Aquatics - BlueWave Winter Swim Team

Aquatics - BlueWave Winter Swim Team

The Blue Wave competes with Y’s across the state of Iowa.  Participants will gain swimming knowledge, experience, and overall health through this competitive swim program.  Emphasis of the program is skill development, sportsmanship and the enjoyment of swim competition.  Younger participants should be able to swim multiple lengths of the pool (unassisted using no floatation device) without touching the bottom.  Advanced swimmers should possess the ability to skillfully swim strokes in ranges of 2-4,000 yards per practice.

Advanced Group

All Locations
11/15/23 - 2/11/24
VIEW

The Advanced training group(BLUE) must have a 50 freestyle time of :40 seconds or faster and a 100 freestyle time of 1:30 or faster.  Swimmers will continue to develop their stroke technique and competitive skills with an Increased emphasis on endurance training. Swimmers in this group have made a commitment to the sport and will be expected to train at a higher level. Recommended to practice 4 times per week. Capable of swimming 30-45 minute sets and 3000-4000 yards per practice.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/2/23 11/17/23 Front Desk $ 60.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
11/15/23 - 12/14/23
Mo,Tu,Th - 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
11 / 55 Available Registration
Closed
12/15/23 - 01/14/24
Mo,Tu,Th - 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
13 / 55 Available Registration
Closed
01/15/24 - 02/11/24
Mo,Tu,Th - 6:15 pm - 7:45 pm
13 / 55 Available Registration
Closed

Beginner/Intermediate Group

All Locations
11/15/23 - 2/11/24
VIEW

The Beginner training group(RED) is for younger swimmers just getting started in competitive swimming. Swimmers will be introduced to stroke technique and competitive skills (starts and turns). Swimmers must be able to swim the length of the pool backstroke and freestyle with no equipment or assistance or have passed stage 4.  Will begin to learn breaststroke and butterfly.  Swimmers are able to swim 300-600 yard sets. Recommended to practice at least 2 times per week

The intermediate training group(WHITE) Must have a 50 freestyle time of 41-60 seconds. This group continues to grow with stroke techniques but also begin to increase endurance and strength.  Swimmers should be able to swim all 4 competitive strokes. Swimmers should expect to swim 1500-2500 yards per practice. Swimmers will have effective finishes, underwater work, starts and turns of all 4 strokes.  Capable of swimming 20-35 minute sets. Recommended to practice 2-3 times per week.


Registration Information  

Open Close Register At MemberNon-Member
10/2/23 11/10/23 Front Desk $ 60.00-

Available Sessions

Date(s) Spots
Available
11/15/23 - 12/14/23
Mo,Tu,We,Th - 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
24 / 55 Available Registration
Closed
12/15/23 - 01/14/24
Mo,Tu,We,Th - 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
24 / 55 Available Registration
Closed
01/15/24 - 02/11/24
Mo,Tu,We,Th - 5:15 pm - 6:15 pm
24 / 55 Available Registration
Closed