||Lake Geneva Ducks Swim Team Practice Groups, Schedule & Fees
Fall 2018 Practice Schedule | Practices Start Sept. 10-Dec. 21
A Free Team Trial & Level Placement Night For New Swimmers & Their Parents Is Scheduled For Sept. 5 at 5PM
The Lake Geneva YMCA DUCKS Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of our Lake Geneva YMCA 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 his or her ability. Join competitive swimming and learn and enjoy skills that will last a lifetime.
Become a Duck today! Please call Head Coach Glenn Biller at 262-248-6211 ext. 23 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.
Ducks Swim Team Practice Group placement is determined by age, ability, attendance and attitude!
"SPOTTED DUCKS" PRACTICE GROUP: Entry Level Swimmers
The desired objectives of this group are to teach the fundamentals and mechanics of each stroke. Swimmers entering the team must be able to swim at least two lengths of the pool freestyle (front crawl) and two lengths of the pool backstroke. A swimmer in this group should have some experience with breaststroke and butterfly, and he/she should be able to endure an hour-long practice. This group provides a fun atmosphere and introduces swimmers to competition when ready.
Fall: Monday, Tuesday and Thursday: 5:00-6:00 p.m.
Fall Season Price: $41/month
"LAKE DUCKS" PRACTICE GROUP: Generally Swimmers 7-13 years of age
The desired objectives of this group are to continue to refine stroke technique and build endurance in all four strokes, as well as compete regularly in meets. Swimmers in this group should be able to swim all 4 strokes; they will continue to learn new drills and further develop starts and turns. They will also learn how to use a pace clock and be introduced to goal setting and interval training to prepare them for the next level of training and competition.
Fall: Monday-Thursday: 4:45-6:00 p.m.
Fall Price: $65/month
"WOOD DUCK" PRACTICE GROUP: Generally Swimmers 9-15 years of age
This group is for our experienced competitors who are ready for a more serious level of training and competition. The desired objectives of this group are to develop stroke mastery, further build endurance, and establish goals and training habits to be successful at end-of-season competitions and prepare to move to the next level of training and competition. Swimmers should be committed to attending at least four practices each week and regularly compete in scheduled meets throughout the season. Dry land training in this group is primarily focused on developing more strength, endurance, and flexibility to prepare swimmers for success and the next level.
Fall: Monday-Thursday: 6:00-7:30 p.m. | Friday: 4:00-5:30 p.m. | Dryland Training: TBA
Fall Price: $87/month
"MALLARD" PRACTICE GROUP: Generally Swimmers 13-18+ years of age
This group is for all swimmers near late middle school age and high school varsity-level swimmers who are ready and willing to train for elite level competitions. Swimmers in this group will continue dry land training for strength, injury prevention, and flexibility purposes. This group focuses on race preparation, goal setting, aerobic, anaerobic, and specific stroke training, race strategy, pace work, and continued technique and mechanics work on strokes, starts, and turns. Swimmers in this group should be committed to attending 2-hour practices daily and attending as many meets as possible throughout the season.
Fall: Monday-Thursday: 6:00-8:00 p.m. | Friday: 4:00-6:00 p.m. | Dryland Training TBA
Fall Price: $110/month
Master's Adult Swim Team: Ages 18+
This group is for anyone 18 years of age or older who would like to continue swimming with a team. Practices are 90 minutes long and are at a level that provides a good workout for those who would like to stay in shape, and it also helps provide training for those in Masters Swimming events, Triathlon events, and Open Water swims. This group is hardworking and practices are in a fun and welcoming atmosphere. CLICK FOR MORE INFO
Fall: Tuesday & Thursday: 6:00-7:30 a.m. | Sat: 7:00-8:30 a.m.
Fall Price: $300/year | $25/month for Y Members | $480/year | $40/month for Community Participants
*Financial assistance is available through generous donations made to the Geneva Lakes Family YMCA Annual Giving Campaign. Click here for more information and contact Coach Biller at 262-238-6211, ext. 23, if you wish to apply.