Forward is forward, no matter the pace.
The Huron Hurricanes train out of two pools: Vanastra Recreation Centre located in Vanastra and the Maitland Recreation Centre (YMCA) located in Goderich. See schedule for pool times and locations.
*There is a $5.00 admittance fee per practice at the Goderich YMCA pool. If your swimmer has a YMCA membership, please have them bring their card to every practice and there will be no admittance fee.*
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Advanced *age 14+
Competitive and Non-competitive. Focus: Perfecting Technique, Training, Mental preparedness. Competitions and *Regionals *if qualifying times are achieved*. Pool time- 2-8hrs/week
Intermediate *age 12-14
Competitive and Non-competitive. Focus: Technique, Fitness & Racing. For swimmers committed to learning more and improving their swimming. Competitions and *Regionals *if qualifying times are achieved*. Pool time- 2-6hrs/week
Junior *age 10-12
Competitive and Non-competitive. Focus: Skills and Drills with increased technique work. Fun workouts geared to train the aerobic and cardiovascular system from a swim perspective. Learn to race components are introduced in this group. All swim workouts are keeping with the Swim Canada’s Long Term Athlete Development Model which involves a clear guide to training the young athlete with a healthy perspective in mind; fun, fitness, cross training, other sports, the arts and family life. Competitions and Regionals *if qualifying times are achieved*.
Pool time- 1.5-4.5hrs/week.
Novice *age 8-10
Competitive and Non-competitive.
Ages 6+ who can swim at least 1 length of the pool in both the Freestyle and Backstroke and demonstrate some ability in the Breaststroke. Focus: technique, stamina and having FUN! In house competitions and optional away competitions. Pool time- 1-3 hrs/week. *Swim tests are mandatory for swimmers 6-10 years of age or at Lifeguard's discretion.
FUNdamentals *age 6-8
Ages 6+ who can swim at least one length of the pool without stopping in Freestyle and Backstroke and can demonstrate some ability in Breaststroke. Focus: technique, stamina and having FUN! Pool time- 1-2 hrs/week. *Swim tests are mandatory for swimmers 6-10 years of age or at Lifeguard's discretion.
*Ages are listed as a guideline. In certain situations a swimmer's parent/guardian may be asked to consider having their swimmer remain in a lane to work on technique OR to move over a lane as their swimmer has demonstrated an understanding and/or ability of starts, strokes, turns and have the stamina to do so. This, is at the discretion of a coach.
Q. Will my child require swim equipment to join HHAC?
A. They will, a list of equipment will be posted online in the near future.
For assistance with registration fees please follow the links listed:
1. Jumpstart https://jumpstart.canadiantire.ca/