Within SWAT, Tiers 1 and 2 are generally considered Competitive Stream, Tiers 3 and 4 are considered Developmental Stream, and Tiers 5 and 6 are considered Recreational Stream. SWAT players at all tiers are eligible to enrol in development programming with various providers. The following Competitive Stream tiers also have mandatory development programming.
U13 - Tier 1
U11 - Tier 1 and Tier 2
U9 - Tier 1
Mandatory development programming costs are covered by a team cash call to cover associated ice and instructional costs.