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Swim Practices

Swim Practices

Practice Groups

Swimmers are placed in one of four practice groups prior to the start of the season.
The coaches determine the practice groups based on ability and motivation, not age.

Practice groups are assigned and communicated via email prior to the start of the season.

Questions regarding your child's practice group should be directed to Mark Anderson. 

Practice Schedule

Afternoon swim practices start on February 26th and go through June 14th:

Group 1             3:45 PM - 4:30 PM

Group 2             4:30 PM - 5:15 PM

Group 3             5:15 PM - 6:05 PM

Group 4             6:05 PM - 7:15 PM*

* 7:00 PM on Fridays

Summer Practice Schedule

Morning swim practices start on June 18th:

Group 4:  7:00 AM - 8:10 AM

All 9 & ups in Group 2 and all Group 3:  8:10 AM - 9:00 AM              

All 8 & Unders from Group 1 and Group 2: 9:00 AM - 9:45 AM
 
 

Attendance

Swimmers are not required to attend all practices. Attendance is not taken at practice. Some swim every day, while some swim only two times a week. Coaches recommend attending three practices per week in order to progress throughout the season.

Dryland

Dryland training will be offered for those swimmers in Practice Group 4 from 5:15 PM to 6:00 PM on Tuesdays and Thursdays starting Tuesday, March 20th.
 
For those of you new to the team, Dryland training is a program offered to our older swimmers which focuses on building core strength and aerobic fitness. It takes place outside of the pool before swim practice.