Y of Central Maryland
Novice to Cadet

To move from Novice to Cadets you must meet the following criteria:

  • Be 11 years or older


  • Make at least 2 10 & under District qualifying time for your gender (District Times)

Once you have met this criteria you will need to complete the following practice set before officially moving up:

1 X 100 IM on the 2:30

4 X 50 Free on the 1:20

8 X 25 on the :40 seconds

This swim test is to be conducted by a swim coach before, during or after practice


The head coach can decide to move a swimmer up or down based off swimmer performance and behavior during practice at any time throughout the season.