This is our entry level group for ages 5 - 8. A young athlete must be able to swim 1 lap freestyle and 1 lap backstroke unassisted to start in this group. When ready, swimmers may begin to attend local, low-key competitions.
Bronze Group Coach: Andy Anderson
Workout Days/Times: Mon. - Thurs. 5:00pm - 6:00pm
Cost: $65 per mo.
From the Minnows group, athletes move into this group and typically range between 8 - 10 years of age. Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning the four legal competitive strokes, having fun, perfecting start and turn technique, and begin to attend local, low-key competitions.
Bronze Group Coach: Sue Sanderson
Workout Days/Times: Mon. - Fri. 5:30pm - 7:00pm
Cost: $75 per mo.
From the Bronze group, athletes move into this group and typically range between 11-14 years of age. Athletes in this group have completed the Bronze Group move-up skills list. This group is exposed to aerobic and set training for the first time while trying to prepare for the 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley races. Competing at local Invitational meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once every 3 - 4 months.
Silver Group Coach: Cathy Coach
Workout Days/Times: Mon. - Fri. 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Sat. 8:00am - 9:30am
Cost: $85 per mo.
Minimum age for entry into this group is 11 years old and by invitation only. Athletes entering this high-performance group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competing at local, statewide and Championship swim meets is expected in this group. Swimming becomes the non-school, extracurricular priority and training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete's development. Dryland (out-of-water) training is introduced for the first time. Athletes in this group train for the 200 and 400 Individual Medleys and 500 Free.
Gold Group Coach: Steve Steverson
Workout Days/Times: Mon. - Fri. 5:30pm - 7:00pm, Sat. 8:00am - 10:00am
Cost: $95 per mo.
Minimum age for entry into this group is 14 (girls) or 15 (boys). Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of. Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present including dryland and weight training. Athletes in the Senior group are directed towards making their High School State Qualifying Time Standards. Local, statewide and Championship Meet attendance is expected.
High Performance Group Coach: Michelle Ohno
Workout Days/Times: Mon. - Fri. 3:00pm - 5:00pm, Sat. 8:00am - 10:00am
Cost: $95 per mo.
Other Costs & Discounts:
- Initial $100 registration fee (for USA Swimming)
- $75 annual team fee per swimmer after 1st year
- $10/month discount for each additional Age Group swimmer
- $20/month discount for each additional Senior Swimmer
- $20 - $30 per swim meet