This group is dedicated to increased training sophistication, maintaining consistent competition and setting more advanced goals. The development of greater determination in the sport is encouraged and evidenced. Increased motivation for training is seen including greater detail and refinement of stroke efficiencies, and increased work ethic. Swim meet expectations increase and four practices a week are required. Tier 3 fees covers PNS and YMCA meets, excluding YMCA Nationals, Nationals, USA meets and PNS Championship level meets. Swimmers in this group are able to swim 200 yards of each stroke (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Freestyle), 10 x 100 Free on 1:40, 3 x 200 IM on 3:20, 8 x 50 kick on1:05 (two of each stroke), pass the Racing Start Certification, must have PNS Gold Times and Y Regional qualifying time in two or more events, and are working towards USA Age Group Regional times.