Howell Area Aquatic Center
1224 W. Grand River Ave.
Howell, MI 48843
The Howell Sea Serpents is a year-round, competitive USA Swimming Team. The program is designed for all swimmers ages 5-18 who want to reach their individual potential in
age-group competitive swimming. Our experienced, USA
Swimming-certified coaches encourage fitness, safety and teamwork while helping to develop and refine proper stroke technique in all four competitive swimming strokes (freestyle, backstroke, breast stroke and butterfly). Swimmers are grouped by ability for practices, and all swimmers have the opportunity to swim in meets. As a member team of USA Swimming and Michigan Swimming, the Sea Serpents participate in USA
Swimming sanctioned meets held throughout the year in southeast Michigan. Experienced swimmers may also advance to compete in both State and National competition with qualifying times. For more information about the Howell Sea Serpents, visit www.howellswimming.org or send an email to
**Membership dues, for each 8 week session and mini session, must be paid in full by the due date listed in order to be a member of the Howell Sea Serpents in good standing.
Looking to join the Howell Sea Serpents? Come to our Try-Out day to try out and join this great group of swimmers. The coach will be looking for swimmers who can swim a minimum of 25 yards freestyle without stopping. Further information about joining the Sea Serpents will be available at that time.
Site: Howell Area Aquatic Center
W 8/28 1:00pm
TH 8/29 1:00pm
F 8/30 1:00pm
Team membership is required for all members of the Howell Sea Serpents. Once paid, this membership is valid for the 2012 -2013 season. The team membership includes U.S. Swim and Michigan Swim Membership registration, swimmer insurance, a one year subscription to “Splash” Magazine, a Howell Sea Serpent swim cap, and a Howell Sea Serpent decal. Please contact the Howell Sea Serpents at email@example.com for questions on new memberships and renewals.
54999 $70 per swimmer
Swimmers should be a minimum of 5 years old. Copper swimmers must be able to swim a minimum of 25 yards of front crawl without stopping. Swimmers should be able to place face in water comfortably, have good listening skills, and take instruction well. Children in this group should display no visible separation anxiety, and be respectful of parents, swimmers and coaches. Spring training for this group is on Mondays and Wednesdays from 5:00pm-6:00pm or Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:30pm-6:30pm. Summer training is on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 8:45am-10:00am. Group fees include coaching time at swim meets.
74016 Spring 4/8-6/7 $135 Due: 4/1
74017 Summer 6/10-7/26 $135 Due: 6/3
Swimmers must be a minimum of 7 years old. Bronze swimmers will be able to complete 25 yards of front crawl with an understanding of rhythmic breathing, and 25 yards backstroke. Swimmers are encouraged to know the four competitive strokes and will learn how to swim them legally. Spring training for this group is Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays from 5:15pm-6:30pm. Summer training is on Tuesdays, Thursdays, and Fridays from 8:30am-10:00am. Group fees include coaching time at swim meets.
74026 Spring 4/8-6/7 $155 Due: 4/1
74027 Summer 6/10-7/26 $155 Due: 6/3
Swimmers in the silver group can successfully swim three of the four competitive strokes legally. Training will emphasize proper stroke technique, including starts, turns and stroke finishes. Swimmers at this level are expected to compete at the local dual meet and begin swimming at the USS level, competing at USS district championships. Spring training for this group is Mondays through Fridays from 5:15-6:30pm. Summer training is Mondays and Wednesdays from 4:00pm-5:15pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00am-8:30am, and Fridays from 8:00am-10:00am. Group fees include coaching time at swim meets.
74036 Spring 4/8-6/7 $175 Due: 4/1
74037 Summer 6/10-7/26 $175 Due: 6/3
Gold swimmers have mastered the basics from the silver group and must be able to compete in all four strokes legally. Continued work on proper stroke technique, increased endurance, and personal goal setting are key aspects of gold training. All gold swimmers are expected to compete in a minimum two dual meets. They will also be attending all USS team meets and compete at the district, J.O. and State Level, if they qualify. Spring training for this group is on Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:30pm-5:45pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30pm-6:30pm, and Fridays from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Summer training is Mondays and Wednesdays from
5:00pm-6:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:00am-8:30am, and Fridays from 8:00am-10:00am. Group fees include coaching time at swim meets.
74046 Spring 4/8-6/7 $220 Due: 4/1
74047 Summer 6/10-7/26 $220 Due: 6/3
The Platinum group is for the advanced swimmer. Technique, endurance, goal setting and racing strategies are all developed at this level. These swimmers aspire to reach USS State, Zone, Sectional and Junior National qualifications. These are serious athletes. All platinum swimmers are expected to compete in a minimum two dual meets. They will also be attending all USS team meets and compete at the district, J.O, State or above level, if they qualify. Spring training for this group is Mondays and Wednesdays from 3:15pm-5:45pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from 4:30pm-6:30pm, and Fridays from 5:00pm-7:00pm. Summer training is Monday through Thursday from 4:30pm-6:30pm, Tuesdays and Thursdays from
7:00am-9:00am, and Fridays from 8:00am-10:00am.
