About the Swim Team

The Colony Pool Club's competitive Swim Team is a great way to have fun, get exercise and meet new friends.

 

ELIGIBILITY:

  • Open to all members 7 years old and up to 18 years old (as of Memorial Day) who have passed the deep water test
  • No previous swim team experience is necessary
  • Lifeguards are welcome and are expected to commit to all home meets
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REGISTRATION:

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PARENTAL COMMITMENT:

  • Attend a mandatory parents meeting before the season starts

 

Assist with Home Meets

  • Score Keeping
  • Ribbon Writing
  • Announcing
  • Timing
  • Keeping the deck clear

 

Assist with Away Meets

  • Score Keeping
  • Ribbon Writing
  • Timing
  • Keeping the deck clear

 

Assist with Divisional Meet and Championship Meet

 

Get swimmers to practices and home meets on time

 

Check the Swim Team Bulletin Board for notices

 

Leave the swim area during practices

 

Help with year-end team party

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SWIMMERS COMMITMENT:

Meets

  • 8 League sponsored meets with a League of Championship and Meet of Champions at the end of the season
  • Meets begin in late June/early July and generally occur twice a week
  • To participate in the League of Championship, swimmers must have entered at least 4 League sponsored meets
  • All meets follow the same format
  • First and second year swimmers may be limited to the number of meets entered, at the discretion of the coaches

Sign In

  • A sign in sheet is posted on the Swim Team Bulletin Board
  • Swimmers must sign in for each meet they can attend at least 24 hours before the meet is scheduled to start
  • A swimmer who fails to sign in, will not be permitted to swim in that meet

Practices

  • Pre-season practice begins after school beginning June 20 from 4:15 - 5:00 PM (ages 10 and under) and from 5:00 - 5:45 PM (ages 11 and up)
  • Regular summer season practice schedule is 11:00 AM - Noon (ages 10 and under) and Noon - 1:00 PM (ages 11 and up) beginning the week of June 24 
  • Developmental Swim Team will practice from 1:00 - 1:30 PM, Monday, Tuesday and Thursday beginning the week of June 27 
  • Swimmers should attend practice the morning of an evening meet
  • Each swimmer's time will be recorded at a mandatory Time Trial practice

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FINANCIAL COMMITMENT:

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Team

  • Team Fees are $105 for the first swimmer, $185 for two swimmers and $235 for three or more swimmers.  

 

Gear

  • Swimmers receive a T-shirt
  • Swimmers must purchase their own goggles and swim suit
  • Swimmers are encouraged, but not required, to wear the team suit. 

 

SWIM TEAM PARTY:

  • At the Club at the end of the season.

 

 

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