The Castlewood Dragons is a volunteer,
family supported and run summer swim team. The focus of the
team is to provide a fun and recreational swim team for the
children (ages 5-17) of Castlewood and surrounding
PARENT INFORMATION MEETING
To become a member of the Castlewood Dragons, you
- Be a resident of Castlewood, Highland Village, Double
Oak, or Copper Canyon.
- Be 5 years old on June 1st and younger than 18
years of age.
- Be able to swim at least the length of the pool (ages
11+, 2 laps). (The coaching staff realizes that swimmers
might be a bit rusty at the beginning of the summer.)
- For swimmers 8 years and under, have a responsible adult
present in the pool area during all practices and team social
- Have parents or family members (16 years or older) willing
to volunteer. Each family is required to volunteer for each
meet that they have a child swim.
- Complete the Swim Team Registration on
- Pay the Swim Team registration fee: TBD per swimmer.
Non-Castlewood residents pay an additional $25 per family for
amenities/pool usage fee.
- Purchase required swim team gear (see “Equipment
If you have any questions about registration, please
contact us through the link on the website. Late registration
will occur an additional $25 late fee.
Prior to season beginning, refunds will be allowed less the
cost of team shirt/gear. If your swimmer does not pass the
Safe in the Water Test, which is performed during our first
practice, you will have one more chance the next practice to pass.
If not, you will receive a 100% refund. After that, no refunds are
given. We will give special consideration to the younger (5-6
yr old) athletes, it will be up to the coaches to determine if they
can stay and train on the team.
Swimsuits: The team suit is
mandatory, as it helps the swimmers to recognize themselves as a
part of the team during meets and events. Suits will purchased by
everyone at an additional cost to swim team dues. Visit the "Team
Swimsuits" tab on the home page for details regarding suit
Swimmers must wear suits that are appropriate for
practice. No board shorts for boys and no
bikinis for girls.
Goggles: Choose goggles that best
fit your face and provides the most comfortable seal. Each swimmer
should have two pairs of goggles.
Swim Caps: Caps will be provided for each
swimmer and are required at all swim meets and practices for
children with long hair. Putting a drop of conditioner onto your
wet hair before you don your cap will help keep your hair from
absorbing chlorinated water. In addition, dust the inside of your
swim cap with baby powder between uses to prevent
Replacement Castlewood Dragons swim caps are $10.
This is a volunteer supported team. Each
family MUST volunteer to work at
each meet. Sign up for volunteer positions
will be done on the website prior to the meet, however, if you have
not signed up before the meet you will receive a job during check
in. See the "Volunteer Info" tab for complete details
The Castlewood Dragons coaches want to provide your swimmer
with a fun and memorable summer. They will work hard to
create a safe, learning environment that will help develop your
child’s swimming abilities. Because of their motivation to
encourage your child to become better, discipline procedures have
If your child displays disrespectful or disruptive behavior
at any time on the pool deck (before, during or after practices and
meets), the coaches will institute disciplinary measures.
Some examples of the disciplinary actions might include: wall-sits,
lane changes, push-ups, and extra laps. If the child continues to
disrupt the coaches or other swimmers, then parents will be
required to attend practice with the child to help monitor their
Please read our Team Code of Conduct policy:
All correspondence throughout the season will be done via
the team website. Also, all swimmers will have folders at the
pool that will be used for ribbons, handouts, and other
information. Please do not hesitate to contact any
of us with questions or comments.
Practice will be held as scheduled rain or shine. A
decision will be made at the time of practice if inclement weather
forces us to cancel (lightning or severe thunderstorms).
Please be sure to check your e-mail during questionable
weather, as that will be used to communicate changes to the
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