The Pickering Swim Club offers a range of swimming programs that allow swimmers to progress from entry level skill development to high intensity, elite level competitive swimming.

Pre-Competitive FUNdamentals

Designed for young swimmers to learn fundamental skills in a fun environment. 1 hour a week for 8 sessions with a maximum of 5 children per swim coach. Contact us to find out when our next FUNdamentals program is being offered.

Competitive Programs



Development – Groups A & B

Teaches fundamental skills and drills. Develops technique and initiates aerobic fitness. Swimmers compete in a fun and learning atmosphere. 2-3 hours per week.

White Group

Teaches skills, drills and further develops technique, strength and fitness. The group has a full racing schedule that can lead to high school swimming. 7 hours per week.

Red Group

Improves technical skills and drills. Teaches efficient stroke patterning and builds aerobic fitness. Swimmers compete at Regional and Provincial level meets, including Festivals and Age Group Provincials. 9-10 hours per week.

Blue Group

Geared toward creating a fit athlete and improving technical skills. Athletes attend meets to gain racing and training experience to improve competitive performance. 10 hours per week.

Bronze Group

Young swimmers committed to their personal excellence. This group will develop greater fitness, speed and technical skills. Athletes compete at Regional and Provincial level meets, including Festivals and Age Group Provincials. 10-11 hours per week.

Silver Group

Further enhancement of technical skills and drills. Builds intensity and fitness for athletes ready to train and compete at a Regional, Provincial and National level. 11-12 hours per week.

Gold Group

Athletes train at high intensity, including water and strength training programs. High expectation for attendance, intensity and commitment to the program. Swimmers compete Nationally and Internationally. 15-16 hours per week.


The Pickering Swim Club is recognized within the community for its swimming program excellence!