Session #1 September 14th - October 30th
Session #2 November 2nd - December 18th
Session #3 January 4th - February 22nd
Session #4 - February 24 - April 5
Session #5 - April 16 - May 24 full schedule
AGE RANGE: 7+
TYPICAL SCHEDULE: 2 Sessions per week
DESCRIPTION: Pre-competitive group where athletes are introduced to the Issaquah Swim Team curriculum while beginning to refine stroke technique prior to joining a competitive squad.
PRIMARY OBJECTIVES: Learn and become familiar with the beginning aspects of the Issaquah Swim Team philosophy and teaching techniques. Swimmers will address primary aspects of body awareness, water rhythms and general athleticism. Additionally, swimmers will begin to experience the physiological factors of being in the aquatic environment. Steelhead swimmers will work to refine and improve all four competitive strokes and begin to learn the basic movement essential to competitive swimming such as starts, turns and breathe control.