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Member and Community Information

CASA (County Aquatics Swimming Association) is a community team affiliated with the Bernalillo County Aquatics Department and United States Swimming. Children and adults, ages 2 and older are welcomed into the club. We have several age and ability groups.

Minnows
Generally younger children learning to swim, ages 2-6. They learn the basic strokes and are able to swim a 50 meter lap.
General Workout: 30 minutes, varies according to accomplishment.
Sharks
10&Under kids fine-tune their strokes, learn flip-turns, and diving starts, both on and off the block. They build stamina and are able to complete a 100 meter lap. Here they are also introduced to competition and meets.
General Workout: 1 hour, 1800 meters, emphasis on strokes.
Piranhas
11-12 kids. These kids are more competative and more emphasis is placed on strokes, rules of competition and speed. Stamina, endurance and conditioning are the focii of workouts.
General Workout: 1.5 hours, 2000+ meters.
Seniors
13-14 and Seniors swim much along the same lines as the 11-12, with a stonger emphasis put on the conditioning and stroke.
General Workout: 1 hour in the morning, 1.5 hours in the evening, 4500+ meters a day.


Donations

Donations to the club are tax-deductible, as we are a non-profit organization that thrives on fundraisers and donations. Donations in the form of a check should be made out to CASA and noted as a donation in the memo section. They should be mailed to:

D. Rasband
6321 Howe Dr. SW
Albuquerque NM 87105


Membership

To swim for CASA, you need to live in the Albuquerque area, be willing to come to practice on a daily basis and either be a member or be willing to join United States Swimming as a swimmer. Then let us know at either the address or come on down to practice in the afternoon at the Rio Grande Pool, 2300 Arenal SW. Practice begins at 3 pm.

Summer Afternoon Practice is held at the South Valley Pool on Isleta Blvd!!!

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