All prospective Sea Devils’ must attend a New Swimmer Evaluation Session to receive the proper program recommendation and ensure that they demonstrate the required skills necessary to participate.
To learn more about what is expected when entering each group, see our Skill Matrix here.
To schedule an evaluation session, email email@example.com
7-12 year olds, 8 month program Sept-Apr; This level is designed to introduce novice swimmers into the sport of swimming while allowing maximum opportunity to participate in other activities. Swimmers should be able to swim the length of the pool unassisted using both freestyle with side breathing and backstroke. Emphasis is on teaching the fundamentals of the four competitive strokes by means of drills and various teaching aids with the goal of making swimming fun and a life long sport. Offered at Holton Arms. No USA Swimming meets offered, but there are 2-3 intra-squad meets every season.
Practice time: 1 hour practice per week on Sunday’s.
5-6 year olds, 8 month program Sept-Apr; This level is designed as an introduction to our Clinic program for our youngest swimmers. Swimmers should be able to swim the length of the pool using recognizable freestyle and backstroke without stopping or assistance. The emphasis is the same as the Weekend Clinic program, but in a 30 minute format geared toward shorter attention spans and lower skill levels. Offered at Holton.
Practice time: One 30 minute practice per week on Sunday’s.
High School Conditioning
High school athletes, 9 week program Sept-early Nov; Swimmers preparing for the high school swim season. This program requires solid swimming skills and competitive experience. This clinic is NOT for beginners.
Practice time: 3 1-hour practices per week.
Locations: St. Albans, South Run
18 & older, 9 month program Sept-May; This program is for adult swimmers who are looking to continue in the lifelong sport of swimming.
Practice time: M,T,W,F 4:30-5:30 am; Saturday 6-7 am.
Location: South Run