Barracuda Academy: 11 and over - Year-Round
The 11 and over group is for swimmers age 11-16. These swimmers have completed the lesson program, but are not ready for competition or those older swimmers who would like an outlet to work on their stroke technique, prepare for the High School swim season, or keep in shape over the winter. This group's focus is on polishing their four competitive strokes an to build up their endurance. Swimmers will have opportunity to swim in YMCA dual meets. The 11 and over group will practice three times a week for 1 hour. Swimmers should be able to: Swim 100 yards (4 lengths) of freestyle and backstroke, swim 50 yards (2 lengths) of breaststroke and butterfly (must know and attempt a 25 of each stroke), and have some knowledge of flip turns.