This group is our pre-competitive group for children between the ages of 7-13. It requires a commitment of two practices a week. The program is designed as a transitional introduction into the world of competitive swimming. This group will concentrate on the fundamentals of competitive swimming (rules and regulations), technique and stroke development with an introduction to endurance training in a fun and dynamic environment.
This group is designed for our youngest swimmers between the ages of 5 and 9. Practices are an hour to an hour and a half three times a week. Emphasis is placed heavily on good technique while mastering the essentials of competitive swimming. Understanding how to use the pace clock, proper lane etiquette, and how to create a race strategy are factors taught at this level.
This is the first phase of our intermediate program for swimmers between the ages of 9-13. Focus is on continuation of stroke development with more advanced endurance training. Practices are held three/four days a week for 90 to 120 minute training sessions. Dry land training is introduced 2-3 days per week.
This is a new level introduced in 2011 as a bridge between Junior 1 and Junior 2. Continued focus on stroke development with an increase in commitment and endurance training. Practices are held four/five days a week for 90 to 120 minute training sessions. Dryland training is introduced 2-3 days per week.
This is the third phase of the intermediate program. Continued focus on stroke development with an increase in commitment and endurance training. High attendance levels are expected to ensure advancement to the next level. Goal setting and attaining high levels of competition are strongly encouraged at this level. Swimmers train four to six times a week, along with three dry land sessions, and are between 90 to 120 minutes in duration.
This is our most rigorous age group program for swimmers between the ages of 11-15. National Prep is designed for those with an advanced and demonstrated commitment to the sport of swimming. Requirements are proficient stroke technique with a sound work ethic. This is a six day a week program with two hour training sessions, weekends can extend to three hours including dry land training. These swimmers and their families are required to make a year round commitment of time and energy to swimming.
This group is designed for High School age swimmers. Practice sessions range from two to four hours, five to nine times a week with additional dry land training.
This training group is made up of our top competitors, who have demonstrated advanced commitment to the sport of swimming. Main focus of this group is Sectional and National levels of competitions. Swimmers train 8 to 9 practices a week with additional dry land training. Sessions range from two to four hours.