Royal 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. Athete'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 "Juanita Allignton" time standards are required to join this group (found below).
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  • A minimum age of 13 is required. 
  • Swimmers must be able to complete 8 x 100s freestyle on the 1:20 interval.
  • Swimmers must be able to complete 8 x 100s IM on the 1:30 interval.
  • Swimmers must be able to complete 8 x 100s Kick on the 2:00 interval.

Monthly Fee: $165 *Price Increase for any incoming athletes will be effective after May 15, 2023... $175/monthly* 

Swim Practice Schedule (Bakersfield College):

  • Monday - Thursday @ 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
  • Friday @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday @ 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM 

Summer Schedule (STARTS JUNE 5th!!!):

  • Monday/Wednesday AM @ 6:30 AM - 7:30 AM
  • Friday AM @ 6:30 AM - 8:00 AM
  • Monday - Friday PM @ 5:00 PM - 7:00 PM
  • Saturday @ 7:00 AM - 9:00 AM


Required Equipment:

  • Practice Suit (we discourage the use of "leisure" swimwear such as board shorts, swim shirts, bikinis, etc.) 
  • Goggles 
  • Caps (for swimmers with long hair) 
  • Kick Board
  • Snorkel 
  • Fins (preferably long)
  • Paddles (ask Coach Jackson for assistance in sizes)
  • Pull Bouy
  • Water Bottle 
  • Gym Clothing (appropriate for dryland)

Swim Meets:

  • Meets are required for these swimmers to move up to the Royal Group. 
  • Team cap and 3 team shirts are required for meet participation. 
Practice Attendance 
  • 70% practice attendance is required to remain in the Royal Group. This will be recorded every 8 weeks. Athletes that fall below 70% 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. 
  • 80% practice attendance is required to swim at Senior Meets such as Sectionals, Futures, and Junior Nationals.