Bronze 

The Bronze group is for swimmers who need the fundamentals of all 4 strokes:  Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly. The swimmers will work on developing proper stroke skills such as streamline, proper breathing on freestyle, proper mechanics for Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, & Butterfly. In addition, swimmers will learn  stroke count from flags into the wall for backstroke, flip turns, open turns, starts, kicking efficiency, and the basics of competitive swimming.

Requirements: To be in the Bronze group, a swimmer must be able to meet the following:

- Must be able to swim 25 yards freestyle without assistance from the side of the pool, lane line, bottom of the pool, or any other method of assistance)

- Must be able to swim 25 yards backstroke without assistance from the side of the pool, lane line, bottom of the pool, or any other method of assistance)

Practice Attendance:  

  • Minimum 3, max of 4, practices per week.

Competition: 1x every 3 months to a max of 1x per month

Practice times:  Monday-Friday: 6-7:00pm

Required equipment:

*Note: If you run into issues with the Team Supplier site (asking for log-in and password)  use the following:

Username:  mesa

Password:  mesaswim1

Speedo Fins

Speedo Junior Kickboard

Speedo Goggles (Boys - Junior Sized) - Speedo Goggles (Girls - Junior Sized)

Speedo Goggles (Boys - Standard Sized) - Speedo Goggles (Girls - Standard Sized)

Water bottle

Team Silicone Cap - Contact Apparel Coordinator @ swag@mesaaquatics.com

For those with a lot of hair, here is a swim cap for you:  Speedo Long Hair Silicone Cap

Girls Competition suit (MESA Logo - Speedo Aquablade Recordbreaker   No MESA Logo - Speedo PowerPlus Kneeskin)

Boys Competition suit (MESA Logo - Speedo Aquablade Brief  MESA Logo - Speedo Aquablade Jammer

Girls Practice suit (Speedo Solid Endurance - Thin Strap) (Speedo Solid Endurance Super Proback - Thick Strap)

Boys Practice suit (Speedo Solid Endurance Brief) (Speedo Solid Endurance Jammer)

Parka (MESA Logo with Swimmer's Name - Speedo Parka)...this is GREAT for winter months!