Tornadoes Swim Team Practice Schedule:

Practice times vary depending on the season and swimmer’s ability level.  Dryland practice involves core strengthening, conditioning, technical training, and team meetings (includes nutrition education and counseling, discussion of racing strategies, etc). Water practice involves swim conditioning and training with starts, strokes and turns, in the pool. Changes to the practice schedule will be emailed to members with at least 24 hours notice whenever possible.

The competitive team practices at the: Clark County Family YMCA, 11324 NE 51st Circle, Vancouver, WA 98682


F1 Group

Practice Days/Times - Monday - Friday 4:30pm-5:15pm

3 practices maximum per week


F2 Group*

Practice Days/Times - Monday - Friday 5:00pm - 6:30pm, Saturday 7:45am-8:45am

3 practices mandatory, 4 strongly encouraged per week


F3 Group

Practice Days/Times - Monday - Friday 5:00pm-6:30pm

3 practices minimum strongly encouraged per week


F4 Group*

Practice Days/Times - Monday - Friday 4:30pm-6:00pm (swim) 6:00pm-6:30pm (dryland), Saturday 8:00am-9:00am (dryland) 9:00am-11:00am (swim)

3 practices mandatory, 4 strongly encouraged per week


F5 Group*

Practice Days/Times - Monday - Friday 5:30pm-6:00pm (dryland) 6:00pm-7:30pm (swim), Saturday 8:00am-9:00am (dryland) 9:00am-11:00am (swim). This group occasionally practices from 4:30-6:30pm due to events -- the head coach will send emails detailing changes in practice times on a weekly basis.

4 practices mandatory, 5 strongly encouraged per week


Masters Group

Practice Days/Times - Monday and Wednesday 6:30pm-7:30pm, Saturday 8:00am-9:00am


*Summer Long Course Training offered at Mt. Hood Community College Aquatic Center 50 meter outdoor pool for F4 Group and F5 Group, F2 Group long course practices offered provided there is available room. (Additional fees apply)