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The Winchester Swim Team (WST) offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Winchester Swim Team 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 962-4204 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

 

 

Level 1:  Learn to Swim

This is our entry level group. An athlete need not be able to swim to enter this group. All swimmers must be at least 3 years of age and potty trained.  Class sizes are limited to no more than 6 swimmer's. Advancement is based on swimmers ability, maturity and at coach's discretion.


Level 1 Group Coach: Lisa Clark & Melanie Huffines


Workout Days/Times: 

M/W:  3:45-4:30

T/TH:  4:30-5:15, & 5:15-6:00pm 

 

Level 2

Athletes in this group focus primarily on learning Freestyle, Backstroke, Competition Starts, and having FUN. Swimmers must demonstrate a legal Freestyle and Backstroke for 25 yards, be certified to perform racing starts, adequate endurance levels, and show readiness both physically and mentally in order to advance to the next level.  


Level 2 Coach: Karen Zarecor & Sharon Slayton


Workout Days/Times:

M/W:  3:30-4:15

T/Th: 5:15-6:00pm
 

Level 3

At this level a developing swimmer will be taught all four strokes by focusing on stroke technique, competition starts, turns, endurance building, and the introduction of the 100 IM. Participation in swim meets are highly encouraged. Advancement to the next level is based on swimmer's ability to execute all four competitive strokes, swim 200 yards non stop of any one stroke, demonstration of a level of dedication and maturity, and is based on the coach's discretion. 

 
Level 3 Coach: Sharon Slayton


Workout Days/Times:

M/W:  4:15-5:15pm

T/TH:  4:15-5:15pm

Level 4

This is typically for the the advanced elementary school age swimmer and some middle/high school swimmers. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Competition at swim meets is expected. Swimmers at this level are focused on mastering all 4 competitive strokes, 100 IM, starts/turns, and distance swimming, and focusing on racing techniques/strategies. Level 4 includes both pool time and dry-land exercises. Swimmers are expected to train at least 3 times per week.


Level 4 Coach: Sue Hiscock  


Workout Days/Times:

M-Th: 3:30-4:30pm, dryland following

F:  4:00-5:00pm

Level 5: Middle School

Group consist of Middle School Swimmers who have demonstrated level 4 abilities and require a higher level of training.  Swimmers are required to swim at least 3 times per week and participate in dry-land  training. Additional pool time is available in the mornings.  Contact Ms. Sue for details.

Middle School Coach: Sue Hiscock


Workout Days/Times: 

FC School Teams:  M-Th, 4:30-5:30pm & F 4:00-5:00pm; Dryland-TBD

WST: M-Th, 5:30-6:30 & F 4:00-5:00pm; Dryland-TBD
 

Level 6: High School

Group consist of High School Swimmers who have demonstrated Level 5 abilities and require a higher level of training. Swimmers are required to swim a minimum of 3 times a week, and participate in dry-land training. Additional pool time is available in the mornings.  Contact Ms. Sue for more information.

 

Level 6 Coach: Sue Hiscock


Workout Days/Times: 

FC School Team: M-Th 4:30-5:30pm & F 4:00-5:00pm, Dryland-TBD

WST: M-Th 5:30-6:30pm & F 4:00-5:00pm, Dryland-TBD