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DCS required gear (by group)

Equipment needs build with every group! The highlighted items indicate what gear is new to each training group as the swimmer progresses. All recommendations are made in order of coach's preference. Please bring these items with you to practice as you acquire them.

All DCS Swimmers should have:

  • A WATER BOTTLE
  • Mesh bag for swimming to keep all their equipment together
  • Extra pair of goggles

Blue Team

  • Fins
  • Snorkel

Future Team

  • Fins
  • Snorkel
  • Breaststroke fins, Coach recommends:
    • Speedo Breaststroke swim fins or
    • Finis Positive Drive Swim Fins

Bronze Team

  • Snorkel
  • Breaststroke fins, Coach recommends:
    • Speedo Breaststroke swim fins or
    • Finis Positive Drive Swim Fins
  • Short Fins, Coach recommends:
    • Arena Pro Fin or
    • Speedo Nemesis Swim Fins or
    • Speedo Short Blade Training fins
  • Swim Paddles, Coach recommends: Finis Agility Paddle (because you will never have to worry about a strap breaking)

Silver Team and Gold Team

  • Short Fins, Coach recommends:
    • Arena Pro Fin or
    • Speedo Short Blade Training fins or
    • Speedo Nemesis Swim Fins
  • Snorkel
  • Breaststroke Fins, Coach recommends:
    • Speedo Breaststroke swim fins or
    • Finis Positive Drive Swim Fins
  • Swim Paddles, Coach recommends: Finis Agility Paddle (because you will never have to worry about a strap breaking)
  • Swimming Ankle Strap:
    • D-band by Jesse (swimdband.com) or
    • Finis pulling ankle strap or
    • There are some other brands out there or you can make DIY one for your swimmer
  • Finis Tempo Trainer
  • Swimming Drag Socks, Coach recommends:
  •         Power bags kick resistance socks or
  •         AquaVolo socks

 

DCS Dryland — Equipment List (all groups)

  1. running or cross-training shoes
  2. shorts
  3. water
  4. sports drink
  5. MMA gloves

Douglas County Stingrays Team Uniform

At swim meets, all DCS swimmers are required to wear the following:

  1. Silver DCS swim cap (unless swimmer has earned a Championship Team cap)
  2. Competition suit of their choice (royal blue color encouraged but not mandatory)
  3. Team T-shirt following this schedule:
  • One day meet:
    • 2019-20 Team Sponsor Shirt
  • Two day meet:
    • 2019-20 Team Sponsor Shirt (day 1)
    • Royal blue DCS shirt (day 2)
  • Three day meet:
    • Royal blue shirt (day 1)
    • 2019-20 Team Sponsor Shirt (day 2)
    • Grey DCS team shirt (day 3)

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