Swim Academy

When: Tuesday and Thursday from 3:30-4:30 PM

Age Range: 3-11 Years Old

Prerequisites: Evaluation by Swim Academy Coach. Swimmers must be able to complete a 25 yard freestyle. (swim to other end of Foothills Area YMCA Pool) Email Coach Tyler at [email protected] to setup an  evaluation.

Price: :$45/Month for Member; $60/Month for Member

Coach: Danielle Brooks

Swim Academy is the first step in our Bluefins Swim Team. The main goal of this team is to have fun and learn about the wonderful world of swimming! Swimmers will begin learning stroke technique for the 4 competitive strokes. Theywill aslo work on building endurance and improving racing skills in a fun, energetic team atmosphere. 

 

White Team

When: Monday, Wednesday, and Friday from 3:30-4:30 PM

Season: Fall/Winter: August-February; Summer April-July NOTE: Swimmers CAN join Mid-Season. We accept throughout the year! :)

Age Range: 6-10 Years Old

Prerequisites: Evaluation by Coach Danielle. Swimmers must be able to complete a 50 (or strong 25) yard freestyle. Swimmers must also be able to complete a 50 (or strong 25) yard backstroke. 25 of fly or breastroke is preferred but not required.. (swim to other end of Foothills Area YMCA Pool) Email Coach Tyler at [email protected] to setup an evaluation.

Price: :$60/Month + Family or Single Parent Y Membership + Once a Season $75 Registration Fee

Coach: Danielle Brooks

White Team is the next step in the progression of our Bluefins Swim Team. The main goal of this team is to continue learning about the exciting world of swimming while also progressing in their knowledge and love of the sport. Swimmers will continue to learn the 4 competitive strokes, while learning the basics of starts and turns. Wite Team swimmers will continue to learn racing skills and to build endurance while also learning good sportsmanship and practice etiquette. 

 

Silver Team

When: Monday-Thursday from 4-5:30 PM

Season: Fall/Winter: August-February; Summer April-July NOTE: Swimmers CAN join Mid-Season. We accept throughout the year! :)

Age Range: 8-12 Years Old

Prerequisites: Evaluation by Coach Trevor. Swimmers must be able to complete a 100 (or strong 25) yard freestyle. Swimmers must also be able to complete a 100 of Freestyle and Backstroke 50 of Butterfly and Breaststroke with close form (Does not need to be perfect!). Some knowledge of starts and turns preferred. Email Coach Tyler at [email protected] to setup an evaluation.

Price: :$78/Month + Family or Single Parent Y Membership + Once a Season $75 Registration Fee

Coach: Trevor Shepherd

Silver Team continues the progression of swimmers in our Bluefins Swim Team Program. This group strives to create a friendly and inclusive team atmosphere. Swimmers will continue their education in the 4 competitive strokes, while fine tuning starts and turns. Swimmers will also begin focusing more on endurance building and lane etiquette, while learning the basics of reading a pace clock. All done while having fun!

 

Blue 2 Team

When: Monday-Friday from 4:30-6:00 PM and Monday and Thursday from 6:00-7:30 AM 

Season: Fall/Winter: August-February; Summer April-July NOTE: Swimmers CAN join Mid-Season. We accept throughout the year! :)

Age Range: 10-16 Years Old

Prerequisites: Evaluation by Coach Tyler. Swimmers must be able to compete a 100 Freestyle in under 1:45 and 100 Backstroke in under 2:00. Swimmers must also be able to legally swim a 50 Breaststroke and 50 Butterfly. Legal starts and turns are preferred but not required. Email Coach Tyler at [email protected] to setup an evaluation.

Price: :$95/Month + Family or Single Parent Y Membership + Once a Season $75 Registration Fee

Coach: Tyler Will

The Blue 2 Team is the pen-u;timate step in our Bluefins Swim Team. Swimmers will be introduced to goal setting and visualization principles, while building on the foundations of the previous teams. Swimmers will begin learning how to read a workout sheet and how to utilize this in practice. Endurance and stroke technique will be the main focus of this group, while learning how to have fun with hard work! We will also focus on team building in this group as swimmers transition into the competitive world of swimming!

 

Blue 1 Team

When: Monday-Thursday from 6:00-7:30 PM and Friday from 4:30-6:00 PM and Monday and Thursday from 6:00-7:30 AM
Dryland: Monday & Wednesday from 4:45-5:15 PM, Tuesday & Thursday from 4:30-5:00 PM, and Friday from 4:00-4:30 PM

Season: Fall/Winter: August-February; Summer April-July NOTE: Swimmers CAN join Mid-Season. We accept throughout the year! :)

Age Range: 12-21 Years Old

Prerequisites: Evaluation by Coach Tyler. Swimmers must be able to compete 8x100 Freestyle in under 1:40 and 1x100 Backstroke in under 1:40. Swimmers must also be able to legally swim a 50 Breaststroke and 50 Butterfly, as well as a 200 IM. Legal starts and turns are preferred but not required. Email Coach Tyler at [email protected] to setup an evaluation.

Price: :$95/Month + Family or Single Parent Y Membership + Once a Season $75 Registration Fee

Coach: Tyler Will

The Blue 1 Team is the final group in our Bluefins Swim Team. These swimmers are our most serious athletes, with swimmers qualifying for Y regional, USA State, USA Sectional, and Y National meets. Swimmers are expected to be team leaders and role models to our younger swimmers. This group will learn more about season training and heart rate based training, while mixing many different types of training to form a comprhensive swim training program. Swimmers are expected to compete at Y State and are encouraged to swim as part of our USA team. Team camaraderie will be heavily encouraged, as will goal setting and visualization. The goal of this group is to help each swimmer obtain the highest level of swimming they desire, and help swimmers continue the sport in college.