ST. AUGUSTINE SWIM TEAM: Welcome

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ST . AUGUSTINE "CYCLONES" SWIM TEAM

The purpose of SAST is to provide a valuable opportunity and enriching experience for age group swimmers of all abilities in the St. Augustine area , to participate as a member of Florida Swimming and United States Swimming, Inc, and to be governed by the following goals:

*to develop competitive swimmers in an environment that not only reinforces training and dedication to the sport but fun and enjoyment as well.

*to develop shape, train and build quality swimmers as well as a appreciation for the sport of swimming.

*to encourage and promote the development of the individual as a swimmer and athlete at developmental, regional, and state and national level.

* to promote and encourage swimmers to set personal & team goals ,show good sportsmanship, and learn quality life skills through the sport of swimming
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Cyclones start 2015 Summer Developmental Program Session on June 1..



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2015 St. Augustine Cyclones Swim Team Developmental Swim program for swimmers 5-12 will begin their Spring Session on Monday, June 1  from  4:30 pm- 5:30 pm. Practice days will be Monday & Wednesdays and will  held at the Solomon Calhoun Community Center Pool located at 1300 Duval Street. The 8 week program will run through July 22 . All swimmers must be able to swim 25 meters of the pool any style to be eligible. The programs focus is on proper stroke technique, starts, turns and finishes.

The cost for the program is as follows:

  • Florida Swimming Registration fee $62.00 make check payable to FLORIDA SWIMMING. All swimmers must be registered with Florida Swimming to participate. Click Link below for Florida Swimming registration form.

http://www.floridaswimming.org/szfllsc/UserFiles/File/2015%20Application%20-%20Y-R%20Athlete.pdf

  • *$130.00 per eight week program  check made payable to ST AUGUSTINE SWIM TEAM (Registration includes Team T-shirt and  team swim cap). 

*All swimmers must have a YMCA program participant waiver and Saint Augustine Swim  Team registration form on file with the team.

 


Handout: St. Augustine Swim Team Registration Form

Spring into the summer with the Cyclones!



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About The Team..........

SAST currently runs three training groups:

Seasonal Developmental Group, High School/Senior  Cyclones and the Age Group Cyclones.

In the Developmental program, swimmers age 5-12 are  required to be able to swim one lap of the pool( 25 yards), this group is pre-competitive program which emphasizes stroke instruction and learning the basic skills needed in order to become a competitive swimmer. Meets on a seasonal basis two sessions per week.

Cost $62.00 annual registration with Florida Swimming

$130.00 for the eight week session ( check made payable to SAST) include swim cap and t-shirt


The Age Group Cyclones are a year round Program, Swimmers 8-14 must be able to swim at least 25 yards in of 3 of the 4 competitive strokes in a recognizable fashion This group is competitive program that emphasizes stroke technique, training, and dedication in order to develop quality competitive swimmers. Swimmers in this group train on Monday through Friday from 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm. Hours of training are subject to change.

Cost $62.00 annual registration with Florida Swimming

$60.00 per month ( checks made Payable to SAST)

The Final Group is The High School/Senior  Cyclones. This group is for swimmers ages 13-18 who want to continue swimming beyond the FHSAA High School swim season. Swimmers in this group train on Monday through Friday from 4:30 pm- 6:30 pm. Hours of training are subject to change.

Cost $62.00 annual registration with Florida Swimming

$60.00 per month (checks Made Payable to SAST)



PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Saturday, March 8
2015 SAST Spring Practice Schedule



 

Age Group & Senior:             PM                 Monday- Friday                                 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm

                                                  AM                  Saturday                                            8:00 am-10:00 am  

Developmental Group:          PM                  Monday & Wednesday                     4:30 pm - 5:30 pm

Dry land schedule :

Seniors                                    Monday Wednesday Friday

Age Group                              Tuesday & Thursday

Note:   All swimmers on dry land days should bring shoes, shorts as well as their swim gear.







 

             



Meet Schedule
Saturday, March 8


                                                        


2015 SPRING & SUMMER MEET SCHEDULE

 

April 11                           Loggerheads Aquatics                    SCY                               St Johns, Florida

April 24-26                      TYR JAX 50- Bolles School             LCM                              Jacksonville. Florida

May 15-16                       Central Florida Marlins                    LCM                              Ocala, Florida

June 5-7                         Sunshine State Games                     LCM                              Gainesville, Florida

June 19-21                     Edwin Cuttino Invite                          LCM                             Savannah, Georgia

July 6-8                           Episcopal Amber Jax                        LCM/SCY                    Jacksonville, Florida

July 16-19                       Florida Age Group Champs              LCM                             Sarasota, Florida

July 23-26                       Florida Senior Champs                     LCM                             Fort Pierce, Florida

July 30- Aug 3               USA Swimming Jr Nationals             LCM                             San Antonio, Texas

August 1-2                     Titusville Invitational                          SCY                             Titusville, Florida

 

 

 

 

 

 





Cyclones : History

ABOUT THE COACHING STAFF.........

Wednesday, December 19
Click here to get your swimmers best times at the USA Swimming SAST Club Portal

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Cyclone Swimmers & Parents,
Check your swimmers performance and keep track of their times.
1. Click the above Headline.
2. Click "Meet Results"
3. Click Meet you want to get results.
It is that easy!


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2009-2012 USA Swimming Motivational Time Standards


Florida Swimming
Saturday, January 1
2014 Florida Swimming Junior Olympic Qualifying Standards

Click link above for the 2012 FLAGS (Florida Swimming Age Group Championships)   Qualifying Times Standards.

Sunday, March 9
2014 Senior Championship Qualifying Standards

Click The Link Above To get  the 2012 Florida Swimming Senior Championship qualifying standards .

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Thursday, April 23
Our Home!

The SAST Cyclones will be  holding all of our team practices at the new Solomon Calhoun  Community Center and  Aquatic Complex located at 1300 Duval Street in West St. Augustine starting May 11. The pool is a  8 lane 25 yard by 25 meter , 250,000 gallon aquatic facility  with adjacent teaching area  is part of the Westside Sports Complex that also includes a gymnasium and office spaces for various not for profit groups . It is the brainchild of the West St. Augustine CRA and St Johns County Recreation Department. In the future , plans  also to include to add ball fields, a walking track and dog park to the complex. Our local First Coast Family YMCA will be providing lifeguard services and swim lesson instruction at the facility. The Cyclones will be providing all the competitive programs. Special thanks goes out to the West St. Augustine CRA, St Johns County Recreation Department and Family First Coast YMCA for allowing us to use the facility!



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