Temporary Pool Location, Changes in Group Requirements, and Updated Website

Jackson Buyers

We have some exciting updates! Please take a look below.

 

Temporary Pool Location & Start Date

We have secured some temporary pool time at Rio Bravo-Greeley Elementary School starting tomorrow (August 24th) through the date that repairs are finished at BC. The address is here:

6601 Enos Ln. Bakersfield, CA 93314 

 

This Weeks Schedule:

Here is the schedule for this week only:

Platinum: Wed, Thurs, Fri @ 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM & Saturday @ 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Gold: Wed, Thurs, Fri @ 6:15 - 8:00 PM & Saturday 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Silver: Wed, Thurs, Fri @ 6:15 - 7:45 PM

Bronze:  Wed, Thurs, Fri @ 6:15 - 7:30 PM

 

Additional Group (Royal) & Changes in Group Requirements

We have also updated the Group Requirements for each group. Final decisions on group placement will be made at the end of this week. Lots of changes! We are excited to create these new groups, and further individualize our program. It has been our goal to run a program where all athletes can be placed in a group that will best challenge them and fit their needs. We believe this is a step closer to that.

As I stated before, no group changes will be made until the end of this week!

 

Ace Website Updates

Groups:

Each group’s page has been updated. Make sure to check for equipment requirements. Gold and Platinum will no longer be providing Silver and Bronze groupers with kickboards! 

New Member or Tryout Section:

There is also a new section under “Join Now” that should make it easier for new members to answer a lot of new members' questions. If you have new members that are looking to join, then please direct them to do the following:

Go to AceAquaticsClub.com → “Join Now” → “Start Here” 

Updated Record Board:

Both SCY and LCM records have been updated on our website under the “Athletes” tab. You can also find a new page called “Ace Hall of Fame”. This is where we will be celebrating Ace graduates who move on to swim in college. 

 

Royal Group: Coach Jackson’s Group

The Royal Group is named after a Royal Flush, the strongest hand in poker. This group is Ace Aquatic's premier group.

Royal Group consists of competitive swimmers who are working to achieve Sectionals, Futures, Junior National time standards and beyond. Athlete's will learn how to set comprehensive goals, and strengthen their bodies and (more importantly) their minds in order to achieve them. Royal athletes will be held to the highest standards regarding practice attendance, our team values, and as team leaders. 

Group Requirements: 

2 "Bonus Western Senior Zones" cuts are required to join this group. 

A minimum age of 13 is required. 

Swimmers must be able to complete 6 x 100s freestyle on the 1:20 interval.

Swimmers must be able to complete 6 x 100s IM on the 1:30 interval.

Swimmers must be able to complete 6 x 100s Kick on the 2:00 interval.

Monthly Fee: $155

Swim Practice Schedule (@RBG):

Mon-Fri PM - 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Tues/Thurs AM - 6:00 AM - 7:15 AM

Sat AM - 7:00 AM - 9:30 AM

Practice Attendance 

80% practice attendance is required to remain in the Royal Group. This will be recorded every 8 weeks. Athletes that fall below 80% will be moved down to the Platinum Group. Athletes can rejoin after mid-season or end of season meets if they meet the attendance requirement. 

 

Platinum Group: Coach Andy and Coach Jackson’s Group

Group Requirements: 

A minimum age of 13 is required. 

Swimmers must be able to complete 6 x 100s freestyle on the 1:45 interval.

Swimmers must be able to complete 4 x 100s IM on the 2:00 interval.

Swimmers must be able to complete 6 x 100s Kick on the 2:15 interval.

Swim Practice Schedule (@RBG):

Mon-Fri PM - 6:15 PM - 8:00 PM

Tues AM (Optional) - 6:00 AM - 7:15 AM

Sat AM - 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Gold Group: Coach Kelly

Group Requirements: 

A minimum age of 9 is required.

4 x 100s freestyle on the 2:00 interval.

4 x 100s kick on the 2:15 interval

A legal 100 of IM (1 x 25 of fly, back, breast, and free).

Swim Practice Schedule (@RBG):

Mon-Fri PM - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

Sat AM - 7:30 AM - 9:30 AM

 

Silver Group: Coach Brian

Group Requirements: 

A minimum age of 7 is required.

Swimmers must be able to complete a legal 50 of both freestyle and backstroke.

Swimmers must be able to swim a 100 of any stroke without stopping.

Swimmers must be able to complete the following set: 4 x 50s on the 1:15 interval.

Swim Practice Schedule (@RBG):

Mon-Fri PM - 6:15 PM - 7:45 PM

 

Bronze Group: Coach Hope

Group Requirements: 

A minimum age of 5 is required to join our program!

Swimmers must be able to complete a 25 unassisted to join our team!

Swim Practice Schedule (@RBG):

Mon-Fri PM - 6:15 PM - 7:30 PM