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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

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 age group swimmers.

Join PCCA Swim Team

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PCCA DOLPHINS SELECT GROUP NEWS 

Bronze, Silver and Gold Group Practice Updates (December 3) 

When:        Mon, Dec. 3 through Fri, Jan. 18, 2018

Where:       All practices are at PCC

(Sequoia High pool is closing for the winter)

Bronze           Mon and Wed          3:45-4:55 PM          w/dryland 4:30-4:55

Tue, Thu, Fri            3:45-4:45 PM

 

Gold               Mon and Wed         4:10-6:00 PM          w/dryland 4:10-4:30

                        Tue, Thu & Fri        4:45-6:15 PM

 

Silver              Mon and Wed         5:30-6:45 PM          w/dryland 5:30-6:00

Tue, Thu & Fri         6:15-7:15 PM

Dryland requires shoes, shorts/sweats and shirt.

 

PCCA DOLPHINS WINTER 2018 COLOR GROUPS (Green, Red, Blue, Ruby)

Winter Session begins on Wed, Jan. 23 and Thu, Jan 24.

Registration will open for returning Fall Session members in mid-December.

Group descriptions are listed below. Winter Info Booklet (a work in progress)

Please email [email protected] to be added to the PCCA email list.

 

EVALUATIONS

Please email [email protected] if you have questions regarding a former swimmers level.

Winter Evaluation Days and Times (No appointment is needed)

Thu, Dec. 27 at 4:15 pm at PCC

Thu, Jan. 10 at 4:15 pm at PCC

Sat, Jan. 12 at 10:00 am at PCC


PCCA DOLPHINS SUMMER 2018 SWIM TEAM 

Thanks for a great summer. The West Bay Swim League (WBSL) Championships were held at CSM on July 21st. The PCCA Dolphins finished as the second place team in the seven team league.

Congratulations to our swimmers who placed first in the 2018 West Bay Swim League Championships.

Individual Champions

Caroline Barnett-50 Free, Oliver Crawford-Shelmadine-50 Free, Maya Gotthard-50 Back, Erin Chow-50 Back, Clara Young-25 Back, Nicole Greenberg-50 Breast, Maya Gotthard-50 Fly.

Relay Champions

15-18 Girls 200 Free-Caroline Barnett, Julia Barbosa, Maya Gotthard, Nicole Greenberg

13-14 Boys 200 Free-Oliver Crawford-Shelmadine, Ryken Thompson, Mark Castro, Zachary Rusli

15-18 200 Medley-Danielle DeBrine, Nicole Greenberg, Maya Gotthard, Caroline Barnett

9-10 200 Medley-Erin Chow, Maddie Prosper, Helen Velleno, Ava Bey

 

2018 WEST BAY SWIM LEAGUE SUMMER MEET RESULTS

Thu, June 21      at Menlo Park – RESULTS

Thu, June 28     hosting Covington/Burlingame – RESULTS

Thu, July 5         at Ladera Rec. – RESULTS

Tue, July 17        hosting Bay Club – RESULTS

Sat, July 21         West Bay Swim League Championships at CSM  10:00 am – RESULTS

Registration Information

EVALUATIONS

Please email [email protected] if you have questions regarding a former swimmers level or to inquire about current evaluations dates and times.

 

PCCA Dolphin News

PCCA Dolphin News
August 16, 2018

PCCA USA Swim Meet Schedule – WINTER 2019

Jan. 26-27       Senior Open at Santa Clara Swim Center (PCCA Gold Group)

Jan. 26-27       Zone 1-North Champs (A+ time standards)

Feb. 9-10          C/B/A+ Meet hosted by ALTO Swim Club (All Select Groups)

Feb. 23-24       C/B/A+ Meet hosted by Burl. Aquatic Club (All Select Groups)

Mar. 15-17       14 & Under Jr. Olympics hosted by Walnut Creek Aquabears

Mar. 23-24       C/B/A+ Meet hosted by Los Altos/Mtn. View

Apr. 20              10 & Under Championships hosted by SUNN

 

Meet entry information is available at OMESwimConnection.

USA Registration 2019 Form

Please see the MEET SHEET for event/location info.

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