2017-2018 Swim Team

Sea Squids - JCC Pre-Recreation Swim Team (Formerly Known As The Cyclones)

The Pre-recreation group accommodates our younger or first time swimmers weary of the initial swimming experience. The group focuses on developing comfort in the water, learning basic fundamentals, and swimming throughout the winter to prepare for a future with the JCC Swim Team. Swimmers must be approved by the swim coaches for this group. The Sea Squids Workout program runs September 2017 to May 2018 and is open to JCC Members only.

Ages 3 - 6
Times:
Monday & Wednesday: 12 - 12:45 PM (ECC only – transition time included) 
Monday & Wednesday: 5:15 - 5:45 PM
Cost: $100 per month

Sea Monsters - JCC Recreation Swim Team (Formerly Known As The Hurricanes)

As a founding member of the recreational Salt Lake Swim League, the JCC Recreational Swim Team is a great place for beginning swim teamers and advanced swimmers alike to focus on technique, endurance, and competition. The Swim Team Workout program runs September 2017 to May 2018 and is open to JCC Members only.

Sea Monsters Ability Levels, Schedule & Cost

Giant Squids

3 weekly practices / 2.25 hours of pool time
Tuesday & Thursday: 5:15 - 6 PM
Friday: 4:45 - 5:30 PM
Cost: $120 / month

Serpents

4 weekly practices / 3.25 hours of pool time
Monday & Wednesday: 5:15 - 6 PM
Thursday: 6 - 7 PM
Friday: 4:45 - 5:30 PM
Cost $130 / month

Kraken

4 weekly practices / 4 hours of pool time / 1 dryland session/week
Monday & Tuesday: 6 - 7 PM
Wednesday: (Dryland 5:15 - 5:55 PM) 6 - 7 PM
Friday: 4:45 - 5:45 PM
Cost: $140 / month

For questions concerning level placement, please contact the swim coaches.

Sea Creatures Swim Lessons Program

Sea Creatues Swim School: $75 per month

Sea Monkeys (Ages 3-6):
Tuesday & Thursday: 3:45 - 4:15 PM
Requirements for participation:
- Minimum age of 3 & potty trained (no diapers)
- Will go to lesson without a parent
- Is a willing participant/can follow directions
- Can hold onto wall (pool is 4 feet deep)
- Can put their face in the water
Based on the swimmer’s development and enthusiasm, the next step is advancing to Sea Stars or Sea Squids.

Sea Stars (Ages 4-8)
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:15 - 4:45 PM
Requirements for advancement:
All the above and...
- Will go under water
- Can float and hold breath for 10 seconds
- Can swim 10 feet and get a breath without assistance
- Can float/kick on back for 10 seconds
Based on the swimmer’s development and enthusiasm, the next step is advancing to Sea Squids or Sea Snakes.


Sea Snakes (Ages 7-10)
Tuesday & Thursday: 4:45 - 5:15 PM
Requirements for advancement:
All the above and...
- Can swim freestyle with big arms and proper side breathing
- Can swim backstroke
- Displays a basic understanding of the breaststroke and butterfly kick
Next Step: The Sea Snake instructor/Sea Monster coaches will place your child in the appropriate Sea Monster group – Giant Squids or Serpents.

Cost: $75 per month

Swim Team Coaching Staff

Mark Shveyd - Head Swim Coach 
Liz Thompson - Assistant Swim Coach / Head Sea Squid Coach