WELCOME TO MISSISSAUGA AQUATIC CLUB AND THE WAVE PROGRAM

The Wave Program is a great introduction to competitive swimming.  Wave teaches the fundamentals of the 4 competitive swimming strokes and their respective turns as well as introduces swimmers to the competitive side of this sport. 

THE WAVE PROGRAM WILL BEGIN IN OCTOBER

WAVE PROGRAMS

Wave 2 swims two times a week. Wave 2 is for those whom are able to swim 25m or one length of the pool. Tryouts are required before registration to ensure appropriate placement.

Wave 1 swims once a week.  Wave 1 is for those who are looking for a swim lesson experience. A tryout is not necessary. Instructors will be in the water with swimmers.  Must be at least 5 years old.

 

WAVE PROGRAM SCHEDULE     October-December 2020 click here.         WAVE SCHEDULE JANUARY-JUNE 2021 click here 

 

HOLIDAYS AND CANCELLATIONS

Please be aware that some pools close periodically for maintenance.  In addition, practices aren’t held during the traditional school breaks in December, March or on holidays. If a pool shut-down occurs due to a mechanical problem, any missed practices will be added to the end of the year.  We will inform you as soon as we are aware of any closures using the contact information saved in your account profile and post on the club website.

CLUB COMMUNICATION 

In order to serve you in a timely manner we kindly ask you to follow the communication list and send emails to the person responsible. We thank you for your cooperation and understanding.

COACH

Questions about a swimmer’s performance, practices and meets should be directed to your coach.  Coaches are required to stay 15 minutes after the workout to speak with members.

PAYMENTS

Questions about payments should be emailed to Susanne at [email protected] 

REGISTRATION

Questions about registration, practice schedule or other inquiries should be emailed to Susanne at [email protected]

PROGRAM, SWIMMER PLACEMENT, PROGRESSION, MEETS, DATES AND COACHING STAFF

Questions about the program, the practices, swimmer progression, meets, dates and coaching staff please do not hesitate to email [email protected]

 

WAVE PROGRAM PROGRESSION

LEVEL 1

A swimmer will be recognized with a level 1 pin when they are capable of:

  • 2 lengths of freestyle kicking, without a kick board, in streamline position.
  • 2 lengths of backstroke kicking, without a kick board, in streamline position.
  • 2 lengths of breaststroke kicking, without a kick board, in streamline position, arms do not move up and down.
  • 2 lengths of butterfly kicking, without a kick board, in streamline position, breathing every 2 kicks.

LEVEL 2

A swimmer will be recognized with a level 2 pin when they have completed level 1 and are capable of:

  • 2 lengths of freestyle, without any stops, breathing every 3 strokes in good streamline position.
  • 2 lengths of backstroke without head movement.
  • 2 lengths of breaststroke holding 2 seconds streamline position at the end of each stroke.
  • 2 lengths of 1 arm butterfly.

LEVEL 3

A swimmer will be recognized with a level 3 pin when they have completed level 1 and 2 and are capable of:

  • A continuous 100IM, in good form for all 4 strokes.
  • Starts for all 4 strokes.
  • 100IM kick in 3 minutes.
  • Half a length of underwater dolphin kick.
  • Diving head first.

LEVEL 4

A swimmer will be recognized with a level 4 pin when they have completed levels 1-3 and are capable of:

  • 2 lengths of freestyle, with level 2 technique, in 60 seconds.
  • 2 lengths of backstroke, with level 2 technique, in 70 seconds.
  • 2 lengths of breaststroke, with level 2 technique, in 90 seconds.
  • 1 length of butterfly in 35 seconds.

LEVEL 5

A swimmer will be recognized with a level 5 pin when they have completed level 1-4 and are capable of:

  • 2 lengths of freestyle, with level 2 technique, in 50 seconds.
  • 2 lengths of backstroke, with level 2 technique, in 60 seconds.
  • 2 lengths of breaststroke, with level 2 technique, in 75 seconds.
  • 200IM kick in 5:20.