GROUP
PRE-REQUISITES
WORKOUT DAY(s) & TIME

GOLD
This is the first step to the competitive program.  

Swimmers will continue their learning of the of stroke skills with
the addition of training skills and preparation for swim meets.

Swimmers are selected for this group based on their dedication,
commitment, attitude and training times.

Attendance is mandatory as well to achieve success, but realize
that the young athlete may also be involved in other sport
activities.


Tuesday, Thursday & Friday
​4:00 - 5:30 pm

SILVER
Must be able to swim a minimum of 4 lengths of the pool (Free,
Back and Breast) and can complete a 90 minute session. For
swimmers 9 - 12 years old who can swim.  A swimmer
assessment is required.  

The program introduces, and further develops, each skill
required for competitive swimming.  Stroke Development Awards
are awarded upon completion of required skills.  There will be
approximately 2 fun meets during the season.  These meets will
focus on technique and fun.  Due to the testing for the part of the
Challenge Awards, swimmers are expected to attend most of
these meets.  

Tuesday & Thursday
4:00 - 5:30 pm

BRONZE
For swimmers 9 - 12 years old who can swim 4 lengths of the
pool (in Free and Back) and can complete a 60 minute session –
a swimmer assessment  is required.

The program introduces the swimmer to each skill required for
competitive swimming.

Monday & Friday
4:00 - 5:00 pm

NOVICE
For swimmers at a minimum age of 8 and having completed at
least Swimmer Level 5.

Swimmers must be able to swim efficiently, 2 lengths of the pool
(in Free and Back) and can complete a 45 minute session – a
swimmer assessment  is required.  

The program introduces the swimmer to each skill required for
competitive swimming. Stroke Development Awards &
Challenge Awards are given on successful completion of
required skills.

There will be approximately 2 fun meets during the season.
These meets will focus on technique & fun. Due to testing for
part of the Challenge awards, swimmers are expected to attend
most of these meets.

Wednesday

Novice 1:
4:00-4:45 pm

Novice 2:
4:45-5:30 pm

             Awards

  • Level 1 – Stroke

  • Level 1 – Challenge

  • Level 2 – Stroke

  • Level 2 – Challenge  

  • Level 3 – Stroke

  • Level 3 – Challenge

  • Merit Award
WHITCHURCH-STOUFFVILLE SWIM CLUB
STROKE
DEVELOPMENT