Swimming

Coordinator:

Dave Donovan – david.donovan.swim@protonmail.com

Training Times & Locations:

Howard Community College
Middle School age
Pool 9:00 to 9:45 Dryland 9:45 to 10:30

Elementary school age
Pool 9:45 to 10:30 Dryland 9:00 to 9:45

High School age
Pool 10:30 to 11:15 Dryland 9:45 to 10:30

Adults 20 to 30
Pool 11:15 to 12:00 Dryland 10:30 to 11:15

Adults 30 to 50
Pool 12:00 to 1:00 Dryland 11:15 to 12:00

Practice Overview:

Capacity is 100 athletes; 20 athletes in 5 group by age.
Swim practice consists of 45 minutes of dryland training (warm up & stretching) in the gym and 45 minutes of swimming to work on swimming fundamentals (stroke, starts, turns and finishing).
Optional Friday Practices for athletes who swim 100 yd + events or do not need individual coaching.

Requirements:

  • Athletes must be able to swim 25 meters without assistance or with floatation device.
  • Athletes must commit to attending required qualifiers and state competition. (optional for 1st year athletes).
  • Athletes attend 8 of the 10 practices to qualify for Summer Games.

Requirements:

  • Athletes need to wear their own swimsuit and towel for practices.

Requirements:

  • Athletes will be given a TEAM SWIMSUIT to be worn at competitions

Requirements:

  • Athletes must attend two qualifiers to qualify for Summer Games.
  • SOHO Hosts a qualifier for the whole team.
  • ½ Team will go to Loyola Swim Meet for athletes who swim 50 & 100+ events.
  • ½ Team will go to Stone Ridge Swim Meet who swim 25 & 50 events.

Requirements:

  • Unified partner role available for volunteers to participate in relays with athletes.