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 2016 Summer Developmental Swim Program May 17.



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2016 St. Augustine Cyclones Swim Team Developmental Swim program for swimmers 5-12 will begin their Summer Session on Tuesday, May 17 from  4:30 pm- 5:30 pm. Practice days will be Tuesday & Thursday  and will  held at the Solomon Calhoun Community Center Pool located at 1300 Duval Street. The 8 week program will run through July 7. 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 $64.00 make check payable to FLORIDA SWIMMING. All swimmers must be registered with Florida Swimming to participate. Click Link below for Florida Swimming registration form.

 https://www.teamunify.com/szfllsc/UserFiles/File/2016Application-Y-RAthlete.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

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Cyclones begin Fall Season August 17.



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 $64.00 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 $64.00 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 dueto the Florida High School Swim season which runs from August 3-November 14.

Cost $64.00 annual registration with Florida Swimming

$60.00 per month (checks Made Payable to SAST)



PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Wednesday, April 13
2015 SAST Spring Practice Schedule



 Starting April 13

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

                                                  AM                  Saturday                                            8:00 am-10:00 am  

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

Dryland Schedule :

Seniors / Age Group                              Tuesday & Thursday

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




 




 

             



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2016 Spring Long Course Season Schedule


April 9                   USRPT RACERS INVITATIONAL                   SCY                         Daytona Beach


April 22-23           Jax 50 (Bolles School/PSA)                          LCM                       Jacksonville


May 27-29           EAJ Midnight Madness                                 LCM                       Jacksonville


June 17-19          Ed Cuttino Invitational                                  LCM                       Savannah, Georgia


July 1-3                 EAJ Summer Sizzler                                      SCY/LCM              Jacksonville


July 7-10               Southern Zone Sectionals                            LCM                       Orlando


July 14-17            FLAGS                                                                LCM                       Orlando


July 21-24            FLA Swimming Senior Champs                      LCM                       Fort Pierce, Florida


July 30-31            Titusville Swim Team                                      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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