Practice Schedule

Winter 2020 Practice Schedule 

All practices in Black are at Northwest Pool and all practices in Blue are at Caughlin Athletic Club

Winter Practice Schedule2020
Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
    5:30am-7:00am Senior   5:30am-7:00am Senior    
10:00am-12:00pm Blue, Junior and Senior Groups           10:00am-11:00am White Group, 11:00am-12:00pm Seahorse and Squid
  4:00pm-5:00pm White Group 4:00pm-5:00pm White Group 4:00pm-5:00pm White Group 4:00pm-5:00pm White Group 4:00pm-5:00pm White Group  
  5:00-pm-6:00pm Squid Group 5:00pm-6:00pm Seahorse Group 5:00-pm-6:00pm Squid Group 5:00pm-6:00pm Seahorse Group 5:00-pm-6:00pm Squid Group  
  4:00-5:30/6:00pm Junior and Senior Groups 4:00-5:30/6:00pm Junior and Senior Groups 4:00-5:30/6:00pm Junior and Senior Groups 4:00-5:30/6:00pm Junior and Senior Groups 4:00-5:30/6:00pm Junior and Senior Groups  
  6:00-7:30pm Blue Group 6:00-7:30pm Blue Group 6:00-7:30pm Blue Group 6:00-7:30pm Blue Group 6:00-7:30pm Blue Group  

Black print practices are located at Northwest Pool


Blue print practices are located at Caughlin





All practices arranged ahead of time with coach.

Seahorses (3 times per week)

Tuesday, Thursday 5:00-6:00 Saturday 11am-12pm. Northwest

Squids (4 practices per week)

Mon, Wed, Fri 4:00-5:00. Saturday 11am-12pm Northwest 

White (6 practices per week)

Mon-Fri 4:00-5:00. Saturday 10am-11am Northwest 

Blue (6 practices per week)

Mon-Fri 6:00-7:30pm Northwest.  Dryland before practice.  Sunday 10:00-12:00pm Northwest


*Junior (6 practices per week and drylands)

Monday-Friday Caughlin Club.  3:15-3:45pm Dryland.  4:00-5:30pm Swim.  

Saturday, Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm Northwest pool.

**Senior (expectation of 8 practices per week and drylands)

Monday - Friday Caughlin Club.  3:15-3:45pm Dryland.  4:00-6:00pm Swim.  

Tuesday, Thursday Caughlin Club.  5:30-7:00am Swim or Dryland. 

Saturday (seasonal), Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm Swim at Northwest Pool.


Mon-Fri 6:00-7:30pm Northwest, Saturday and Sunday 10:00am-12:00pm NW  

Notice that we will be renting out the tot pool for our seahorse groups on certain days. 



Starfish: 1 on 1 instruction for beginners
The Starfish group is for 1 on 1 instruction to help get swimmers ready for swim team.  No minimum practice requirements and the typical class is 30 min long.  Also adaptive environment friendly.
Seahorses:  2 practices attended per week

The Seahorse group is for beginner swimmers.  The group focuses on stroke development and the fundamentals for swimming.   Northwest pool (up to 10 feet deep) as well as a tot pool are used.

Squids: 3-4 practices attended per week

The Squid practice group is a continuation of the Seahorse group.  Still for some beginner to intermediate swimmers.  This group introduces diving and swim sets to help further develop our young athletes.    Practices are 1 hour long.  For swimmers 10 and under.  

White: 3-5 practices attended per week

The White group is for the intermediate athlete.  Swimmers are introduced to interval training.  Swimmers will know all strokes by this group but continue to refine them.  Practices are at Northwest pool Monday-Friday and Saturday.  All practices are 1hour to 1hour 30 min.   Athletes in this group should be 7-12 years old.

Blue: 4-7 practices attended per week

The Blue group is for intermediate to advanced age group swimmers   Swimmers in this group actively participate in swim meets on a regular basis.  Advanced age group drills and training techniques are used on a regular basis.   Practices are typically 1hr 30min each.  Athletes in this group are typically 8-12 years old.

Black and Junior: 7 practices per week offered (11-14 years old)

The Black and Junior Groups serve two purposes.  The Black group serves as a pre-competitive group for older age group athletes that do not have much competition experience.  Junior group swimmers are competitive age group swimmers that maintain at least 6 practices per week and have Junior Olympic times.  The Junior groups swimmers are eligible for team travel, training trips, and team activities.  Practices are 1 hour 30min to 2hrs 30min.  Athletes are 11 to 14.

Pre Senior and Senior: 9 practices per week offered (14-19 years old)

The Senior Group is the most advanced practice swim group that we currently offer.  This group specializes in advanced athlete training.  Swimmers should be proficient in all strokes, able to do interval training, and compete in swim meets regularly.  Swimmers in this group also will be put on a weight program and lift weights up to 3 times per week.  Senior group athletes maintain at least 7 practices per week and are eligible for team travel and team travel activities.  Senior Group members also have at least 3 Senior 2 time standards.  The Pre Senior group is for the more mature swimmers that do not meet the time standards or practice requirements.   Athletes are 13 and up.

Masters:  7 practices per week offered

For the athletes that would like to continue training after age group for competition or fitness.  Specializing in aerobic sets, this group is perfect for the ex competitive swimmer.  Practices are Monday-Friday at Northwest 6:00pm-7:30pm as well as Saturday 10-12 and Sunday at 10-12pm.  Athletes are 19 and over.


Caughlin Club is located  at:

4100  Caughlin Parkway

Reno, NV 89509

(775) 747-6006

Idlewild is located  at:

1805 Idlewild Drive

Reno, NV 89509

(775) 334-2267

North West Pool is located  at:

2925 Apollo Way

Reno, NV 89503

(775) 334-2203