Overview of Our Programs

Beginners and competitors, youth and adults - we have classes for everyone.  Check out this detailed view of our swim programs:

Pre-Competitive Youth Classes

Foundations



2 Days a Week /
30 Minutes

Ages 3-8

Student/ Instructor
Ratio: 4:1

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Fundamentals 1



2 Days a Week / 
45 Minutes

Ages 5-14

Student / Instructor
Ratio: 4:1

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Fundamentals 2



3 Days a Week /
1 Hour

Ages 5-14

Student / Instructor 
Ratio: 8:1


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Fundamentals 3

4 Days a Week / 
1 Hour

Ages 5-14

Student / Instructor
Ratio: 10:1

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Who: Swimmers with little to no swimming experience.

Curriculum:  Swimmers will learn basic water safety and proper swimming mechanics and movement in the pool.

As swimmers progress through Foundations, they will go from learning water safety to learning how to swim competitive freestyle with correct wall work and technique.

How to Join: Register Online
 

Who: Swimmers who possess basic water safety skills and can swim the length of a 12 yard pool, not be afraid of deep water, and take instruction independently.

Curriculum: We use a progressive curriculum to develop basic swimming skills for freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, and butterfly.



How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Swimmers who have mastered the Fundamentals 1 skills.

Curriculum: We use a progressive curriculum to develop advanced swimming skills and to promote development of competitive swimmers. 

 

 

 

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Swimmers who have mastered the Fundamentals 2 skills.

Curriculum: A continuation of Fundamentals 2 skills with the addition of increased yardage, clock reading, and learning to swim 100 yard events. The swimmers in this group will exit this group ready to join our year-round competitive swim team.

 

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Competitive Year-Round Swim Team

Gold


6 Days a Week /
1 Hour 

Ages 7-11

10 & Under TAGS


6 Days a Week /
1 Hour 30 Minutes

Ages 10 and Under 

Who: Swimmers who can swim 50 yards of all four strokes legally, demonstrate legal turns, and start from a starting block.

Curriculum: The goal of this group is to continue to develop proper swimming mechanics and techniques. Introduction of competition and racing goals.

 

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Ten and under swimmers striving to achieve A times or faster. This group will be expected to adhere to practice and meet attendance requirements. 

Curriculum: Continue development of stroke technique and proper practice habits. Increase in amount of competition while learning age appropriate racing strategy. 

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

TAGS Prep


6 Days a Week /
1 Hour 30 Minutes

Ages 11-13

TAGS


6 Days a Week /
2 Hours

Ages 11-12

Who: Swimmers who can swim 100 yards of all four strokes legally. Swimmers who strive to achieve BB/A times by the end of each session. 

Curriculum:  Practice will focus on increasing the swimmer's fitness level and giving each athlete the confidence to complete sets as the duration and intensity increases. 

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Swimmers who can compete in events of 200 yards of all four strokes and 500 Free. Swimmers in this group are striving to achieve TAGS times. This group will be expected to adhere to practice and meet attendance requirements. 

Curriculum:  Practice is focused on aerobic development. Competition level and frequency increases. 

How to Join: 
Tryout Required

Senior 2


6 Days a Week / 

1 Hour

Ages 13+

Senior 1


6 Days a Week / 

1 Hour 30 Minutes

Ages 13+

National Prep


6 Days a Week / 2.25 Hours

Ages 13+

National Team


6 Days a Week /
2.5 Hours

Ages 14+

Who: Swimmers who can swim 50 yards of all four strokes legally, demonstrate legal turns, and start from a starting block. 

Curriculum: The goal of this group is to continue to develop proper swimming mechanics and techniques.

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Swimmers who can swim 100 yards of all four strokes legally. Swimmers wishing to develop the necessary skills to be a successful club and/or high school swimmer.

Curriculum: Practices will emphasize correct techniques, especially as the swimmer fatigues, and teaches swimmers to compete at a high technical level. 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Swimmers who are TAGS qualifiers or have A times in multiple strokes

Curriculum: The goal of this group is to become a TAGS finalist and achieve Sectionals cuts. This group will be expected to adhere to practice and meet attendance requirements.

 

 

 

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Who: Swimmers with a goal of becoming a nationally-ranked swimmer and those considering competing in college.

Curriculum: This group will be expected to adhere to practice and meet attendance requirements.

 


How to Join: Tryout Required

Masters Swimming / Adult Fitness

Masters / Adult Fitness Swimming


Workouts Available 3-6 Days a Week for 1 Hour

Ages 18-105

Dues: $45-60/Month

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Who: Adult Swimmers of all ages and levels of swimming can join our Masters Program.  

Curriculum: Pending availablity, swimmers have an option to swim 3-6 days/week. Coaches create different levels of workout, depending on your abilities.  Whether training for competition, or learning to swim - we can help you reach your goals.

How to Join: Register Online or Bring this completed form to any of our workouts for a Free 30 Day Trial!

CONTACT US:
2925 W. 15th Street, Plano, TX 75075
Phone: 972-398-7946
Email: office@planoswimming.org

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