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Shark - Age Groups

The Belmont Sharks offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Belmont Sharks 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.

To schedule a tryout or to request more information, please send us an email.

 

6 & Under

Athletes may start in this group if they are able to swim the full 25 meters in the FREESTYLE stroke unassisted in 1:30 or less.  Athletes in this group focus mainly on learning freestyle and backstroke thoroughly and moving into breaststroke and butterfly.  6 & unders swim 25 meters at the meets.  We also focus on proper starting technique.
6 & Under - Coach: TBD

7 - 8

Athletes in this group continue their development of the four legal competitive strokes, having fun, and refining their start and turn technique.
7 - 8 Year Olds - Coach: TBD

9 - 10

This group is exposed to not only technique development, but training to prepare for the 50 Freestyle and 100 Individual Medley races.  Competition at swim meets is expected in this group.
9 - 10 Year Olds - Coach: TBD

11 - 12

Athletes in this group begin to display a desire to train on a more committed basis. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete’s development.  Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present.  Competition at swim meets is expected in this group.

11 - 12 Year Olds - Coach: TBD

13 - 14
Athletes in this group begin to display a desire to train on a more committed basis. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete’s development.  Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present.  Competition at swim meets is expected in this group.

13 - 14 Year Olds - Coach: TBD

15 - 18
Athletes in this group begin to display a desire to train on a more committed basis. Training takes precedence over technique work for the first time in the athlete’s development.  Training is geared towards individual talents, although a strong aerobic endurance factor is present.  Competition at swim meets is expected in this group.

15 - 18 Year Olds - Coach: TBD