Long Term Athlete Development Stage: TRAIN TO TRAIN | TRAIN TO COMPETE

Parents Guide to Long Term Athlete Development


  • This squad consists of swimmers who are 15 & over and are Central Region “B” qualified or above.
  • Swimmers in this squad will be striving towards Provincial and Eastern Canadian Championships qualification.


  • Be 15+ years of age and be Central Region “B” Qualified...
  • Have a high commitment to long term goals.


  • Swimmers will arrive on deck 30 minutes before each practice for activation protocol.
  • Swimmers will have all required training equipment at every practice.
  • Swimmers will attend all scheduled practices to the best of their ability with a 90% expectation.
  • Swimmers will participate in all scheduled strength and conditioning sessions.
  • Swimmers will attend all scheduled competitions as outlined for the group.
  • Swimmers will conduct themselves with highest level of professionalism at all practices and swim meets.
  • Simmers will represent the Markham Aquatic with pride by wearing required Team Wear at all meets without exception.

Training Schedule:

We are currently running a start up schedule: please click on link below for the start up schedule for September:


October Schedule (Updated September 24th)

For the regular weekly schedule please click on the the link below:

7-9 x week depending on training cycle and athletes needs.

Go to Group > 2020-21 Practice Schedule