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WESTRIDGE WAVES RIPPLES Team Information:

 

History:   Team created by former WAVES swimmer, Alex MacDonald

                Team began in Summer 2014

                Program Head Coach:  Megan Baner

 

Goals:  Develop swimming skills & confidence to be part of the WAVES competitive swim team. Focus will also be on basic water safety, pool rules, fun & friendship.     

  • Beginner Swim Program for ages 5-18 (if younger inquire)
  • Perfect for kids with disabilities
  • Low intensity
  • Practice:  30 minutes / day; Daily
  • Low Swimmer to Coach ratio (5:1)
  • Focus on:
    • Confidence in water (including Deep water when ready)
    • Body Position / Ready Position Push Offs (both front & back)
    • Endurance & Stroke Discipline through repetition
    • Freestyle & Backstroke Technique
    • Swimmers own pace to develop swim skills

Developmental Program for competitive swimming with the WAVES

  • All the benefits of the Westridge WAVES Swim Team
    • Team Events (i.e. Water Works Family Fun Night, etc.)
    • Team Swim Cap
    • Team Picture
    • Pep Rallies
    • Banquet
  • Two (2) Mini-Swim Meets per season
  • Eligible to participate in WAVES Winter Training Program (inquire)