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YouthSwimTeam

Discover friendships and the self-confidence that comes with competitive swimming.
All swimmers are welcome to join.
Participants must be able to swim one length of the pool.

For more information contact the SWC YMCA Coach, Doug Wickersham at 715 818 6014 or wickersham@swcymca.org.

 BLACK SHARK  |  SWIM TEAM
October 10, 2017 – April 2018

BLACK SHARK SWIM TEAM
The SWC YMCA Black Sharks Swim Team is an association compromised of competitors that are 5 – 18 years old with a variety of skills. Our program will emphasize teamwork, sportsmanship, and personal achievement in the water. Youth will refine skills and prepare for competitive swim at regional indoor swim meets. Swimmers will build self-confidence and self-esteem with participation in a team sport while building individual skills and having fun.

PARENT INFORMATION MEETING AND SPLASH PARTY | Friday Oct 6 | 6:00 – 7:00pm

NOVICE – Age 10 & under swimmers. This level is designed for beginner swimmers or younger swimmers and will focus more on stroke technique and development more than endurance and speed.  Kids in this level must be able to swim one length of the pool using freestyle.  Attending swim meets is optional but highly encouraged. NOVICE l Age 10 & under swimmers. This level is designed for beginner swimmers or younger swimmers and will focus more on stroke technique and development more than endurance and speed.  Kids in this level must be able to swim one length of the pool using freestyle.  Attending swim meets is optional but highly encouraged.

Day                                Time                             Fee 
Tues/Thurs                    5:00 – 6:00pm            $48/month for 6 months or $288 * YMCA member fees are not included

Junior – Age 11 & over.  This level is designed for intermediate swimmers or swimmers with prior team experience and will focus on balance between stroke development and endurance.  Kids in this level must be able to swim 4 lengths of the pool non-stop.  Attending swim meets is optional but highly encouraged.Junior l Age 11 & over.  This level is designed for intermediate swimmers or swimmers with prior team experience and will focus on balance between stroke development and endurance.  Kids in this level must be able to swim 4 lengths of the pool non-stop.  Attending swim meets is optional but highly encouraged.

Day                    Time                             Fee 
Tues/Thurs        5:00 – 6:30pm              $55/month for 6 months or $330 * YMCA member fees are not included

Elite –  This level is designed for advanced swimmers and will be aimed towards endurance, strength, and speed.  Kids should be able to swim 8 lengths of the pool and be able to swim using most competitive strokes.  These swimmers are expected to attend swim meets and most practices.Elite l This level is designed for advanced swimmers and will be aimed towards endurance, strength, and speed.  Kids should be able to swim 8 lengths of the pool and be able to swim using most competitive strokes.  These swimmers are expected to attend swim meets and most practices.

Day                                 Time                             Fee 
Mon/Tues/Thurs            3:30 – 5:00pm              $63/month for 6 months or $378  * YMCA member fees are not included
Fri                                  4:00 – 5:00pm in the Wellness Center for dry land training – must be 13+ to participate