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Swim & Dive Practices


The Goodman Waves offer practice opportunities for swimmers and divers ages 5–18 of all ability levels. The goal of practice is to provide age-specific training that challenges and develops each individual to the best of their abilities. Practice is held at the Goodman Pool.
 

SWIM PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Monday - Friday

 

Silver – ages 13 and up 7:45am  9:15am
Royal  ages 11-12 9:00am  10:30am​
White – ages 9-10 10:00am  11:15am​
Purple – ages 8 and under 11:00am  noon



DIVE PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Monday - Friday 

 

All Divers                                          12:00  1:00pm

 

 

 



 

STROKE & TURN CLINIC
 

Tuesdays – ages 11 and up 12:00  1:00pm
Thursdays – ages 10 and under 12:00  1:00pm​

Stroke & Turn clinics are supplementary to practice and emphasize a special technique (i.e. flip turns, butterfly kick, etc). While not mandatory, clinics are strongly recommended and are not intended to be a substitute to practice. 

 


PRACTICE
​Swimmers and divers are encouraged to practice at least three times a week and swimmers should attend offered stroke clinics. The more practice, the better the results. Arriving on time to practice is important as many important announcements are given at the beginning of practice. 

Swimming is a great way to get and stay in shape. Swimming builds muscular strength and endurance, improves flexibility, as well as aerobic capacity, without joint stress. Swimming provides great exercise and is beneficial for cross-training for all sports. Diving also has great benefits to overall health. Most of all, both are fun!

Our expert coaches encourage making practice fun while helping swimmers and divers work on personal goals. 



WEATHER 
What if the weather is bad? If temperatures are warm, we still hold swim and dive practice. Generally, we practice even if it seems cold. The water temperature is always the same, and active kids stay warm during their practice time. We do not practice when there is thunder, lightning or strong storms but coaches are at the pool keeping kids occupied.​