Group Descriptions, Requirements, and Equipment 

Explorer Group

  • Description:  Swimmers in this group are transitioning from swimming lessons to explore the world of competitive swimming.  EXP Group is designed for new 7-over swimmers making the transition from swimming lessons, or swimmers moving up from the  Discovery group. Sometimes, depending on numbers, the group will be organized by age with an A and B sub-group.
  • Requirements:    attend at least 2 practices per week; swim meets are optional but highly encouraged.
  • Equipment:  Fins, Mesh Bag, Water Bottle, Kickboard

Imagination Group 

  • Description:  Swimmers in this group begin to imagine the possibilities of what swimming can offer them.  Anything is possible! IMG group is designed for 10-unders with or closing in on achieving UT Championship times, and 11-13 swimmers that are become more focused on swimming.  Swimmers are honing the proper mechanics of each stroke and learning fundamentals of competitive swimming training.
  • Requirements:   attend at least 3 practices per week; at least 1 swim meet per month.
  • Equipment:  Fins, Mesh Bag, Water Bottle, Kickboard, Catalyst Paddles (snorkel optional)

Voyager Group 

  • Description:  The Voyager swimmers are making the commitment to the journey of competitive swimming.  How big are your dreams? 
  • VOY group is designed for 11-over swimmers with 2 JO qualifying times, 10-under swimmers that have qualified for Zones or Far Westerns, and 13-over swimmers that are committed to achieving higher levels and maximizing their efforts and attitude during practice.
  • Requirements:  attend at least 3 practices per week, 4 preferred;  attend at least 1 swim meet per month.   
  • Equipment:  Fins, Catalyst Paddles, Mesh Bag, Water Bottle, Kickboard, Snorkel (agility paddles optional)

Legacy Group 

  • Description:  Swimmers in this group have embraced the journey and desire to leave an impact on our sport.  They are the leaders of the program (and are held accountable as such) and pave the way for future generations of Park City Swimming. LEG group is designed for 13-over swimmers with 2 JO qualifying times, 11-12 swimmers that have qualified for Zones or Far Westerns, and senior swimmers with BB times.  Workout animals are encouraged!  Swimmers in this group are training for the future and for the highest level of competitions (Jr. Nationals, Nationals, Olympic Trials, collegiate swimming).
  • Requirements: attend 5 practices per week; swimmers need to attend multiple swim meets per month.
  • Equipment:  Fins, Catalyst Paddles, Mesh Bag, Snorkel, Pull Buoy, Water Bottle, Kickboard (Agility Paddles optional)

Equipment and Apparel Info

If your swimmer wears a swim cap, it must be a team cap.  We are proud to be PCS!!!  Training equipment and some apparel is available on the team store.  Check out the SkiPro logo at the bottom of the home page.  Also, Park City Swimming does team orders once each season where new t-shirts, personalized caps, and other new team apparel can be ordered, so watch for emails!

Important Practice Information

  • Be on time - this helps practice run smoothly!
  • Be prepared - make sure you have all the necessary equipment!  
  • Have a good attitude - come prepared to learn, have fun, work hard.  
  • Be a team player!