BASS 2018 - 2019 PROGRAMS
WHITE (Age 6 +): An introductory group for novice swimmers. Emphasis is on developing the fundamentals of the 4 strokes and starts/turns by means of drills, games, and competitive swimming. Must be able to comfortably swim 25 yards of freestyle and 1 other stroke. 2 Day practice and 4 Day practice options offered.
RED (Age 8 +): Emphasis is on the technical development of strokes, starts, and turns. Introduce the elementary principles of training. Swimmers may practice up to 4 days a week.
PURPLE: An advanced age group program that continues emphasizing stroke technique and begins to build a true training base. This is a 4 day/week program, with the option of adding Friday practice for a total of 5 practices/week. Dryland practice is incorporated into the overall practice time.
BRONZE (Age 13 +): This program is geared toward teenager swimmers who are interested in developing stroke technique and conditioning. It’s the perfect supplement to high school swimming. 2 day/week program, with the option of adding Friday practice or a total of 3 practices/week. Dryland practice is incorporated into the overall practice time.
BLUE: Our top age group program. This program focuses on stroke refinement/polishing, starts, and turns, while continuing to build a strong training base. This is a 5 day/week program, including 2 day/week dryland, before or during regular practice.
SENIOR: This program focuses on training at the state, regional, and national level. This group is geared toward our most dedicated swimmers, with a focus on preparation for success at high-level meets and collegiate opportunities. 5 day/week practice; 2 day/week dryland practice (before or during regular practice). Summer BASS is included in this program.
MASTERS: This program is geared for adults 21+ over who want to get/stay in shape. 2 practices weekly.
HIGH SCHOOL and SUMMER PREP
HIGH SCHOOL PREP (SEP – NOV): This program is open to 8th – 12th grade students who want to work on stroke technique, starts, turns, and conditioning in preparation for their high school swim season. Swimmers may attend up to 2 practices per week.
HIGH SCHOOL SUPPLEMENTAL (DEC-FEB): This program is open to 8th-12th grade students who want additional time in the water during the high school swim season. The focus is on stroke technique, starts, turns. Swimmers may attend up to 2 practices per week.
SUMMER PREP (MAR – MAY): This program is open to ALL swimmers who meet white group requirements and is designed to prepare summer swimmers for the upcoming season.