Waves of Wilmington


Explorer Programs

Explorer 1

Introductory group teaching the four competitive strokes, racing starts, and turns in a fun, nurturing environment.

Explorer 2 

Swimmers aim to become technically proficient in all 4 strokes, refine starts, turns, and underwater techniques as well as further their knowledge of competitive swimming.

Explorer 3

Swimmers aim to refine stroke technique and develop training capacity in order to prepare for the Senior program. 


Age Group Programs

Age Group 1

Practice group that maintains a strong focus on stroke technique while introducing speed, race strategy, and goal setting. Swimmers aim to qualify and compete at the NC State Championship level.

Age Group 2

Advanced practice group where stroke technique remains as the focal point with advanced skills and race strategies becoming more centrally themed. Swimmers aim to qualify and compete at the NC Championship level and higher.

Age Group 3

Advanced training group where goal setting, race strategy, and endurance training are central themes with swimmers aiming to qualify and compete at the NC state championship level and higher.

Senior Programs

Senior 1

Practice group for swimmers looking to refine proper stroke technique, build endurance and speed and compete at the NC Championship level.

Senior 2

Advanced training group for swimmers looking to compete at the NC Championship level and higher.

Senior 3

Advanced training group for swimmers looking to qualify for National level swim meets. Swimmers in this group are expected to epitomize WOW swimming.