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2012-2013 Tryout Information

**2012/13 Short Course Season is from September - April.

**Tentative dates - subject to change

 

Try Outs for the 2012/13 Short Course Season

Tuesday, August 21 will be 8 year olds and under

Wednesday, August 22 will be 9-10 year olds

Thursday, August 23 will be 11 year olds and up

Monday, August 27 and Tuesday, August 28 will be used for callbacks for futher evaluation. These two days may consist of a short practice (30 minutes) in order to determine the skill level of the swimmer.

All try outs will be held at Dublin Indoor pool from 4:00-6:00 P.M. Please come to the table to sign in and submit your completed tryout form. Tryout forms can be found under the Documents tab (blue task bar). Please come on dates listed based on your child's age.

Tryout Requirements Please Read

Swimmers will be asked to swim a length (25yds) or two (50 yds) of the pool in each stroke that they are able to do.Proper side-breathing during freestyle is a requirement.

Beginner Swimmers: Coaches are looking to see what you can do, what your potential is, and whether you will be able to complete a one hour practice with a group of your peers. (Swimming 20 lengths or more during practices is to be expected.)

Experienced Swimmers: In addition to a demonstration of your strokes, coaches want to know your past swim team experience in order to place you in the correct practice group. A list of your fastest times in a variety of events will be helpful in determining placement. (Times are available on the USA Swimming website for swimmers transferring from another USA Swimming club team).