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Introduction to Competitive Swimming Program  
For swimmers 5 to 9 years old
 
Krystin King
Head Intro Coach
Krystin started her swimming career with the Etobicoke Swim Club. Having completed six years as a swimmer, Krystin decided to pursue coaching. Her coaching career started here at Etobicoke as an Intro Coach. While Krystin was away at university she continued her coaching as the Age Group 1 Coach at Brock Niagara Aquatics where she coached for four years.
 
Assessments
Every new swimmer must go through an assessment to determine:
  • Is the swimmer ready for the program? 
  • What level does the swimmer match?
  • Is there room in the level?
If your swimmer is between the ages of 5 to 9 years old and has completed Ultra Level 4 or Swim for Life 4, attend one of our assessments. Assessments are held at the Etobicoke Olympium in the patio pool and run on a first-come first-serve basis.
An assessment typically lasts 10 minutes. No registration is required to attend an assessment. Assessments are held three times per year before each new session.
 
The program runs in three 12-week sessions throughout the school year:
Fall - Sept. 17 to Dec. 10, 2018
Winter - Jan. 7 to Apr.7, 2019
Spring - Apr. 8 to June 30, 2019
 
Intro Levels 1 to 4 (2 x per week)
Monday 6:45 to 8:00 pm & Saturday 7:45 to 9:00 am
OR 
Wednesday 6:45 to 8:00 pm & Sunday 7:45 to 9:00 am
Cost: $370 for swim fees and 1 pre-competitive swim meet per session + team wear fees
 
Intro Level 5 & 6 (3 x per week)
Monday 6:45 to 8:00pm, Thursday 6:15 to 7:30 pm & Saturday 6:45 to 8:00 am
OR 
Wednesday 6:45 to 8:00 pm, Thursday 6:15 to 7:30 pm & Saturday 6:45 to 8:00 am
Cost: $455 for swim fees + teamwear fees + racing fees
 
Once the assessment process is complete, the coaches will review each candidate's eligibility and capacity of the program. If your child has been approved, you will receive an email offering a position for your swimmer.
Our Introduction to Competitive Swimming Brochure can be downloaded here