Swim Groups

Washington Water Sharks offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Washington Water Sharks to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.  We will have Head Coach, Samantha Van Houten for the 2021-2022 Swim Season.  

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8 & Under

This is our entry level group. An athlete must be able to swim the length of the pool without stopping or touching the sides to enter this group.  Some basic stroke knowledge is required.

8 & Under Group Coach: Samantha Van Houten
Practice Days/Times:
Monday  4:15-5:00
Thursday  4:15-5:00

9 & 10

With age and experience, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning four legal competitive strokes, having fun, and perfecting start and turn technique.

9 & 10 Group Coach: Samantha Van Houten
Practice Days/Times:
Monday 5:00-5:45
Thursday  5:00-5:45

 11 & 12

From the 9 & 10 Group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group are usually at least 11 years old and have completed the Age Appropriate Group move-up skills list. Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged, but not required. 

11 & 12 Group Coach: Samantha Van Houten
Practice Days/Times:

Monday  5:45-6:45
Thursday  5:45-6:45

 

13 and Over Group Coach: Samantha Van Houten

Practice Days/Times:

Monday 6:45-8:00

Tuesday 7-8:00

Thursday 6:45-8:00

 

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