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Swim Groups

The Tahoe Swim Club offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Tahoe Swim Club 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.

Tahoe Swim Club
Phone: 775-331-0123
Email: tahoeswimclub@yahoo.com
Please Contact Head Coach Erik Scalise with any questions

Blue Group

This is our entry level group. An athlete needs to be able to swim (or dog paddle) the length of the pool to enter this group.   This group is coached by Larry Phippen.

Workout Days/Times:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday;   5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Gold Group

From the Blue group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning four legal competitive strokes, having fun, and perfecting start and turn technique.   This group is coached by Larry Phippen. 

Workout Days/Times:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, and Thursday;   4:45 pm to 5:30 pm

Junior Group

From the Gold group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group are usually at least 8 years old and have completed the Gold Group move-up skills list. This group is exposed to training for the first time while trying to prepare for the 200 Freestyle and 200 Individual Medley races. Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once per month. Coached by Larry Phippen or Assistant coach.

Workout Days/Times:    Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday;    Middle School Ages:  3:30 pm to 4:30 pm and Elementary School Ages:  5:30 pm to 6:00 pm

Pre-Senior Group

Minimum age for entry into this group is 10 years old. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected in this group. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete's development. Athletes in this group train for the 200 Individual Medley and 500 Freestyle.

Pre-Senior Group Coach: Assistant coach or as assigned.

Workout Days/Times:   Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday;   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm

Senior Group

Minimum age for entry into this group is 12.  Athletes entering the Senior group must display a strong desire to perform at the highest level they are capable of. Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present. Athletes in the Senior group are directed towards making their California-Nevada State and Sectional Time Standards.                                                                                                                                                         Senior Group Coach: Assistant coach or as assigned

Workout Days/Times:  Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday;   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm