Gold Elite Swimmers continue to develop swimming technique, but the primary focus changes to aerobic capacity and race strategies. In addition to the basic life skills developed in the other levels, the athlete learns self discipline and training techniques. The criteria for joining the Gold Elite team is the swimmer be proficient in the four strokes, has a base of aerobic capacity and can attend practice 4 out of 5 days.

Typical Gold Elite Practice Schedule

Sunday Monday Tuesday Wednesday Thursday Friday Saturday
  5:30-7:30 PM 5:30-7:30 PM 5:30-7:30 PM 5:30-7:30 PM   TBA
  Water Dryland/Water Water Dryland/Water   Dryland/Water

 

Required Equipment

  • water bottle
  • tennis shoes
  • fins
  • kickboard
  • small paddles
  • pull buoy
  • snorkel