Who Are The Cottonwood Pirates?
The Cottonwood Pirates are members of our neighborhood swim team
founded in 1978. 2014 makes 36 years!!! The Pirate team is
one of the reasons our neighborhood remains such a close knit
community. The Pirates have a long standing tradition of
excellence with an outstanding reputation for leadership and
sportsmanship in our community. Our coaching staff consists
of experienced swimmers as well as coaches.
To experience fun and friendly swim team competition by being
dedicated to practicing together to achieve each swimmer's personal
best and to succeed as a team through discipline and hard work.
The swim team season begins late may with pre-season practices
and runs through July ending with the Nashville Swim League City
meet and Post Season Pirates Award Celebration. Swimmers
practice and/or compete five days a week. Our season is short
so daily attendance is crucial to our swimmers' continued
improvement and skills training. Swimmers excel through
regular practice and participation. Coaches place swimmers in
meets to best complement team and individual success according to
In addition to practices and meets, team unity is built through
fun social activities such as pre-season ice cream social, age
group socials, post-meet fellowship dinners at the Cool Springs
Galleria, and other special team events. Team families have
great opportunities to bond with their neighbors and in the end the
children establish life long friends and become better swimmers
Arrrrrrrgh! Mateys forever!