This level is designed to introduce young swimmers to the sport of swimming while allowing maximum opportunity to participate in other activities. Emphasis is placed on teaching the fundamentals of the four competitive strokes through the use of drills and games that make swimming fun. Practice is offered three times per week and it is recommended athletes attend at least twice a week. Meet attendance is also recommended.
At this level, proper stroke technique is still the emphasis. However, athletes at this level will be introduced to the basics of training technique. Swimmers will be taught pace clock management and how to understand and execute swimming sets. Participation in all meet types is encouraged, as well as participation in other non-swimming activities. It is recommended that swimmers attend a minimum of three practices per week.
This group offers more advanced young swimmers an opportunity to improve stroke and turn techniques with an equal emphasis placed on competitive training. Athletes will begin to develop the endurance needed to become an accomplished swimmer. Practice is offered four to five times a week and it is recommended swimmers attend at least four times a week.
This level consists of highly advanced 13 or older swimmers that exhibit SCSC's highest level of swimming and workout ability. These swimmers are expected to be mature, dedicated, responsible, and dependable. As our advanced swimmers increase their commitment to swimming, we insist that they maintain good academic standing. It is recommended that Senior swimmers attend 90% of offered practices, including all dryland practices.