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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.

PCCA Swim Team News

PCCA Swim Team News

 

 

PCCA COLOR GROUP NEWS      (Green, Red, Blue, Ruby)

Our Winter Session of the Color Groups will begin following the Christmas Holidays in mid-January. Information will be available following Thanksgiving in early December.

 

PCCA SELECT GROUPS

Bronze/Silver/Gold Group Practice Updates/Changes

The Bronze, Silver & Gold Groups have the following changes in their practice schedule in the coming weeks.
Thu, Nov. 28         Happy Thanksgiving

Fri, Nov. 29          No Bronze Group practices

Silver & Gold Performance Swimmers at PCC – 3:45-5:15 pm

 

SELECT (Gold, Silver & Bronze) GROUP NEWS

“The Times They Are a Changing”

(and the pool too!)

 

When:    Nov. 18 through Jan. 17, 2019

Where:   All practices are at PCC (Sequoia High pool is closing for the winter)

Bronze           Monday and Wed                         3:45-4:55 PM          dryland 4:30-4:55

Tue, Thu, Fri                                    3:45-4:45 PM

 

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

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

Saturday                                           TBD

 

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

Tue, Thu & Fri                                 6:15-7:15 PM

Dryland requires – shoes and shirt. Shorts or pants too!

 

Upcoming Meets

Nov. 15-17               DACA C/B/A+ at WESTMONT High School

Dec. 6-8                    Junior Olympics – Gunderson High School, San Jose

Pacific Swimming Senior Trials & Finals Meet at Diablo Valley College

Dec. 14-15               Daly City C/B/A+ at Giamona Indoor Pool at Westmoor High

Jan. 25-26              SCSC Senior Open at Santa Clara Swim Center

Jan. 25-26              Zone 1-North Champs at TBD

Feb. 8-9                  Alto C/B/A+

Feb. 22-23              BAC C/B/A+

Mar. 21-22             LAMVAC C/B/A+

 

 

 

 

 


PCCA DOLPHINS SUMMER 2019 SWIM TEAM  Thanks for a great summer! The West Bay Swim League (WBSL) Championships were held at CSM on July 20th. 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: Brylie Wells-25 Free, Teo Leung-25 Backstroke, Anna Ledbetter- 50 Breast, Maddie Prosper- 50 Breast, Julia Schmazle- 50 Breast, Chelsea Dunleavy- 50 Fly, Carys Roberts- 25 Fly

Relay Champions: 7-8 Girls 100yd Freestyle Carys Roberts, Katie Grayson, Brylie Wells, Clara Young 7-8 Boys 100yd Freestyle Teo Leung, Markus Nixdorf, Dylan Leung, Colin Chow, 15-18 Girls Medley Relay Chelsea Dunleavy, Anna Ledbetter, Irene Katakis, Julia Barbosa, 11-12 Girls Medley Relay Erin Chow, Logan Wilson, Maddie Prosper, Christina Sarles

2019 WEST BAY SWIM LEAGUE SUMMER MEET RESULTS

Thurs, July 11 hosting Ladera – RESULTS

Tues, July 16 hosting RWC & BAC- RESULTS

Sat, July 20 West Bay Swim League Championships at CSM  9:00 am – RESULTS

Registration Information

Thanks for your interest in our PCCA Dolphin Swim Program.

SELECT GROUPS (BRONZE, SILVER, GOLD) – NOV/DEC BILLING PERIOD

PCCA November/December Select (Bronze, Silver, Gold) Groups

If your swimmer will not be returning for the Nov/Dec period please send an email to [email protected] by Wednesday, Oct. 30th so you will not be billed.

Billing Procedure
Our August-October billing cycle ends on Thursday, October 31. PCCA uses an “autopay” feature for the November/December billing cycle. Our fees for this two month period are: Bronze – $280     Silver – $320     Gold – $350.

Automatic Billing Information

  1. If you are a Peninsula Community Center member with a “House Account” that is billed monthly you are good to go. Your account will be charged for the Nov/Dec billing period.
  2. If you have been a member of the Select Team prior to April 2019 your account will be billed for the Nov/Dec period automatically via the credit card on file or through the account you designated on your Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) form. Please log-in to the PCC website and check that your personal information is current.
  3. If you joined the Select Teams after April 2019 and do not have an Electronic Funds Transfer (EFT) form on file there are two ways to complete an EFT form:
    1.  An EFT Template Download is in the lower left corner of your profile on the PCC website. Please log into your account. You may download, print, complete and return it to: Lorraine Tondino, PCC Member Account Representative by Oct. 30th.2
    2. An EFT form is available below. Please download, print, complete and return it to: Lorraine Tondino, PCC Member Account Representative by Oct. 30th.

If you are not a current member of the PCCA Select Team and would like to return. Please contact Director/Head Coach Dave Knochenhauer at [email protected]

Questions: Please contact PCCA Director/Head Coach Dave Knochenhauer at [email protected].

Select group swimmer CLICK HERE for the form to register for USA Swimming with PCCA.

For Electronic Billing Authorization CLICK HERE

 

COLOR GROUPS (Geen, Red, Blue, Ruby) FALL SEASON 2019
Swimmers must be evaluated prior to registration.

Our PCCA Fall Season began in August and ends on Nov. 13/14.
August 28/29th for the Green, Red, Blue, Ruby Groups 

Our Fall Info Flyer is available HERE or in the PCC lobby.

Online registration has closed. Please contact us at [email protected] to inquire about available class space.

Class times/days are listed in the Fall Info Flyer linked above.

EVALUATIONS (required prior to enrollment)
Contact us at [email protected] to arrange an evaluation by appointment. 

 

PCCA Meet Schedule

PCCA Meet Schedule
Sept. 19, 2019

 

PCCA MEET SCHEDULE

Nov. 16-17         Hosted by DACA        (entries are open on fastswims.com)

Dec. 6-8                    Junior Olympics – San Jose

Dec. 7-8                    Senior 2 Trials & Finals at Diablo Valley College

Meet information is available at Pacific Swimming 

Entry Information may be available at one of these entry platforms: OMEswimconnection  or fastswims

 

Team Apparel

Team Apparel
Online Team Apparel Orders

PCCA FALL 2019  –

For more information please contact John Flesner at Conejo Swimworks – [email protected] John’s Direct Tel: 650-391-2674

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

PCCA Dolphin swimmers need to wear a green PCCA cap at swim meets.

PCCA swim caps (latex, soft silicone, silicone) are available at the Front Desk in the PCC lobby.

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

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 school year 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 the school year 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 school year 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 late August through July, 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.