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Yellow Groups

 

Group Information

Yellow Groups 1, 2, and 3

Ages: (5th and 6th grade)

Prerequisites: Must be able to complete all requirements of stroke school or advance from White Groups

The focus of this group is to refine and continue to develop the swimmer’s skills. Conditioning and endurance training are also introduced. As with Stroke School, White, Yellow, and Blue Groups, all of the swimmer’s other activities, such as soccer, baseball, dance, etc. are encouraged. Swimmers generally compete in Sandpiper hosted inter-squad and sanctioned invitational meets and are encouraged to attend at least 3-5 of the 1 1/4 - 1 3/4 hour practices offered each week. More experienced swimmers generally compete in local "BRW" level swim meets and possible travel out side of the state. Skills are still being developed to advance to the next level.  Advancement would be the next level of Yellow or Blue groups. 

Team tryout information can be requested from swimsandpipers@gmail.com

Fundraising

Yellow group will be responsible to participate in one major fundraising activity per quarter of the team year. Fundraising activities are used to meet the team's budgetary needs to support team operations. Quarters 1, 2, and 3 will consist of smaller fundraisers with the equivalent of $30 fundraising/donation required each quarter. Quarter 4 will consist of our largest fundraiser the Swim-A-Thon, sponsored by USA Swimming. $150-75 per swimmer is the minimum required for the Swim-A-Thon event. Total minimum fundraising requirement for the year is $240-165.

Practice Locations

Desert Breeze Aquatic Center