The Trumbull Pisces offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Trumbull Pisces 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.
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Black and Yellow Age: 10 and Under Practice: 1 hour 4 Days a week
The Black and Yellow team is our developmental team of the Trumbull Pisces. These swimmers will be taught how to swim all four strokes Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Freestyle proficiently and correctly. The main focus of this team is drill and technique for all aspects of competitive swimming. They will be competing in appropriate USA swim meets for their ability.
Dry Land – The Black Yellow team will have a dry land practice 3 times a week on Tuesdays, Thursday amd Fridays.
Qualifying Skills- Must be able to kick 25 yards with/without kick board. Be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke or butterfly stroke. Do a full dive from side of pool.
Age Group Age: 8 to 12 years old Practice: 1.5 hours 5 Days a week
The Age Group team is the next level of the Trumbull Pisces. In this group the swimmers will continue to focus on technique and drill work for all four strokes. In addition stamina and strength training will be introduced. The swimmers will be expected to participate in longer training sets, have a stronger focus on competitive swimming, and be able to swim 100 yards of each of the four strokes. The Age Group team will participate in multiple USA swim meets a season based on the ability of the swimmer.
Dry Land – Age Group Swimmers will have optional dry land 3 times a week Tuesdays, Thursday, and Fridays.
Our senior team is the highest level of completive swimming on the Trumbull Pisces. It is divided into 2 groups
Senior 1 Age: 11 to 13 years old Practice: 2 hours 5 Days a week
The senior 1 team will focus on low to high intensity training involving all four strokes, and still improving on technique. Senior 1’s will be expected to be able to swim two hours a night involving long distance, sprint, stroke, kick, turn and start training. The senior 1 team will be expected to compete in all USA meets. It is a requirement for any swimmer under the age of 12 to have an AGE GROUP cut to be moved to Senior 1.
Dry Land – Senior 1 team will have MANDATORY dry land training 3 times a week Tuesdays, Thursdays and Fridays.
Senior 2 Age: 13 and Up Practice: 2 hours 5 Days a week
Our senior 2 team will focus on the highest level of training on the Trumbull Pisces. Involving training on all levels of racing from long distance, middle distance, sprint, medley and stroke, seniors will be prepared to compete in all events. They will be expected compete in all USA meets per season. Practice will include in pool and dry land training. All swimmers must have at least 2 AGE GROUP cuts to be moved up to senior 2 team, regardless of age.
Dry Land – Senior 2 team will have MANDATORY dry land training 3 times a week Tuesday, Thursday, and Fridays.
The coaches will decide where each swimmer will be swimming when joining the team. Movement in groups will be based on
- Maturity Level
- Stroke Ability
- Practice Attendance
- Meet Attendance