Pre-Competitive Programs

Junior Wavemakers (3-5 years) and Wavemakers (4-7 years) focuses on foundational swimming skills and comfort in the water. Skills include flutter and dolphin kick on all sides, streamline position and breath control. Swimmers entering Jr. Wavemakers must be comfortable away from their caregiver for 45 mins and be willing to put their face in the water to participate in the group. Swimmers entering Wavemakers must to be able to swim 5m unassisted in the big pool and perform flutter kick on their front and back. Days and times are listed below. 

Crystal Pool
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4:30-5:15pm
Swimmers can choose to swim 1-3 times a week. 
Summer Session July 4th - August 24th *no class on August 6th
Registration is open at the Crystal Pool front desk.

Cost Breakdown:
Each swimmer must pay a $28 SwimBC insurance fee when registering for their first program each season (September 2017-August 2018)
1x week per practice cost: $10.75
2x week per practice cost: $10.00
3x week per practice cost: $9.25
Our summer session at Crystal is 8 weeks long. There is no class on Monday August 6th. Swimmers who choose Monday as one of their practice days will have that adjusted in their fees. 


Tyee Swim Skills (5-9 years) builds on the basic skills taught in Wavemakers and teaches swimmers the 4 strokes (Butterfly, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Freestyle). Endurance is developed by swimming lengths with a technical focus. Swimmers are encouraged to attend within-club swim meets to get a glimpse of competitive swimming, and to develop an enjoyment of racing. Days and times are listed below. 

Crystal Pool
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 4:20-5:30pm
Swimmers can choose to swim 1-3 times a week.
Summer Session July 4th - August 24th *no class on August 6th
Registration is open at the Crystal Pool front desk.  

Cost Breakdown:
Each swimmer must pay a $28 SwimBC insurance fee when registering for their first program each season (September 2017-August 2018)
1x week per practice cost: $17.50
2x week per practice cost: $12.75
3x week per practice cost: $9.75
Our summer session at Crystal is 8 weeks long. There is no class on Monday August 6th. Swimmers who choose Monday as one of their practice days will have that adjusted in their fees.


Tyee Freshmen (8-12 years) The last level in the Tyee Pre-Competitive program, Tyee Freshmen gets swimmers ready for swimming at a competitive level by continuing to build endurance and technique in all 4 strokes. The focus in this group is to refine the foundations of competitive swimming. Other swimming skills that are introduced at this level include reading a pace clock, dives, relay starts, and legal turns in the 4 strokes. Racing at within-club meets is encouraged. 

Crystal Pool
Monday - Friday 4:20-5:30pm
Swimmers attend practices 2-3 times a week.
Summer Session July 4th - August 24th *no class on August 6th
Registration is open at the Crystal Pool front desk.

Cost Breakdown:
Each swimmer must pay a $28 SwimBC insurance fee when registering for their first program each season (September 2017-August 2018)
2x week per practice cost: $12.75
3x week per practice cost: $10.00
Our summer session at Crystal is 8 weeks long. There is no class on Monday August 6th. Swimmers who choose Monday as one of their practice days will have that adjusted in their fees. 


Tyee Youth Swim and Fitness (12-17 years old) is the ideal group for an athlete who has completed our pre competitive levels or Red Cross Swim Kids Level 10 and doesn't want to be competitive at this point. The focus for this group is on building endurance and to continue to work on stroke development. 

Crystal Pool
Monday/Wednesday/Friday 5:30 - 7:00pm
Swimmers attend practices 1-3 times a week.
Summer Session July 4th - August 24th *no class on August 6th
Registration is open at the Crystal Pool front desk.

Cost Breakdown:
Each swimmer must pay a $28 SwimBC insurance fee when registering for their first program each season (September 2017-August 2018)

1x week per practice cost: $15.75
2x week per practice cost: $11.50
3x week per practice cost: $8.75
Our summer session at Crystal is 8 weeks long. There is no class on Monday August 6th. Swimmers who choose Monday as one of their practice days will have that adjusted in their fees.