This group is our competitive age group. These swimmers have knowledge of meets, all strokes, racing, turns and dives. They can now begin to focus on speed, strength, endurance and technique. The sets in this group become challenging for goal accomplishment and working on achieving time standards. Technique and kicking are still a large focus.Entry Requirements: Requires attendance at three practices per week. Understands how to correctly use a pace clock. Swim a 200 IM legally, 8 x 50 kick at 1:20, 8 x 50 swim at 1:00, swim a 50 in 6 breaths max and have consistent turns on all strokes during practice.Swim Meet Expectations: The swimmers are encouraged to participate in the following meets: Three YMCA Dual Meets, One PSSA Challenge or Invitational swim meets, All Dolphin hosted swim meets (Dual/tri/quad meets and/or invitational), Y State and Y Regionals swim meet, Three USA (PNS) (challenge meets/invitational), Championship meets for which they qualify (Y league PSSA and USA league PNS).