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Crawfish Aquatics offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and skill levels. Our goal is to offer age-specific and ability-specific training that challenges and develops each swimmer to the best of his or her abilities.

Evaluations for Group Placement
-Fall 2018 Evaluations for NEW swimmers:  August 20-23, 5:00-6:00 PM.  Choose the day that works best for you! 
-Evaluations after August 23: Contact our office to schedule an evaluation during practice

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Once you determine your group placement, REGISTER ONLINE through our team unify registration website.

Swim Meets
Swimmers are offered a full, local meet schedule (primarily at CA Baton Rouge location or 1-2 hour travel range, approximately once per month), with additional travel trip meet opportunities as a swimmer’s performance level increases.

Transitional group from swimming lessons into the world of competitive swimming.

Novice is a seasonal program:  Fall: Aug to Oct // Spring: March- May // Summer: June-July

Starting Requirements
•Ages:  4-12 years
•Float (front and back) without assistance from an instructor
•Kick on front and back for 15 yards (4-8 yrs) and 25 yards (10-12 yrs) without assistance from an instructor
•Swim some freestyle with breathing (will pick up their head to breathe) for 25 yds
•Emotional & social maturity to be independent of parent and/or caretaker throughout the time allotted for the practice. 

Fall Practice Schedule
-August 27 - October 24
-6:30-7:30pm, Mon/Wed
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Division Goals: ​
-Improved freestyle & backstroke through the use of drills and training of motor skills.
-Develop competitive swimming base skills of breath control, balance, body position in the water and kicking. 
-Introduce foundational skills for breaststroke and butterfly.
-Progress in this group will be measured on developing skills and technique rather than on speed in the water.

Program Advancement: 
-Swimmers typically participate in at least 2-3 seasons in Novice before advancing to the next division.
-Placement following Novice division will be the Developmental Competitive Track (8 & Under Division or Age Group Development Division, depending on age).

Practice Schedule
Monday- Thursday 4:00-5:00PM (school year schedule)​
*Summer schedule- Monday - Thursday 8:30-9:30 AM
*This group offers a year-round practice schedule.


Monthly Dues:  $85 per month.
Tuition is paid monthly by automated system (CC or ACH) on the 1st of each month.

Starting Requirements

  • Ages 4-8
  • Swim 25 yards freestyle with working knowledge of bilateral breathing (breathes to the side)
  • Swim backstroke for 25 yards
  • Skill sets in this division will range from the minimum starting level to knowledge of all 4 competitive strokes.
  • Placement in a particular practice group is dependent on current skill set, year-round participation, previous participation or a tryout. 

Division Goals:

  • Practice time will be dedicated to skill improvement, drills, aerobic development, knowledge of competitive rules and fun. 
  • Develop a solid base of technical, practice and competition skills for future success in the Age Group or Junior Division.
  • The monthly enrollment flexibility allows young multi-sport athletes to stay in touch with the water throughout the year or seasonally by continuing to develop competitive swimming skills and race in meets throughout the year. 

Practice Schedule
Monday- Thursday 4:00-5:00PM (school year schedule)
*Summer schedule- Monday - Thursday 8:30-9:30 AM
 *This group offers a year-round practice schedule.

Monthly Dues:  $85 per month.
Tuition is paid monthly by automated system (CC or ACH) on the 1st of each month.

Starting Requirements 

  • Ages 9-14
  • Swim 50 yards freestyle with working knowledge of bilateral breathing (breathes to the side)
  • Swim backstroke for 25 yards
  • Skill sets in this division will range from the minimum starting level to knowledge of all 4 competitive strokes.

Division Goals:

  • Practice time will be dedicated to skill improvement, drills, aerobic development, knowledge of competitive rules and fun. 
  • Develop a solid base of technical, practice and competition skills for future success in Junior or Senior Division.
  • The monthly enrollment flexibility allows young multi-sport athletes to stay in touch with the water throughout the year or seasonally by continuing to develop competitive swimming skills and race in meets throughout the year. ​

Practice Schedule
Monday- Thursday 5:00-6:30pm
Friday 4:00-5:15PM
*Summer schedule: Monday - Friday 7:00-8:30 AM, Saturday 8:30-10:00 AM

Monthly Dues:  $95 per month.
Tuition is paid monthly by automated system (CC or ACH) on the 1st of each month.

Junior Division requires swimmer evaluation and coach placement.
This group is for intermediate to advanced competitive swimmers ages 8-12 that commit to the sport year round. Swimmers are recommended for these Advanced Competitive groups by coaching staff and approved by the Head Coach or Head Age Group Coach. 

Athletes continue to work on the fundamental skills of all four competitive strokes, starts and turns and under waters while practicing race strategies and developing race pace skills.
 


Senior Division (13 years and older)

Senior Red
-Starting Requirement: Swim 50 yards freestyle and 50 yards backstroke
-$100 per month. Tuition is paid monthly by automated system (CC or ACH) on the 1st of each month.
-Practice Schedule:  Monday-Thursday, 6:00-7:45pm and Saturday, 10:00-11:30am.


Senior White and Senior Black requires placement by the Head Coach.
Advanced training concepts, race strategies, and dryland training are added to a foundation of increased skill and aerobic development. Swimmers commit to the sport year-round as pre-requisites for moving into the higher levels of each division.

Senior White
$110 per month. Tuition is paid monthly by automated system (CC or ACH) on the 1st of each month.
Practice Schedule: 
Monday-Thursday, 3:45-6:00 PM  (6:25pm finish on Wed).
Friday, 3:45-5:15 PM
Saturday, 8:00-11:00am

Senior Black
$100 per month. Tuition is paid monthly by automated system (CC or ACH) on the 1st of each month.
Practice Schedule: same as Senior White plus Monday & Friday, 5:00-6:30 AM​

Starting in Spring 2019, CA will offer Summer League Prep clinics for swimmers looking to refresh and develop their fundamental skills for all four competitive strokes, starts, turns and underwater/streamlines.

Spring Clinic Schedule will be posted in January 2019.

Skills Level required to enroll in the SLP Clinics:

-Swim 25 yards freestyle
-Swim 25 yards backstroke
-Skills performed without assistance from a coach in the water
-Ages 4-12 years

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