74056 Spring 4/8-6/7 $260 Due: 4/1
74057 Summer 6/10-7/26 $260 Due: 6/3
Spring/Summer Competitive Swim Clinic
This clinic is intended to improve stroke technique and enhance swimming skills. Students will be taught proper stroke mechanics, develop training strategies, and learn more about competitive swimming. The weekly fees do not include coaching time at swim meets. Swimmers who wish to participate in swim meets will be charged an additional fee of $20 per meet.
High School Group:
Advanced training for swimmers currently in High School. High school conditioning clinic is designed for High school swimmers who are not competing in USA swimming meets. This group is for those who only want to compete during the high school season but wish to maintain conditioning throughout the year.
Site: Howell Area Aquatic Center
Spring Clinics: $50/week
54020 4 days M-TH 4/1-4/4 3:15pm-4:45pm
54021 4 days M-TH 4/8-4/11 3:15pm-4:45pm
54022 4 days M-TH 4/15-4/18 3:15pm-4:45pm
54023 4 days M-TH 4/22-4/25 3:15pm-4:45pm
54024 4 days M-TH 4/29-5/2 3:15pm-4:45pm
54025 4 days M-TH 5/6-5/9 3:15pm-4:45pm
54026 4 days M-TH 5/13-5/16 3:15pm-4:45pm
54027 4 days M-TH 5/20-5/23 3:15pm-4:45pm
54028 4 days M-TH 5/27-5/31 3:15pm-4:45pm
Summer Clinics: $45/week
54000 4 days M-TH 6/10-6/13 5:00pm-6:00pm
54001 4 days M-TH 6/17-6/20 5:00pm-6:00pm
54002 4 days M-TH 6/24-6/27 5:00pm-6:00pm
54003 4 days M-TH 7/8-7/11 5:00pm-6:00pm
54004 4 days M-TH 7/15-7/18 5:00pm-6:00pm
54005 4 days M-TH 7/22-7/25 5:00pm-6:00pm
54006 4 days M-TH 7/29-8/2 5:00pm-6:00pm
54007 4 days M-TH 8/5-8/8 5:00pm-6:00pm
54008 4 days M-TH 8/12-8/15 5:00pm-6:00pm
54009 4 days M-TH 8/19-8/22 5:00pm-6:00pm
Middle & Elementary School Groups:
An introduction to competitive swim technique and training for those who can complete 25 meters (one length of the pool).
Site: Howell Area Aquatic Center
Elementary & Middle School Spring Clinics: $40/week
54030 4 days M-TH 4/1-4/4 4:30pm-5:30pm
54031 4 days M-TH 4/8-4/11 4:30pm-5:30pm
54032 4 days M-TH 4/15-4/18 4:30pm-5:30pm
54033 4 days M-TH 4/22-4/25 4:30pm-5:30pm
54034 4 days M-TH 4/29-5/2 4:30pm-5:30pm
54035 4 days M-TH 5/6-5/9 4:30pm-5:30pm
54036 4 days M-TH 5/13-5/16 4:30pm-5:30pm
54037 4 days M-TH 5/20-5/23 4:30pm-5:30pm
54038 4 days M-TH 5/27-5/31 4:30pm-5:30pm
Elementary School Summer Clinics: $35/week
54040 3 days T/W/TH 6/11-6/13 3:00pm-4:00pm
54041 3 days T/W/TH 6/18-6/20 3:00pm-4:00pm
54042 3 days T/W/TH 6/25-6/27 3:00pm-4:00pm
54043 3 days T/W/TH 7/9-7/11 3:00pm-4:00pm
54044 3 days T/W/TH 7/16-7/18 3:00pm-4:00pm
54045 3 days T/W/TH 7/23-7/25 3:00pm-4:00pm
54046 3 days T/W/TH 7/30-8/2 3:00pm-4:00pm
54047 3 days T/W/TH 8/6-8/8 3:00pm-4:00pm
54048 3 days T/W/TH 8/12-8/15 3:00pm-4:00pm
54049 3 days T/W/TH 8/19-8/22 3:00pm-4:00pm
Middle School Summer Clinics: $35/week
54010 3 days T/W/TH 6/11-6/13 4:00pm-5:00pm
54011 3 days T/W/TH 6/18-6/20 4:00pm-5:00pm
54012 3 days T/W/TH 6/25-6/27 4:00pm-5:00pm
54013 3 days T/W/TH 7/9-7/11 4:00pm-5:00pm
54014 3 days T/W/TH 7/16-7/15 4:00pm-5:00pm
54015 3 days T/W/TH 7/23-7/25 4:00pm-5:00pm
54016 3 days T/W/TH 7/30-8/2 4:00pm-5:00pm
54017 3 days T/W/TH 8/6-8/8 4:00pm-5:00pm
54018 3 days T/W/TH 8/12-8/15 4:00pm-5:00pm
54019 3 days T/W/TH 8/19-8/22 4:00pm-5:00pm
There is a volunteer commitment that is required for the families of swimmers that participate in a Howell Sea Serpent Swim Meet during the season. Please refer to our website for details: