Introduction to competitive swimming. Consistent demonstration of comfort in the water, safety and 25-yard swimming ability is required.
75% Technique / 25% Conditioning
Swimmers with previous team experience who have passed all levels of the Red Cross Learn-to-Swim program and/or who demonstrate comparable skills and strength.
70% Technique / 30% Conditioning
Beginner / Intermediate
Upper-Elementary and Middle School-aged swimmers who are able to demonstrate consistent safety and comfort in the water and swim at least 50 yards without stopping.
60% Technique / 40% Conditioning
Intermediate / Pre-Senior
Upper-Elementary and Middle School-aged swimmers with competitive swimming experience who demonstrate a strong commitment to the sport and the team, and who are on track for the Senior level.
50% Technique / 50% Conditioning
Intermediate / Advanced
Middle School and High School-aged swimmers with prior experience and the requisite skills, strength and commitment to train and perform at an advanced level.
35% Technique / 65% Conditioning
Advanced / Elite
High School-aged swimmers with advanced skills, strength and competitive swimming experience. USA Swimming and High School Varsity-level swimmers who demonstrate the highest levels of dedication and commitment to the sport and the team.
20% Technique / 80% Conditioning
*Coaches may move swimmers to a different group based on skill level.