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PCCA Dolphins Swim Team

"Our aim is not to produce champions, but to produce an atmosphere in which champions are inevitable. Swimming is a means to an end ...to build self-confidence, self-discipline, integrity and courage for life." -Forbes Carlisle

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The 200+ member swim team consists of swimmers from 5-18 years of age. A variety of groups allow for skill levels ranging from non-competitive beginners to dedicated, advanced swimmers. PCCA Swim Team also offers youth and high school water polo programs in the spring and summer.

Join PCCA Swim Team

Join PCCA Swim Team

All new swimmers interested in joining PCC Aquatics must be evaluated by a coach as the initial step to determine the level and group placement. They may be scheduled by appointment by contacting Coach Dave at [email protected]. New swimmers are accepted during a session as long as space permits.

PCCA WINTER COLOR GROUPS

Our Winter Color Group session begins January 22/23 and continues until March 2nd. Classes will be available for all levels (Green, Red, Blue, Ruby). There will be NO color group practices on Feb 19th and 20th. 

Winter Session Cost: Green, Red, and Blue Groups: $135; Ruby Group: $160

Click HERE for our Winter Info Packet

EVALUATIONS

Evaluations are held at PCC and are for new swimmers only. No appointment necessary. Former swimmers do not need to be evaluated. Please email [email protected] if you have questions regarding a former swimmers level.

Evaluations will be held on Mondays and Wednesdays at PCC from 5:25-6:05 pm.

 

SPECIAL WINTER DATES 

No Select Group Practices will be held on: February 19

Up Coming Dates – Select Groups (Bronze, Silver, Gold)

Meet info is posted at OME Swim Connection HERE

 

Feb 24-25      C/B/A+              DACA               All

Mar 3-4          Senior Open      Pleasnton       Gold w/Sr. Open Cuts

Mar 24-25     C/B/A+               Mtn. View       All

April 1            Easter Sunday

April 7-15      Spring Break – RWC Schools and Sequoia High Dist.

Apr 21-22      C/B/A+             Sunnyvale          All

May 19-20     C/B/A+             DACA                 All

2018 WEST BAY SWIM LEAGUE SUMMER MEETS

Thu, June 21      at Menlo Park

Thu, June 28     hosting Covington/Burlingame

Thu, July 5         at Ladera Rec.

Thu, July 12        TBD (RWC/Burl)

Tue, July 17        hosting Bay Club

Sat, July 21           West Bay Swim League Championships at CSM

End of Season Celebration at PCC at 5:30pm

Registration Information

Click HERE to register for our color groups.

If you are having trouble using our online system click HERE for instructions.

If you are new to Bronze, Silver or Gold group and have not registered for USA Swimming you must register with USA Swimming to compete in swim meets. This form is for NEW MEMBERS of USA Swimming only.

Register HERE if you are new to our select groups.

PCCA Dolphin News

PCCA Dolphin News

SELECT GROUP NEWS (bronze, silver, gold)

“The Times They Are a Changing”
(and the pool too!)
When:         begins Monday, January 22, 2018
Where:        PCC and Sequoia High

Bronze        Monday – Friday 3:45-4:45 pm at PCC

Gold            Monday –Thursday 5:30-7:00 pm at Sequoia
Friday 4:30-6:00 pm at PCC

Silver           Monday –Thursday 5:30-6:45 pm at Sequoia
Friday 6:00-7:00 pm at PCC

Team Apparel

Team Apparel
Online Team Apparel Orders

PCCA Swim Suit and Backpack

Parka Order Form

Parka Forms are also available in the PCCA Binder at the Front Desk.

PCCA swim caps (latex, soft silicone, silicone) are available at the Front Desk in the PCC lobby. PCCA Dolphin swimmers need to wear a green PCCA cap at swim meets.

Goggles are available at the Front Desk in the PCC lobby.

For more information please email Coach Dave at [email protected].

Team Structure

PCC Aquatics welcomes swimmers ages 5-18 years old and has various practice groups based on level and experience. The Color Groups focus on stroke development and technique as well as basic racing strategies for both new and experienced swimmers. The Select groups are for advanced swimmers with a focus both on stroke technique and development as well as training and conditioning for competition throughout the year. Color groups are welcome to compete in USA Swim Meets upon his/her coach’s approval, but they are not required to until enrolled in a Select group.

PCCA Color Groups

Green Group 

Emphasis is on improving stroke technique for entry level 10 and under swimmers. Practices are 30 minutes 2 days per week during the Spring and Mon-Fri during the Summer. Please see the registration form for practices and availability.

Red Group
This group is for swimmers with skills that may include summer league/PCC Aquatics experience. Emphasis is on improving stroke technique and race preparation. Ages 7 to 14. Practices are 40 minutes 2 days per week during the Spring and Mon-Fri during the Summer. Please see the registration form for practice times and availability.

Blue Group
This group is for swimmers who have completed PCC Aquatics Red level group, are familiar with stroke drills, reading the clock, and have good technique in all four strokes. Ages 7 to 14. Practices are 40 minutes 2 days per week during the Spring and Mon-Fri during the Summer. Please see the registration form for practice times and availability.

Ruby Group
This group prepares swimmers for the transition into the Bronze/Silver group. Ruby members focus on stroke technique, interval work, and race readiness while beginning to compete at local swim meets. Practices are 40 minutes 3 days per week during the school year and Mon-Fri during the Summer. Please see the registration form for practice times and availability.

Color Group Registration Forms are also available at PCC.

NEW SWIMMERS:
Please e-mail us at [email protected] to schedule an evaluation.
New Swimmer Waivers are required and available at PCC.

PCCA Select Groups

PCCA Select Groups

Select groups include the Bronze, Silver and Gold groups. Participation in the Select Groups is by arrangement with the coaching staff and for advanced swimmers. Registration forms must be turned in prior to the first practice attended. The Select Groups’ program is conducted from September through August, and swimmers are billed bi-monthly throughout the year (except January). New and returning swimmers are accepted to join as long as space permits and according to coaches’ approval.

Bronze Group
This group focuses on stroke technique, race readiness and training fundamentals to prepare for competition. Bronze group swimmers are strongly encouraged to participate in local and regional swim meets.

Silver Group
Advanced age group and high school swimmers (ages 11-16) who have competed in our summer league program/PCC Aquatics and high school competition can be members in this group. The silver group focuses on stroke technique, race readiness, and training to prepare them for local and regional competition.

Gold Group
Skilled and experienced age group swimmers ages 11 and older are welcome in this group. The group focuses on stroke technique, race readiness, and training to prepare athletes for local, regional and national competition. Practices are offered 5 times a week for 90 minutes.

Meets:

Select Group swimmers are expected to compete in USA Swim meets while enrolled on PCC Aquatics. This requires a USA Swimming Annual Membership. To register, swimmers must fill out and send in the application form and payment for 2016 to the address provided on the form. Forms are available at PCC. Our team code is “PCCA” and Club Name is Peninsula Community Center Aquatics.

Summer 2017 Meet Results:

6/21 /2017 PCCA vs. Menlo Aquatics @ Sequoia HS

6/30/2017 PCCA vs. Covington @ Mtn. View HS

7/6/2017 PCCA vs. Ladera @ Sequoia HS

7/13/2017 PCCA vs. BAC @ Burlingame HS

7/18/2017 PCCA vs. PSR @ Bay Club

7/22/2017 WBSL Championship Results