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Novice: Ages 5-9 Years old

Location: Tri-Cities Family YMCA

Practice Days: Monday-Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm

Full Season Start Date: April 9th-August 24Th  

  • Swim a continuous 100 Freestyle
  • Streamlines to flags
  • Comfortable with diving streamline into deep water.
  • Will become comfortable with flip turn
  • Desire to learn about swimming and attends 2-3 practices a week
  • Practices are non-specialized
  • Swim meets for Novice are the YMCA meets and some USA meets when ready. 
  • 2,000 Yards per practice
  • Meet 4 x per week / 5 Hours per week

 

Intermediate: Ages 8-12 Years old

Location: Tri-Cities Family YMCA

Practice Days: Monday-Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm

Full Season Start Date: April 9th-August 24Th  

  • Can swim 8X100 on 2:00
  • Swims a 50 of Fly, 100 Back, 100 Breast and 100 IM
  • Able to read pace clock, attends practice a minimum of 3-4 (70%) times per week, can start off blocks and execute turns for all strokes. 
  • Practices are non-specialized
  • Swim meets are the YMCA meets and most USA meets.  Strives for Jr Olympic times.
  • 2,500 – 3,000 Yards per practice
  • Train 5 x per week / 7.5 Hours per week

 

Advanced: Ages 11-14 Years old

Location: PM @ SLFAC; Optional AM @ Tri-Cities Family YMCA

Practice Days: Monday-Friday 6:30pm-8:30pm

Full Season Start Date: April 9th-August 24Th   

      .    Can swim 8X100 on 1:40

  • Can swim 100 of each stroke and 200 IM with legal strokes and turns
  • Able to read pace clocks and follow sets as directed by coach, attends practice at least 4-5 (75%) days a week.
  • Practices are non-specialized
  • Swim Meets are YMCA meets and all USA meets. Strives for State and Zone times.
  • 30 Minutes of intense dry-land 2 days per week.
  • Equipment Bag Recommended
  • Optional morning practices are offered
  • 3,500 – 5,000 Yards per practice
  • Meet 5 x per week / 10 Hours per week