Novice

  • This group will do 45 minutes of in the water instruction and 15 minutes of dry land and out
    of the water technique and discussion.
  • An introductory group for water‐safe swimmers seeking to develop stroke
    technique and endurance. Swimmers are educated and coached on the freestyle and
    backstroke‐ kicking, and proper breathing techniques. They are also introduced to butterfly
    and breaststroke. A Coach is in the water with this group. Participation in meets is
    encouraged to help swimmers see their personal swimming growth and development.

Age Group

  • This group will do 45 minutes of in the water instruction and 15 minutes of dry land and out of the water technique and discussion.
  • This group designed for swimmers with a beginning understanding of the four competitive swimming strokes. Swimmers in this group will continue to focus on the technical aspects of the sport including breathing, flip turns and starts and also learn to make goals.

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Pre-Junior

  • Athletes will conitnue to build on their foundation from the Age Group Group. They will swim for 1 and 15 minutes.
  • Athletes will begin learn how to use a pace clock and the language that is associated with the sport. Meet participation is strongly encouraged, as it will provide opportunities to learn about meeting self‐initiated goals and personal best times.

JUNIOR

  • This group will practice for1 1/2 hours daily. Swimmers in this group should attend practices at least 2 times a week.
  • These swimmers have started to exhibit good swimming skills. They spend their
    time equally between stroke technique and training skills and processes. The swimmers on
    the Junior team are skilled, hard working, and competitive. Swimmers in this group have
    been involved in the sport for a period of time and have developed a good training
    background. Their training, though still stressing the fundamentals, is geared toward
    building strength and endurance with goals of becoming competitive within their age
    group. They should be able to swim all four competitive strokes. Education of the sport is
    emphasized here as well. Athletes will learn how to use a pace clock, the beginning of
    interval training, and the language that is associated with the sport.

 

PRE-SENIOR

  • This group will swim for two hours. Swimmers should attend practices at least 4 times a week.
  • Pre‐senior swimmers are well‐versed in technique and race strategy. Swimmers
    on the Pre‐senior team are striving to be competitive in their age group at higher levels.
    They should be able to swim all four competitive strokes with good stroke mechanics. They
    should practice good sportsmanship and have a desire to try hard. This group is a stepping
    stone to Senior.

 

Senior 2/Senior Elite

  • This group swims for two hours during practices. They also do dry land and weight workouts as specified by their coach. Swimmers in this group attend practice every day.
  • This group consists of swimmers that exhibit a high level of swimming and workout ability.
    The swimmers in this group have and a commitment to reach their full swimming potential. These swimmers are expected to be mature, dedicated, responsible, and dependable. They are highly motivated and competitive in USA swimming with goals to reach national, regional and state level competitions. There is strict control on attendance, attitude, and performance within this group.Swimmers at the Senior level should be focused solely on swimming as their main sport. Examples of some minimum training sets Senior II swimmers will be asked to perform are: 30 x 100 free @ 1:20, 15 x 200 IM @ 3:00, 15 x 100 kick @ 1:45

 

High School Varsity

  • This group is for high school swimmers who do not want to make the commitment
    of Senior Team, but want to stay in the water and in shape all year long.