Merritt  Swimming offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Merritt  Swimming to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

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For swimmers eight and under who can swim 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke. Swimmers will continue to work on freestyle and backstroke fundamentals and be introduced to breaststroke and butterfly. The focus of this group is on developing basic introductory skills. Must tryout.


Junior Marlins

For swimmers 7-12 years old. Stroke development in all four competitive strokes is the purpose of this level. In addition to stroke technique, swimmers work on turns and starts. Must tryout.



For swimmers 9-14 years old. At this level, swimmers have an understanding of good practice habits and are capable of swimming all four competitive strokes legally. Swimmers continue to focus on stroke technique while starting to work on harder training sets. Must tryout


Junior Rays

For swimmers 12 years and older. Swimmers have a strong stroke technique base to build from. Swimmers are challenged in this group with harder training sets that continue to refine their stroke while exposing them to interval and longer distance sets. Swimmers can choose from any of the below times to attend. Must tryout.


Senior Rays

For swimmers 13 and older. Swimmers are expected to show a high level of commitment to their training. Swimmers continue to progress through repetition of training drills and interval main sets. Swimmers have embraced core training habits to be successful. Swimmers will be placed in groups according to their ability level. Must tryout.