Programs

 

PRE-COMPETITIVE PROGRAM

1) RIPPLES

Focus is on streamline, balance, body awareness, kick and breathing.  Main strokes are front crawl and back crawl.  Teamwork and fair play are learned. (approx.3 hours)

2) RIPTIDES

Focus is on maximizing racing technique, developing a competitive attitude and aerobic capacity.  Butterfly, Breaststroke and Individual Medley become more important. (approx.3 hours)

 

COMPETITIVE PROGRAM                    

Emphasis is placed on technique, conditioning and racing skills.

1) Junior Competitive Group

Practice 5hrs a week including one morning swim.  Work on achieving Provincial Championship Standards and attend two provincial meets each year.

2) Senior Competitive Group

Practice 11.5 hours a week including three mornings swims.  Work to achieve East Coast Championship Standards, Focus on achieving National Standards.  Attend at least five meets each year, depending on qualifying times.