Join Our Swim Team

Summer Swim Team: June 22 – July 24 (outdoor)

The IC of Stamford ORCAs swim team program encompasses all ages, levels of ability, and is structured to provide careful development and steady progression through the stages of competitive swimming. The program is composed of athletes and their families from Stamford and communities throughout southwestern Connecticut. The ORCAs swim team is a family-oriented swimming program. The strength of the volunteer parent organization together with the excellence of the coaching staff and the support of the IC have resulted in a highly successful swim program at all levels.

For more information, please contact Head Coach Ausra McKenna at: 203.322.6941 x124 or amckenna@italiancenter.org, or visit the ORCAs website.

Swim Team Levels

For swimmers 9 year-old and under. Swimmers must be able to is to swim 25 yards (1 length of the pool) using the four basic strokes and be able to perform a racing dive. This group will learn the concept of team and be introduced to instruction in concentrated stroke mechanics, competition starts, turns, and swimming efficiency. The instructions are presented in a relaxed yet exciting manner with an emphasis on the fun and rewards of team and competitive swimming. The overall objective of this level is to provide individual attention and a positive experience in swimming.

Practice Schedule Spring 2020

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 - 5:00pm
Wednesday 4:00 - 5:00pm
Friday 4:00 - 5:00pm

Fees Spring 2020

Member $240
Non-Member $295
USA Swimming $200
Team Operating Fund $45


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The Age Group program level is open primarily to swimmers ages 9 through 11 who have demonstrated to the coaches an enthusiasm toward swimming and who wish to experience the challenge of competitive training and the excitement of participating in swim meets run by CT Swimming. Age Group teams involve a yearlong commitment on the part of the swimmer. The program develops team skills and discipline while refining and honing stroke mechanics, racing starts and turns endurance and swimming efficiency. Age Group swimmers will be assigned according to age and ability to the proper practice group.

Practice Schedule Spring 2020

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 4:00 - 5:00pm

Silver Fees Spring 2020

Member $240
Non-Member $340
USA Swimming $200
Team Operating Fund $45

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Gold Swimmers begin to focus their training on distance and individual medley swimming. Swimmers receive individual attention on advance stroke mechanics and dry land workouts. Competition philosophy, mental training and nutritional awareness are important subjects stressed with this group.



Gold Practice Schedule Spring 2020

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 - 7:00pm
Dryland Practice: Thursdays 4:45-5:25pm, Saturdays 9:15-9:55am

Gold Fees Spring 2020

Member $450
Non-Member $524
USA Swimming $250
Team Operating Fund $45


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This is the elite of training for the ORCAs Swim Club and requires dedication to the sport. The program is a serious regimen that includes stroke mechanics, endurance work, dry land strength and flexibility conditioning, goal setting and an emphasis on team dynamics and mental conditioning.



Senior Practice Schedule Spring 2020

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 - 7:00pm
Dryland Practice: Thursdays 4:45-5:25pm, Saturdays 9:15-9:55am

Senior Fees Spring 2020

Member $450
Non-Member $525
USA Swimming $400
Team Operating Fund $45


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The Age Group program level is open primarily to swimmers ages 11 through 13 who have demonstrated to the coaches an enthusiasm toward swimming and who wish to experience the challenge of competitive training and the excitement of participating in swim meets run by CT Swimming. Age Group teams involve a yearlong commitment on the part of the swimmer. The program develops team skills and discipline while refining and honing stroke mechanics, racing starts and turns endurance and swimming efficiency. Age Group swimmers will be assigned according to age and ability to the proper practice group.

Blue Practice Schedule Spring 2020

Monday, Wednesday, Friday 5:00 - 6:30pm
Tuesday, Thursday 5:30 - 7:00pm
Dryland Practice: Thursdays 4:45-5:25pm, Saturdays 9:15-9:55am

Blue Fees Spring 2020

Member $450
Non-Member $525
USA Swimming $259
Team Operating Fund $45

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