Sea Serpents Swim Team

Sea Serpent Swim Team

Swimmers will love competing in our fun, supportive family-friendly environment. We compete in dual meets and USA Swimming meets. Swimmers ages 6-18 are welcome to try-out and participate. Jump to levels and schedule below.

Initial payment will begin at registration and will then be charged on the 3rd of every month. For USA swimmers, the fee includes all meet entry costs and registration with USA Swimming. Swimmers must also be a member of the JCCNS.

For more information, contact Head Coach, Ashley Vieira at 781-476-9912 or avieira@jccns.com.

Fall 2021 Swim Team Tryouts:

Wed, Aug 4th 5:00pm-6:00pm
Sun, Aug 8th 4:00pm-5:00pm
Mon, Aug 9th 5:00pm-6:00pm
Thu, Aug 12th 6:00-7:00pm

Thu, Sept 9th 5:00pm-6:00pm
Sat, Sept 11th 11:00am-12:00pm

Open to New and Experienced Swimmers Ages 6-18.
(Minimum Requirement: 1 length freestyle and 1 length backstroke unassisted)

Fall Swim Team Starts Monday Sept 13th!

For more information or to schedule a private try-out session, please contact Head Coach, Ashley Vieira at avieira@jccns.com.

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Team Level Descriptions

MINIS

Introductory Swim Team for swimmers ages 9 years & under.  Team will be divided into Mini Green and Mini White. The JCCNS Minis will have fun developing solid technical foundation, learning all four swim strokes and turns, all while developing a love for the life-long sport of swimming. Swimmers become comfortable being on a team, in practice and at meets, and will work toward completing a legal 100 Individual Medley in competition. Mini White graduates will advance directly to Age Group Green.

MINI Green Requirements: Swimmers must be able to jump into the pool and swim one full length of Freestyle with rotary breathing and one full length Backstroke.

MINI White Requirements: 100FR with Rotary breathing, basic knowledge of BK, BR and Fly and be confident at competitions.

AGE GROUP PREP

Swim Team Developmental group for swimmers ages 10-12 years. Swimmers in this group will focus on cultivating a strong technical foundation of strokes while also incorporating aerobic conditioning. Swimmers will become competent in all four swim strokes and turns and will work towards completing a legal 100IM and increasing their aerobic base. Age Group Prep graduates will advance directly to Age Group Green.

Age Group Prep Requirements: 100FR with Rotary breathing, basic knowledge of BK, BR and Fly.

AGE GROUP

Intermediate Swim Team groups for ages 9-13 years. These swimmers are divided into two groups: Age Group Green and Age Group White. Swimmers in this group continue to work on stroke development through drill progressions with a special focus on efficient starts and turns, as well as increasing aerobic development through a progressive increase in distance and intensity. Age Group swimmers are challenged to transfer their technical developments into competition. Goals include developing and executing racing strategy, demonstrating sportsmanship and teamwork, and learning how to train and push themselves in practice. Dryland training is introduced at this level, focusing on injury prevention, and advancing athleticism. Age Group White graduates will advance to Senior Prep or directly to Senior Green.

Age Group Green Requirements: 4 Legal Strokes and turns, compete a legal 100IM and 6x50K @1:20.

Age Group White Requirements: All of the above and additionally legal 200IM, 6x50K @1:10 & an aerobic threshold under 1:45 for repeat 100 Freestyles.  

SENIOR PREP

Swim Team Age Group program primarily for swimmers ages 12-15 years. This level is for those who are not quite ready for Senior. Senior Prep swimmers will focus on stroke refinement and efficacy with an increase in commitment and progressive endurance training. High attendance levels are expected to ensure advancement to the next level. Goal setting and attaining high levels of competition readiness are strongly encouraged. Senior Prep swimmers attend dryland trainings focused on injury prevention, flexibility, and strength training. Senior Prep swimmers will work towards competing in all swimming events and integrating both tempo and stroke length into their races.

Senior Prep Requirements: Strong technique and the ability to swim a 200 Individual Medley in less than three minutes & an aerobic threshold under 1:30 for repeat 100 Freestyles.  

SENIOR

With a focus on bringing the benefits of technical emphasis and a progressive workload together, Senior has an increased expectation in the areas of commitment, training capacity and leadership for swimmers ages 13+ years. Senior is broken into two groups Senior Green and Senior White. Senior swimmers participate in a progressive dryland training program focused on strength training and injury prevention. Swimmers who have moved through the program will develop an understanding of how, positivity, perseverance, discipline, and the ability to step outside one’s comfort zone benefit not just the athlete but their entire swim family.

Senior Green Requirements: Exceptional qualities as a team role model and leader, 200 Individual Medley in less than 2 minutes and 40 seconds & an aerobic threshold 1:15 or under for repeat 100 Freestyles.

Senior White Requirements: All of the Senior Green requirements mentioned above AND an aerobic threshold of 1:10 or under for girls and 1:05 or under for boys for repeat 100 Freestyles. Year-round commitment to swimming and a minimum of six practices per week. 

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Fall Schedule

Swim Team Schedule-Fall 2021

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