Parent Information

Welcome back to all returning swimmers and families, and an especially warm welcome to all new families and coaches! We are looking forward to an exciting season of swimming and summer fun! We hope this material will help prepare you for a successful season!

Here's some useful information to help your family have a great summer with the Cheshire Forest Flying Fish:


How to Register and everything you need to know and buy for the season...

To Register:
Fill out the following forms and bring them with your check for $100 per swimmer to the next registration evening at the clubhouse -  (May 5th, May 9th, May 15th) or email Tracy Tucker to arrange exchange of money and forms. 
2019 Registration and code of conduct Form  - download and sign
2019 Flying Fish Info Packet - coming soon
2019 Junior Coach application - please complete and send to Coach Manon
To Buy:
2019 Swim cap order form - Must be completed and returned to Tracy Tucker before May 19th in order for caps to be ready before the first meet.
2019 Apparel order form   - coming soon - Apparel is not required - it's just a nice option.
Description and pictures of apparel items -  coming soon
Fins - these are required for practice. 
Swim suits - team suits are required to be worn at swim meets - any swim suits can be worn for practice. Available for purchase on Wednesday May 29th from 4 to 6pm at the clubhouse during evening practice.  Suits are new this year. Speedo 'Trending Fast' in red - girls $55. TYR - boys $37.  If you are not able to purchase a suit at this practice, you can go to Aquawear in Norfolk – Tom Gill can sell you a suit at the discounted Cheshire Forest price. You MUST have a team suit to participate in meets.
Dates to remember/put on your calendar:
2019 Practice Schedule
2019 Meet Schedule
There are some other events that are not meets - full info here
Volunteering - all you need to know about how to volunteer at swim meets. Each family is required to provide at least one volunteer per meet.  
How to sign up athelete for events /commit to events:
Instructions here
Swim Meets:
Swim meet info for new families
Apps for your smartphone:
OnDeck Mobile app - this allows you to access events and job signups on your smartphone without having to navigate this site in a small browser.
Meet Mobile App - For real-time meet results from our meets, divisionals and the All Star meet. Some other VBSL teams also provide results via this app. There is a small fee for this app. This app is not essential. Results will be posted here after each meet. We also email resuts. You can check your swimmers individual results and best times by clicking on "my account" then "members" select the child then click on the "best times" or "meet results" tabs.  
Virginia Beach Swim League
Map of all Virginia Beach Swim League Locations
Virginia Beach Swim League Home
Other information:
Parent, Swimmer, Coach Responsibilites (included in the registration packet)
Swimming Terms 101
Team Records
How a swim meet is scored
What a DQ (disqualification) slip looks like
How to see all past results for your swimmer - through your account
2018 swimming technical Stroke rules
How to qualify for Divisional and All-Star meets