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Groups, Schedules, Rates - SC 2019-2020

Group Descriptions Schedules and Rates

ALL BREAKERS SWIM TEAM members must be in good standing with USA Swimming and YMCA Competitive Swimming.

The Full 2019-2020 YMCA Fall Program Guide is HERE.

RED: Ages 6-12 (Recommended: attend 2 practices)

COACHES:  EMILY MAAS(TUES ONLY), KIRSTEN PALMER, MEGAN OLSEN, Lesli Washington

COST: $35 per month member rate

Location: Central, Lap pool

Schedule: Tues AND Thurs, 5:45-6:45

THIS IS THE ENTRY LEVEL GROUP FOR THE BREAKERS SWIM TEAM. Find out what it means to be on team and Have fun! For this beginning group swimmers should have completed level 5 swim lessons or have rhythmic   breathing skills and be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke.   Being comfortable in deep water is necessary.

Swimmers BEGIN TO DEVELOP ALL FOUR COMPETITIVE STROKES & STARTS AND TURNS associated with each stroke. Learning these foundations prepares them for future growth and also FOR LOCAL COMPETITIONS. Competition is encouraged but not mandatory. Kids will do dryland at the beginning of practice each day.

 

WHITE I : Ages 8-12 yrs (Recommended: attend 2 practices)

COACHES:  EMILY MAAS & KATHY COFFIN-SHEARD & Lesli Washington

COST: $45 per month member rate

Location: West, Lap pool

Schedule: Tuesday AND  Thurs, 4:30-5:30pm

THIS GROUP IS DESIGNED FOR SWIMMERS WHO HAVE ADVANCED OUT OF THE RED GROUP BUT ARE STILL DEVELOPING stroke skills and foundations.

HERE WE ARE CONTINUING TO DEVELOP PROPER STROKE TECHNIQUE IN PREPARATION FOR COMPETITION AT a LOCAL LEVEL.  WE CONTINUE TO FOCUS ON FUN! & TEAMWORK, CHARACTER BUILDING.  At this level an INTRODUCTION TO DRYLAND TRAINING IS ALSO INCORPORATED.

 

WHITE II : Ages 8-12 yrs 

COACHES:  CHRIS CORRADO & KATHY COFFIN-SHEARD

COST: $45 per month member rate

Location: West, Lap pool

Schedule: Mon AND Wed, 5:30-7:00pm ( we need kids on pool deck with suits and towels ready for dryland. Meet in dryland corner near yellow wall) ​​

THIS GROUP IS DESIGNED FOR SWIMMERS WHO HAVE ADVANCED OUT OF THE WHITE I GROUP, BUT continued FOCUS ON STROKE TECHNIQUE and form.  WE BEGIN TO INTRODUCE SWIMMERS TO LIGHT ENDURANCE SWIMMING, which will PREPARE THEM FOR THE BLUE I GROUP. Skills such as READING A PACE CLOCK AND UNDERSTANDING THE RULES FOR EACH STROKE DURING COMPETITIONS happens here.

FOCUS ON FUN! & TEAM BUILDING & SPORTSMANSHIP remains important in the WHITE II GROUP.  DRYLAND TRAINING IS Emphasized IN WHITE II AND WE WILL START WITH DRYLAND EACH DAY.

 

BLUE I: Ages 10-15 yrs (Recommended: attend 3-4 practices)

COACHES:  WHITNEY MILLER  (& EMILY MAAS -THs)

Dryland Coach:  JAMI HIRSCH

Cost: $60 per month member rate

Schedule:  MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY 6:15-7:15 @ CENTRAL. SWIM ONLY

Location: CENTRAL, Lap pool

Schedule:  TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 4:30-6:30 (First 30 MINUTES IS DRYLAND TRAINING AND TEAM BUILDING) (dry shorts/shirts/shoes) 

Location: WEST, Lap pool

THIS GROUP IS DESIGNED FOR SWIMMERS WHO HAVE ADVANCED OUT OF THE WHITE II GROUP, AND IS ALSO SPOT FOR THAT SEASONAL SWIMMER WHO IS 14 OR YOUNGER. Skills such as READING A PACE CLOCK AND UNDERSTANDING THE RULES FOR EACH STROKE DURING COMPETITIONS will be emphasized.  SWIMMERS WILL IMPROVE ENDURANCE AND TECHNIQUE.  A MORE SPECIFIC DRYLAND TRAINING MODULE is introduced here.

 

BLUE II: 10-14 (Recommended: attend 4 - 5 practices)

COACHES:  COURTNEY GREENING (M&W), JANINA TIMMER (T&Th)

Dryland Coach:  JAMI HIRSCH

Cost: $80 per month member rate

Location: CENTRAL YMCA

Schedule:  MONDAY AND WEDNESDAY 5:00-6:30

Location: WEST YMCA

Schedule:  TUESDAY AND THURSDAY 5:15-7:15 -Dryland 5:15-6:00 /swim 6:15-7:15  (Dryland training is with certified personal/group trainer 2 x /week, dry shorts/shirts/shoes-studio B)

Schedule:  FRIDAY 4:30-6:15 PM @ WEST 15 MINUTES ABDOMINAL WORK BEFORE PRACTICE

Swimmers will refine their strokes and focus on the many aspects of competitive swimming, as well as becoming a well-rounded athlete with good sportsmanship and leadership skills. This group participates in competitions frequently such as YMCA /USA states, Jr. Olympics and USA Zones.

Dryland training is with certified personal/group trainer 2 x /week

 

SENIOR: Ages 13-18 yrs (Recommended:5-6 practices )(MINIMUM 5 ) 

COACHES:  KATHY COFFIN SHEARD & TOM ULATOWSKI

Dryland Coach:  JAMI HIRSCH

Cost: $95 per month member rate

Location: WEST

Schedule: 

  • Mondays & Wednesdays, 4:00-6:00pm
  • Tuesdays & Thursdays, 5:15-7:30pm (dryland 5:15-6:00 pm)
  • Fridays, 4:30-6:15pm
  • ​Saturdays, 8:30 - 10:00A

​Mand. Team DrylandT & TH @ WEST, 5:15-6:00pm (dry shorts/shirts/shoes) STUDIO B

The Senior group includes  dedicated swimmers with a strong work ethic who will rise as team leaders & increased commitment to the sport. Some swimmers have qualified for Junior Olympics all the way up to YMCA Nationals.

Refines skills, technique and the art of racing, exemplary character & training ability. Commitment to program.

Dryland training is with certified group/personal trainer 2 x /week.