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Group Descrip/Fees

2019-2020 SEASON

Purple Group

Price: $70/month

Age- 5 to 9

Description: This group introduces swimming to the beginning swimmer. It will provide a comprehensive approach to swim training, including in and out of water instruction. They will learn how to excel in a swim team environment. Focus is on stroke technique, mostly in freestyle and backstroke. The swimmers will be introduced to breaststroke & butterfly, as well as racing starts. The fun of racing and preparing for age group swimming will also be introduced. Athletes in this group are encouraged to begin to compete in swim meets and competitions.

Practice: 2 to 3 times per week, 1 Hour - any combination of days

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday     6:30-7:30 PM 

 

Black Group

Price: $80/month

Age- 7 to 10

Description: This is the first level of age group swimming. Lead by Coach Mikal Thurman, the group will continue to train in a competitive environment. The focus will be on technique in all four strokes, as well as starts and turns.  They will continue to learn how to race and set goals. Athletes in this group are encouraged to swim in at least four meets each year. We will train using time intervals and equipment. This group will prepare the swimmers for the silver group.

Practice: 3 to 4 times per week, 1 hour- any combination of days

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday     6:30-7:30 PM 

 

Silver Group

Price: $100/month

Age- 9 to 13

Description: Swimmers will fine-tune racing techniques through a variety of training strategies; such as interval training, training equipment, racing, and pacing. Lead by Coach Stephen Jones, the group will continue to focus on stoke technique, starts, and turns. They will begin dry land exercises for 30 minutes each practice. Athletes in this group are encouraged to swim in all short course meets and begin training long course. Swimmers will train to achieve Southeastern qualifying times. 

Practice: 4 to 6 times per week, 2 hours- any combination of days 

30 minutes of dry land (Shorts & tennis shoes required) 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 4:30-6:30 PM

Saturday 8:30-10:30

 

Gold Group

Price: $110/month

Age- 13 to 15

Description: Swimmers are encouraged to set goals and commit to training 5 to 6 practices a week. Lead by Head Coach Todd Jones, they will continue working on strokes, starts, turns, sprinting, and distance swimming. They will set and achieve goals and train for championship meets. Athletes in this group are encouraged to swim in all long and short course meets. They will continue trying to qualify for Southeasterns, Zones, Futures, Junior Nationals, and other qualifying meets.

Practice: 6 times per week, 2.5 hours- any combination of days

30 minutes of dry land (Shorts & tennis shoes required) 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3:30-6:00 PM

Saturday 8:30-10:30 AM

 

Senior Group

Price: $110/month

Age- 15 to 18

Description: This is the top group at OSC. Lead by Head Coach Todd Jones, this group will train to be champions. The athletes are strongly encouraged to swim in all meets in both the long and short course seasons. Swimmers in this group will be working towards qualifying for State, Southeasterns, Zones, Futures, and Nationals.

Practice: 6 days per week, 2.5 hours

30 minutes of dry land (Shorts & tennis shoes required) 

Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday, Friday 3:30-6:00 PM

Saturday       8:30-10:30 AM

 

Homeschool Group

Price: Varies depending on which group the swimmer joins. The billing group will be the group the swimmer trains with when they attend night practice, which will depend on skill level.

Description: Swimmers in this group will be swimming during the day to meet their P.E. requirements.  They will also be striving to meet the goals of the group they have joined for the team.

Practice: varies, meeting the requirements of the group they join.

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 10:30 - 12:00

Friday- evening practice with their billing group.

*Homeschool Swimmers are encouraged to attend evening practices with their billing group as well.