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The Huron Parks and Recreation Wobbegongs (HPRW) offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the HPRW to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at 354-3939 to schedule a tryout, or email Head Coach, Bonnie Biel, at headcoachhprw@gmail.com

*Prices do not include the annual USA Swimming registration fee ($63 year round/ $35 seasonal)

 

Red Group- $200.00

​Practice Schedule:

​May 1 - May 31 at the Nordby Center for Recreation

Mon/Wed - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tues/Thurs. 4:15 - 5:20 p.m.

June ​4 - August 3 at Splash Central

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Monday - Friday with night practices Tues/Thurs 8:00 - 9:00 p.m.

The Red Group is for athletes 11 and over who have committed to HPRW swimming as their singular or predominant activity and have demonstrated strong leadership and sportsmanship qualities. The focus of this group will be to prepare athletes for State Championships, Sectional meets and Zone Competitions.  Team Commitment: Must participate in 7 practices per week unless excused by coach in advance. Must attend as many swim meets as possible and highest competition qualified for. Swimmer will meet with head coach to discuss seasonal goals; Actions show dedication, must be positive role model for younger swimmers.

Entry Expectations:

• 10x100 Free on 1:25

• 8x100 pull on 2:00

• 3x500 Free on 8:00

• 5x200 kick on 4:45

• Must be able to swim an 800 Free continuously without counting assistance

 

 

Silver Group – $150

May 1 - May 31 at the Nordby Center for Recreation

Mon/Wed - 5:00 - 7:00 p.m. Tues/Thurs. 4:15 - 5:20 p.m.

June ​4 - August 3 at Splash Central

7:00 a.m. - 9:00 a.m. Monday - Friday

The Silver Group is for athletes 10 and over in which swimming is not their predominate activity but have a love for the sport and would like to pursue the improvement of their strokes and competition.

The focus of this group will be to prepare athletes for State or Seasonal Championships. Team Commitment: Swimmers will participate in 5 per week unless excused by the coach in advance. Swimmers will try to attend 2 swim meets a month.

 

Entry Expectations:

10 x 100 freestyle on 1:45

8 x 100 kick on 2:30

500 freestyle on 10:00

5 x 200 kick on 5:00

 

 

Black Group-  $100

May 1 - May 31 at the Nordby Center for Recreation

Mon/Wed - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m. Tues/Thurs. 4:15 - 5:20 p.m.

June ​4 - August 3 at Splash Central

8:30 a.m. - 9:30 a.m. Monday - Friday

Open to swimmers 8 years old and over who are working to become more dedicated in the sport. The Black group is intended to develop stroke technique and turn work, master basic aerobic training and qualification for State Championship meets. Swimmers should be able to do all four competitive strokes and turns according to USA rules; will not breathe off of walls during Fly and Free; capable of reading pace clocks; capable of keeping count of their own lengths.

Entry Expectations:

5 x 100 Free on 2:00

4 x100 kick on 3:00

3 x 100 IM on 2:45

 

White Group-  $50

May 1 - May 31 at the Nordby Center for Recreation

Mon and Wed only  - 5:00 - 6:00 p.m.

June ​4 - August 3 at Splash Central

Mon and Wed only - 8:30 - 9:30 a.m.

Open to swimmers 5 years old and over who are learning to master the finer point of the swimming world or are just starting to swim in a team aspect.  Swimmers should have a level 3 completion of swimming lessons.

Entry Expectations:

· Able to swim 50 yards of Freestyle and Backstroke

· Freestyle: good head position, breathing to both sides

· Backstroke: good body position, alternating arm recovery with flutter kick

· Breaststroke: legal pull

· Butterfly: legal kick

· Streamline off walls