Swim Groups

WEST Swim Goal

It is the goal of WEST Swim Team to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities in a safe competitive swim environment.

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Tryouts for WEST

All swimmers must be at least 6 years of age and be able to:

  • Swim 25 yards unassisted Freestyle
  • Swim 25 yards unassisted Backstroke
  • Enter and "swim" from one side to the other in the deep end
  • Listen and follow directions
  • Focus for 35 minutes


RED Group Goal

The RED Group introduces swimmers to the four competitive strokes, drills and skills focusing on stroke technique.

*To promote from Red Group to White Group swimmers must:

  • Swim all four competitive strokes.
  • Understand and execute basic drills and skills.
  • Listen attentively and follow directions for 35 minutes.
  • Have RED group coach recommendation.
  • There must be pool lane space available as per the Head Coach


WHITE Group Goal

The initial WHITE Group goal is to develop:

  • A legal 100 IM.
  • A continuous 200 free.
  • Consistency in all starts, turns, breakouts and finishes.
  • Ready the swimmer for a 60-minute practice of 1500+ yards.

The subsequent White group goal is to:

  • Fine-tune and ensure legal strokes, starts, turns, breakouts and finishes 100% of the time.
  • Develop an understanding of:
    • Main set
    • Warm-up
    • Drill set
    • Kick set
    • Pull set
    • Intervals
    • Cool-down
  • Help swimmers to attain less than 1:00 on all 50’s.
  • Mentally and physically prepare swimmers for a 2-hour practice of 3,000+ yards.
  • Recommended attendance is 3 practices per week.

*To promote from the White group to the Blue group swimmers must:

  • Swim legal strokes/turns/breakouts 100% of the time.
  • Demonstrate mental and physical readiness for a 2-hour practice.
  • Attend full practice three times a week.
  • Swim 10 x 50 yards stroke on less than 1:00
  • There must be pool lane space available as per the Head Coach


BLUE & SILVER Group Goal

The BLUE & SILVER Groups' goal is to develop goal-driven athletes and prepare swimmers for competitive success through intentional training.

*To promote from the BLUE group to the SILVER group swimmers must:

  • Attend full practice three times a week
  • Be physically and mentally prepared for daily, 4000 yd practices
  • Able to swim continuously for 30 minutes
  • Swim 6 x 200 IM @ 3:00 (SCY)
  • Swim 16 x 100 FR @ 1:20 (SCY)
  • Swim 10 x 100 K @ 1:50 (SCY)
  • There must be pool lane space available as per the Head Coach


*All promotions include a one-month probationary period in which a swimmer must consistently demonstrate group expectations at practices.