Youth Program

In Pacific Sea Wolves the Youth Program has swimmers aged 12-14 who are entering the next phase of racing.  During the swimmers time in Youth they will learn how to race and train at a higher level.  With a continued dedication to technique and coach feedback the swimmers will take the skills learned from Junior and apply them to an increased amount of training time.

 

Youth Provincial

Youth Provincial is PSW’s introduction to competitive racing. This group swims seven times per week at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and is aimed at swimmers 12-14. Although this group still has a huge technical focus, there is also a focus on the racing strategies to be applied at swim meets. This group is working towards qualifying for Provincial Championships. Swimmers must be fully Divisonal Championship qualified to swim in this group.

Youth Regional

Youth Regional is PSW’s application of racing skills. This group swims six times per week at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre and is aimed at swimmers 12-14. The focus of this group is to learn how to train effectively and understand the importance of training on successful racing. This group is working towards qualifying for Divisional Championships. Swimmers must be LMR Championship qualified to swim in this group.

Youth Development

Youth Development is PSW’s introduction to racing skills. This group swims five times per week at Grandview Heights Aquatic Centre as is aimed at swimmers 12-14. The focus of this group is to learn the racing skills with lots of feedback from coaches. This group is working towards qualifying for LMR Championships.

 

Equipment Needed

 

- 2 x Goggles

- 2 x Caps

- Training Suit

- Racing Suit - ask your group coach for specific details on what suit is appropriate for what meet

- Dryland Gear (each workout has a dryland component, make sure to come ready to go outside and work hard. Ex: shorts, PSW T-shirt, Runners, Sweatshirt)

- Waterbottle

- Fins

- Paddles 

- Snorkel 

- Band 

- Pull buoy

- Equipment bag

- Skipping rope

- Kick board