Silver

The Silver group is for swimmers who are legal in all 4 strokes and working towards SoCal Red & Blue Times. This group will continue working on stroke mechanics, aerobic & sprint development, pace clock reading, compete in USA Swimming's IM Ready Challenge, kicking, and start/turn efficiency.

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

- Must be legal in all 4 strokes

- Must be able to kick 8 x 50's Freestyle kick on 1:15

Practice Attendance:  

  • Minimum 3 practices, but 4-5 is recommended.

Competition: 1x per month, but expect to be available for relays at Championship meets, like WAGS (December), Eastern Committee Championships (February), Spring JO (March), JAGS (June), Summer JO (July).

Practice times:  

  • Monday-Friday: 6:00-7:15pm
  • ​Saturday: 8:00-9:30am

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!

 

Paddles

  • Most swimmers will use size 0.0 (sometimes referred as #00)
  • Swimmers with larger hands, could end up using 0.5 (sometimes referred as #05)
  • Goal:  Paddle no larger than 1/2" beyond fingertips

Speedo - Pull Buoy

 

Time Standards