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  • The novices are the beginner level of synchronized swimming

  • Generally ages 6-11

  • Generally swimmers compete in the novice category for the first 1-2 years

  • In this level, swimmers learn the basics of artistic swimming

  • Novice's compete in figures and routines



  • Once swimmers are comfortable in the water and have a good grasp on the basics, they advance to intermediate.

  • In intermediate, swimmers start mastering new more complex skills including lifts

  • Compete in figures and routines



  • Once swimmers have mastered the basics, they advance to age-group

  • Age-group is the highest and most competitive level

  • Swimmers can compete nationally in this level

  • Compete in free routines, technical routines and/or figures. 



  • For adults

  • Multiple different skill levels

  • Compete in free routines and technical routines or figures



Within each level, their are age categories that separate the swimmers even more. This is determined purely by age.

  • Novice and Intermediate Age Divisions

    • 8 and under

    • 9-10

    • 11-12

    • 13-15

    • 16-17

    • 18-19

  • Age Group Divisions

    • 12 and Under​

    • Youth (13-15 doe Women, 13-16 for Men)

    • Junior (15-19 for Women, 15-20 for Men)

    • Senior (15+)

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