Novice (9-12)

The Novice program is for swimmers 9-12 years old who have progressed through our Rockhopper program or are new to the sport of competitive swimming. The program places heavy emphasis on technique, beginning competition, being a part of the team, personal challenge and achievement, an increased level of fitness, and having fun! An important goal is for each athlete to develop a love for the sport of swimming through the introduction of new skills, giving athletes new and individual challenges, and helping them enjoy swimming.

Ages: 9-12
Objectives:
  • Develop a strong base level of swimming skills
  • Be introduced to swim meets and learn about being on a team
  • Begin developing self motivation
  • Advancement into the Junior program
  • Have fun
Prerequisites:
  • Evaluation by the coaching team
  • Ability to swim 25m Freestyle (Front Crawl) and 25m Backstroke
  • Knowledge of Breaststroke and Butterfly is an asset
Attendance: Attend 3 practices/week and all scheduled swim meets/team events
Equipment:
  • Penguin Swim Cap
  • Penguin T-Shirt
  • Penguin Suit
  • Water Bottle
Practice Schedule:
Tuesday 6:15-7:35 PM MacEwan University (MAC)
Thursday 6:15-7:35 PM MacEwan University (MAC)
Saturday 8:30-9:50 AM MacEwan University (MAC)
Sessions:
Fall September 10 - December 10, 2019
Winter January 7 - March 19, 2020
Spring March 31 - June 13, 2020
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