RSD  PRACTICE GROUP INFORMATION


 

    

      

 

 

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GROUP

DESCRIPTION

EQUIPMENT

ATTENDANCE/ MEET REQUIREMENT

Will be updated with a return to normal (non-covid) practice schedule

Corvina

(weekend only)

This group is for swimmers who can swim backstroke and freestyle and are learning to master the mechanics of butterfly and breaststroke.

 

Age: 12 & Under

Cap

Goggles

Speedo Fins

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 2 practices/week

 

Competition Requirement:

Participation in club meets is encouraged at this level.

  

Zebra Shark

​(weekend only)

This group is for swimmers who can swim backstroke and freestyle and are learning to master the mechanics of butterfly and breaststroke.

 

Age: 12 & Under

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 2 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Must attend at least 2 USA swim meets per season

Leopard Shark

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This group is for swimmers who can confidently swim all four of the competitive strokes. The emphasis is focused on fitness, fun, and stroke/turn/dive technique. Competition at swim meets is encouraged.

 

Age: 12 & Under

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 2 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Must attend at least 2 USA swim meets and successfully complete the USA-Swimming IMR program

Red

This group is for swimmers with competitive knowledge of the four strokes. The emphasis is focused on fitness, fun, and stroke/turn/dive technique Swimmers in this group are required to attend swim meets.

 

Age: 12 & Under

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 3 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Required to attend USA swim meets and successfully complete the USA-Swimming IMX program

White

These swimmers participate in monthly swim meets and continue to improve stroke technique while building endurance and conditioning. Swimmers in this group are required to attend swim meets.

 

Age: 12 & Under

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Snorkel

Running Shoes

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 3 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Required to attend USA swim meets and successfully complete the USA-Swimming IMX program

Blue

This group is for motivated, goal oriented swimmers who want to be the best they can be in competitive swimming. Workouts integrate endurance, speed, and stroke technique. This is a competitive group with training and competition criteria.

 

Age: 12 & Under

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Paddles

Snorkel

Running Shoes

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 4 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Required to attend USA swim meets and successfully complete the USA-Swimming IMX program

Senior

Silver

The introductory senior group that focuses on stroke technique development, building endurance, conditioning, and competition.

 

Age: 12 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Snorkel

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 3 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Participation in meets is required at this level; minimum 3 per season, 

Senior

Gold

The beginner to novice senior group that focuses on building endurance, conditioning, and stroke skills while emphasizing competitive success for the transition into our competitive senior levels.

 

Age: 12 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Snorkel

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 3 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Participation in meets is required at this level; minimum 3 per season, 

Senior Red

The introductory competitive group at the senior level focusing on improving technique, building endurance and preparing for competition. 

 

Age: 12 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Running Shoes

Flashlight

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 4 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Participation in meets is required and encouraged at this level; 1 per month.

Senior White

The intermediate senior group that focuses on building endurance, conditioning, and stroke skills while emphasizing competitive success for the transition into high school and senior levels. 

 

Age: 13 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Paddles

Snorkel

Running Shoes

Flashlight

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 5 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Participation in meets once per month is expected. 

Senior Blue

The competitive senior group focusing on building endurance, conditioning, and stroke skills while emphasizing competitive success at high school and local/regional competitions. This group prepares swimmers to move up to the Senior Championship Prep group. 

 

Age: 13 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Paddles

Snorkel

Running Shoes

Flashlight

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 5 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

Participation in meets once per month is expected.  

Senior Championship

Prep

The advanced senior group focusing on building endurance, conditioning, and stroke skills while emphasizing competitive success for the transition into high school and the Championship group.

 

Age: 13 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Zoomers

Paddles

Snorkel

Running Shoes

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 6 practices/week 

 

Competition Requirement:

1-2 per month and minimum of 4 13-14 JO qualifying time standards

Senior Championship

Swimmers in this group are competitive and committed swimmers with championship results and qualifying times for local and regional competitions. Workouts are rigorous and designed to make the swimmer the best they can be. Each swimmer must be able to make specific workout standards. This group prepares athletes for college swimming.

 

Age: 13 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Zoomers

Paddles

Snorkel

DragSox

Running Shoes

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 8 practices/week

 

Competition Requirement:

1-2 per month and Sectional Qualifying times

National

Swimmers in this group are competitive and committed swimmers with USA Swimming regional/national qualifying times. Workouts are rigorous and designed to make the swimmer the best they can be. Each swimmer must be able to make specific workout standards. This group prepares athletes for college swimming.

 

Age: 13 & Over

Cap

Goggles

Water Bottle 

Speedo Fins

Zoomers

Paddles

Snorkel

DragSox

Running Shoes

 

Attendance Requirement:

Minimum: 8 practices/week

 

Competition Requirement:

1-2 per month and Sectional Qualifying times

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

USA-Swimming registration is required for all practice groups. Click Here for more information on how to register with USA Swimming.