Artistic Swimming at Westside Aquatics

 

Artistic Swimming with Westside Aquatics

 

We are offering modified programming for Intermediate, Age Group & Junior swimmers.

Synchro Splash & Preteam classes remain closed at this time.

 

Learn to swim like a mermaid! This program is designed to introduce the sport to beginning swimmers, ages 6-8 (swim lesson Level 4 or higher). They will learn basic positions, sculling, and routine skills along with stroke practice. 

Location: Palisades High (lessons pool)

Schedule: No classes offered at this time.

Contact: Coach Valerie ([email protected])

 

Our pre-team program is a non-competitive, year-round introduction to artistic swimming (formerly known as synchronized swimming). Swimmers will learn and practice basic stretches, swim strokes, sculls, figures, and routine skills in a fun and engaging team setting. Recommended for swimmers in Level 5+.

Requirements: Birth year 2011 or older. Athletes must try out with Coach Valerie, and we recommend that swimmers be at Level 5 or higher (i.e. know freestyle, backstroke, and breaststroke). Swimmers must register with Westside Aquatics and USA Synchro. Please email Coach Valerie at [email protected] for additional information.

Location: Palisades High Pool

Schedule: No classes offered at this time.

Contact: Coach Valerie ([email protected])

 

Our competitive team is a year-round developmental artistic swimming program. Swimmers will learn and develop competitive proficiency including:

  • Land and water training to build strength, flexibility, and endurance
  • Techniques of strokes, sculls, and figures
  • Performing skills in a choreographed team routine
  • Competing at local synchro meets

Requirements: Ages 8-18. Athletes must try out with Coach Valerie, and we recommend that swimmers be at the Bronze level or higher (i.e. know freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly). Swimmers must commit to attend practice and follow program guidelines. They must also register with Westside Aquatics and USA Synchro. Please email Coach Valerie at [email protected] for additional information.

Location: Palisades High Pool

Schedule: Wed & Fri 4:30-5:30pm

Contact: Coach Valerie ([email protected])