HAC Swim School


The Hamilton Aquatic Club invites you to see why our newly designed HAC Swim School is making a splash in the aquatics world! This swim development program is geared towards children aged 4-11*.   Children do not need to be able to pass the City of Hamilton swim test to participate. 

HAC SWIM SCHOOL PROGRM DETAILS

  • Season runs 10 months (September - June).  Swimmers can join at any point during the season
  • Ratio of swimmers to coaches:
    • Bronze Program 3:1 
    • Silver Program 5:1
    • Gold Program 7:1
  • ​Report Cards every ten weeks
  • Stroke correction and feedback during each practice!

HOW TO SELECT YOUR SWIMMERS LEVEL

It is recommended that all swimmers participate in a HAC Assessment prior to starting the program. The chart below can help families determine which group to register their swimmer for.  

HAC Swim School (formally Olympic Way)

Gold                                          Silver                                              Bronze                                        

To enroll in this group, swimmers are required to be able to swim 50 meters (2 lengths) of the pool and are comfortable swimming freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke

To enroll in this group, swimmers are required to be able to swim 25 meters  (1 length) of the pool and are comfortable swimming freestyle and backstroke

No swim skills necessary! Coaches are in the water with this group.

Ages 6 – 11

Ages 5-9

Ages 4-6

Trains 1- 2 times per week

Trains 1 time per week

Trains 1 time per week

Goals of the group

200 Free Endurance Swim

4 x 50 Free @ 2:30

100 IM Under 3:00

100 Kick under 3:30

Goals of the group

100 Free Endurance Swim

4 x 25 Free @ 1:30

4 Stroke Efficiency

Goals of the group

25 Free and Back

4 x 25 Free @ 2:00

Racing Dive with Streamline