The Canton Y Barracudas, alias Can-Y-Cudas or Cudas, is a team which accommodates all swimmers from those who have recently learned to swim to national qualifiers. Ages range from 5 to 18 years of age. We strive for quality instruction and workouts, which suit each swimmer’s abilities and goals. Sign up begins in September for the Fall and Winter 2018 season. For more information contact:Susan Miller at firstname.lastname@example.org or email@example.com.
Coach Carey Brooks has been our head coach for the last 16 years and was an assistant coach for at least 4 years prior. Carey is a past Can-Y-Cuda swimmer and had progressed to the point in swimming where he qualified for Junior Nationals! Carey owns and operates a computer business, Brookstech Computers, (his other job) where he builds and repairs computers...and keeps the swim team computers alive and well. Aubrey Brooks serves as our assistant coach.
Call the Y at (309) 647-1616 for more information or to sign up for the season. Discounts are available for families with multiple children.
Typical Practice Schedule
Advanced (4 - 5 times/week) 3:30 - 5:30pm
Intermediate (3 - 4 times/week) 4:00 - 5:30pm
Beginner (2+ times/week) A 4:00 - 5:00pm B 4:15 - 5:15pm
Introduction to competitive swimming. Base level technique instructions. Butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle. Swimmer must be able to
swim 25 yards unassisted to be a part of the swim team.
Introduction to interval training. Progressive stroke development. Starts, turns, finishes, and dolphin kicks.
Interval training. Introduction to advanced technique concepts. Starts, turns, finishes, and dolphin kicks. Introduction to advanced interval training.
Introduction to performance training. Advanced technique concepts. Starts, turns, finishes, & dolphin kicks.
Advanced interval training. Performance training. Advanced technique concepts. Starts, turns, finishes.