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Tiger Sharks Summer

2018 Summer Swim Team Sessions:

June 25th, 2018 and runs through August 3rd, 2018
(includes summer swim league participation for some groups)

 

Summer registration opens 5/15/18
 All programs must be paid in full

 

How to Register:

1) Existing Swimmers: Click here for instructions to register at the front desk only. 
      NOTE: *Bull Sharks who are Ages 12 & under will register by age and swim with the Thresher sharks.
                 *Bull Sharks who are Ages 13 & over will register by age and swim with the Dolphins.



2) New Swimmers: TRYOUTS ARE MANDATORY FOR ALL NEW SWIMMERS
     Tryouts are for new swimmers only and no appointment is needed. 
    Held every Tuesday starting May 15th through June 19th at 7:00 PM 

New Swimmers can contact Corey Mathews with any questions
Phone: 732-341-9622 Ext. 2222 or Email: coachcorey@ocytigersharks.org
Any kids in Stroke introduction 2, Stroke development, stroke mechanics,
shark clinic, or porpoise club do not need to try out. 

Jamie Beers must sign-off on your registration form.
 All new swimmers who make the team must fill out this registration form - Click here!
***After trying out, take your signed and approved registration form to the Welcome Center in person to sign up for summer swim team***
                
Practice Schedule & Group Descriptions for Summer Only
Group placement will not transfer to the Fall/Winter Season.

Please Note that group placement for summer swimming does not automatically qualify 
any swimmer for the Fall / Winter season and group placement may be different for swimmers in the fall/winter.



SUMMER PROGRAMS  (times updated as of 5/11/18)

LEMON SHARKS  (Ages 5-8)    
For swimmers who wish to have an introduction to competitive swimming on a beginner level . 
Swimmers must be able to swim Freestyle with some lateral breathing and Backstroke.
All swimmers will be registered for our summer league team only.
Summer Season: $175
Annual or Summer membership required
Monday – Thursday 4:15-5:30 PM
Friday: There will be meets on some Fridays (TBA)
 
SAND SHARKS (6-8)
Swimmers in this group must have a knowledge of all four competitive strokes.
Swimmers must be able to swim Freestyle with lateral breathing and Backstroke, plus the ability to

understand and swim some Breaststroke and Butterfly.
All swimmers will be registered for our summer league team only.
Summer Season: $175
Annual or summer membership required
Monday – Thursday 4:15-5:30 PM
Friday: There will be meets on some Fridays (TBA)  

MAKOS (Ages 7-10)
Swimmers in this group have a strong background of all four strokes; Focusing on the continued development of all competitive strokes, as well as perfecting start and turn technique.
All swimmers will be registered for our summer league team only.
Summer Season: $175

Annual or Summer membership required
Monday – Thursday 4:15-5:30 PM
Friday: There will be meets on some Fridays (TBA)  

THRESHER SHARKS  (9-12)
For the swimmers who are interested in a competitive summer program.
Swimmers must have strong technique in Freestyle with lateral breathing and Backstroke with an understanding of Breaststroke and Butterfly.
All swimmers will be registered for our summer league team. 
Summer Season: $175
Annual or Summer membership required
Monday – Thursday 4:15-5:30 PM
Friday: There will be meets on some Fridays (TBA)


BULL SHARKS - There will be no Bull shark group for the summer session
Bull Sharks who are Ages 12 & under will register by age and swim with the Thresher sharks, see practice times above
Bull Sharks who are Ages 13 & over will register by age and swim with the Dolphins, see practice times below

DOLPHINS (Ages 13+)
This group is for the eighth grade or high school swimmers who wishes to compete during the summer and are
interested in summer league swimming only; Focusing on the continued development of all competitive strokes, 
as well as perfecting start and turn technique.
All swimmers will be registered for our summer league team only
Summer Season: $199
Annual or Summer membership required
Monday – Thursday 5:15-7:00 PM
Friday: There will be meets on some Fridays (TBA)   

USA PROGRAMS WITH AN OPTION FOR SUMMER LEAGUE SWIMMING ONLY

* Reef, Hammerhead, Whitetips, and Silver group swimmers can also swim on the summer league team. 
If you're in these groups, you will need to register with Coach Kate within the first week of summer swim team practice. 
There will be limited space on the summer league team. Swimmers will be selected on a first come first serve basis. 


