GROUP STRUCTURE - September to December 2020

  • This structure is To Be Determined and will be created as part of the Return To Training Guidelines as set out by Swimming Canada.

 

GROUP STRUCTURE 

  • Once pre-covid allowable training parameters are back in place, we look forward to returning to the following:

 

Elite

  • Swimmers aged 15 and over at the winter championships

  • Selected swimmers who demonstrate the ability to train with a goal to perform at peak meets (CR A, Ontario Youth Junior Championships, Ontario Swimming Championships and/or Nationals)

  • Must sign and respect a contract (also signed by the coach and the parents) stating the expectations (commitment, meets, attendance, etc.).

Junior Elite

  • Swimmers aged 12-14 at the winter championships

  • Selected swimmers who demonstrate the ability to train with a goal to perform at peak meets (CR A, Festivals, Ontario Youth Juniors)

  • Must sign and respect a contract (also signed by the coach and the parents) stating the expectations (commitment, meets, attendance, etc.)

SENIOR 

  • Swimmers aged 14 and over at the winter championships

  • Selected swimmers who demonstrate the ability to train with a goal to perform at peak meets (CR B, CR C) 

Top Age Group A

  • Swimmers aged 12-13 at the Winter Championships

  • Selected swimmers who demonstrate the ability to train with a goal to perform at peak meets (CR B, CR A, Festivals)

Top Age Group B

  • Swimmers ages 12-14 at the winter championships

  • Selected swimmers who demonstrate the ability to train with a goal to perform at peak meets (invitational and regional meets)

Junior Age Group A

  • Swimmers aged 9-11 at the winter championships

  • Swimmers will compete at invitational, regional and Festival meets

Junior Age Group B

  • Swimmers aged 9-11 at the winter championships

  • Swimmers will compete at invitational and regional meets

Intro

  • Swimmers aged 11 and under
  • swimmers will compete at local invitational meets

Varsity

  • Engaged in a competitive varsity program during the season
  • Must meet the requirements of Elite
  • Must represent Whitby Swimming at Provincial and National level meets
  • Training with Whitby Swimming for more than 10% of the year

Affiliated

  • Engaged in a supported competitive program
  • Must meet the requirements of Elite
  • Must represent Whitby Swimming at Provincial and National level meets
  • Training with Whitby Swimming for less than 10% of the year

 

MASTERS

The masters program is for swimmers aged 18 and older.  Fees are $60 per month plus a once per season Swimming Canada registration of $55.  There are four practices offered per week:  Monday, Tuesday, Friday mornings (5:15-7:00am) at Anne Ottenbrite Pool (Iroquois) and Thursday morning (5:15-7:00am) at Toronto Pan Am Sports Center (50m pool).  Members attend as many practices per week as they choose.  Competitions are optional.