2023 Penguin Practice Schedule
Skill Level supersedes age to ensure swimmer safety during practice. The head swim coach will evaluate all swimmers for skill level and place swimmers in appropriate instructional groups. Individuals may be moved up or down depending upon instructional needs.
Jr Penguins - typically younger swimmers (4-8 years old) who are working to build endurance and complete a 25 yard swim by the end of the season.
Royals - mainly swimmers under 8 years old who are learning and perfecting all four strokes.
Kings - mainly swimmers between the ages of 9-12 year olds who are perfecting all four strokes and building endurance.
Emperors - mainly 13 and older swimmers who are perfecting all four strokes and building endurance.
After School Season - Dekalb schools still in session (May 8 - May 24)
Afternoon Sessions (Monday-Friday)
- Royals (6U and 8U) 3:45-4:30
- Kings (10U and 12U) 4:30-5:15
- Emperors (14U and 18U) 5:15-6:15
Regular Season - Dekalb schools out for the summer (May 25 - June 28)
Morning Session (Monday-Friday)
- Royals (6U and 8U) 10:00-10:45
- Kings (10U and 12U) 8:15-9:00
- Emperors (14U and 18U) 9:00-10:00
Wednesday Donuts and Ribbon / Game Days (Tuesday after meet)
Jr. Penguin Practice Schedule (Check Dates Carefully)
Regular Morning Practices: Starting May 30th - June 23th)
10:00- 10:45 AM (Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday only)
Due to limited space, there are no regular season evening practices for Junior Penguins
- (10U, 8U,and 6U) 6:00-6:45 PM Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays only
- (12U, 14U, and 18U) 6:45-7:30PM Mondays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays only
Due to limited space, evening Session is only for swimmers unable to participate in morning session (daycare, camp, etc.) Swimmers who normally participate in the morning session do not practice in the evening session
Due to limited space, there are no regular season (DeKalb schools out for summer) evening practices for Junior Penguins