learned from previous groups. Basic goals include skill development through drill progression, taking control of swim career, developing stroke length, muscular endurance, understanding written workouts, introduction to travel rules, and introduction to threshold training. Educational goals include concepts related to race distances, overload/adaptation training. Dryland training is an expected part of training regimen.
For entrance in this group, participants should be proficient in all four strokes and have a proficient understanding of the impact body positioning has on stroke mechanics. Swimmers should be able to complete a 100m/100y in all four strokes and IM. Athletes should display the maturity required to follow more intense training sets accompanied with dryland training sessions.
Swim (5 days): Click HERE.
Dryland (3 days): Click HERE.
Gold - $260/Session
This level is designed for athletes to develop high level swimming skills and prepare for advanced competitive training. This group is for our more advanced swimmers to increase their commitment to swimming. These swimmers are expected to be mature, dedicated, responsible, and dependable. Basic goals include controlling technique, and taking an increased responsibility for training (self-motivation). Educational goals include understanding progress and improvement, understanding the recovery process (rest/nutrition/hydration). This group applies all previous knowledge and strives to balance all physical, mental, and emotional aspects of training in their continued journey in the sport. Dryland training progression is developed throughout the season with this group.
For entrance in this group, participants should be proficient in all four strokes and have a proficient understanding of the impact body positioning has on stroke mechanics. Swimmers should be able to complete a 200m/200y in all four strokes and 200 IM. Dryland training is an expected part of training regimen.
Swim (6 days): Click HERE.
Dryland (5 days): Click HERE.
We offer discounts for families with more than one child enrolled in our program. The discount is 5% off the total team rate of family team charges. We are unable to offer a discount to facility fees at this time.