Practice Group Descriptions

Developmental I: 8 and Under year-old swimmers that can swim 25 yards and know 2 of the 4 competitive strokes. Swimmers must have the ability to be independent to use the locker room/change without assistance. Attend 3 of 5 available meets and 8 and Under Championships/Regionals/Age Group Championships.

Developmental II: 10 and Under year-old swimmers that can swim 3 legal strokes 50 yards of 50 yards each. Attend 3 of 4 available meets and 8 and Under Championships/Regionals/Age Group Championships.

Age Group: 12 and Under year-old swimmers with 1 B time on the National Age Group Motivational Time Chart or 3 legal strokes of 50 yards each. Attend 5 of 8 available meets and 8 and Under Championships/Age Group Championships/Regionals.

Pre-Senior: 11 year-old and up swimmers with at least 2 B times and 4 legal strokes of 100 yards each OR 10 and Under Year Old Swimmers with 2 A times and 4 legal strokes of 100 yards each. Attend 6 of 8 available meets and Age Group Championships/Regionals.

Senior: 13 and over year-old swimmers with at least 2 B times OR 11-14 year-old swimmers with at least 2 A times. Attend 4 meets and Senior Championships.

We understand that life is chaotic at times. If you feel your family cannot meet these expectations, please discuss the situation with Roderick Speed (rspeed@hb.edu).