Seahorses: 3 practices offered per week
The Seahorse group is for beginner swimmers. The group focuses on stroke development and the fundamentals for swimming. The group is broken into two different locations. The A group is at Northwest pool Tuesday Thursday and Friday at 5pm, the B group swims Monday, Wednesday, Friday at Northwest pool at 6pm, and the C group which swims Tuesday and Thursday 6pm at Northwest pool (up to 10 feet deep) and Sunday 9-10am at Northwest pool. Practices are 45min to 1hour each. This group is typically for 8 year olds and under.
Squids: 4 practices offered 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. There are 2 practice times for this group. The first groups is Tuesday Thursday and Friday at 4pm at Northwest pool. The second groups has 5 practices offered (please attend only 4) per week at Northwest pool Monday-Friday at 6pm. Practices are 1 hour long. For swimmers 10 and under.
White: 6 practices per week offered
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. Group 1 is at Northwest pool Monday-Friday at 4pm and Saturday 10am and Sunday 10am. Group 2 is at Northwest pool Monday-Friday at 6pm and Saturday 10am and Sunday 10am. Athletes in this group should be 7-12 years old.
Blue: 7 practices per week offered
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. The group practices Monday-Friday from 6:00pm-7:30pm at Northwest pool with dryland conditioning at 5:30-6:00pm. They also have Saturday at 10-11:30am and Sunday at 10am-11:30am at Northwest pool. 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 Monday-Friday 4:00pm-6:00pm at Caughlin Club with dryland training from 3-4pm. OR Monday-Friday at 6-7:30pm at Northwest pool with dryland training 5:30-6pm. They also have Saturday at Northwest 10-12 and Sunday at Northwest 9-11am. Practices are 2 hours to 2hrs 30min. Athletes are 11 to 14.
Pre Senior and Senior: 9 practices per week offered (14-18 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. Practices are Monday, Wednesday, Friday mornings at Caughlin Club 5:30am-7am. Monday-Friday Dryland training at Caughlin Club 3-4pm and Swimming at Caughlin Club 4-6pm. Saturdays 10-12pm at Northwest and Sunday 9-11am at Northwest. 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 9-11am. Athletes are 19 and over.