Big Fish

Swimmers new to club swimming that have completed Red Cross level 6.

Test Set:
10 x 50 free on 1:00        100 IM under 2:00


Bronze Group

Experienced swimmers that have graduated Big Fish.

Test Set:
10 x 50 free on :55         100 IM under 1:50

Time Standard Bare Minimum: B/BB

Legal in all 4 strokes and turns. Able to dive properly off of the blocks and read the clock.

Focus: Stroke development and technique work
Goal: Move up to Silver; have fun:)


Silver Group

Swimmers who want to develop their swimming by competing more often. (10-14 years old)

Test Set:
10 x 50 on :50            200 IM on 3:20

Time Standard Bare Minimum: B/BB

Focus: Continue to build muscular endurance with good technique and longer practices.
Goal: Try to achieve 'A' standards in your age group.


Gold Group

Preparing to be in the Platinum Group.

Test Set:
10 x 50 on :45           200 IM on 2:50 boys/3:00 girls

Time Standard Bare Minimum: BB/A/AA in respective age group
* If under 10, must have ‘AAA’ time standard or Far Westerns cut


Focus: More dense set, elongating speed from silver to cover more distance. Strive for Junior Olympic and Far Western cuts. Introduce dryland as a new stimulus for training.


Platinum Group

​The highest level on our team, made up of committed swimmers.             (13-18 years old)

Test Set:
10 x 50 on :40              200 IM on 2:30 boys/2:40 girls

Time Standard Bare Minimum: A/AA in respective age group
* If 11-12, must have ‘AAA’ time standard or Far Westerns cut


Focus: Fine tuning strokes and challenging swimmers with longer and faster sets. More intense dryland sessions.
Goal: Be the best version of themselves on a daily basis!

 

NOTES: If swimmer does not fulfill requirement at any time, the swimmer may be asked to go down to the former group!