Practice Groups

Riptide Training Groups


  • Ages 10 and under
  • Swimmers that can swim 25 yards without assistance
  • ​Swimmers that can follow instruction and want to learn how to swim competitively

​Available at the following locations

  • Bridger: Monday and Wednesday 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Belton: Tuesday and Thursday 7:00pm - 8:00pm


  • 12 and under or First year
  • Swimmers are able to withstand higher yardage without fatigue
  • Swimmer is ready to compete in Swim meets
  • Capable of swimming all four strokes and/or improving technique
  • Swimmer is able to follow instruction and wants to improve skills
  • Suggested practice: 3-4x a week

​​Available at the following locations

  • Bridger: Tuesday - Friday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Belton: Monday - Thursday 7:00pm - 8:30pm


  • 13 and over swimmers plus 11-12 swimmers with at least 3 Championship times
  • High level of dedication to improve skills
  • Mastered all 4 strokes
  • Able to follow instruction and lead themselves in successful training
  • Suggested practice 5x a week during all non-meet weeks

​Available at the following locations

  • Belton: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Longview: Monday - Thursday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Bridger: Tuesday - Friday 5:45pm - 7:30pm, Saturday 8:00am - 11:00 am


  • 15 and over swimmers and 13-14 swimmers with 3 or more Championship cuts
  • Highest level of dedication to improving skills
  • Mastered all strokes
  • Able to follow instructions and lead themselves as well as others in successful trainings
  • Full understanding of pace clocks, intervals and heart rates for optimal success
  • Practice Required 5x a week

​​Available at the following locations

  • Belton: Monday - Thursday 5:30pm - 7:00pm
  • Longview: Monday - Thursday 6:00pm - 8:00pm
  • Bridger: Friday 5:45pm - 7:30pm, Saturday 8:00am - 11:00am


  • Must be a current Independence School District Student
  • Must be placed in a training group available at the Bridger location

Practice Groups available at Bridger

  • Pre-Competitive: Tuesday/Thursday 5:30pm - 6:30pm
  • Age Group: Tuesday - Friday 6:00pm - 7:30pm
  • Junior/Senior: Tuesday - Friday 6:00pm - 7:30pm