The TOPS Developmental Team has three main goals: create a foundation in the sport of swimming, introduce racing, and have fun doing it. Our developmental groups break down stroke technique into easy to learn steps by using drills. Workouts teach proper technique and endurance in all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle), as well as flip turns and racing dives. Our warm YMCA pool is the perfect environment for our young swimmers to learn and develop as swimmers.
Age Group Team
The TOPS Age Group program motivates and challenges swimmers by teaching proper technique and racing fundamentals. With a combination of challenging swim and dry-land workouts, the Age Group squads focus on score strength, balance, and body position to minimize drag in the water. The age group program is built on stroke technique and aerobic endurance, providing a base for young swimmers to build on at a higher level.
Our senior team fine-tunes strokes with a greater emphasis on athletic fitness. The senior team combines swimming workouts with an advanced strength and conditioning program, to prepare our athletes to compete at their highest level. Our senior swimmers compete at the state and national level, and are leaders on their high school swim teams.