Practice Group Descriptions

2022-2023 Season

Beginner 1 - Passed ARC Level 3. Knows freestyle with rhythmic breathing and backstroke. Meet Requirements: At least one meet and Championships.

Beginner 2 - Meets all Beginner 1 standards. Knows three strokes, including freestyle and backstroke. Meet Requirements: At least one meet and Championships.

Age Group 1 - Meets all Beginner 2 standards. Has all four legal strokes. Meet Requirements: At least two meets and Championships.

 

Age Group 2 - Meets all Age Group 1 standards. Age appropriate. The swimmer has 11-12 3 B cuts (at least one 100). In practice, the swimmer can complete 8x100s free on 1:45, 8x100 IM on 2:00. Meet Requirements: At least 6 Meets are required plus Championships.

 

PreSenior - Coaches Discretion. Meets all Age Group 2 standards. In practice, the swimmer can complete 10x100s Free on 1:30 and 10x100s IM on 1:40. Meet Requirements: 6 Meets required plus Championships.


Senior - Coaches discretion. Mostly High School swimmers or swimmer is in 8th grade and has a Sectional cut. Meet Requirement: Meets recommended by coaches.

The above is an outline and may be adjusted based on the competitive needs of the team and coaches’ discretion.