JEFFCO HURRICANES at WHEAT RIDGE REC CENTER      *updated July 2021 for FALL groups  


4005 Kipling St., Wheat Ridge, 80033

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. [email protected]

 

Storm & Cyclone GROUPS 

For swimmers 11yo 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.

Practice Schedule: 
Storm : 6-8 year olds Monday & Wednesday 5-6p WRRC *Coach Sophia
Cyclone : 9-11 year olds NEW swimmers  Tuesday, Thursday & Friday  5-6p  WRRC *Coach Margaret Howell
Coach email:   Sarah Corcoran

 

GOLD GROUP

For striving-toward-competitive swimmers 8-9 year olds 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, Sophia, Margaret
Practice Schedule: Monday - Thursday 5-6p WRRC
 
RED GROUP
 
For competitive swimmers 9&10 year old. Swimmers will be able to swim all four competitive strokes as well as complete appropriate turns and starts legally. Swimmers will be able to count, compute distances and read basic intervals on the clock. These swimmers will be mentally prepared to compete in meets about once a month. Swimmers will 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. Goal setting will be introduced at this level. Swimmers in this group usually attend Suburban League and U.S.A. Swimming meets with aspirations of attaining silver state and state times and moving to a more challenging level.
 
RED Group Coach:  Sarah Corcoran
Practice Schedule: Monday-Thursday  5-6:30, some Fridays 5-6p  WRRC
 
 
 
WHITE GROUP
 
Competitive Committed required. This is the recommended group for s wimmers, 11-13yo, with proven commitment to swimming, stroke technique, skill mechanics and training ability. Swimmers are required to attend 3 practices per week, 1 competition per month and accomplish basic practice 'test' set requirements.  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 @WRRC
Mon-Wed 5:30-7:30p Tue-Thur 6:7:30p Friday 5-6:00p
 
 
 
BLACK GROUP
 
Competitive Committed required. This is the recommended group for s  wimmers, 13yo and older,   with proven commitment to swimming, stroke technique, skill mechanics and training ability. Swimmers are required to attend 3 practices per week, 1 competition per month and accomplish basic practice 'test' set requirements.   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, exhibit good sportsmanship and positive leadership. 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: 
13&over.            Mon-Wed 5:30-7:30p Tue-Thur 6:7:30p Friday 5-6:00p