Thunder is a competition base group for swimmers 13 and up, it consists of 3 levels: Thunder I, Thunder II & Thunder III.
Thunder I is a competition based group for swimmers ages 15 and up who have achieved outstanding performance and dedication to USA Swimming.
Thunder II is a competition based group for swimmers ages 14 and up.
Thunder III is a competition based group for swimmers ages 13 and 14.
Lightning is a competition base group for swimmers between the ages of 9 and 12. It consists of two levels.
RAIN is for school aged children up to age 8 ready for a competitive environment. Swimmers are expected to participate in USA meets. Training is age appropriate and fun, however, swimmers must be disciplined enough to participate in structured swim training.