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Green Bay Swim Club offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the club to offer age specific training to each athlete that is geared towards challenging them and fully developing their individual abilities. GBSC offers the following swim groups:

 

 

Blue: This practice group is an entry-level developmental group offering fun and camaraderie with other swimmers. This group focuses on perfecting freestyle and backstroke technique along with mastering the basics of the butterfly and breaststroke. Consists of swimmers ages 5 and up. To join this group, the swimmer must be legal in freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards of both strokes.

White: This practice group is targeted at continuing the advanced development of all four strokes, starts, turns and basic racing strategies. Skills will be taught with an emphasis on fun in order to provide an all-around positive experience for swimmers. Basic training concepts are used. Consists of swimmers ages 7 and up. To join this group, the swimmer must be legal in all four strokes or close to being legal with permission from the Head Coach.

Red: This training group is an advanced group targeted at building competitive skills. Endurance training is emphasized but training is made specific to each swimmer. The emphasis will focus on stroke mechanics, training and race strategies, and goal setting. Training will include a dry land program. Swimmers must be at least 9 years old and up. Eight year olds who have achieved a 9/10 state cut may be assigned to this group at the coach’s discretion.

Black: This group consists of our senior swimmers and is a highly competitive training group. This group will focus on advanced stroke mechanics, perfecting race strategies, proper nutrition, individual goal setting, and understanding the importance of proper mental preparation. Training will include a dry land program. Swimmers must be at least 13 years old and up. Twelve year olds who have achieved a 13/14 state cut may be assigned to this at the coach’s discretion.