The Pickering Swim Club offers a range of swimming programs that allows swimmers to progress from entry level skill development to high intensity, elite level competitive swimming.
Pre-Competitive FUNdamentals Programs
Designed for young swimmers to learn fundamental skills in a fun environment. 1 hour a week. Further information on the FUNdamentals program for the Fall 2018 session is available here: Fall 2018 PICK Club Fundamentals Program.doc
Development – Groups A & B
Teaches fundamental skills and drills. Develops technique and initiates aerobic fitness. Swimmers compete in a fun and learning atmosphere. 2-3 hours per week.
Teaches skills, drills and further develops technique, strength and fitness. The group has a full racing schedule that can lead to high school swimming. 7 hours per week.
Improves technical skills and drills. Teaches efficient stroke patterning and builds aerobic fitness. Swimmers compete at Regional and Provincial level meets, including Festivals and Age Group Provincials. 9-10 hours per week.
Geared toward creating a fit athlete and improving technical skills. Athletes attend meets to gain racing and training experience to improve competitive performance. 10 hours per week.
Young swimmers committed to their personal excellence. This group will develop greater fitness, speed and technical skills. Athletes compete at Regional and Provincial level meets, including Festivals and Age Group Provincials. 10-11 hours per week.
Further enhancement of technical skills and drills. Builds intensity and fitness for athletes ready to train and compete at a Regional, Provincial and National level. 11-12 hours per week.
Athletes train at high intensity, including water and strength training programs. High expectation for attendance, intensity and commitment to the program. Swimmers compete Nationally and Internationally. 15-16 hours per week.