JEFFCO HURRICANES at WHEAT RIDGE REC CENTER      updated Jan 2021

Jeffco groups are progressive and build upon each other depending on ability and goals.

There are requirements for admittance into groups. Contact Coach for an assessment and group placement.

Due to covid and the ongoing practice changes, please contact Coach Sarah at the above coach link for the most recent practice schedule. Current members may get a weekly RSVP link, in order to reserve practice lanes. The coaching staff works hard to keep the practice schedule as consistent as possible throughout mandates and changes in restrictions. Practices may require reservations.

YELLOW GROUP 

For swimmers 10yo and younger with little or no competitive experience. The swimmer must be able to swim in deep water without the aid of an instructor and should be able to perform back and free. The swimmer must be able to listen, learn and be respectful of the coach and teammates in a group environment. The group focus is to learn all four competitive strokes: freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly along with the appropriate turns and starts. These swimmers attend 10 and under, Suburban League and USA Swimming meets, but competition is not pushed at this level and up to the discretion of the coach, parent and swimmer.

YELLOW Coach:  Sarah Corcoran
Practice Schedule: Monday & Wednesday 5-5:45p WRRC

GOLD GROUP

For swimmers 10yo and younger who can perform back and free correctly and has basic knowledge of butterfly and breaststroke. Must be able to swim a 50 freestyle without stopping, with the aid of fins is allowed. The swimmer must be able to listen, learn and be respectful of the coach and teammates in a group environment. This group will continue to work on strokes, starts and turns as well as some endurance swimming.These swimmers attend 10 and under, Suburban League and USA Swimming meets, but competition is not pushed at this level and up to the discretion of the coach, parent and swimmer.

GOLD Coach:  Sarah Corcoran
Practice Schedule: Tuesday & Thursday 5-6p WRRC
 
WHITE GROUP
 
Swimmers 11yo and older, some younger swimmers at Coach's discretion. This is the recommended group for swimmers with proven commitment to swimming, stroke technique, skill mechanics and training ability. Swimmers should be able to count, compute distances and read more challenging intervals on the clock. These swimmers should be mentally prepared to compete in meets about once a month. Swimmers should execute appropriate and legal turns. The swimmer must be able to listen, learn and be respectful of the coach and teammates in a group environment and exhibit good sportsmanship. Basic knowledge and performance of all strokes is required as well as a maturity level to focus on swimming for increased periods of time. Setting and accomplishing practice and competition goals becomes increasingly important.
 
WHITE Group Coach:  Sarah Corcoran
Practice Schedule: Monday-Thursday  5:00-6:15p/ 6:15-7:30p WRRC