Practice Groups

Lessons

Our learn-to-swim program.

Requirements for this group are that participants are toilet trained. Participants are taken through a progression of skills working towards water competence. Class sizes are kept small (maximum of three) to ensure an effective coach to swimmer ratio.

Classes meet twice a week for 30 minutes.  

 

2017-18 Short course season practice dates and times:

Session I

(August 21 - September 13)

Mondays & Wednesdays

Group I 6:00-6:30 pm

Group II 6:30-7:00 pm

Group III 7:00-7:30 pm

Session II

(September 18 - October 18)

*No Practice 10/9 & 10/11

Session III

(October 23 - November 15)

Mondays & Wednesdays

Group I 6:30-7:00 pm

Group II 7:00-7:30 pm

Group III 7:30-8:00 pm

Session IV

(November 27 - December 20)

Prep

Our introductory group to competitive swimming.

Requirements for the group are that swimmers can swim 25 yards freestyle with effective side breathing, swim 25 yards backstroke, and tread water for an extended time.  Teaching focuses on developing the four competitive strokes and skills associated with competition.

Practices are offered four days a week for one hour.  

 

2017-18 Short course season practice dates and times:

August 21 - October 22

Tue/Thu/Fri 5:00-6:00 pm

Sat 11:00-12:00 pm

October 23 - December 20

Tue/Thu/Fri 6:00-7:00 pm

Sat 11:00-12:00 pm

January - February

Tue/Thu/Fri 6:30-7:30 pm

Sat 11:00-12:00 pm

Silver

Our intermediate competitive swimming group.

Requirements for the group are that swimmers can swim the four competitive strokes.  Teaching focuses on the technical aspects of the four competitive strokes and foundational skills of competitive swimming.

Practices are offered six days a week for 1.5 hours.  

 

2017-18 Short course season practice dates and times:

August 21 - October 22

Mon-Fri 4:30-6:00 pm

Sat 10:00-11:30 am

October 23 - December 20

Mon-Fri 5:00-6:30 pm

Sat 10:00-11:30 am

January - February

Mon-Fri 6:30-8:00 pm

Sat 10:00-11:30 am

Black

Our advanced competitive program.  This group is for highly competitive age-group athletes and for older athletes who are preparing to swim outside of age classification.  Training focuses on preparation for competition.

Six practices are offered each week for 1.5-2 hrs.  

 

2017-18 Short course season practice dates and times:

August 21 - October 22

Mon-Fri 4:30-6:00 pm

Sat 10:00-12:00 pm

October 23 - December 20

Mon-Fri 5:00-7:00 pm

Sat 10:00-12:00 pm

January - February

Mon-Fri 6:30-8:00 pm

Sat 10:00-12:00 pm

Masters

Our adult swimming program.

Practices cater to the goals of the individual athletes.  Generally, practices are designed to offer opportunities for improved health, camaraderie, and improved swimming technique.  Members of this group have opportunities to compete but are not required to do so.  

Multiple practices times are offered throughout the week.

 

2017-18 Short course season practice dates and times:

August 21 - October 22

Tue/Thu/Fri 5:00-6:00 pm

Sat 11:00-12:00 pm

October 23 - December 20

Tue/Thu/Fri 6:00-7:00 pm

Sat 11:00-12:00 pm

January - February

Tue/Thu/Fri 6:30-7:30 pm

Sat 11:00-12:00 pm