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Swim Groups

The Glencoe Gators here offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Glencoe Gators here 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.

Please call us at 403-287-4154 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

 

Junior Gators: Age 6-9 1-2 hours per week.

Junior Gators are introduced to competition. Swimmers must have the ability to swim 50 meters unassisted as well as maintain focus for a 60 minute session. Junior Gators will learn all 4 competitive strokes as well as basic competitive skills – starts, turns, underwater.
Junior Gators participate in competitions in the Calgary area. Junior Gators is offered Monday and Wednesday 4:00-5:00pm.

Junior Development: Age 9-12 3.5-6 hours per week.

Junior Development swimmers have previous competitive experience and are able to swim all 4 strokes without disqualification. While focus remains on technique, goal setting and basic training skills are introduced. Swimmers at this level are working towards the Alberta “MQT” time standards. Junior Development swimmers participate in competitions in Calgary and Southern Alberta.

Development: Age 11-12 6 hours per week + Dryland.

Focus remains technique based, goal setting and training techniques are refined and dryland training is introduced. Swimmers at this level are working toward the Alberta “MQT” and “A” time standards. Development swimmers participate in competitions throughout Alberta and BC.

Junior Performance: Age 12-13 9 hours per week + Dryland.

Junior Performance swimmers will increase their experience in training techniques as well as competitive techniques. Swimmers at this level are working towards Alberta “A” time standards. Junior Performance swimmers participate in competitions throughout Western Canada.

Performance: Age 14 and up. Up to 12 hours per week + Dryland.

Performance swimmers will train up to 7+ times per week. Swimmers at this level are working towards Alberta “A” time standards and Canadian National time standards. Performance swimmers participate in competitions throughout Western Canada.