Silver Group

Silver Group

Group Description

The Silver group is an experienced group of 8-10-year-old swimmers that will focus on developing technique and endurance with all four strokes. Developing a love and passion for the sport of swimming in a fun and competitive setting will be a primary focus. An emphasis will be placed on technique, introduction to endurance and training sets, flip turns, starts, kicking and having FUN. Swimmers in the Silver group are striving to achieve 10 and under age group qualifying times.

Age Range

8-10 years old

Group Requirements/Recommendations

-Swimmers in this group are recommended to attend at least 3 practices a week.

-Swimmers in this group are recommended to attend all meets on the Group’s meet schedule

-Swimmers in this group are required to attened their Group's championship meet.

-Are able to complete 6x50 Free @1:00        

-Are able to complete 6x50 Kick @1:30

-Are able to complete a legal 200 IM


-This practice group will only be offered at our Brooks YMCA site

Practices Offered Weekly

3x        1 hour and 15 minute evening swimming workouts

1x        1 hour and 15 minute Saturday swimming workout

1x        1 hour and 15-minute make up practice (Must be approved by lead coach)

4x        15 minute weekly dryland sessions before swim practice

Season Length Options

September 9th - July 24th

Coaching Assignments

Coach Alex (Lead)

Group’s Meet Schedule


Required Equipment