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Capital of Texas Aquatics offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the COTA 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.

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Age Group

Younger and or less experienced swimmers. This is NOT a learn to swim group. Swimmers must be able to swim 1 length of the pool without stopping. Stroke technique is what this group is about. Swimmers will learn all 4 strokes, plus starts and turns, and will gain confidence in the water as they progress. Age group swimmers will not participate in meets until the Coaching Staff feels they are ready and their strokes are legal according to USA swimming Standards.

Practice Times:

A Group    M/W 4:00 - 4:45 PM

B Group    T/Th 4:00 - 4:45 PM

Summer Practice Times: June 5 - August 25

A Group    M/W 8:00 - 8:45 AM

B Group    T/Th 8:00 - 8:45 AM

Juniors

Juniors are generally 12 years old and under and are confident in the water. They show proficiency in all 4 strokes and will continue to work on technique as well as beginning endurance and speed. Juniors are strongly encouraged to attend the offered swim meets with the club.

Practice Times:

Monday - Friday 4:45 - 6:15 PM

Saturday 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Summer Practice Times: June 5 - August 25

Monday - Friday 6:30 - 8:00 AM 

Saturday 8:00 - 9:30 AM

Seniors

Seniors are generally 13 years old and up. They have competed in meets and continue to strive for faster times as well as improved technique. As they work on technique and endurance they also do a lot of speed work. Meet attendance is required for the Senior group.

Practice Times:

Monday - Friday 5:45 - 7:45pm

Saturday 8:00 - 10:00am

Summer Practice Times: June 5 - August 25

Monday - Friday 6:30 - 8:30 AM 

Saturday 8:00 - 10:00 AM

Seniors HSC (High School Conditioning) September-March

Seniors HSC is only for swimmers participating with their high school swim team. The goal of this group is to add additional conditioning and technique instruction to improve both High School and USA Swimming times.  HSC swimmers may participate in up to 3 practices per week and represent COTA at USA Swimming meets.  Seniors HSC runs during the High School swim season only, September through March.  Once High School season is over swimmers must transition to the Seniors practice group. 

Practice Times (up to 3 per week)

Monday - Friday 5:45 - 7:45pm

Saturday 8:00 - 10:00am