SwimAmerica STARS Summer Swim Team

May 28, 2019 - Jul 12, 2019
May, 31 2019
Jr. Waves Mon/Sat (Westerville)


Swimmers Must complete a skills assessment to ensure they have the pre-requisite skills prior to registering for this Program.

To Register, Click the "Register Online" button in the top right corner of this window. 

The SwimAmerica Stars Swim Team is sponsored by Westerville Aquatic Club and a member of the Central Ohio Swim Association (COSA) Developmental League.  COSA, directed by WAC Head Coach Jim Peterfish, is designed with the purpose of providing opportunities for entry level swimmers. 

Swimmers will:

  • Be introduced to competitive swimming with an emphasis on instruction and an “everybody swims” philosophy. 
  • Learn correct technique and rules for each of the four competitive strokes. 
  • Focus on fun, building self-confidence, and preparing for competitive swimming.  
  • Compete in up to three Saturday morning meets where swimmers will be placed in skill-appropriate events.

Swimmer Prerequisites:   

  • Ages 5 to 10 - Ability to swim a continuous 25 yards of Freestyle & Backstroke and confident in deep water.
  • Ages 11 & older - Ability to swim a continuous 50 yards of Freestyle & Backstroke and confident in deep water. 

SwimAmerica Stars Practice Schedule:

  • Monday, Tuesday, and Thursday evenings (July 4th no practice)
  • 6-7 PM Swimmers age 5-10
  • 7-8 PM Swimmers age 11 and older

Location:              Oakstone Academy Indoor Pool, Westerville (near 270 and State Street)

Team Fees: $195 (includes all meet fees, team cap and t-shirt – no team suit required)

Parent Volunteer Requirements:

  • To be a part of this team parents will be expected to help time or volunteer in other capacities required to run an efficient swim meet. 

2019 Meet Schedule:

  • 6/22 Away @ Highlands Park, Westerville
  • 6/29 Host Worthington @ JC Pool
  • 7/13 COSA League Finale @ Worthington Pools

Interested?   Plan to attend one of two upcoming “Try-Us-Out” dates:

  • Saturday, May 11     12:00n               Westerville JC Pool 320 S. Otterbein Ave
  • Sunday, May 19       2:45pm              Oakstone Academy Pool 939 S. State St

Contact Jim Peterfish at youthletics@columbus.rr.com