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Swim Groups

Dart Fish (Darts): is the introductory level of our competitive swimming program. In order to begin in this group, swimmers must be comfortable in deep water, be able to swim all four strokes and maintain technique on low intensity interval workouts. The focus of this group centers on teaching and developing a strong foundation in all strokes. The swimmers must attend and compete in local and national swim meets.

Neon Fish (Neons): is the intermediate level of the junior competitive groups. The swimmers in Neons must have some experience in competitive swimming. The focus of this group is to improve stroke technique and skills. As stroke skills improve, swimmers are challenged with more practice sets. Swimmers are encouraged to enjoy their swimming as they focus on the competitive aspect of the sport. Practices are normally centred around stroke drills, starts and turns. The emphasis of this group is to work towards qualifying for local and international swim meets.

Tiger Fish (Tigers): are the most advance of the junior groups. The Tigers consists of a group of swimmers with competitive experience. The quantity and intensity of the training program increases at a higher level than in the other group. This group focuses on how to do different types of sets at the right speed and pace, stroke drills, starts and turns. Swimmers are challenged with more difficult sets while trying to maximize the distance per each stroke. Additionally, the training in increased which will be beneficial as these swimmers move up to the senior groups. Dry land training may also be incorporated into the daily practices of this group. The main objective of this group is to work towards qualifying for local and international swim meets.

Dragon Fish: is a part of the senior competitive group. This group is made up of younger swimmers who aspire to swim at their fullest potential. Swimmers are expected to have a high level of dedication and experience of a senior swimmer. Swimmers in this group have learned how to train at a high level of intensity while paying close attention to enhancing stroke technique, building strength and improving personal times. Coaches continually stress efficiency and technical precision as key components to success at this level. The training program is very demanding as swimmers are put through rigorous drill sets to improve times. Additionally, emphasis of this group is to work towards qualifying for local and international meets such as CARIFTA, Junior Olympics, CCCAN and CISC. Swimmers in Dragon Fish are also required to attend morning practices and a minimum of eight (8) practices per week. Dryland training is a standard part of the senior training program.

Flying Fish: consist of the senior competitive group. This group is made up of swimmers who aspire to swim at their fullest potential. Swimmers are expected to have a high level of dedication and experience of a senior swimmer. Swimmers in this group have learned how to train at a high level of intensity while paying close attention to enhancing stroke technique, building strength and improving personal times. Coaches continually stress efficiency and technical precision as key components to success at this level. The training program is very demanding as swimmers are put through rigorous drill sets to improve times. Additionally, emphasis of this group is to work towards qualifying for local and international meets such as CARIFTA, Junior Olympics, CCCAN and CISC. Swimmers in Flying Fish are required to attend morning practices and a minimum of eight (8) practices per week. Dry land training is a standard part of the senior training program.

Away Swimmers: This group of swimmers attend boarding school or college and practice with the club during their holiday breaks.