RICHMOND RAPIDS SWIM CLUB

Please refer to our registration package for more information about each group. List of prerequisites is not exhaustive.


Age Group Development Program

For swimmers age 8-10 who want to learn to swim competitively.

Prerequisites:

  • Completion of Rapids Swim School (or comparable program)
  • Pass Level 2 and Up: Legal 100 IM under 2:10. Legal 100 Free under 1:50. 

Regional Development Program

For swimmers age 11-13 who want to develop their competitive skills.

Prerequisites:

  • Rapids Swim School or Red Cross Level 10
  • Assessment by a Rapids coach

Provincial and National Age Group

For advanced swimmers age 11-14.

Prerequisites for Provincial Age Group:

  • 3:10 for 200 IM
  • 6:00 for 400 Freestyle
  • Minimum 1x Tier 1 standard (LC season age group) in a 200m or longer event 

Senior Provincial

For swimmers age 14 and up.

Prerequisites:

  • Tier 2 qualified or “on-track” 

National

For advanced swimmers age 14 and up.

Prerequisites:

  • Qualified for Western Nationals (3 events) or Junior Nationals (3 events) 

Youth Fitness

For swimmers age 11 and up who want to get healthy and learn the competitive swimming style.

Prerequisites:

  • 11-15 years old
  • Rapids Swim School Level 4, or equivalent to a legal 100m FR, 100m BK & 50m BR (Red Cross 10 minimum)

Youth Competitive

For swimmers age 13-17 who would like to continue to train and race on a moderate programming schedule.

Prerequisites:

  • Has previous competitive experience, either with Rapids or a year round or summer program.  

Winter Maintenance

For competitive summer swimmers looking to keep in shape during the winter.

Prerequisites:

  • Summer swim club member for previous season
  • Intention to swim with their summer club program for following season

University Swimmers

For swimmers away from their university looking for off-season or holiday training.