Silver Group


Group Description

The Silver group is an experienced group of 8 - 11-year-old swimmers that will focus on developing technique and endurance with all four strokes. Developing a love and passion for the sport of swimming in a fun and competitive setting will be a primary focus. An emphasis will be placed on technique, introduction to endurance and interval training sets, flip turns, starts, kicking, and having FUN. Swimmers in the Silver group are striving to achieve 10 and under age group qualifying times.

Age Range

8 - 11 years old

Group Requirements/Recommendations

- Swimmers in this group are expected to attend 3 - 4 practices a week.

- Swimmers in this group are expected to attend meets on the group's meet schedule

- Can swim 6 x 50 Free @ 1:00        

- Can kick 6 x 50 @ 1:30

- Can complete a legal 200 IM


-This practice group will be offered at our Brooks YMCA site 

Practices Offered Weekly

4x        1 hour and 15 minute evening swimming workouts

1x        1 hour and 15 minute Saturday swimming workout

2x        15 minute weekly dryland sessions before swim practice

Season Length Options

September 8th – July 30th

Coaching Assignments

Bridget Burkot (Lead) & Ariel Howard (Assist)