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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.

Priority Reg. Opens 4/24

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PCCA DOLPHINS SUMMER 2019 

Our PCCA Summer Season begins on June 10 at Sequoia High School.  Swimmers must be evaluated prior to registration. Please see our Summer Info Flyer (will be posted soon) for details. Our Summer Info Flyer will be available in the PCC Lobby beginning Tuesday, April 23rd.

Priority Registration for the PCCA Summer Swim Program begins on the afternoon of Wed, April 24 at 4:00 PM and continues through Sun, April 28.

Open Registration begins on Thursday, May 2nd.

 

PCCA DOLPHINS SPRING 2019 COLOR GROUPS

The Color Groups will retuning to practice with the installation of a new pool heater at PCC. The pool is warm and toasty.

 (Green, Red, Blue, Ruby)

March 22/23 through June 5/6

 

Online Registration has closed. Please see Registration Tab below.

Please see the PCCA Spring Info Flyer for additional information. 

 SPRING COLOR GROUP HOLIDAYS – 4/1-5, 4/19, 5/27-28

EVALUATIONS

Contact Coach Alicia at [email protected] to arrange an evaluation. 

 

PCCA DOLPHINS SELECT GROUP NEWS 

 

Bronze, Silver and Gold Group Practice Times

When:    Monday, April 22 – Friday, May 3

Bronze          Mon-Fri             3:45-4:45 PM               at PCC

Gold              Mon-Thu          5:30-7:00 PM               at Sequoia High

Fri                      4:30-6:00 PM               at PCC

Silver             Mon-Thu          5:30-6:45 PM               at Sequoia High

Fri                      6:00-7:15 PM               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

Thanks for your interest in our PCCA Dolphin Swim Program. Online registration for the Spring Session has closed.

We will be accepting new swimmers to the program beginning May 1.

Registration may be completed at the PCC Front Desk beginning Monday, April 29.  Please set up an account for your child on the PCC webpage prior to coming to the Front Desk to register.

 

Swimmers must be evaluated prior to registration. Contact Coach Alicia at [email protected]

 

The pro-rated fees for the balance of the Spring Color Session (May 1-June 6) are:

Green/Blue/Red     $125

Ruby                          $140

Bronze                       $150

Silver                          $165

Gold                           $18

 

EVALUATION DATES – at PCC at 10 AM on 

Saturday, May 18 and Saturday, June 1

Please email [email protected] if you have questions regarding a former swimmer’s level.

PCCA Dolphin News

PCCA Dolphin News
March 15, 2019

 

PCCA MEET SCHEDULE – USA & WBSL (summer)

USA Swimming Meet Schedule –  2019

Apr. 20             10 & Under Championships hosted by SUNN

Apr. 21              HAPPY EASTER

May 18-19        DACA (lc) C/B/A+

June 1-2          TBD (SUNN meet was cancelled)

June 22-23      DACA (lc) C/B/A+

July 12-14        14 & Under – Junior Olympics at Concord

July 12-14         Senior 2 – Trials & Finals at Pleasant Hill

July 25-28       Far Westerns at Moraga

Meet entry information is available at OMESwimConnection and Pacific Swimming

USA Registration 2019 For   This is required to enter Pacific/USA Swimming meets.

 

PCCA SUMMER 2019 WEST BAY SWIM LEAGUE MEET DATES

Thursday, June 20 – at Bay Club Redwood Shores

Friday, June 28 – at Menlo Park (Burgess Park Pool)

Thursday, July 11 – hosting Ladera Rec at Sequoia High

Tuesday, July 16 – hosting BAC and RC at Sequoia High

Saturday, July 20 – WBSL Championships at CSM Pool

End of Season Celebration at PCC – 5:30 PM

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.