Bronze A

Bronze A

This group is intended for active competing swimmer with a focus on continued emphasis on refining the four competitive strokes. In this group swimmers, demonstrate proper stream lines and advance knowledge with flip turns and open turns (Butterfly and Breaststroke). Swimmer in this group should have a much greater desire to compete in swim meets and championships meet at the end of each season. Swimmers in this group should be USA Swimming registered.

Next progression group – (depending on age) Silver B or Silver A

Swimmers practice in the outdoor Hazard pool at Mission Valley.

  • Monday – Friday 5:30 pm – 7 pm
  • Recommended 3 - 5 practices per week

Swimmers in this group participate in novice meets and all levels meets.

  • Recommended meet participation 5 - 10 meets per full season
  • Fall/Winter season September 5th to March 11th

Price (Check with the YMCA to verify pricing and options)

  • Member - $84/month

Group Expectations

  • Maintain the use of YMCA Core Values in practice and in life
  • Able to adjust to unfavorable conditions in practice and at swim meets.
  • Maintain knowledge with the use of the pace clock
  • Swimmer are expected to bring swim equipment to practice
  • Learn to work hard and be encouraging toward your teammates
  • Advanced sets
  • Learn to handle time management – Family, school work and swim commitments
  • Swimming begins to be a high importance, Striving for personal excellence and top-level performance
  • Swimmer are expected to bring swim equipment to practice
  • Encouraging toward your teammates
  • Continued leadership
  • Training – Seasonal
  • Goal setting


  • Goggles
  • Swim Caps
  • Fins
  • Paddles
  • Fins

Minimum requirements:

  • 8 x 100 Free @2:00
  • 8 x 100 Kick @2:45
  • 3 x 100 IM @3:00

2017 Summer Meet Schedule