New Swimmer Requirements
For the safety of all our swimmers, we require new swimmers to be able to meet certain minimum requirements. New swimmers will be evaluated by the coaching staff during the first week of practices. If your swimmer does not meet the minimum requirements, you will receive a partial refund of your registration fee. Parents of new swimmers, please read this helpful LETTER FROM COACH CHRIS regarding swim team readiness.
To qualify for swim team, swimmers must demonstrate the ability to swim 25 yards of crawl (freestyle stroke) with the following components:
- Swimmer does not need coaxing to get into or through the water.
- Swimmer does not use the bottom of the pool or the lane lines to move through the water.
- Swimmer has arms come out of the water in front of them (no doggie paddle).
- Swimmer swims with their face in the water, except when breathing.
In addition to the above physical components, coaches will be evaluating the swimmer's temperment, coachability and willingness to participate.