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

Please email Coach Jennifer to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Emerald Aquatics Motto - FUN, FOCUS, F-ORT(effort).



EA Swim Groups

Elementary School Track: K – 5th grade:

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 5 years old and be able to swim 25 yards Backstroke and 25 yards Freestyle with side breathing.

This group will learn all four competitive strokes (Freestyle, Backstroke, Butterfly and Breaststroke), starts and turns. They will be introduced to meets at an age and ability appropriate level, learn the FUN of swimming, group goal setting and working with coaches. Technique is the primary focus to establish the base for more training to be added later.

  1. Turtles – 6 and under. Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

           Practice: 3x / week : 30 min dryland , 40 min  pool time.

 

  1. Dolphins – 7-10 years old (only thru 5th grade). Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

          Practice; 3x / week: 30 min dryland, 45 min  pool time.

 

  1. Sharks- 7-10 years old (only thru 5th grade) – Advanced, (must have at least 3 B times or 1 A time in age group). Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

          Practice: 3x / week: 30 min dryland, 60 min  pool time.

 

Middle School Track: 6-8th grade:

Minimum requirements: Must be at least 11 years old and be able to do Freestyle and Backstroke. All these groups focus on technique, as well as, aerobic and some anaerobic training. More details for each group below.

  1. Bronze – Practrice: 3x / week: 30 min dryland, 1 hour pool time.

This group is for beginners in this track and technique will still be a large part of this groups practice time with the goal of moving up a priority. Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

  1. Silver – Practice: 3x / week: 30 min dryland, 1.5 hours pool time. Intermediate 11-12 year olds (at least 2 B times in age group); Must attend all meets in which you are eligibleMust demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

This group continues technique development, learns individual and multi-level goal setting, clock management, mental training and ownership of athleticism.  Attends a greater variety of meets including qualifying meets. Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

  1. Gold – Practice: 5x / week, 30 min dryland, 1.5 hours pool time. Advanced 11-14 year olds (at least 1 A time and 2 B times or 5 B times in age group). All 13-14 middle schoolers. Must attend all meets in which you are eligible. Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

This group is for competitive swimmers looking to have fun, aerobic and anaerobic training, work hard, and really go for it! This group continues the development of previous groups and adds leadership, time standard awareness, learns training principles, meet development and demonstrates a desire for competition. Must demonstrate Fun, Focus and F-ort.

 

High School Track: 9th -12th grade:

  1. HS - Practice: 3x / week: 30 min dryland, 1.5 hours pool time. Must attend at least 1 meet per season. Must be a team leader and demonstrate FUN FOCUS F-ORT at all practices and meets. Must be an EA swimming ambassador.

This group is designed for the newer high school age swimmer that wants high school season to be their main focus. Open to all swimmers this age interested in the sport of swimming.  Must demonstrate a desire to swim, improve, be coached, and learn and demonstrate our motto: Fun, Focus, and F-ort. 

 

  1. Senior - Practice: 5-9x / week, 30 min dryland, 1.5-2 hours pool time. Must attend all meets in which you are eligible. Must attend double practices in the summer and during HS season. Must be a team leader and demonstrate FUN, FOCUS, and F-ORT at all practices and meets. Must be an EA swimming ambassador.

Must be dedicated to 6-9 practices weekly and have a passion for swimming, improving, Emerald Aquatics, leadership, and Fun, Focus, F-ort.  This group understands training systems, coach/athlete relationships, respect and loyalty for yourself, coaches, teammates and team, and demonstrates this on a daily basis. This group exemplifies the attitudes and skills being taught at all levels and understands the importance of training, development meets, and championship meets.

 

Adults/ Masters Track: 18 and over, out of HS

These groups are designed to meet the needs of a diverse adult population.  We currently have swim parents, fitness swimmers, competitive swimmers and triathletes!  Our various practice times offer options for different work schedules.  If you are able to swim down the pool by yourself you are ready for this group.  Each practice is coached and provides a structured workout and technique work for all levels and abilites.  We hope you take advantage of our free week to try us out! 

  1. Masters - $71.50/month - unlimited per month.  Must also be a member of USMS (through the OMS website) and pay our annual registration fee ($30).  Please fill out our registration form.

  2. Saturday Masters- $22/month - only Sat practices, must be a member of USMS (through OMS website) and pay our annual registration fee.  Please fill out our registration form.OMS)