Pre Competitive Program

*** 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 ***

Olympic Lightning (Fundamental)

60-minute lessons, 2X per week

This group focuses on the swimming basics in fun and encouraging atmosphere. Athletes in this group will be introduced to the basic elements of competitive swimming, focusing on teaching the fundamentals of the four competitive strokes. Swimmers will also work on improving endurance. Swimmers will participate in a fun mini-meet. These swimmers will also be allowed one competitive option throughout the season.  Please note that athletes will be entered as an exhibition for the meet.

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

Equipment: Appropriate bathing suit, cap, goggles

Session dates:   Session #1 - October 3rd to December 9th

                Session #2 - January 2nd to March 10th

                Session #3 - March 27th to June 2nd

A Mini-Meet will be held the final week of each session to celebrate the swimmers hard work.  Please watch for emails with the details towards the end of each session.

 


Olympic Sparks

The 50-minute lesson, 1X per week

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

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

Equipment: Appropriate bathing suit, cap, goggles

Session dates:   Session #1 – October 3rd to December 9th

                            Session #2 - January 2nd to March 10th

               Session #3 – March 27th to June 2nd

A Mini-Meet will be held the final week of each session to celebrate the swimmers hard work.  Please watch for emails with the details towards the end of each session.


Class Schedules

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

Sparks 1 → Monday 5:00 - 6:00 PM                   Lightning 1Monday + Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00 PM

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

Sparks 3 → Thursday 5:00 - 6:00 PM               

Sparks 4 → Tuesday 6:00 - 7:00 PM                  Lightning 4 → Tuesday + Friday 5:00 - 6:00 PM

Sparks 5 → Thursday 4:00 - 5:00 PM               

Sparks 6 → Tuesday 4:00 - 5:00 PM                 Lightning 6 → Wednesday + Friday 6:00 - 7:00 PM

Sparks 7 → Friday 4:00 - 5:00 PM

Sparks 8Wednesday 5:00 - 6:00 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.  Please contact Liisa at [email protected] for more information.

Session #1 

  • Thursday, September 8th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
  • Friday, September 9th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
  • Monday, September 12th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
  • Tuesday, September 13th  from 5:30 to 6:30 PM
  • Wednesday, September 14th from 5:30 to 6:30 PM

Session #2

  • Dec. 12-15th, 2022 - 4:30-7:00pm

Session #3

  • March 20-22nd, 2023 - 4:30-7:00pm

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.