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Development 

Emphasis on developing proper stroke and turn mechanics in the four competitive strokes  - competes in Inter-squads meet and SEMSL meets when ready.  Swimmers in the Development Group typically range from ages 6 - 9.     

Age Group

Emphasis on developing proper stroke and turn mechanics in the four competitive strokes.  Competes in SEMSL meet, Inter-squad & USS meets (optional). For USS swimmers qualfiying for Regionals and/or Silvers is the primary goal.  Swimmers in the Age Group range from ages 8 - 13.

Junior Group

Emphasis on developing more advanced stroke technique and conditioning. Swimmers are expected to compete regularly in USS & SEMSL meets- goals are to qualify for Regionals, Silvers & New England Age Group Championships.  Swimmers in the Junior Group range are typicalyl 11 years or older.  

Senior Group

Emphasis on preparing for highest levels of competitive swimming.  Training sessions include dryland and rigorous water workouts.  Swimmers compete in regular scheduled USS & SEMSL meets. Goals are to qualify for Silvers, New England Age Group Championships and Northeast Sectionals. 

Swimmers in this group are typically age 11 and older and train four or five practices per week.  Participation in all meets is expected.  USS registration is highly encouraged.