We are excited to bring back out popular pre-competitive program for the fall of 2021. 

*** PLEASE NOTE: all NEW swimmers need to schedule an assessment prior to registering for our PRE-COMPETITIVE program, please contact our Team Administrator Liisa for availability ***

Lightning (6:1 ratio)

60-minute lessons,  2X per week

Note: An annual registration fee of $52.55 to Swim Ontario must be paid once per year before the first practice. This fee is mandatory and cannot be prorated, modified or refunded.

This group focuses on the swimming basics in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. Athletes in this group will be introduced to the basic elements of competitive swimming with a focus on teaching the fundamentals of the four competitive strokes. Swimmers will also work on improving endurance. Swimmers will participate in a fun mini-meet that will take place on the last day of each session. These swimmers will also be allowed one competitive option throughout the season at any regionally sanctioned event if offered.  Please note that athletes will be entered as an exhibition for the meet they have chosen. 

Swimmers should be 8 or over AND be able to swim 50m unassisted.

Equipment: Appropriate bathing suit, Cap, Goggles

Session dates:   Session #1 - Monday October 4, 2021 to Friday December 10, 2021

                 Session #2 - Monday January 10, 2022 to Friday March 25, 2022 (no swimming on March break)

                 Session #3 - Monday April 4, 2022 to Friday June 10, 2022

 


Sparks (6:1 ratio)

45-minute lesson,  1X per week

Note: An annual registration fee of $52.55 to Swim Ontario must be paid once per year before the first practice. This fee is mandatory and cannot be prorated, modified or refunded.

This group focuses on the swimming basics in a fun and encouraging atmosphere. This first experience with competitive swimming will emphasize learning proper technique in freestyle and backstroke with the introduction of breaststroke. Swimmers will also work on improving endurance. Swimmers will participate in a fun mini-meet that will take place on the last day of each session.

Swimmers should be 6 or over AND be able to swim 15m unassisted.

Equipment: Appropriate bathing suit, Cap, Goggles

Session dates:   Session #1 - Monday October 4, 2021 to Friday December 10, 2021

                 Session #2 - Monday January 10, 2022 to Friday March 25, 2022 (no swimming on March break)

                 Session #3 - Monday April 4, 2022 to Friday June 10, 2022


Class Schedules

**Due to high demand additional classes may be added** 
**Classes may be canceled due to less than 50% registration**

Sparks 1 → Monday 4:00 - 4:45 PM             Lightning 1 → Tuesday + Thursday 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Sparks 2 → Monday 5:00 - 5:45 PM             Lightning 2 → Tuesday + Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Sparks 3 → Monday 6:00 - 6:45 PM             Lightning 3 → Tuesday + Thursday 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Sparks 4 → Wednesday 4:00 - 4:45 PM       Lightning 4 → Monday + Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Sparks 5 → Wednesday 5:00 - 5:45 PM       Lightning 5 → Monday + Wednesday 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Sparks 6 → Wednesday 6:00 - 6:45 PM       Lightning 6 → Monday + Wednesday 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Sparks 7 → Friday 4:00 - 4:45 PM

Sparks 8 → Friday 5:00 - 5:45 PM

Sparks 9 → Friday 6:00 - 6:45 PM

Note: Swimmers are encouraged to be ready on pool deck 10 minutes prior to scheduled start of practice in order to start on time and use the allotted time effectively.


ASSESSMENTS

These are our anticipated assessment dates for any NEW members. 

Session #1 

  • Tuesday, September 7th from 5:30 to 7:00 PM
  • Wednesday, September 8th from 6:00 to 7:00 PM
  • Thursday, September 9th from 4:00 to 7:00 PM
  • Friday, September 10th from 4:00 - 7:00 PM

Session #2

  • Thursday, December 16th TBD
  • Tuesday, January 4, 2022 4:00 to 6:00PM

Session #3

  • Thursday, March 31st TBD

NOTE: Assessments are roughly 15-minutes in length and swimmers need their own goggles and bathing suit.  A coach will speak to the swimmer and parent at the end of the assessments with their group recommendation.