Western Slope Swim League Peak Week Training Camp 2017

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Dates: Monday, June 12th – Friday June 16th, 2017

Location: Colorado Mesa University, Grand Junction

Facilities: CMU has a 10 X 50 meter indoor facility. We will be staying in the dorms at Colorado Mesa University. Meals will be had at CMU in their dining facilities. We encourage all of you to stay in CMU’s dorms to enhance the true camp experience.

Qualifications: Must be at least 13 years old. Be able to swim all four competitive strokes. Your endurance should enable you to train 2X daily, 3000 yds/hr (100’s of freestyle @2:00 minutes interval). We do not want injury so you must be in good shape. Applicants should be chosen for their work ethic rather than their speed in a meet. Camp will be capped at 50 campers. Each of you must demonstrate a positive team attitude that exhibits a level of wholesome acceptance for each individual and yourself in a close group environment; you are expected to treat all with due respect and consideration.

Check In/Out: Check in for the camp will be Monday, June 12th at 2pm. Camp will conclude on Friday, June 17th. Swimmers will be released after lunch on Friday around noon. (More details on drop off and pick up locations to come).

Training Schedule: Our Swim Schedule will TENTATIVELY be as follows:

Monday – 3:45-5:45pm,

Tuesday – Thursday 8-10am (long course meters) and 3:45-5:45pm (short course yeards).

Friday: 8-10am.

Cost: $250-275 Cost to be confirmed soon (covers dorm, food, pool time). Please send checks made out to the Colorado Zone 4 Swimming. Covers dorm, meals, and pool time. You will need $ for incidentals such as snacks, souvenirs, etc.

Staff: Silas Almgren (Montrose), Gordon Gerson (Aspen), Ed Stehlin (Mavericks), Alex Martinez (Durango)

Equipment: You will need fins (short Finis Z2 Gold Zoomer fins if you have them). Bring your training gear if you have: snorkel, paddles, pull buoy, kick board, stretch band, etc. No special purchase necessary – but FINS ARE REQUIRED. Running shoes, water bottle, light jacket (high desert mornings can be nippy.) Long and short sleeves, shorts and pants but not a lot of clothes. No laundry facilities will be available. You will also need to bring bedding and towels.

Questions: Silas Almgren 275-8250, silas.almgren@gmail.com

Sign-ups will be posted on WesternSlopeLeague.org by April 15th.