WHAT DO I DO FIRST?
Get evaluated. Contact Age Group Coach Kayla Mumpower at [email protected]com to set up an evaluation appointment for your swimmer. Evaluations are done on Tuesdays and Thursdays @ 6:30 at The Columbus Aquatic Center.
WHAT DO I NEED TO GET EVALUATED?
A simple swim suit and a pair of goggles.
WHAT SKILLS MUST I KNOW?
All incoming swimmers trying out for placement in one of our Developmental Groups must be able to demonstrate the following during their tryout:
- Swim one lap (25 yards) freestyle/front crawl continuously and without assistance
- Swim one lap (25 yards) backstroke continuously and without assistance
Swimmers who demonstrate proficiency in freestyle and backstroke may be asked to swim breaststroke and/or butterfly as well as longer distances in order to determine proper group placement in one of our more advanced Developmental Groups or in our Age Group Program.
Swimmers should be 5 years old by September 1st of the calendar year to be a part of the Hurricanes year-round program.
No cost for evaluations.
HOW LONG DOES IT TAKE?
10 - 15 minutes, plus you can talk with a coach about any questions you may have.
WHAT DO WE DO AFTER THE EVALUATION?
You will have a short consult with a coach to discuss your swimmer's evaluation and which group is the best fit for your athlete's needs.