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Swim Groups

Swim Groups

This page contains information about how the Lebanon Swim Club is split into groups - the Gold, Silver, Bronze, and Developmental groups.

Gold Group

Swimmers must be able to swim all four strokes legally. Swimmers must have the physical stamina to handle two hours of water time.  This group is usually made up of advanced middle schoolers with state/divisional team qualifications and high school swimmers.  Practice is typically 2 hours per day, 5 days a week.  75% of practice is training and 25% is technical. 

Silver Group

Swimmers must be able to swim all four strokes legally.   This group is usually made up of Middle School aged swimmers and advanced younger swimmers.  Practice time is generally one to 1.5 hours per day, 5 days a week.  50% of practices are training and 50% are a continuation of skill building.  

Bronze Group

Swimmers in this group are taught additional technique for freestyle and backstroke, as well as refining their breaststroke and butterfly swims for legal technique.  Flip turns and starts for all strokes are also taught in this group, as well as an introduction to interval training.  Practice time is generally one hour per day, 5 days a week.

Developmental Group

Swimmers must be water safe and have a general working knowledge of freestyle and backstroke.  Kids learn how to complete a lap of freestyle with bi-lateral side breathing.  Students also will learn the proper body position, hand entry, and kicking in order to complete a lap of backstroke.  The basics of breaststroke and butterfly will also be taught at this level.  Practice time is usually 1 hours per day, 2-3 days per week.