|There are 3 sections of this class|
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Non-Resident, Resident: 04/26/2018 @ 9:30A - 06/21/2018 @ 5:00P
|Ages:||9 years to under 19 years|
|Open to These Grades:||N/A|
Max Count: (60), Enrolled: (29)
MIDDLEBURY SWIM TEAM
Coaches: Colleen Rueppel and Archie Milligan (additional coaches to be announced before season)
Dates and times: June 2 (practice after school until school ends) – August 5
Super Marlins: 7:30-9:00am Marlins: 9:00-10:00am Mini Marlins: 10:00-10:30am
Friday: all three practice groups together from 8:00-9:00am
Additional optional Monday and/or Wednesday evening practices, by practice group, 4:30-6:00pm.
Dual-meets (two-team competitions) are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings from the end of June until the end of July. Meets start 5pm and last around two hours.
Qualifying swim team members may choose to compete at The Champlain Valley Swim League Championship Meet July 27 & 28 in Essex; the Vermont State Championship is August 4 & 5 at UVAC in White River Junction.
Location: Middlebury Town Pool
Fees: Super Marlins: $180($207 non-res.) Marlins: $175($201.25 non-res.) Mini Marlins: $135($155.25 non-res.) Scholarships are available - for more scholarship information please call 388-8100 ext 216.
Looking for a fun way to meet great families, develop a lifelong sport, be a part of a team, and make the most of your summer? Come join the Middlebury Swim Team! The team is divided into skill-level practice groups so each swimmer can develop at a comfortable pace. Not sure which practice group is right for your swimmer? Not to worry, MST coaches will help swimmers and their parents find their best fit! And also don’t worry about missing a week or two for camp or vacation our team is flexible to your schedule—we like vacation too!
Mini Marlins/Transition Swim Team: swimmers ages 5-8 with a competitive spirit and the need for experience. They will continue to improve rhythmic breathing and competitive stroke skills. As skills improve, swimmers are encouraged to compete in meets. Swimmers who can swim 25 yards independently are welcome to join this group.
Marlins: experienced 8 & under, 9-10 year old, and newer 11-12 year old swimmers. Emphasis is placed on stroke development, correct technique, and building swimming endurance. Competitive preparation is introduced.
Junior Super Marlin: experienced 9-10 year olds and 11-12 year olds, and newer 13 year old and older swimmers. The emphasis is on endurance, commitment, and competition. Stroke technique will be reviewed as necessary and race strategy is introduced.
Senior Super Marlins: swimmers 13 year old and older swimmers (11-12 year olds at the coaches’ discretion). Emphasis is placed on intensive water training with a continued focus on endurance, commitment, and competition. Stroke technique is reviewed as necessary and race strategy is reinforced. All Senior Super Marlins serve as role models for younger teammates.
Apparel: Team suits are not required but may be purchased at Forth ‘n Goal in Middlebury. Team caps are required for meets; these will be available to purchase through team management at a future date. Team t-shirts will be given to all registered swimmers.
Parents: Parents will have the opportunity to try different jobs early in the season to match their talents to the many tasks needed to run a swim meet. From scorers to concessions, from timers to ribbons, there is something for everyone and a way for all to contribute to the fun and success of our team.