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Beechwood Barracuda Swim and Dive Team 2021

Welcome to the summer 2021 Season!!!

The Beechwood Barracudas Swim & Dive Team Boosters and Coaches invite your children to join us this summer for lots of fun, exercise and excitement!!  The Swim/Dive team is a great way for your children to make new friends at the pool and become more confident in their abilities either in the pool or going off the diving board.  Plus…it is just a lot of fun for the children and the parents.

We are a recreational team that competes in the Northern Kentucky Swim League (NKSL).  Practices start the week of Wednesday, 2-June, and run through the week of 27-July.

The Beechwood Swim/Dive Team was forced to take a year off due to the COVID-19 restrictions, but we are excited to get back in the water this summer!

PARTICIPATION REQUIREMENTS:

All pool members in good standing are eligible to participate on the swim and dive team. 

For the Swim Team, the child must be able to swim unassisted one lap freestyle and one lap backstroke. 

If they are not able to do this unassisted, your child can be a member of the Little Cuda Swim Team.  This is for the children that can at least push off the walls on their belly and back all by themselves but just not able to complete a full lap of the stroke.  We have experienced coaches who will continue to work with your child on their strokes and endurance.  As your child progresses, they could have the opportunity to participate in the NKSL meets. 

Parents of Swim/Dive Team members are required to work at least FOUR of the diving and swim team events during the season.  Parents can sign up for jobs on the Team Unify site weekly.

Beechwood is hosting the Diving Champ Meets this year.  We will need help from the parents to work the two evenings of July 27 & 28.  

  • There will be a Diving Judge clinic at Beechwood before the season starts.  I will ask that all Diving Parents attend this clinic so that they can be judges for the diving meets.  
  • There will also be an eDive software training before the season starts.  I will be asking for volunteers to attend so that they can run the software during the 3 home diving meets.

TEAM PRACTICE SCHEDULE:

Diving:  Monday – Thursday for 1 hour between 8:00am – 10:00am beginning Monday, 1-June.  Work with the coach to set your practice time.  This is flexible and can be worked around your swim practice schedule as well.

Swimming:  Monday - Thursday mornings between the hours of 8:00-10:00am for approximately 1 hour each day. Practices begin Monday, 1-June.  The 8&under and 9-10 age groups will practice from 8:00-9:00.  The 11-12, 13-14, and 15-18 age groups will practice from 9:00-10:00.

Little Cudas begin practice on Tuesday, June 8th. They practice Tuesday – Thursday for 6 weeks. 

All practice times will be posted on the Team Bulletin Board at the Pool by Opening Day (29-May).

 

2021 MEET SCHEDULE:

There are 6 regular Swim & Dive Meets beginning June 8/10th.  In late July there will be All-star Swim & Dive meets as well as the Championship meets. Meet schedule is included. NOTE: Due to the number of teams in the NKSL, a seven week schedule was necessary to ensure all teams within their division would compete against each other.  No team wanted to do tri-meets, so with the extra week in the season, each team having a bye week.  This has extended the Swim/Dive season by one week.

Diving Meets:  Held TUESDAY evenings beginning June 8th at various NKSL locations

Swim Meets:  Held THURSDAY evenings beginning June 10th at various NKSL locations.  

2021 Meet Schedule

Diving

Swimming

Date

Meet

Date

Meet

8-June

vs. Oakbrook

10-June

@ Oakbrook

15-June

@ Five Seasons

17-June

vs. Five Seasons

22-June

vs. Bluegrass

24-June

@ Bluegrass

29-June

@ Fort Thomas

1-July

vs. Fort Thomas

6-July

@ Taylor Mill

8-July

vs. Taylor Mill

13-July

vs. Florence

15-July

vs. Florence

20-July

BYE

22-July

BYE

All-Star & Championship Meets

All Star Diving – Wednesday, July 21 @ Oakbrook

All Star Swimming – Monday July 26 @ Five Seasons (TBD)

BOYS Diving Champ Meet – Tuesday, July 27 @ Beechwood

GIRLS Diving Champ Meet – Wednesday, July 28 @ Beechwood

Championship Swim Meet Prelims – Thursday, July 29 @ Taylor Mill

Championship Swimming Finals – Friday, July 30 @ Taylor Mill

 

Swim/Diving Team Banquet @ Beechwood Swim Club

Banquet for the entire team including the Little Cudas – Likely Sunday, 18-July (TBD)

 

 

TEAM REGISTRATION:

 Please register your children online beginning May 1st.  Registration fees will be posted by the end of April on the Team Unify site.  Registration fees will be paid by credit card through Team Unify. 

 

The Team Unify link is:

https://www.  teamunify.com/Home.jsp?  team =recnkbscky

 

OTHER TEAM NEWS

New Team Suit this year!  You will be able to buy this through Swimville USA’s team portal online.  Due to COVID, Swimville will not be able to come to the pool in person.  Suit portal will open 1-May. 

 

If you have any questions, please contact Josh Colvin at [email protected].  GO CUDAS!!!!