Cerritos Aquatic Club is committed to providing training and
experience in competitive sprint and distance swimming, water polo,
and ocean swimming for all children 5-18 in the greater City of
Cerritos, CA area year round.
Every swimmer feels physically safe, personally supported and
individually rewarded at all levels of experience.
From our program, swimmers learn to set and achieve personal goals,
work together with other swimmers as a team, and appreciate the
value of personal fitness for lifelong good
Our team is a non-profit corporation, 501 (c)
(3), under the laws of the State of California, whose goal is to
provide year-round aquatic activities for the youth of the greater
Cerritos area. Our program is founded on the belief that
age-group competitive swimming offers an exciting and worthwhile
experience in a young person’s life. Swimming can be
learned and enjoyed by those with little ability to those who are
of Olympic caliber, and its values go far beyond learning safety,
efficiency and speed in the water. Swimming is one of the best
activities for lifelong fitness and recreation.
A volunteer Board of Directors elected from the
parents of the swimmers guides the team. The Board hires a
Head Coach who, under our Constitution, is in complete charge of
all swimming activities, including the hiring of Assistant
Coaches. The Board members are responsible for the business
aspects of the club, including encouraging all parents to become
involved in our fundraising and social
Our main fundraiser is hosting two or three swim
meets during each calendar year. Running these meets requires
the assistance of ALL families each
meet. Parental participation is MANDATORY.
Any family not working 6 hours per home meet will be fined
$200.00 for each meet we host for
Swimmers are encouraged to
compete in United States Swimming (USS) meets of differing
ability. We also participate in the age-group water polo
league in the fall. Older team members are also encouraged to
enter ocean swim and body surfing contests. Team members have
the opportunity of going to Huntington Beach together in the summer
on Thursdays, "team beach days".
Our Club is financed by monthly dues, an annual
membership fee and our swim meet fundraisers. After joining
the Club, you will receive a monthly bill in the mail with the Club
newsletter. These fees are collected to pay for
coaches’ salaries and pool rental. The annual membership
fee are collected per child every October to cover each
swimmer’s USS registration for the next calendar year,
postage and printing costs. Supplemental income is derived from two
or three swim meets hosted during the year and provides awards,
team equipment, social events and enhancements to our
Competition-style workout suits may be purchased
at various local sporting goods stores, from vendors at swim meets,
or by mail order. Team equipment (team suits, sport bags,
shirts, parkas, etc.) may be purchased from the Team Vice
On an individual
basis, our goals are:
1. To aid each team member in reaching
2. To furnish a wholesome and worthwhile
physical and recreational outlet.
3. To provide an opportunity to learn good
sportsmanship and team cooperation.
4. To provide educational
5. To provide opportunities for social and
6. To provide opportunities to learn good
7. To provide training and competition to
all swimmers who desire it.
Friday (M & W 4-6 PM and Tu, Th & Fri 5 - 7
Where: Cerritos Olympic Swim
Center 13150 166th St. Cerritos (Cerritos Park
Dues: Monthly dues are $100 per
month First child, $80 for second child and $60 per month for third
Annual Dues: $66 per year for USA
Swimming Registration + $25 Cerritos Aquatic Club Annual Membership
Here is what we will
Please email membership chair via "Contact Us" on the left side of
our home page to let us know you are interested in trying out for
our club. In the email, please indicate the
- Swimmer's name
- We will
need to verify your residency by showing a utility bill;
either attach in email, or bring to pool and show Helena Romero
during practice Monday and Fridays.
- Membership will notify the head coach that
tryouts will occur the 3rd week of every month on
Monday at 5:30 PM.
coach will either approve to begin registration or recommend more
Coach approves membership then registration will be available at
- Registration will be open the last week of every
- You will need the following for the head
coach to verify:
- Birth certificate and/or a
- Credit card for payment.
will fill out all forms at that time.
- If you
have any questions, please contact team membership chair via
"Contact Us" menu on the left in our home page.
Who runs this
Cerritos Aquatic Club is a Parent run, non-profit (501c)
corporation. We get great support from the City, but we are
not affiliated with the City of Cerritos. Parents of our
swimmers volunteer for administrative duties, fund raising, social
events, etc. Coaches are contracted by the
must notify the Registration/Membership Person via email at
least 7 days before the end of the month
(23rd of each month) regarding your
intent to suspend of cancel the account. Any notification after the
23rd of the month, you will be charged for the full
are a returning member, it is YOUR RESPONSIBILITY to notify the
Registration/Membership person on your return to the team. Any
dues/fees associated upon your return will be charged at that
We'd love to have you and your children become members of The
Cerritos Aquatic Club!