LINCOLNWOOD LIGHTNING.......... Summer Training Camp and Competitive Team at Proesl Park 50 Meter Pool >>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>>

This year's summer program begins May 16th and will provide fun and challenging training for all levels from Novice to Advanced Competitive at our 50 Meter Long Course facility! Training ranges from 4 hours (Novice) to 12 hours (Advanced/High School) weekly with additional Intersquad and Summer League (within the Northern Il. Swim Conference) meets.

The Lightning is not a learn-to-swim program and all new Novice and returning Novice members must be able to swim at least 25 Meters unassisted in deep water and complete a 1 hour group tryout practice.

 

Mandatory for newbies : Attend our Zoom informational meetings if interested in this year's program!

  • May 4th at 7:00 PM

All members not currently on a year round competitive team must attend a tryout practice:

  • May 20th at 4:45 PM: 10 y/o and younger please arrive by 4:30!
  • May 20th at 5:45 PM: 11 y/o and older please arrive by 5:30!
  • When you register for tryouts you will be added to our email list or updates. Add as many emails as you like once you have an account approved, and add a phone # and carrier for text messages
  • Fees will be the same this year and include swim cap and t-shirt. There will be some mandatory equipment that members will need (fins for all and a snorkel for Level 3) and we will send info on those. Suits andother spirit wear is on our Gear Page.

 

Fee Type First Child Second Child Each Additional Child
Resident $347 $284 $264
Non-Resident $434 $355 $328

 Practices begin on May 16th according to the schedule below provided the weather is good--but please double check the swim team site www.lwswim.org prior to attending for weather and pool updates!

 

2022 Lightning Competitive Swimming Practice Groups and Schedule

Level 1 Novice: Swimmers that can minimally swim at least 25 meters in deep water unassisted, have a strong flutter kick technique and some rotary breathing. Level 1 swimmers will refine their Freestyle and Backstroke. Additionally, they will learn Breaststroke and Butterfly while racing starts and turns. In later season practices they will swim up to a mile during practice! 

Level 2 Developing: These swimmers have at least 2 years of competitive swim team experience and will refine technique and competitive skills with a much greater conditioning component, starting with training sessions of at least 2000 meters in an hour.

Level 3 High School/Advanced: This will be challenging training geared for swimmers ages 12 and up that have at least 4 years competitive experience and are training for high school teams, or Regional/State Age Group Levels. Sessions will include over 4000 meters within 1.5 hour of swim.

 

Pre- Season

Begins 5/16

Mon*

Tues

Weds

Thurs

Fri *

Sat

Level 1

 

 

4:30-5:30P

4:30-5:30P

 

4:30-5:30P

 

Level 2

 

5:30-6:30P

 

4:30-5:30P

5:30-6:30P

7:30-9 A

Level 3

4:30-6:30P

 

4:30-6:30P

4:30-6:30P

 

7:30-9 A

*Friday 5/20 is new swimmers tryouts only. No practice on Memorial Day 5/30.

**diving well and pool.

 

Main Season

Begins 6/6

Mon

Tues

Weds

Thurs

Fri

Sat

Level 1

 

5-6:15P**

8-9 A

5-6:15P**

5-6:15P**

 

Level 2

5-6:15P**

8-9A

5-6:15P**

7:30-9A

5-6:15P**

 

Level 3

7-9A

7-9A

7-9A

7:30-9A

Technique/
Recovery

7-9A

7:30-9 AM