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The Chehalem Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Chehalem Swim Team to offer age specific training for all of our athletes, geared towards challenging each individual and developing them to the best of THEIR abilities.

CST Training Groups
The following describes the requirements for each respective training group within the Chehalem Swim Team.

Hammerhead Sharks -
Hammerhead Sharks is the entry-level group for Chehalem Swim Team. Training at this level
consists of learning the core fundamentals of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.
Thresher Sharks -
Entry to the Thresher Shark level is a legal breaststroke, backstroke and freestyle. This group starts pace clock reading. The Threshers will learn the butterfly.
Bull Sharks -
Entry to Bull Sharks is a 100 IM being the criteria for
entry into this level. This is usually the largest group in the club. There will be A/B/C swimmers in this group and there maybe Age Group Sectional Qualifiers in this group as well.
Mako Sharks -
This training group will also have a very diverse range. There will be high level Age Group swimmers,
as well as A/B/C Senior swimmers. Test Sets: 10x50 @1:00 and 6x100IM @2:00.
Tiger Sharks -
High School athletes and advancement by coaches invitation.


Practice Times
**Please check the monthly calendar for any adjustments due to holidays, meets, or other events. The current month's practice schedule is available on the bulletin board at the pool and on the CST website.

Bull Shark 11 and overs: Mon - Fri / 4:30-5:30 pm

Mako Sharks: Mon - Fri / 4:30-6:00 pm

Tiger Sharks: Mon - Fri / 4:30-6:30 pm

Hammer Head Sharks: Mon - Fri / 5:00-5:30 pm

Thresher Sharks: Mon - Fri / 5:00-5:45 pm

Bull Sharks 10 and under: Mon-Fri/ 5:00-6:00

*Note: Saturday practices as stated on monthly calendar.

Contact Head Coach Erin Fincher at erinfincher23@gmail.com if you have questions or wish to schedule a tryout with CST.