Training Groups

The Plantation Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Plantation 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 954-452-2526 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.


White Group   3:45-4:45 pm. Mon/Wed.

This is our entry level group. Our youngest swimmers (4-8) learn basic competitive swimming skills and strokes, with a focus on freestyle and backstroke.

Competition: Sizzler Meets for 8 & Unders


Red Group 3:45-4:45 pm. Tue/Thur/Fri.

From the White 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.

Competition: Sizzler Meets for 8 & Unders: B-C & Sub-Jo Meets.


Blue Group 3:45-4:45 pm. Mon thru Fri.

From the Red group, athletes move into this group. Athletes in this group have completed the Silver 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.

Competition: Competing at swim meets is highly encouraged at a rate of about once per month. Sizzler Meets for 8 & Unders: B-C & Sub-Jo Meets.


Age Group 2 5-6:30 pm. Mon thru Fri.

Novice 11-12 year olds and more advanced 10 & unders swim 90 - minute practice sessions, with the ultimate goal of qualifying for Junior Olympic time standards. Emphasis on racing skills and stroke technique.

Competition: B-C & Sub-Jo Meets: Jo & "A" Meets if qualified.


Age Group 1 5-7 pm. Mon-Fri. 7:30-10 am Sat. 

From Age Group 2, athletes move into this group. Designed for swimmers who have achieved Junior Olympic time standards or on the boarder of qualifying . Introduction to rigorous interval training.

Competition: Sub-Jo, Jo, &  "A" level Meets.


Senior 1 Group 5-7 pm. Mon-Fri. 7:30-10 Sat.

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 Freestyles. 


Animal Group 5-7 pm Mon-Fri. 5-6:30 am. Mon/Fri. 5:30-6:30 am. Tue/Thur

Serious swimmers who achieve Sectional qualifying time or who have coach approval may advance to this group provided they commit to the intense training program. The ultimate goals are to compete at the Jr. Nationals, Senior Nationals, and Olympic Trial level.

Competition: "A" level meets, Sectionals, Jr. Nationals, Senior Nationals, and Olympic Trials.