Guppies Schedule

Beginner

Thu 12/5
  • Thu 12/5 @ 6:20 pm - 7:00 pm | Parade of lights   Rohr Jewelry, 505 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114, USA

  • Thu 12/5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Pizza and pasta party   Newton Recreation Commission, 415 N Poplar St, Newton, KS 67114, USA

    Sunflower room/swim at 7:30pm if want

Fri 12/6
  • Fri 12/6 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/9
  • Mon 12/9 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/10
  • Tue 12/10 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 12/11
  • Wed 12/11 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 12/12
  • Thu 12/12 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/16
  • Mon 12/16 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/17
  • Tue 12/17 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 12/18
  • Wed 12/18 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/23
  • Mon 12/23 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 12/26
  • Thu 12/26 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Fri 12/27
  • Fri 12/27 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/30
  • Mon 12/30 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/31
  • Tue 12/31 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 1/1
  • Wed 1/1 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 1/2
  • Thu 1/2 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Fri 1/3
  • Fri 1/3 @ 6:40 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Guppies | Ages 10 & younger

Practices: 1 hour starting at 6:30p – attend 3 practices each week

  • Must swim unassisted, completing at least 1 pool length
  • Train for 6 weeks then use 2 weeks to check the ability to advance to Sealions and eligible age
  • Meets offered during 6 week session

Training Focus

  • Endurance from kick sets
  • Diving certification to learn starts
  • Legally able swims including racing strategies (turns and finishes)

Sealion Schedule

Novice

Thu 12/5
  • Thu 12/5 @ 6:20 pm - 7:00 pm | Parade of lights   Rohr Jewelry, 505 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114, USA

  • Thu 12/5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Pizza and pasta party   Newton Recreation Commission, 415 N Poplar St, Newton, KS 67114, USA

    Sunflower room/swim at 7:30pm if want

Fri 12/6
  • Fri 12/6 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/9
  • Mon 12/9 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/10
  • Tue 12/10 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 12/11
  • Wed 12/11 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 12/12
  • Thu 12/12 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/16
  • Mon 12/16 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/17
  • Tue 12/17 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 12/18
  • Wed 12/18 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/23
  • Mon 12/23 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 12/26
  • Thu 12/26 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Fri 12/27
  • Fri 12/27 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/30
  • Mon 12/30 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/31
  • Tue 12/31 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 1/1
  • Wed 1/1 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 1/2
  • Thu 1/2 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Fri 1/3
  • Fri 1/3 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Sealions | Ages 7-11

Practices: 1 hour starting at 6:30p – attend 3 practices each week

Requirements

  • Prove ability to swim all strokes in competition and meet minimum group requirements
  • Must be diving certified by a Newton Nitros coach
  • Swim a 200yd free in under 5:00
  • Commitment to competitive swimming and begin training to qualify for championship meets
  • In some circumstances, younger swimmers may advanced per coach recommendation
  • Train 8 weeks with advancement to Gators upon performance of required skill sets and eligible age
  • Meets offered during 8 week session

Training Focus

  • Improve technique and learn training strategies to advance in the program
  • Learn and use team drills for stroke improvement
  • Train starts and turns for all strokes
  • Endurance from interval training

Gator Schedule

Intermediate

Thu 12/5
  • Thu 12/5 @ 6:20 pm - 7:00 pm | Parade of lights   Rohr Jewelry, 505 N Main St, Newton, KS 67114, USA

  • Thu 12/5 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm | Pizza and pasta party   Newton Recreation Commission, 415 N Poplar St, Newton, KS 67114, USA

    Sunflower room/swim at 7:30pm if want

Fri 12/6
  • Fri 12/6 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/9
  • Mon 12/9 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/10
  • Tue 12/10 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 12/11
  • Wed 12/11 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 12/12
  • Thu 12/12 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/16
  • Mon 12/16 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/17
  • Tue 12/17 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 12/18
  • Wed 12/18 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/23
  • Mon 12/23 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 12/26
  • Thu 12/26 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Fri 12/27
  • Fri 12/27 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Mon 12/30
  • Mon 12/30 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Tue 12/31
  • Tue 12/31 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Wed 1/1
  • Wed 1/1 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Thu 1/2
  • Thu 1/2 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Fri 1/3
  • Fri 1/3 @ 6:20 pm - 7:30 pm | Regular practice   newton high

Gator | Ages 8-12

Practices: 1.5 hours starting at 6:30p – attend 3 practices each week PLUS Saturday

  • Train for 12 weeks with goal to advance to Bronze and Silver groups
  • Meets offered plus championship meets at end of season

Group Requirements

  • 11-12 year old District Champs cuts (or realistic ability to qualify by the season’s end)
  • 50yd of every stroke in under 1:00 at practice
  • 100yd free in under 1:30 AND 100yd IM in under 1:50

Training Focus

  • Championship swimming
  • Stroke efficiency (all strokes, no specializing)
  • Competitive strategies to prepare for Gold group training (underwater kick and stroke tempo)
  • Endurance from interval training