Practice Groups

The Northshore Y Sharks practice year-round. Placement in workout groups is determined at evaluation. Swimmers are required to attend a minimum number of meets with the team each season, varying by practice group.

Developmental  -Ages 7-18

7-12 yrs.  Tues., Thurs. and Fri 5:00-6:00pm (D-3)
12-18 yrs. Tues. & Thurs. & Fri 4:00-5:00 PM (D-3 Teen/Teen 1)
Building endurance, continued emphasis on stroke technique development.
Refinement of all four competitive strokes, starts, and turns.
Members of this group are expected to compete in a minimum of 3-5 meets/year and State Champs in January.
Swimmers will meet some  Y State "A" times and may achieve some Regional qualifying times.


Advanced Groups
 Regional 1  9-12 yr olds

Tuesday. Thursday and Friday 5:00-6:00pm 

This group is for 9-12 yr old  swimmers with most or all regional times In 50 and 100 yd and some 200 distances.  Members in this group are expected to attend and compete in all team meets and events state meet and regional meet. This group has an attendance policy.

 Regional 2/Teen 2  12-18yr olds
Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays 
6:00-7:30 ( 6:00-7:00 March-August)
Setting individual goals, increased sets and intervals, and continued stroke refinement.
Members of this group are expected to attend most practices, compete at all meets and  team events, State and Regionals. Swimmers should meet most or all Regional qualifying times in 100 and 200yd events.