I.  Bronze 1 Group 

This is our entry level group. Swimmers will have 2-3 practices a week.

Dues:  $55 / month for 11 months (no dues in August) 

Requirements: 

Swim 25  yards freestyle and backstroke with out stopping 

Be able to listen to instructions

Objectives:

Teach basics of the four strokes (legal strokes), somersaults, flip turns, two hand turns, streamline, finishes, dives/starts.

II. Bronze 2 Group 

This is our entry level group. Swimmers will have 2-3 practices a week.

Dues:  $55 / month for 11 months (no dues in August) 

Requirements: 

Swimmers should have 4 legal strokes to move to this group.

Objectives:

Focus on continued instruction of four stokes, starts, & turns, able to swim 100 IM without stopping, legally and proficiently.  Small sets and introducing simple stroke drills.

 

II. Silver Group 

Swimmers should practice 3-4 times a week

Dues: $65 / month for 11 months (no dues in August) 

Requirements: 

Swim all 4 strokes

Be ready for more training volume and longer races

Objectives:

Fine tune all four strokes and all types of turns, pra;ctice starts, begin to do distances longer than 100 yards, master simple drills, small - medium sets.

 

III. Gold

Swimmers should pracitce 4-5 times a week.

Dues: $75 / month for 11 months (no dues in August) 

Requirements: 

Swim all 4 strokes

Swimmer should be advanced in Silver and completed Silver objectives

Objectives:

Fine tune, advanced skills, & stroke developemnt are emphasized along with increased expectations for aerobic training, medium sets. Swimmers should expect interval training during their practices.

IV. Junior

Swimmers should pracitce 5-6 times a week.

Dues $85 / month for 11 months (no dues in August) :

Requirements: 

swimmer should be advanced Gold Swimmers and completed Gold objectives.

Objectives:

Refine understood drills, master basics, master starts & turns, longer distances, aerobically oriented training, Dryland circuit training.  Advanced interval training.

Prepare for Senior Group

Required Equipment- fins and snorkle

 

IV. Senior 

Swimmers should pracitce 5-8 times a week.

Dues $95 / month for 11 months (no dues in August) 

Requirements:

Swimmers should be advanced Junior swimmers and completed Junior objectives.

 

Objectives:

Refine understood drills, high intensity training, cardiovasculatrr conditioning, shift from primary skill acuistion to more challenging physical training, integrate known techniues and skills into larger sets; master basics, master starts & turns, relay exchanges; dry land training/lifting.

 

The focus on this group is competing at a high level.  Swimmers will have clear goals and work towards achieving their goals through training and mental preparation. Practice will focus on improving strength and speed and translating that into improved performance in races. Senior swimmers will be an example for younger swimmers to look up to. Generally 13 and older. 

 

Required Equipment- fins, snorkle, hand paddles