Rockwood Swim Club offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of Rockwood Swim Club to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.

Please call us at (636) 891-6638 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.

Bronze Group

Ages - 6 and older.
Schedule - 3 to 5 times per week, 1 hour and 15 minutes.
Qualifications - Swim 300 yards freestyle non-stop and a 100 yard IM legally, or graduate from Swim America program.
Goals - This group gives swimmers further introduction into competition and basic training for all 4 strokes.  Meets are required at this level.

Silver Group

Ages - 8 and older.
Schedule - 4 to 6 times per week, 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Qualifications - Per coach’s recommendation.
Goals - This group is for age group swimmers working toward improving speed and technique.  Continued development of all 4 strokes, emphasis on starts and turns will be the primary goals.  This will be an introduction to interval work, distance training, starts, turns and race strategy.  Meets are required.

Senior Prep Group

Ages - 11 and older.
Schedule - 2 to 3 times per week, 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Qualifications - Per coach's recommendation.
Goals - This group is for age group swimmers working toward improving speed and technique.  Continued development of all 4 strokes, emphasis on starts and turns will be the primary goals.  This group is designed for those wanting to prepare for High School Swimming.  There will be interval work, distance training, starts, turns and race strategy.  One home meet is required.

Gold Group

Ages - 10 and older.
Schedule - 5 to 6 times per week, 1 hour and 45 minutes.
Qualifications - Per coach’s recommendation.
Goals - This group is a pre-senior group for talented and committed age group swimmers.  Criteria includes test sets and the ability to workout and perform at a consistently high level.

Senior Group

Ages - 12 1/2 or older
Schedule - 4 to 6 times per week, 1 hour and 30 minutes.
Qualifications - Swim all 4 competitive strokes legally and 800 yards of freestyle non-stop.
Goals - This group is for swimmers who wish to train in a competitive environment.  These swimmers are not yet prepared to make the commitment required of the National Prep group.  They will compete in meets, work on race strategy and selection, add distance based training and continue with both endurance and technique based practices.

National Prep Group

Ages - 13 and older during the semester of the move
Schedule - 5 to 8 times per week, 1 hour and 45 minutes to 2 hours, depending on the day.
Qualifications - For the older swimmer who is moving towards the National group, but has not yet made a sectional time or who has not made the personal time commitment.  Swimmers will compete in meets and do both dryland training and pool training at a high volume.

National Group

Ages - 13 and older.
Schedule - 6 to 10 times per week, 2 or 3 hours, depending on the day.
Qualifications - Per coach’s recommendation.
Goals - The swimmers in this group are training to compete at the elite Senior National level by a comprehensive program of technique, dryland, strategy and high volume.  The majority of these swimmers will compete in college and all efforts will be made to find the best team for each swimmer’s needs.  There is considerable travel at this level of the team.

Summer League Prep

This group is for swimmers that are preparing for Summer League Recreational Swimming.  It runs from 4/4-5/21/16 and is for swimmers 5-18

High School Prep

This group is for incoming High School Freshmen through Seniors who are not part of a year round program, but would like to improve their skills and get ready for High School Swimming.  Groups will be run during the Summer and Fall.  

Masters Group

Masters swimming sessions are available at 5:00 a.m. at Marquette High School and 10:30 a.m. at Crestview Middle School, Monday through Saturday.  Contact Todd Gabel or Laurie Stallings (636)891-6630 for information regarding schedules and fees. Practices change locations during the summer months.