Swim Groups

Riverdale Rapids Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of Riverdale Rapids to offer skill level specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

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All potential athletes are required to perform a skills evaluation for acceptance.  A general evaluation of 4 x 25 yards to 200 yards will be done to show stroke technique and performance.

Bronze Group

This is our entry level group. An athlete must be able to swim at a minimum, Freestyle and Backstroke to enter this group. For developmental swimmers who need stroke development conditioning for longer practices.  Attendance: 4-5 times/week for 1-1.5 hours

Silver Group

From the Bronze group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group focus mainly on developing correct stroke technique and race endurance.  Swimmers who have mastered the strokes are training for Southeastern championships. Aerobic conditioning and fine-tuning of strokes is emphasized. Attendance:  4-5 times/week for 1-1.5 hours. 

Gold Group

For swimmers striving for Southeastern qualifying times or training for high school swimming with a drive to compete at a Southeastern level and are making a transition to elite level swimming. Attendance is 4-5 times/week for 1.75-2 hours.