Rising Stars Program Levels and Swimmer Placement

Please review the requirements for each group and register your swimmer for the appropriate group.  All swimmers will be given a quick assessment at the beginning of the first class each session and may be moved to another level during the same class time if appropriate.

Rising Stars is for ages 5 - 12


Rising Stars -- Level 2:  Primary focus to strengthen freestyle and backstroke while learning the basics of breaststroke and butterfly.  Introduction to diving.  

Requirements:

  • Must wear goggles.
  • Must be able to swim one lap of freestyle
  • Must be able to kick on back for 5 yards.

Length of classes: 60 minutes
Recommended ages: 5-7*

Maximum # per group at Stone Ridge: 16
Minimum # per group at Stone Ridge: 4


Rising Stars -- Level 3:  Focus on improving all four strokes.  Swimmer will learn more advanced skills: pullouts, breakouts, and competitive starts.

Requirements:

  • Must wear goggles.
  • Must be able to swim two lengths freestyle
  • Must be able to swim two lengths backstroke.
  • Must have been exposed to either breaststroke or butterfly.

Length of classes: 60 minutes
Recommended ages: 6-8*

Maximum # per group at Stone Ridge: 25
Minimum # per group at Stone Ridge: 4


Rising Stars Stroke & Turn Clinic:  Focus on improving technique for all four strokes.  Learn competitive starts, turns, finishes and how to swim basic sets of 50's.  Great way to get ready or stay in shape for summer league!

Requirements:

  • Must wear goggles and if necessary, swim caps
  • Must be able to swim four laps of freestyle and two laps of backstroke.
  • Must be able to swim one lap of breaststroke and butterfly

Length of classes: 60 minutes
Recommended ages: 8-12*

Maximum # per group at Stone Ridge: 25
Minimum # per group at Stone Ridge: 4


* Recommended ages are guidelines only.

For any questions about swimmer placement, please contact Coach Heather Purk at hkpurk@gmail.com 


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