RICHMOND RAPIDS SWIM CLUB

Please refer to our registration package for more information about each group.


Level 1

This program is the first step in the development of a young swimmer. Basic skills include introductions to streamlining, freestyle, backstroke, dolphin kick, and starts and turns.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Red Cross Swim Kids 4 completed or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 2                                                

This program is the second step in the development of a young swimmer. Streamlining, freestyle, and backstroke are continued, along with breaststroke development, basics of turns, and standing dives.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of RRSS level 1 or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 3

This program is the third step in the development of a young swimmer. Skills from the previous levels are developed further, and the addition of butterfly and more advanced starting and turning skills increase the challenge. 

 

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of level 2 or assessed by Rapids coach

Level 4                                       

This program is the final step in the development of a young swimmer. Full strokes of butterfly, breaststroke, backstroke, and freestyle are developed, along with turns, underwaters, finishes, starts, and back starts.  Successful completion includes performing all the legal requirements necessary to participate in a regional-level meet.

 

Prerequisites:

  • Successful completion of level 3 or assessed by Rapids coach

 

 
                                                                                                                 
PLEASE REFER TO THIS YEAR'S REGISTRATION PACKAGE FOR TRAINING TIMES AND FEES 
All sessions are at Minoru Aquatic Centre.
 
Rapids Swim School Graduates
 
After a swimmer progresses through the Swim School levels he/she will be encouraged to join the club’s Age Group Development, Regional Development or Youth Fitness programs as appropriate.