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The Surprise Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Surprise Swim Team to offer age & skill specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR own abilities.

Please call us at 623.222.2264 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Blue Group:        Practice Times:  6-7pm  Monday / Tuesday / Thursday

This group is typically for 7-10 year old swimmers to develop strokes and legal meet skills.  The requirement for this group is that each athlete can legally swim 25 yards of each competitive stroke.

Bronze Group:       Practice Times:  6-7pm  Mon - Thurs

This group is for beginner to novice competitive swimmers typically 11-14.  The group requirement is that each athlete can swim 50 yards of the 4 competitive swimming strokes legally.  Emphasis is on technical skill development, kicking and aerobic training daily.

Silver Group:         Practice Times:  5:15-6:30pm  Monday - Thursday  5:00-6:00pm Friday  Dryland:  Tue/Thur

This group is for the veteran competitive swimmers age 9-14.  The group requirement is that each athlete can swim a 50 of all 4 competitive strokes legally.  Emphasis is to continue to develop technical skills, strong kicking and increase aerobic training.

Gold Group:          Practice Times:  4:30-6pm  Monday-Friday  Dryland:  Monday / Wednesday

This group includes advanced age-group swimmers 9-14 years old.  This group requires swimmers to be able to swim a 100 of all 4 strokes legally and requires consistent swim meet attendance.  Emphasis is continued technical skill development, aerobic base training and back end speed development.

Senior I Group:       Practice Times:  3:15-5pm  Monday-Thursday  3:15-4:30pm  Fri                                                                                                 Dryland:  Tuesday / Thursday

This group is for high school athletes.  This group requires swimmers to be able to swim a 100 of all 4 strokes legally and requires consistent swim meet attendance.  Emphasis is technical skill development, aerobic and anaerobic training.  There is no practice attendance requirement in this group although attendance and improvement have high correlation.

Senior II / NTG:      Practice Times:  3:15-5pm  Monday-Thursday  3:15-4:30pm  Friday                                                                                                          Saturdays 8-10am as needed  Dryland:  Tuesday / Thursday

This group is for the advanced high school athlete.  This group's emphasis is continued technical skill development, Parametric and Anaerobic Threshold Training and requires consistent swim meet attendance.  This group requires 80% practice attendance and a high level of mental and physical focus.

If you are interested in setting up a team evaluation please contact Coach Tim by email or 623.222.2264.