Welcome 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
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.
Pre-team: 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
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.