For every swimmer of skill, there comes a moment when it is time to move beyond Lessons to Practice. Our goal of the Bronze group is simple: to provide increased water-time as we expose young athletes to the basic fundamentals of competitive swimming. The group is the introductory level of the Makos swim team and is comprised of swimmers who have graduated through the most advanced lessons of Imagine Swimming and have expressed interest in swimming competitively. To qualify, swimmers must be eight-years or older and be able to perform the following aquatic skills:

Age: 8-10 years old

Average Yardage: 1800-2400 yards per practice

Attendance Requirement: 3x/week

Swim Meet Attendance: One swim meet every other month. Participation in Imagine Invite required.

* Must pass team try-out in September

* All four strokes must be technically sound according to legal stroke specifications with racing dive and flip turns

* Must commit to three workouts per week and racing in competitions

* Example sets: 5x100 Free on 2:00; 5x100 I.M. on 3:00; 8x50 Kick on 2:00