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PCCA Swim Team

"Our aim is not to produce champions, but to produce an atmosphere in which champions are inevitable." -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 swimmers. PCCA Swim Team also offers youth and high school water polo programs in the spring and summer.

Registration Information

Spring session registration is now available, sign up now!

New swimmers will need to fill out our New Swimmer Waiver as part of registration in addition to the registration form from the group and session (Color Group or Select Group).

Select Groups run year-round and are billed bi-monthly. Click the appropriate link below for the Select Group Registration Forms:

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR SUMMER MEETS

SUMMER REGISTRATION HERE

How to Create an Online Account

Summer Info Packet

New USA Swim Registration Form For Select Group Swimmers

 

Team Apparel

Online Team Apparel Orders

Click the link below to visit our online Team Store. Here, you will find PCCA embroidered apparel and accessories. Caps and goggles are sold separately through PCC. Please take note that orders can take up to three weeks to arrive, so be sure to order SOON before the season begins!

www.toyandsport.com/pages/pcca

PCCA Parka Form

Summer Session:

Suits are available to try on before practice! All team orders will be collected on May 28 in order to be delivered by the first day of practice.  If ordered on time shipping is free if you select “in store pick-up”

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

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.