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Our USA Swimming team is a top competitive swimming club in Minnesota. We provide high-quality, professional coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. Schedule a tryout with our coaches to get started.

USA Swim Team Levels

Developmental Team

Life Time Members: $100/person per month 
Non-members: $125/person per month 

Note: Requires additional yearly registration with USA Swimming prior to competing.

Kids in the Developmental Team are exploring the possibility of competitive swimming. They learn the basics of freestyle and develop a foundation for competitive breaststroke and backstroke along with racing turns.

Requirements

  • Ages 5–12 years old
  • Completion of Life Time 601-lesson program or equivalent
  • 25-yd butterfly with legal finish
  • 25-yd breaststroke with legal finish
  • 50-yd legal backstroke with proper body position and finish on back
  • 50-yd legal freestyle with rhythmic, bilateral breathing

Schedule

Practice held twice per week for 45 minutes.

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Bronze Team

Life Time Members: $110/person per month
Non-members: $137.50/person per month  

Note: Requires additional yearly registration with USA Swimming prior to competing.

Our entry-level competitive Bronze Team helps swimmers become proficient in the four swimming strokes. Practices focus on stroke technique with fun sets designed to develop endurance and get swimmers excited about racing.

Requirements

  • Ages 7–13 years old
  • Participation in at least one Minnesota Swimming, Inc., sanctioned swim meet per season
  • 3x50-yd freestyle on 1:20 interval
  • 100 IM on 2:30 interval
  • 3x50-yd backstroke on 1:40 interval
  • Legally complete a 50yd of every race

Schedule

Practice held up to four times per week for one hour.

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Silver Team

Life Time Members: $120/person per month
Non-members: $150/person per month 

Note: Requires additional yearly registration with USA Swimming prior to competing.

Swimmers on the Silver Team continue to work on stroke technique with the addition of race strategy as Silver Team members begin competing more frequently.

Requirements

  • Ages 7–13 years old
  • 3x100-yd freestyle on 1:50 interval or 5x100-yd freestyle on 2:00 interval
  • 200 IM on 4:15 interval or 3x100 IM on 2:10 interval
  • 100-yd backstroke on 2:10 interval or 2x50-yd backstroke on 1:15 interval
  • Racing start
  • Understands intervals and reads pace clock

Schedule

Practice held up to four times per week for one hour. A typical practice will run between 1,500 and 2,000 yards and cover every racing stroke and distance (including the 500-yd freestyle).

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Gold Team

Life Time Members: $140/person per month
Non-members: $175/person per month  

Note: Requires additional yearly registration with USA Swimming prior to competing.

Swimmers on Gold Team have considerable experience in competitive swimming. They may swim up to 4,500 yds in a 90-minute practice time and prepare for longer races like the 400 IM, 1,000 freestyle and 200 backstroke, breaststroke and fly.

Requirements

  • Ages 11–18 years old
  • 8x100-yd freestyle on 1:30 interval

Schedule

Practice held up to five times per week for 90 minutes.

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Senior Team

Life Time Members: $160/person per month
Non-members: $200/person per month

Note: Requires additional yearly registration with USA Swimming prior to competing.

Swimmers on Senior Team have achieved champ times. They are expected to manage a practice of 6,000yds and be at six practices per week as well as attend swimming competitions at the coach's direction. They will do dryland activities beyond the two-hour swim practice and utilize fins, paddles and snorkels.

Requirements

  • Ages 13–18+ years old
  • 8x100-yd freestyle on 1:20 interval
  • 8x50-yd flutter kick on 0:55 interval

Schedule

Practice held up to six times per week for 2 hours.

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