Groups for 9-10 year-olds include Sharks and Killer Whales.

Sharks - for 9-10 year olds

Coach: Tisha Steimle  
Fees: $175/month

Before coming to tryout, 9 and 10 year olds must be USA Swimming legal to a high level in all four competitive strokes, and be able to do a flip turn and racing dive from the blocks.  Having swim team experience is strongly advised. Swimmers in this group have mostly 9-10 B times and some A times. Stroke technique and race patterns are emphasized, endurance and overall fitness is improved as we build the concept of team unity and support.  Goals are to achieve Junior Olympic and Far Western Times. 

Swimmers in this group must attend at least three practices a week and are expected to compete in meets monthly.  60% practice attendance and regular meet participation are REQUIRED to remain in the group.

School Year Practice Times

Monday 4:00-4:55 PM
Tuesday 4:00-4:55 PM
Wednesday 4:00-4:55 PM
Thursday 4:00-4:55 PM
Friday 4:00-4:55 PM


Killer Whales - for 9-10 year olds

Coach: Tisha Steimle  
Fees: $190/month

Killer Whale swimmers are experienced and highly motivated 9-10 year olds who have demonstrated a commitment to swimming as a competitive sport. Killer Whales are mostly JO swimmers, with at least one FW time or very close.  Swimmers in this group focus on developing through precision, aerobic work, and above all, FUN!!!!

Killer Whales have competitive swim team experience, either on PASA, from a summer league team, or from another USA Swimming program.  Swimmers in this group should attend at least four to five practices a week. Saturday workouts are dependent upon competitions being attended.  Competitions are required to remain in the group. 

School Year Practice Times

Monday 4:55-6:05 PM
Tuesday 4:55-6:05 PM
Wednesday 4:55-6:05 PM
Thursday 4:55-6:05 PM
Friday 4:55-6:05 PM
Saturday 11 AM-12:25 PM