2019 SWIM TEAM INFORMATION
ABOUT US: Swim Pro Aquatics swim team is a fun, recreational swim team. The focus is on sportsmanship, achieving personal best performance, stroke technique and endurance. There are 3 skill levels within the team. At a minimum, participants should be able to swim one length of the pool freestyle. There are several dual meets with other recreational teams, held on weekend days, and a Championship meet in March. Meets are optional, however most swimmers participate in meets. Swimmers must attend 4 league dual meets in order to participate in the championship meet. All SPA swimmers will be registered with AAU Swimming, which is included in the registration fee. In addition to the regular dual meets, there will be several opportunities to swim at AAU meets.
REGISTRATION: This is a popular team, and space is limited; so please register early. Please visit www.swimproaquatics.com to register for the spring season. Payments may be made by check (Make checks out to Carol Wright) or by credit card. Please mail all checks to Carol Wright, PO Box 364 Westford, Ma 01886.
TEAM EQUIPMENT: Team suits, Caps, and Goggles are available for purchase through the team website. Goggles are required! Long hair must be tied back or capped!
COMMUNICATION: Team communication is done via email. Once you are registered through the team website, you will be added to our team email list.
CANCELLATIONS: There will be NO PRACTICE IF SCHOOL IS CANCELLED DUE TO BAD WEATHER. We will notify everyone via email/text with any such notifications. Additional days-off / holidays will be posted on the via the Team Calendar.
PRACTICE SCHEDULE: Practices are offered Monday-Friday. Most kids attend two to three workouts per week; there is no minimum requirements. We recommend attending at least twice a week or more.
Fall/Winter Season: Schedule To Be Determined. Our fall/ winter season runs early October to mid March.
Spring Season: Schedule To Be Determined. Runs Late March to end of May, with an exteneded season available early June.
Summer Season: Schedule To Be Determined. Runs for 8 weeks, starting the week after Groton public schools gets out for the summer.
PRACTICE GROUP DESCRIPTIONS: We establish these guidelines for a reason. The intensity and workload of each practice group is adjusted to the appropriate skill level. We want swimmers to practice among their peers of equal skill level, so they develop confidence as well as appropriate physical strength and technique. There are specific guidelines to each level of practice:
BEGINNERS: Little or no experience on a swim team, needs to learn proper strokes, but can swim 25 yards (one length) of the pool unassisted.
JUNIORS: Can swim 500 yards without stopping, has a basic understanding of at least 3 of the 4 competitive strokes, and has had some prior swim team experience.
SENIORS: Can swim 1000 yards without stopping, has solid conceptual grasp of all 4 strokes and the IM. Knows proper starts and turns for each stroke. Our Senior group Is geared towards those swimmers who have decided to pursue higher achievements in the sport of swimming. Coaches approval required to join this group.
For more inforamtion please email Coach Caley at firstname.lastname@example.org