Southwest YMCA

Southwest Family YMCA

Aquaforce Swim Team

Group Lower Division:

This is for the swimmer ready for a higher level but not physically ready for the yardage/training demands of group IV. Swimmers in this group MUST be fully proficient in all four strokes as well as starts and turns.

Session I: September 5th – December 13th

Session II: January 7th – April 25th

Practice time: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 5:30pm – 6:30pm

Location: Southwest YMCA

Group Upper Division:

These are high performance training groups designed for the very dedicated swimmer who strives to compete at the state, regional and national levels. The emphasis is on building a strong aerobic base and enhancing stroke technique, starts, turns and racing strategies. Swimmers will have a goal setting session with the coach to set seasonal goal times and commitments.

Session I: September 5th – December 13th

Session II: January 7th – April 25th

Practice time: Monday, Wednesday and Thursday, 4:00pm-5:30pm

Location: Southwest YMCA

 

** Group placement is based somewhat on age but more on ability of the swimmers. Group placement is decided solely by the coach and may change based on the needs of the swimmer.

 

Blue Dolphin Swim Team:

This is an entry level developmental group of novice swimmers where the focus is on learning the fundamentals of competitive swimming. The emphasis is on improving technique on freestyle and backstroke, learning the breaststroke and butterfly as well as starts and turns. These swimmers will have the opportunity to participate in 2 swim meets per session.

Session I: September 17th – December 5th

Session II: January 14th – April 24th

Practice Time: Monday and Wednesday, 6:30pm-7:30pm

Location: Southwest YMCA