GROUP
PRE-REQUISITES
WORKOUT DAY(s) & TIME

NOVICE
Swimmers MUST have completed Swimmer Level 6 and be a
minimum of 8 years of age.

Swimmers must be able to swim efficiently, 2 lengths of the
pool in Freestyle, Back and Breaststroke.

Swimmers must able to complete a 60-minute session.

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
these meets.

Wednesday
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

BRONZE
For swimmers 9 - 12 years old who can swim 4 lengths of the
pool in Freestyle, Back and Breaststroke.

Swimmers must be able to complete two 60-minute sessions
per week..

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
these meets.

Monday & Friday
4:00 - 5:00 p.m.

SILVER
For swimmers 9-12 years of age.  The program introduces and
further develops each skill required for competitive swimming.  

Swimmers must be comfortable to attend two 90-minute
training sessions per week.  

Stroke Development Awards are awarded upon completion of
required skills.  

There will be approximately two competitive meets and two fun
meets during the season which swimmers are expected to
attend.  

Tuesday & Thursday
4:00 - 5:30 p.m.

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 and attitude.

Swimmers train three times per week for 90 minutes.

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 p.m.

        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
*** ALL NEW SWIMMERS MUST BE ASSESSED BY A WSSC COACH PRIOR TO REGISTERING ***