Group Descriptions

 

                              Mini Marlins Groups and Swim Fit          

Mini-Marlins 1 (MM1) = The MM1 group is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 8 and younger and serves as the foundation of the CCA Marlin program and a bridge from our lesson program into our competitive programs.  Stroke technique is the focus in a fun and structured environment.

MM1 will meet two times per week on Monday and Thursday, from 3:30-4:15pm (Due to the Covid-19 Pandemic and the Phase 3 restrictions, we can only fit 3 swimmers per lane for safety guidelines purposes ) so we will limit the number of swimmers once reached capacity.

MM1 season will be broken into 2 different courses:  #1 Short course season which means swimming in a 25 yards pool, that will start in  September 9th, 2021 and ends in March 24th, 2022; #2 Long course season which means swimming in a long 50 meter pool during swim meets and some of the practices, that starts in April 11th, 2022 and ends in July 30th, 2022

An additional $30 monthly fee will apply for NC students pickup and drop off for MM1

Mini-Marlins 2 (MM2) = The MM2 group is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 7 through 10 years of age and continues to build the base of the CCA Marlin program and is the next step for our MM1 swimmers and a great start for anyone new to year round competitive swimming. Stroke technique will still be the foundation of this group with a slow introduction into competitive training.

MM2 will meet three times per week on Monday and Thursday, from 3:30-4:30pm, and on Saturday's  11:45-12:30 pm.

MM2 season will be broken into 2 different courses:  #1 Short course season which means swimming in a 25 yards pool, that will start in  September 9th, 2021 and ends in March 24th, 2022#2 Long course season which means swimming in a long 50 meter pool durin swim meets and some of the practices, that starts in April 11th, 2021 and ends in July 30th, 2022

An additional $30 monthly fee will apply for NC students pickup and drop off for MM2

SwimFit (SFIT) = The SFIT group is comprised primarily of swimmers ages 13 and older.   The focus of this group is for swimmers who are a bit older and want to explore what a competitive swim program entails or who wish to stay fit for their upcoming High School swimming and/or Summer League swimming seasons.  SFIT will be swimming primarily as a preparation to the High School Swimming starting in September 13th, until May 30th,2022

Each swimmer can elect to signup for either days of the senior groups 4 days a week.

 

                              Age Group Swimmers Program 

Age Group Bronze (AGB) = The AGB group is the first step in our competitive Age Group Swimming program.  This group will continue to place an emphasis on proper stroke technique while building an aerobic base for each swimmer that will help progress them to higher age group teams. Dryland will be introduced to swimmers in this group.  

AGB is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 7 through 10 years.

AGB has 4 practices a week on Tue, Weds, Fri & Sat. That range from 60-70 minutes in length. 

AGB swimmers will compete regularly and have a 'short course' season September 7th - March 24th, 2022 and a 'long course' season that runs April 11th - July 30th 2022.

An additional $30 monthly fee will apply for NC students pickup and drop off for AGB

Age Group Silver (AGS) = The AGS group is the second step in our Competitive Age Group Swimming program.  Practices will continue to place an emphasis on proper stroke technique while building a larger aerobic base for each swimmer that will help progress them to higher age group teams. Dryland will become more integral to the swimmers training program and swimmers will learn the value of consistency, hard work and reward in a fun yet intense training environment.   

AGS is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 9 through 13 years.

AGS has 5 practices a week on Mon, Tue,Thurs, Fri & Sat. That are approximately 60-90 minutes in length. 

AGS swimmers will compete regularly and have a 'short course' season September 7th - March 31st, 2022 and a 'long course' season that runs April 11th - July 30th 2022.

Age Group Gold (AGG) = The AGG group is the highest level in our Competitive Age Group Swimming program.  Swimmers in this group are experienced in the sport of swimming and have a strong understanding and passion for the what it takes to compete and train at a high level. The AGG group will work on mastering proper stroke technique and physical conditioning. Dryland will be an integral component to the swimmers training program.   

AGG is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 11 through 14 years.

AGG has 6 practices a week on Mon-Fri & Sat. That are approximately 75-120 minutes in length. 

AGG swimmers will compete regularly and have a 'short course' season September 7th - March 31st, 2022 and a 'long course' season that runs April 11th - July 30th 2022.

 

                                             Senior Programs       

Senior Development (SRD) = The SRD group is first level in our Competitive Senior  Swimming program. The SRD group is designed for an older aged swimmer who may be new to competitive swimming or who may have other activities that prevent them from fully committing to the higher senior levels but still wish to be apart of the competitive program. Swimmers will be expected to attend practice and competitions on a regular basis, to help increase one's aerobic capacity, stroke proficiency and movement upward in the sport of swimming. Dryland training will be apart of this groups training.   

SRD is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 14 through 18 years.

SRD has 4-5 practices a week, can elect practices from Tues-Saturday. That are approximately 90-120 minutes in length.

SRD swimmers will compete regularly and have a 'short course' season September 7th - March 31st, 2022 and a 'long course' season that runs April 11th - July 31st 2022.

Senior Silver (SRS) = The SRS group is the second level in our Competitive Senior  Swimming program. A strong commitment is required for admittance into this group.  Physical conditioning (wet and dry), ability to maintain proper technique (wet and dry) during rigorous practice sessions must be a focal point of each swimmers and coach.  The SRS group will be an intense training environment that is geared to reaching the highest levels in the sport of swimming. Swimmers will be required to attend practices and competitions on a regular basis, to help increase one's aerobic capacity, stroke proficiency, injury prevention and movement upward in the sport of swimming. Dryland training will be mandatory part of this groups training.   

SRS is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 14 through 18 years.

SRS has 7 practices a week on Mon-Sat with an AM practice during the week. That are approximately 120-150 minutes in length. 

SRS swimmers will compete regularly and have a 'short course' season September 7th - March 31st, 2022 and a 'long course' season that runs April 11th - July 31st 2022.

Senior Gold (SRG) = The SRG group is the highest level in our Competitive Senior  Swimming program. A strong commitment is required for admittance into this group.  Physical conditioning (wet and dry), ability to maintain proper technique (wet and dry) during rigorous practice sessions must be a focal point of each swimmers and coach.  The SRD group will be an intense training environment that is geared to reaching the highest levels in the sport of swimming on a national and international level. Swimmers will be required to attend practices and competitions on a regular basis, to help increase one's aerobic capacity, stroke proficiency, injury prevention and movement upward in the sport of swimming. Dryland training will be mandatory part of this groups training.   

SRG is comprised mainly of swimmers ages 14 through 18 years.

SRG has 9 practices a week on Mon-Sat with an AM practices during the week. That are approximately 120-150 minutes in length. 

SRG swimmers will compete regularly and have a 'short course' season September 7th - March 31st, 2022 and a 'long course' season that runs April 11th - July 31st 2022.