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Developmental Group

This group is primarily composed of swimmers ages 6-10.  It is designed for our new and younger swimmers interested in exploring competitive swimming.  To be considered for this group, swimmers must be able to complete laps unsupported in the water.  Techniques are developed in all four competitive strokes, as well as racing starts and turns.  Basic interval training is introduced.  USA swimming events are not required at this level, but are strongly encouraged as the season progresses and technical skills are better developed in the water.

 

Equipment Requirements:

  • Water Bottle/Drink
  • Mesh Bag
  • Fins (medium length blade)
  • Kickboard
  • ​FINIS positive drive fins

 

 Water Bottle Examples:

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-clear-water-bottle-8122824/

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/polar-bottle-12oz-kids-sport-bottle-8161237/?color=55084

Mesh Bag Examples:

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/sporti-mesh-bag-20450/?color=11927

https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-big-mesh-mummy-backpack-iii-8118725/?color=10119

 Fin Examples:

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-crossblade-training-swim-fin-8490/

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/finis-floating-swim-fins-13413/

 Kickboard examples:

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/tyr-jr-kickboard-1835/?color=210

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/speedo-jr-team-kickboard-8138177/?color=210

 Finis positive drive fins:

 https://www.swimoutlet.com/p/finis-positive-drive-swim-fins-35265/?color=25823