Beginning swimmers who are 5 to 7 years-old. Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards freestyle or backstroke unassisted.
Novice swimmers who are 5 to 8 years-old. Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke. Stroke, start and turn instruction are emphasized. Swimmers must be legal in all four strokes before they move to the Silver Group.
Swimmers generally 9-10 years-old who are legal in all four competitive strokes. All strokes, starts and turns will be refined in this group. Swimmers will learn to use a pace clock in practice sessions and start interval training. Silver Team swimmers will compete mainly in the central valley.
Swimmers generally 11-12 years-old who are becoming experienced workout swimmers and competitors. Strong proficiency in all four competitive strokes, starts and turns is expected. Tougher interval training will be required in this group. Gold Team swimmers will have the opportunity to compete in age group competition both locally and regionally.
Swimmers generally 13 years and older who are proficient at all four competitive strokes, starts and turns. The workout schedule is increasingly demanding. Local and regional competitions will be attended.
Elite High Performance Team
The top of the Dolphin pyramid. Swimmers generally 13 and older will train twice per day in a demanding regimen which will prepare them for local, regional and national competition. Members sign a contract to fully participate in this training group.