Event

2021 New Member Registration

Mar 15, 2021 - Mar 20, 2021 (11:58 PM)
March, 20 2021

Description

Welcome to the next wave of Pleasanton Meadows Swim Team PRIORITY New Member Registration for our 2021 swim season! Your window for registration will be May 11 to May 14.

PLEASE NOTE: THIS WAVE OF PRIORITY NEW MEMBER REGISTRATION IS ONLY FOR NEW MEMBERS THAT RECEIVED CONFIRMATION THEY WERE PLACED ON THE PRIORITY REGISTRATION LIST FOR 2022. If you are not sure if you are on the 2022 priority list please email [email protected] to inquire prior to registration.

Registration is through Team Unify:  Pleasanton Meadows Swim Team : Start Registration

If you have any questions please feel free to email [email protected]

Now for the nitty gritty……

New swimmers must pass a swim evaluation. We expect your child to enter the water without coaxing from a parent (either in or out of the water), to swim according to their age goals (see chart below), and to take instruction well.  A swim team is very different from lessons--children must be able to take care of themselves in a large group setting.

FEES: No money is due now.  You'll pay after your child passes the swim evaluation.   A team swimsuit is also required for an extra fee at the team meeting.

VOLUNTEER WORK:  Every family on the team is required to work at swim meets. Sign-ups for these jobs will be coming very soon!

MEET DECLARATIONS:  We're also planning to have at least one dual meet (with Del Prado) but there's a possibility for more. A couple of our league teams are unprepared for this and won't be available, so we'll set up meets on a case by case basis

PRACTICES: Practices will begin Tuesday, June 1, and conclude July 23. They will be held in the morning Monday to Friday. Location will be announced soon but will be local.

SOCIAL EVENTS:  The Sharks hold fun events throughout the summer and these daily and weekly events are available to swimmers, their parents and siblings.

Evaluation goals by Age Group (the child’s age on June 1):

6 & under:  Enter the water unassisted and swim one length (25yds) of freestyle.  Show backstroke.

7/8:  25yds (one pool length) of Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke.  Knowledge of Butterfly is preferred, but not required.

9/10:  50yds Freestyle & 25yds of Backstroke, Breaststroke and Butterfly.  Swimmer is timed.

11 & up:  50yds of all four strokes.  Racing dive.  Swimmer is timed.

We look forward to having you join the Pleasanton Meadows Swim Team and are excited for another great season!

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