WHITE TEAM ($45/Month): This group is the bridge between Swim Academy and competitive swimming. This group has had an introduction to the basics of all four strokes and will continue to concentrate on basic technique of strokes and turns. A major focus of White Team is to have FUN! Swimmers should be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle with their face submerged using proper breathing technique. They also will be able to swim 25 yards of backstroke with ease and comfort. This level will continue to build on the foundational knowledge of Breaststroke and Butterfly to prepare for Bronze Team!
BRONZE TEAM ($50/Month): This is our STROKE INSTRUCTIONAL program. Bronze swimmers are those that are just coming out of our White Team. There is a major emphasis on stroke technique, turns, starts and fun. Swimmers have shown the ability to swim all four competitive strokes. This is the beginning to the world of competitive swimming. Bronze swimmers are encouraged to attend and participate in all home meets and at least one travel meet per season.
SILVER TEAM ($60/Month): This group of swimmers has a SOLID foundation of all four strokes. Each swimmer must be able to demonstrate the ability to handle regular practice routines including dry land sessions. Emphasis is on drills, stroke technique, turns, starts, interval training and fun. Most Silver swimmers train three to four practices each week. Silver is encouraged to attend more swim meets and learn to have fun in a competitive environment.
SENIOR PREP TEAM ($80/Month): This level is where the refinement of turns, starts and stroke technique are continually taught. There is an introduction on pace, race strategies and endurance training which is practiced on a daily basis. Senior Prep swimmers are dedicated towards achieving goals at the Regional levels. Most Senior Prep swimmers attend four or five practices per week and compete at the majority of the swim meets per season.
SENIOR TEAM ($90/Month): At the Head Coach’s discretion, swimmers are invited to make a commitment to the Senior Team. Senior athletes are training at a very high level to achieve goals at the local, regional and national levels. The physiological, psychological, and biomechanical areas of swimming are taught and refined. Senior swimmers will train six DAYS per week (up to 8 designated practices) and are expected to attend all designated swim meets each year.
**Financial Aid is available. You can pick up an application at the Front Desk at the YMCA.**