Phone & Fax
Address
PO Box 2791
Wenatchee, WA 98807

Swim Groups

.PRE-COMP/MINNOW A & MINNOW B

REQUIREMENTS: Beginning/Novice Swimmers

SUGGESTED MINIMUM AGE: 5 Years

FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT: None

SWIM MEET REQUIREMENT: 2 allowed, none required

Minnow Group is a pre-competitive option for swimmers ages 5 and up, who are interested in swimming and learning the 4 competitive strokes, but may not be ready for our Barracuda group.  There will be an annual registration fee of $30, and monthly training fees of $80. There is no fundraising requirement for this group. Pre-comp swimmers will meet twice a week, for a half-hour each lesson. Swimmers in this group may attend up to two meets per year, but meets are not required for this group.

COMP GROUP/BARRACUDA

REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to swim continuous 25 yards, any stroke

SUGGESTED MINIMUM AGE: 6 Years

FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT: $250 Per Swimmer (Installment/Paid-up Front only)

SWIM MEET REQUIREMENT: 3 of 4 home meets

The Barracuda group is offered to swimmers ages 6 and up who are new to the sport of swimming, but who already have basic knowledge of swimming, including the ability to swim a minimum of 25 yards of the pool without stopping. Barracuda group introduces swimmers to the world of competitive swimming.  All swimmers in this group are expected to participate in 3 of our 4 home meets and are encouraged, but not required, to attend several away meets throughout the season. Barracuda group practices 3 days per week for 1 hour per day.


COMP GROUP/PIRANHA

REQUIREMENTS: Must be able to swim all 4 strokes legally (Coach placement)

SUGGESTED  MINIMUM AGE: 8 Years

FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT: $250 Per Swimmer (Installment/Paid-up Front only)

SWIM MEET REQUIREMENT: 3 of 4 home meets, champs meets and travel meets encouraged

Piranha group is offered to swimmers ages 8 and up who have a basic understanding of all 4 legal strokes and want to improve their swimming skills.  Swimmers are placed in this group by coach recommendation. This group meets 4 days per week for 1.5 hours per day. All swimmers in this group are expected to participate in 3 of our 4 home meets and are encouraged, but not required, to attend several away meets throughout the season.

COMP GROUP/SHARK

REQUIREMENTS: Coach Placement

SUGGESTED  MINIMUM AGE: 11 Years

FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT: $250 Per Swimmer (Installment/Paid-up Front only)

SWIM MEET REQUIREMENT: 3 of 4 home meets, high level meets highly encouraged, monthly travel meets also encouraged.

Shark group is offered to swimmers ages 11 and up who have a solid grasp of all 4 legal strokes and want to improve their swimming skills.  Swimmers are placed in this group by coach recommendation. This group meets 6 days per week for 1.5 to 2 hours per day. All swimmers in this group are expected to participate in 3 of our 4 home meets and are highly encouraged to attend all high level meets for which they are qualified.  Monthly travel meets are also encouraged.

COMP GROUP/WAHOO

REQUIREMENTS: Coach Placement

SUGGESTED MINIMUM AGE: 14 Years

FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT: $250 Per Swimmer (Installment/Paid-up Front only)

SWIM MEET REQUIREMENT: 3 of 4 home meets, high level meets required, monthly travel meets highly encouraged.

Wahoo group is offered to swimmers ages 14 and up who are entering or in high school and have a solid grasp of all 4 legal strokes..  Swimmers are placed in this group by coach recommendation. This group meets 6 days per week for 2 hours per day. All swimmers in this group are expected to participate in 3 of our 4 home meets and are highly encouraged to attend all high level meets for which they are qualified.  Monthly travel meets are also encouraged.

COMP GROUP/COLLEGE SWIMMERS

REQUIREMENTS: Current USA Swimming Registration and participation in college swimming

SUGGESTED MINIMUM AGE: NA

FUNDRAISING REQUIREMENT: None

SWIM MEET REQUIREMENT: Home meets if athletes are actively participating with the team

Velocity Swimming encourages our college athletes to practice with the team when they are home for breaks and/or summer vacation.   Below are the expectations and fees for this group:

  • College athletes must be currently registered with USA Swimming. The registration fee is $77 and can be paid online at www.velocity-swimming.com

  • College athletes may swim for free when they are home for Thanksgiving, Christmas, and Spring Breaks

  • College athletes are encouraged to swim with the team when they are home for the summer at a reduced rate of $147 for the whole summer (May-August)

  • If athletes choose the reduced rate of $147 for summer dues, they are requested to spend one day a week assisting with one or more of the other groups as assigned by the head coach

  • College athletes home for the summer are encouraged to attend home meets