All Practices at The Pennington School Pool
Swimmers ages 8-9 (and/or coaches recommendation) can participate in Level 2 competitive swim team, eventually working towards becoming part of the Level 3 team. At this stage kids should be able to swim four laps of freestyle and four laps of backstroke without stopping. Coaches work on all four strokes: Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke and Freestyle. Body position, kicking and the fundamentals of each stroke is broken down through multiple drills. Endurance and strength training is slowly built up through repetition. Racing starts and flip turns are introduced at this level. Mini meets and championship meets are recommended for this age group.
Monthly practice calendar can be found here.
Cost $125 per month Short Course (Sep-Feb)
Registration for returning swimmers is Aug 08, new swimmers Aug 15,
First day of practice 9/9/2017
Fall (Sep 9 - Nov 5) Saturdays and Sundays 8:00-9:00AM & Thursdays 7:30-8:30PM
Winter (Nov 6 - March 4) Saturdays 10:30-11:30AM & Sundays 8:00-9:00AM
Spring (March 10 - May 26) Saturdays and Sundays 8:00-9:00AM