Shorefront Y Swim Team
Join Shorefront Y's Swim TeamWelcome to the exciting world of competitive swimming. We believe that the most important part of your child’s swimming experience is that he/she learns about him/her-self while enjoying the sport and learning swimming skills. Our mission is to provide a healthy, safe environment which encourages learning and fun while developing technical skills and an intense desire to realize each individual’s potential.

Why swimming?
  • Swimming is the ideal activity for developing muscular and skeletal growth and enhances children's flexibility and coordination.
  • Swimming develops high quality aerobic endurance.
  • Swimming does a better job than other sports in proportional muscular development by using the major body muscles.

Team Levels

This group is for swimmers between 6 and 9 years old, who can swim a lap of freestyle and backstroke and understand the basic concepts of breast stroke. Swimmers placed in this group should also have some ability in diving. The focus within this group is based on learning the basics of proper stroke technique with some introduction to racing and meet performance. Swimmers in these groups must demonstrate the ability to swim at levels averaging 1,000 to 2,000 yards per practice session. Pre-team practices three times a week.

Junior Team:
The Junior team is comprised of 9 to 12 year olds who are proficient and competitive in all four strokes. This group focuses on stroke technique, and the relationship between practice performance and improving in the competitive world. Throughout practice sessions, focus is primarily on technique, speed, & endurance. Swimmers must demonstrate the ability to swim at levels averaging 3,000-4,000 yards per practice session. Our Junior team practices five times a week.

Senior Team:
Our senior team swimmers are predominantly 12 years old and over, who have been swimming competitively for over a year. All swimmers are held to a high degree of commitment to practice, attendance, and meet involvement. Dry-land exercises will also be used to build and maintain strength. Participants must demonstrate goal-oriented behavior and strive to reach regional and national level competitions. Athletes have to demonstrate hydrodynamic efficiency in all four competitive strokes. Practice requirements are five times a week.

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