Our FAST Tiger Sharks team is a year round competitive USA swim team offering high quality coaching and technique instruction for all ages and abilities. The goal of our team is to provide every member an opportunity to improve swimming skills and achieve success at his or her level of ability, from novice to international competitor.
We are a nonprofit club, run by the Coaching Staff, overseen by Southern Lakes Park & Recreation, and supported by a parent Board which meets each month. All members encouraged to be involved in team activities and fundraiser.
For Information on our FAST Tiger Shark Program, please visit our team website by going to www.slpr.net , and clicking on the Tiger Shark icon, or by going to www.teamunify.com/mifast. Practice schedules, group descriptions, coaching information, and other information can be found on the team website!
Please contact Harrison Cypher at email@example.com
Additional Fees: Team members will be responsible for the cost of a team spirit wear, and swim equipment as designated by the coaches. Additionally, swimmers will be required to purchase team swimsuit for competitions, practice suits, practice swim caps, and goggles.
|Bronze||6 – 9||$130 Residents
|Bronze Elite||8 – 10||$134 Residents
|Silver||10 – 12||$172 Residents
|Gold||13 – 18||$210 Residents
Summer Session: June 5 – July 28
Monday, Tuesday & Thursday
Practice time 6:30 – 7:30 pm
FAST Bronze Elite
***USA Swimming Registration Fee: Each swimmer is required to pay an annual fee of $74.00, to cover the cost of USA Swimming dues. The fee covers September 2016 through August 2017, and needs to be renewed yearly! Fee includes the registration fee, along with processing. Swimmers will receive additional insurance coverage, along with a yearly subscription to Splash magazine!
FAST Tiger Sharks Groups
Beginning swimmers with no competitive experience but have the ability to swim at least 25 yards freestyle unassisted. Our Bronze swimmers practice 3 days a week. The emphasis is on the instruction in the four competitive strokes, starts, turns, and racing skills. Swimmers will participate in competitions at the coaches discretion.
Generally for ages 6 – 10.
BRONZE ELITE GROUP
Group for the swimmer who has a good grasp on all four competitive strokes, starts, and turns. Swimmers should be “legal” in all four strokes. Swimmers in this group will work on increasing endurance, with an emphasis on stroke instruction. Swimmers in this group will practice 1.5 hours, three times a week. Swimmers are encourage to participate in USA swim meets.
Generally for ages 9-12.
Group for the swimmer who isn’t quite ready for the Gold group commitment. Strokes, turns, and conditioning will be emphasized. Swimmers will practice 4 days a week and swim in USA Swimming meets throughout the season.
Generally for ages 10-13.
Advanced swimmers who are serious about training and competition. Gold Group swimmers are expected to practice between 8 and 12 hours per week. Members of this group must show proficiency in all four strokes and expect between 5,000 to 7,000 yards a night. Swimmers will participate in competitions throughout the season.
Generally for ages 13 and up .