Life Time Swim Sugarbears

The Life Time Sugarbears are a summer recreational swim team operating under Life Time Athletic. The Sugarbears compete in the Valley Foothill Competitive Aquatic League (VFCAL).

Swimmers ages 5-17 of varying skill levels are welcome to join. We have a seasoned coaching staff that is responsible for conducting all practices and meets at both of our locations, Roseville and Folsom.

 

2024 Subarbear Clinic & Season Coming Soon!

Pre-Season Clinic: March 4 - May 2

Sugarbears 2024 Season: May 6-June 27

Age Group Goals

Blue (5-7 years old)
First half of season
- Learn practice procedure
- Learn rules for water safety
- Become familiar with coaching staff
- Learn streamline
- Focus on free, back, diving
- Implement Buddy Program
- Have Fun!!!

 

By End of Season
- Introduce all strokes
- Work on kicking
- Improve dives with streamlines
- Focus on legality of all strokes

- Teach basic sportsmanship
- Increase and improve Buddy Program
- Get Speedy!!!

Black (7-8 year olds)
First Half of Season
- Swimmers learn pool & team rules
- Become familiar with coaching staff
- Swimmers listen when coach is speaking
- Legal in all strokes
- Emphasis on kicking
- Introduce flip-turns
- Focus on streamlining in all strokes
- Set individual swimming goals
- Have Fun!!!

By End of Season
- Focus on improving techniques for all strokes
- Swimmers are aware of times for each stroke
- Flip-turns are used in all practices
- Swimmers learn to swim intervals
- Improve starts and finishes
- Introduce basic race strategies
- Improve on best times in all strokes
- Competitive Team Spirit!

White (9 and up)
First Half of Season
- Swimmers know coaches as well as pool & team rules
- Swimmers learn teamwork
- Swimmers develop stroke appropriate drills
- Perfecting streamlines
- Emphasize kicking
- Introduction to reading pace clock
- Set individual swimming goals
- Focus on IM legality
- Enjoy practices!

By End of Season
- Teach good sportsmanship and team support
- Train for 100 IM
- Learn stroke specialties
- Focus on stroke efficiency
- Perfect starts, turns, and finishes
- Learn step-up starts
- Swimmers improve times
- Train for specific swimmer goals
- Learn the fun of competition!