18 & Under World 100s
Gulf Swimming
Level 4
Excellence 300

SSAN's Non-Competitive Swim Team

 

Location: Northcrest Pool (for Shark 1, 2, & 3). Alternate locations are used when facilities are limited.

 

Dates: We provide our Sharks with 4 weeks of training each month. Please note each monthly start/end date is different.

January- January 3rd - 27th 

February- January 31st - February 24th 

March- February 28 - March 31st (We will not be holding practices March 14th-18th due to Spring Break)

April- April 4th - 28th

 

Times: Practices are offered Monday through Thursday. 40 minutes for Shark 1 and 60 minutes for Shark 2 & 3. Please note: During holiday breaks practices will not be offered. Practice times may alter due to pool availability.

Shark 1-  5:30-6:10 pm at the Northcrest Pool ( 4:30-5:10 pm at the Inway pool when KO Pool is down)

Shark 2-  6:15-7:15 pm at the Northcest Pool

Shark 3-  6:15-7:15 pm at the Northcrest Pool

 

Required Equipment: mesh bag, fins, kickboard, goggles, swim cap, & water bottle

 

Monthly Fee: $100.00 a month/swimmer *Please note that our registration is on a month-to-month basis. If you are not registered for each month, your swimmer will not be allowed to practice. 

 

2022 USA Swimming Registration & Flex Membership: $20

*Note: This is a non-refundable, one-time annual fee payable to USA Swimming that provides insurance for the athlete.

 

 

Group Descriptions Below:

Shark 1 (Entry level group)

  • Training group for elementary school swimmers wanting to get exercise after other activities/sports, stay in shape for summer league and would like to continue improving and staying fit.
  • Group focus is on continued development of proper stroke technique, introduction to interval training, keeping the fun in swimming, staying fit and summer league atmosphere all year long
  • Swimmer must be capable of multiple laps of freestyle and backstroke without interruption (stopping on lane ropes, pushing off the bottom), 25 backstroke kick on the surface in the streamline position, and listening ability in a distracting environment.

Required Equipment: fins, kickboard, mesh bag, SSAN cap, extra goggles, and water bottle.

 

Shark 2 (Intermediate level group)

  • Training group for middle schoolers who are wanting to get exercise after other activities/sports, stay in shape for summer league and would like to continue improving and staying fit.
  • Group focus is on continued development of proper stroke technique, introduction to interval training, keeping the fun in swimming, staying fit and summer league atmosphere all year long
  • Swimmer should have good participation at practice, have a good work ethic, interpersonal skills, demonstrate leadership qualities, along with being able to complete a legal 25 of each stroke, 100 IM, and 100 Free.

Required Equipment: fins, kickboard, mesh bag, small pull buoy, SSAN cap, extra goggles, and water bottle.

 

Shark 3 (Advanced level group)

  • Training group for high schoolers who are wanting to get exercise after other activities/sports, stay in shape for summer league and would like to continue improving and staying fit.
  • Group focus is on continued development of proper stroke technique, introduction to interval training, keeping the fun in swimming, staying fit and summer league atmosphere all year long
  • Swimmer should have good participation at practice, have a good work ethic, interpersonal skills, demonstrate leadership qualities, along with being able to complete a legal 50 of each stroke, 200 IM, and 200 Free.

Required Equipment: fins, kickboard, mesh bag, small pull buoy,  SSAN cap, extra goggles, and water bottle.