Swim Team Clinic

Swim Team Clinic

Whether you are new to swim team or a returning participant we welcome all to this clinic! It will help build the skills necessary for competitive swimming. Coaches will work to develop endurance, strength and flexibility, along with team building and sportsmanship while learning all four competitive strokes.

Blue Dolphin Swim Clinic - Competitive

County, Glenwood Park
10/31/20 - 12/20/20
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Please review the Health & Safety Guidelines.

Program will be hosted at the Glenwood Park YMCA.

Coaches will work with swim participants to refine the techniques needed to perform strokes efficiently and most effectively as well as increasing endurance. Each week will focus on one of the four competitive strokes.

Participants should fit into one of the following “Developmental Levels”:

Prep Senior (GREY)

Minimum Expectations: Complete 200 yards individual medley and repeat 100s of each stroke. Intense Goal setting and stroke work to improve competitive performance.

Senior (BLACK)

Minimum Expectations: Complete 500 yards freestyle, 200 yards individual medley and repeat 100s of each stroke. Athletes entering this group must display a desire to begin training on a more committed basis. Senior Group is for swimmers who wish to make a stronger commitment to competitive swimming.


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
10/9/20 11/9/20 Online / Front Desk $ 40.00$ 40.00$ 100.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/31/20 12/19/20 @ Glenwood YMCA - Sa - 1:15 pm - 1'30" 5 / 16 Available Registration
Closed
11/1/20 12/20/20 @ Glenwood YMCA - Su - 1:15 pm - 1'30" 5 / 16 Available Registration
Closed

Blue Dolphin Swim Clinic - Developmental

County, Glenwood Park
10/31/20 - 12/21/20
VIEW

Please review the Health & Safety Guidelines

Clinics will be hosted at the Glenwood Park YMCA.

Coaches will work with swim participants to refine the techniques needed to perform strokes efficiently and most effectively as well as increasing endurance. Each week will focus on one of the four competitive strokes.

Participants should fit into one of the following “Developmental Levels”:

Novice (WHITE) 

Minimum Expectations: Complete 25 yards (1 length of pool) freestyle and backstroke without stopping or receiving assistance. This is the introductory level of competitive swimming for swimmers 8 & under. This group teaches the basics of competitive swimming in the Y while having fun. This group builds upon the skills learned in Y swim lessons and learns the long axis strokes, freestyle and backstroke. This group will also be introduced to the breaststroke and butterfly. Additionally, the swimmers are taught how competitive swim meets are run so that they know what to expect when they enter their first meet.

Developmental (GREEN)

Minimum Expectations: Complete 50 yards of freestyle and backstroke with basics of breaststroke and butterfly established. The focus is on improving all four competitive strokes as well increased yardage during practices. This group will work on establishing start and turn techniques. Race management and strategy is introduced to begin to advance as an overall swimmer. 

Age Group (BLUE)

Minimum Expectations: Complete 50 yards of freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke. Focus on stroke development and technique on the four competitive strokes. Start and turn technique improvement continues as part of practice. Additionally, athletes spend an average of about 1/2 of practices working on building training volume to increase yardage. Competitive team aspect is introduced and goals to encourage growth through the season.


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
10/9/20 11/7/20 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00$ 90.00

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/31/20 12/19/20 @ Glenwood YMCA - Sa - 12:00 pm - 1 hr 4 / 16 Available Registration
Closed
11/1/20 12/20/20 @ Glenwood YMCA - Su - 12:00 pm - 1 hr 4 / 16 Available Registration
Closed
11/2/20 12/21/20 @ Glenwood YMCA - Mo - 5:00 pm - 1 hr 3 / 16 Available Registration
Closed

ESY Narwhals - Competitive

Eastside Family Y
10/27/20 - 12/12/20
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If unsure of which developmental level would best suit your swimmer, please contact Karyn at [email protected]

Purple Group: Swimmers who have a full understanding of all four competitive strokes (usually 10 and over); Continued drill and technique work, beginning emphasis on aerobic work, introduction to goal setting; Ability to keep time intervals with pace clock; Must be able to complete a 100 of each stroke.

Red Group: Swimmers who have mastered all four competitive strokes (generally 12 and over); Continued emphasis on technique with a focus on aerobic work, race strategy & mindset; Swimmers must be able to use pace clock and follow swim sets independently; Must be able to complete 100s in each stroke repetitively.

No practices the week of November 23.

**Swimmers who register for all three days will receive a 50% discount for the 3rd day: $75 total for the 6-week session**

 


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
10/21/20 11/7/20 Online / Front Desk $ 30.00$ 30.00-

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/27/20 12/8/20 Tu - 7:00 pm - 1'30" 1 / 20 Available Registration
Closed
10/29/20 12/10/20 Th - 7:00 pm - 1'30" 2 / 20 Available Registration
Closed
10/31/20 12/12/20 Sa - 1:00 pm - 1'30" 3 / 20 Available Registration
Closed

ESY Narwhals - Developmental

Eastside Family Y
10/26/20 - 12/11/20
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If unsure of which developmental level would best suit your swimmer, please contact Karyn at [email protected]

Green Group: Beginners/Intro to Swim Team (usually 10 and under); Explaining basics of competitive swimming, introduction to all four strokes, turns and starts; Focus on drills and technique; Must be able to swim 25 yds. freestyle and 25 yds. backstroke without stopping between the two lengths.

Blue Group: Swimmers who have a general understanding of all four competitive strokes (usually 12 and under); Continued emphasis on technique and drill work with each stroke, turns and starts; Introduction to swim sets; Must be able to complete a 50 of each stroke.

No practices the week of November 23.

**Swimmers who register for all three days will receive a 50% discount for the 3rd day: $45 total for 6-week session**


Registration Information  

Open Close MetroBranchNon-Member
Green/Blue Group Clinic 10/21/20 11/14/20 Online / Front Desk $ 18.00$ 18.00-

Available Sessions

Start Date End Date Spots
Available
10/26/20 12/7/20 Mo - 5:30 pm - 45 mins 1 / 14 Available Registration
Closed
10/28/20 12/9/20 We - 5:30 pm - 45 mins 1 / 14 Available Registration
Closed
10/30/20 12/11/20 Fr - 5:30 pm - 1 hr 1 / 12 Available Registration
Closed