Summer only option for PowerFit swimmers. Ideal for high school swimmers desiring to stay in shape for their varsity or JV tryouts.
Swimmers in the PowerFit group will focus on fitness and conditioning with some technique instruction. This group is ideal for swimmers who want to focus solely on high school swimming without competing in USA meets.
Ages 9 to 13
Elementary and Middle School Swimmers
Power For Life ...
A USA Swimming Affiliate Club
Up to Age 8
For School aged children up to age 8 ready for a competitive environment. Swimmers are expected to participate in USA meets.
Training is age appropriate and fun, however, swimmers must be disciplined enough to participate in structured swim training.
SHARK SCHOOL -- Up to Age 12
For School Age children who are able to swim freestyle and backstroke but need to improve their technique before joining the competitive community.
This is not a learn to swim program. All swimmers must be able to complete two lengths of the pool in freestyle and one length in backstroke across the deep end.
This program has a fun environment with age appropriate drills to encourage skill development. Participants will learn all four competition strokes plus legal starts, pullouts, and turns.
PowerReady -- Age 9 to 12
Our entry or novice level for school age children who are able to swim but have not yet achieved an IMR or IMX score.
This program will be run concurrently with the Lightning groups detailed above. Swimmers can graduate to the Lightning groups as soon as they have achieved their IMR or IMX scores. Swimmers in the PowerReady group will focus on fitness and conditioning with some technique instruction.
Ages 11 & up, age 10 with IMX
Placed by Coach Sharon
Must attend at least 2 USA meets per year
Must maintain IMX score
Focus on technique in an atmosphere that promotes learning and fun
Up to 5 practices per week (90 minutes each)
PowerFit -- Age 13 & Up
Year-round program for middle and high schoolers who desire a challenging workout but have not yet achieved an IMR or IMX score.
This program will be run concurrently with the Thunder II and III groups detailed above. Swimmers will receive the same instruction for the first six weeks of the season. After the first T30 time trial and the October IMX meet, swimmers will be split into competitive groups appropriate to their age and/or skill level. Swimmers can graduate to the next level any time in the season when they achieve an IMX score. Swimmers in the PowerFit group will focus on fitness and conditioning with some technique instruction.
This group is also ideal for swimmers who want to focus solely on high school swimming without competing in USA meets, or who wish to swim for a school PE credit.
Entry Level for the Competitive Team
Ages 13 & Up
High School Swimmers
Thunder and Lightning swimmers who have yet to complete an IMX or IMR score will practice with the PowerReady or PowerFit groups until that milestone is achieved.
Thunder I -- Our Elite Group
Thunder I is a competition-based group for swimmers ages 15 and up who have achieved outstanding performance and dedication to USA Swimming.
Aim to qualify for National level meets
Achieve qualifying T-30 results
Demonstrated dedication to USA swimming
Must attend USA meets throughout the year
Must maintain seasonal IMX score
5 practices per week (2.5 hours each)
Member of High School Varsity Team / High School Graduate / College Student
May not participate in summer league as an athlete