Swim Team

Welcome to the Wedgewood Swim Team, Tri-county Swimming Champions for 2013, 2014, 2015 and 2016; and leader in the “A” division for the last six years. Please find information below for the summer season of 2018.

Swim Team Information:

Spring Warm-Ups: Will be  May 14, 16, 18, 21, 23, & 24 (Thursday due to Memorial Day Weekend).   Note this is before the pool is open to regular members.

4:00pm – 5:00pm Ages 11 & up
5:00pm – 6:00pm 10 & Under

Cost is $30.   There are no refunds due to weather, sickness, etc.  Your child must be able to swim a lap of the pool in order to do warm ups.

PRE-TEAM: There are no pre-team practices until the regular season. Please do not sign up pre-team swimmers (swimmers who cannot swim 25 meters) for Spring Warm-ups. Parents are unsure of whether their children qualify, should wait until May 29for an evaluation.

Regular Season Swim Team: The swim team’s regular season begins Tuesday, May 29. There is no practice over Memorial Day Weekend. There is no practice on Monday, May 28 Memorial Day.  If you are unsure if you child can swim a full lap, please bring them May 29 at 5pm for an evaluation.   Children that cannot swim a full lap should do Pre-Team.

The practice schedule starting Tuesday, May 29:

During School Schedule

Monday – Friday after school:
4:00pm – 5:00pm Ages 11 & up
5:00pm – 6:00pm Ages 10 & under

Saturdays (June 2 and 9):
9:00am – 10:30am all age groups

Sundays:
No practice

Exceptions:

June 13th (due to the 5th grade pool party, we will have practice 4-6

June 14-15 the practice schedule will be as follows (due to 1/2 day of school)
1:00-2:00 pm 11 & up
2:00-3:00 pm 10 & under

 

Summer Schedule

Starting Monday, June 18 morning practices will begin. The summer schedule will be:

Regular Season Practice Schedule

Monday – Friday
8:30 – 9:30am 8 & under
9:15 – 10:15am 9 & 10
10:00 – 11:30am 11 & up

PRE-TEAM: Pre-team begins with the regular season. From June 4 – June 14, practice times will be Monday – Thursday after school from 3:30pm – 4:00pm.  Register for pre-team on-line but do not pay on-line. Payment should be made directly to the coach at a cost of $5day/$20week.

Starting Monday, June 19, Pre-team morning practices begin. The summer schedule will be: Monday – Thursday 8:00 – 8:30am

Note:  all practices subject to change.

Time Trials: Saturday, June 16h 8:30am warm ups / 9:00am start. Every swimmer who wants to compete in the meets should swim every stroke to get a starting time for the season. It is a good way to judge progress over the course of the summer, and it helps the coaches determine a line-up for the swim meets.  Swimmers do not have to participate in time trials if they do not want to swim in the meets or want to swim in the “B” meets only.

Swim & Dive Team Parents Meeting:  Will be immediately after time trials on June 16. Please save the date to talk to the coaching staff, meet other parents, sign up for volunteer opportunities and get information on the season.

Meet Schedule:

“A” Meets

6/23 Deerbrook (Home)

6/30 Greenfields(Home)

7/7 Old Orchard (Away)

7/14 Wenonah (Home)

7/21 Pomona (Away)

“B” Meets
Tavistock – Home – 7/5
Wexford Leas – Away – 7/12

Swim & Dive Team Banquet will be held on Thursday, July 26 at Tavistock Country Club.

Tri-County Championships will be held on August 4 & 5 at Brookside Swim Club for qualifying swimmers.