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Competitive Program

Competitive Swimming

Competitive swimmers strive for continuous improvement in strokes, starts, turns and times. You are encouraged to compete—always swimming toward national times and becoming a serious contender in USA and High School Swimming.

For Practice schedules - please see the calendar.

Level 5

Technical training remains at the forefront with this level while interval training is designed for swimmers to develop their endurance training. You will participate more frequently in swim meets. Practice is offered Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Saturday. Swimmers are encouraged to swim 3-4 times per week for 1 1/2 hours.

  • Emphasis is on drills, stroke technique, turns, starts, interval training, and fun.
  • More emphasis is placed on developing strokes.
  • Advanced swimming drills in all four strokes will be taught as well as an increase in kicking and pulling sets
  • Racing starts and turns are enforced.
  • Each swimmer must be able to demonstrate the ability to handle regular practice routines.
  • Participation in USA Competition at this level of swim is very important.
  • Swimmers will compete at several meets throughout short course and long course seasons.

Level 6

This group is the transition period between Novice and Competitive. Intervals will be geared to suit swimmers ability with giving them a challenge. Swimmers will strive for continuous improvement in strokes, starts, turns and times. They will be encouraged to compete—always swimming toward national times. Practice is offered Monday - Thursday and Saturday for 2 hours per day. Swimmers are encouraged to come 3-4 times per week. During the summer double practices are offered with some dry land training.

  • This group of swimmers is where refinement of turns, starts and stroke technique are continually taught.
  • Now there is an introduction on pace, race strategies and endurance training which is practiced daily.
  • This group offers intense training and stroke technique.
  • Swimmers compete at numerous meets throughout the short and long course seasons’
  • This is the swimmers goal - to be able to compete and be a serious contender in age group swimming. Times, race strategy, technique, are continuously reinforced and swimmers are expected to compete in area meets always swimming towards national time standards.

Level 7

For swimmers who have achieved an increased level of endurance and competence in the four competitive strokes. Swimmers will strive for continuous improvement in strokes, starts, turns and times. They will be encouraged to compete—always swimming toward national times. Practice is offered Monday - Thursday, and Saturday for 2 hours per day. Swimmers are encouraged to come 4-5 times per week. During the summer double practices are offered with some dry land training.

  • This group of swimmers is where refinement of turns, starts and stroke technique are continually taught.
  • Now there is an introduction on pace, race strategies and endurance training which is practiced daily.
  • This group offers very intense training and stroke technique.
  • Technical training is maintained throughout this level in conjunction with interval training; developing pace strategies in practice will encourage the swimmer through more difficult swim sets, as well as prepare for races during swim meets. .
  • Swimmers compete at numerous meets throughout the short and long course seasons’
  • This is the swimmers goal - to be able to compete and be a serious contender in age group swimming. Times, race strategy, technique, are continuously reinforced and swimmers are expected to compete in area meets always swimming towards national time standards.

Adult swimmers may join Falcon Aquatics and participate in our swimming exercise program (lap swimming.) Swim at your own pace! 

 

REGISTRATION

Each swimmer is required to register with Falcon Aquatics and USA Swimming by using the online registration system.

  • Under no circumstances will an unregistered swimmer be allowed in the pool except for a coach’s evaluation.
  • If swimmers do not follow signed swim rules, they will be asked to leave the club with no refunds.