Gators Group Structure 

Group Name

Descriiption of Level

Commitment/Attendance Requirement

Age

Entry Requirements*

Goals in Season

Elite A

High Competittive High Commitment
>80% Attendance
14-18 yrs old Western, Provincial qualifiers Final in Provincial Champs

Elite B

12-13 yrs old Age Group (Tier 1), Provincial qualifiers Final in Age Group Champs

Senior

Competitive Commitment
75% Attendance
13-16 yrs old LMR Champs qualifiers Qualify Provincial Champs

Age A

11-12 yrs old Age Group (Tier 1) qualifiers Final in Age Group Champs

Age B

11-13 yrs old LMR Champs qualifiers Qualify Age Group Champs

Gold

Introduction to Competitive With Commitment
70% Attendance
9-12 yrs old LMR qualified 3:35+ in 200IM Qualify LMR Champs

Silver

8-11 yrs old LMR qualified 4:15- in 200IM Qualify LMR Champs

Bronze

11 & under 200IM under 4:30 Enhance 4 strokes; learn swimming rules; qualify LMR standard

Alligator

Developmental 60% Attendance Required 8-10 yrs old SK 9-10 Improve fly; improve turns; learn track start; 100IM under 2:15

Crocodile

8-10 yrs old SK 6-8 Improve breast; learn fly, flip turn, standing dive
Gecko A 6-10 yrs old SK 4/5 or able to swim 50m without stopping Improve free/back; learn breast, dolphin kick, open turn, kneeling dive
Gecko B
Salamander A 6-10 yrs old SK 4/5 or able to swim 50m without stopping Improve free/back; learn breast, dolphin kick, open turn, kneeling dive

Salamander B

Fitness

Fitness/Technical 12-17 yrs old 3:50+  in 200IM Improve technique, physical exercise

*Or special permission from coach