Blue 1 Group

Blue 1 Group


Group Description

The Blue 1 group is the top training group offered at CYAC and will be geared to the most committed high school swimmers on the team. High school swimmers who have qualified for Y Nationals or project to have Y National time standards will be invited into the group. The Blue 1 group will have an advanced training program that will focus on the individuals specific training needs. Swimmers in this group will compete at the highest meet qualified to compete in and are the leaders of the CYAC program. An emphasis will be placed on individualized training, endurance training, strength training, resistance training, race strategies, time management, goal setting, and swimming in college. There will also be a daily focus on kicking and technique work. Weekly attendance requirements will include five two-hour swimming workouts and two dryland workouts.


Group Requirements

-Swimmers in this group are required to be in High school

-Invite from Coach Mike

-YMCA National time standard or projects to qualify for YMCA Nationals

-5x  swimming work outs + 2 dryland workouts.

-Must attend all meets on the group's meet schedule.

*Failure to meet practice requirement consistently will result in a reevaluation of your swimmer’s group placement.


Practice Offered Weekly:

-2x 2-hour morning swimming workouts

-4x 2.5 hour morning workouts

-1x 1.5 hour afternoon swimming work out.(For Blue 1 A only)

-3x 1 hour  weekly dryland workouts


Season Length

-Short Course and Long Course only (September 3th-July 24th)



The Blue 1 group will only be offered at the Brooks YMCA site


Coaching Assignments

Coach Mike (Lead Coach)


Group Meet Schedule



Required Equipment