Discovery Group (Discovery 1, Discovery 2, Discovery 3)

The Discovery group is a session-based group for athletes that are new to the sport and/or are working toward learning how to legally swim all 4 competitive strokes. Our suggested age is 5-10 years old, but we will work with families on an individual basis as needed.

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Discovery 1

In the Discovery 1 group our goals are to help athletes learn basic swimming skills, water safety skills, and fundamentals of the Freestyle and Backstroke strokes. After an athlete has completed at least one session they will be evaluated for progression into the Discovery 2 or Discovery 3 group.

2021-22 Fall/Winter Practice Schedule

Discovery 1 classes not being offered at this time. Please see our Swim Lessons page for more info on introducing your swimmer to learning to swim lessons.

Discovery 2

In the Discovery 2 group athletes will build upon freestyle and backstroke fundamentals, introduce and teach the fundamentals competitive strokes of Butterfly and Breastroke, and begin to learn how to enter the water safely from basic shallow diving positions.

2021 Fall/Winter Session 2 - November & December (Nov 1-Dec 22) sign-ups for returning members open Oct 25. opens for new members on October 27.

Group A - Monday 545-645 pm, Thursday 545-645 pm - 16 available spots

Group B - Wednesday 545-645 pm, Friday 500-600 pm - 16 available spots

Register HERE for Session 2

Discovery 3

In the Discovery 3 group we will provide more intensive, curriculum-based teaching of the skills needed to be successful in competitive swimming. Athletes will also participate in basic dryland movements and skills emphasizing balance, coordination, and athleticism. Our goal is to progress athletes into competitive swimming and ensure a great experience for all the athletes. After an athlete has completed at least one session they will be evaluated for progression into the Imagination group by the coaching staff.

For more specific details regarding the Discovery group, please see the Donner Swim Club Group Descriptions and Criteria

2021 Fall/Winter Session 2 - December, January, February (exact dates TBD) sign-ups the Week of Nov 22nd

Group A- Monday & Tuesday 545-645 pm, Saturday 1015-1115 am 

Group B- Tuesday & Thursday 545-645 pm, Saturday 1015-1115 am