2021-2022
Development
Stream
 
Mini-Knights

Description (Ages 4-7)

This group is designed primarily for 4-7 year olds who are past their preschool lessons or in Red Cross Level 3/4.  Swimmers will work on the introduction of all 4 strokes, with primary focus on front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke kick and dolphin kick.  Swimmers will also get a basic introduction to flip turns and dives.

 

Schedule Options:
  • Includes activation and water times
  • 2 days/week
  • Sept-June
GROUP DAY TIME POOL

SSLC - A

SSLC - B

Tues/Thurs

4:30-5:15 pm

5:15-6:00 pm

Surrey Sport and Leisure Complex

 
GLFD - A
 
GLFD - B
 
Mon/Weds
4:15-5:00pm
5:00-5:15pm
Guildford Recreation Centre

Pre-requisite 

  • comfortable in deep water
  • able to swim 25m front crawl or backstroke

Goals

  • Have Fun! 
  • Work on the basics of front crawl, backstroke, breaststroke kick and dolphin kick 

Swimmer Expectations 

  • Strive to attend all workouts 
  • Arrive 5 minutes before practice starts so you can start on time
  • Start learning to wear goggles and a swim cap in workout
  • Bring a water bottle to every workout 
  • Participate in at least 1 mini-meet and other club events or functions
  • Treat others with respect and care 
  • Have a positive attitude  
  • Adhere to Athlete Code of Conduct 

Parent Expectations 

  • Arrange to get your swimmer to practices and events on time 
  • Contact your coach if your swimmer is going to miss workout
  • If your swimmer requires assistance with the bathroom or has behavioural issues to remain near the group but do not interfere with the workout unless approached by a coach
  • Contact your coach directly if you have any concerns regarding your swimmer and their training 
  • Stay up-to-date with club news via hand-outs, emails, website, bulletin boards and/or communication with coaches and board 
  • Ensure all fees are paid on time and account is in order 
  • Parent Participation Points: help out at SKSC club functions, hosted events, timing at PASS meets, etc... 
  • Treat other parents, athletes and coaches with respect 
  • Have a positive attitude and do not engage in negative gossip in the bleachers with other parents 
  • Adhere to Parent Code of Conduct

Graduation Guidelines to either Bronze

  • Minimum Age of 6
  • Ability to swim 50m front crawl and backstroke
  • Good listening skills
  • Successful 2 week trial period with new group
  • Please note: Meeting performance standards does not guarantee/disqualify any potential move up.  Invites to move-up are at the discretion of coaches.  Other factors included in consideration are maturation, workout quality, attitude, health, training space, group cohesion, and  training ability