REEF SHARKS (Ages 9-12)
Competitive training is introduced, but the emphasis is still on stroke technique and proper skills. Group members will be registered as YMCA and USA swimmers and compete in YMCA USA invitational meets, and the highest YMCA and USA Championship meet in which they qualify. Swimmers must be able to legally complete a 50 of each competitive stroke as well as the 100 IM and 100 Free in order to join this group.

Can also registered for our summer league team. Must see coach Kate on the 1st day of practice to register for summer league
Summer Season: $199
Annual or Summer membership required for summer only swimmers
Monday – Thursday
5:15-7:00 PM
Friday: Summer league meets will be on some Fridays (TBA)   
 

HAMMERHEADS  (Ages 10-13)
Transitional level where swimmers move from primarily stroke instruction to actual competitive training.
Swimmers are motivated and committed to be their best and to practice consistently. Emphasis is on preparation for higher levels of training and competition, with technical efficiency of utmost impertinence. Practice times include dry land and practice attendance requirement is 70% or more. Group members will be registered as YMCA and USA swimmers and will compete in YMCA and USA invitational meets, and the highest YMCA and USA Championship meet in which they qualify. Swimmers must have completed a 100 of each competitive stroke as well as the 200 IM and 200 Free legally in order to join this group. In addition, 11-12 swimmers must have achieved at least two YMCA Silver Qualifying Times and 10&Unders must have achieved at least two Junior Olympic Qualifying Times in prior season.

Can also registered for our summer league team. Must see coach Kate on the 1st day of practice to register for summer league

Summer Season: $199
Annual or Summer membership required for summer only swimmers
Monday – Thursday
5:15-7:00 PM
Friday: Summer league meets will be on some Fridays (TBA)    


GREAT WHITES-WHITETIPS  (Ages 11-14)
For athletes with desire and ability to train and compete at the highest levels. Swimmers will train to compete at the local and regional level with goals of competing at the YMCA National Level. Practice times include dry land and practice attendance recommendation is 70% or more. Group members will be registered as YMCA and USA swimmers and will compete in YMCA and USA invitational meets, and the highest YMCA and USA Championship meet in which they qualify. Great White 13-14 swimmers must have achieved at least two YMCA Silver Qualifying Times and 11-12 swimmers must have achieved at least two Junior Olympic Qualifying Times in prior season, or by training ability based on coach approval.

Whitetips can an also registered for our summer league team. Must see coach Kate on the 1st day of practice to register for summer league
Summer Season: Annual Members $249

M, W, F       7:45-10:00 AM including dryland after

Tu, Th         7:45-9:30 AM

Sun            7:00-10:00 AM includes dryland after
 

  
SENIOR PROGRAMS

SILVER  (Ages 13+)
This group will be for swimmers in eighth grade and high school who have the desire and ability to train and compete regularly Group members will be registered as YMCA and USA swimmers and will compete in the Friday Night Distance Series, YMCA and USA invitational meets, and the highest YMCA and USA Championship meet in which they qualify.
May also register and swim at Summer League meets.

Can also registered for our summer league team. Must see coach Kate on the 1st day of practice to register for summer league
Summer Season: Annual Members $275

GOLD  (Ages 14+)
This group will be for swimmers in High School or going to High School in the fall. Swimmers in this group will have the desire and ability to train and compete at the highest level. Group members will be registered as YMCA and USA swimmers and will compete in YMCA and USA invitational meets, and the highest YMCA and USA Championship meet in which they qualify. Swimmers must have USA Gold or YMCA State qualifying times in order to train in this group , or by training ability based on coach approval. Any swimmer in this group who achieves a new National standard is welcome to attend Nationals. All Practice times include dry land training and practice attendance requirement is 80%

Summer Season: Annual Members $275 

NATIONAL  (Ages 13+)
This group will be for swimmers with the desire and ability to train and compete at the Regional and National level. Group members will be registered as YMCA and USA swimmers and will compete in YMCA and USA invitational meets, and the highest YMCA and USA Championship meet in which they qualify. Swimmers must have a SC National time and/or have participated in the previous SC or LC Nationals season in order to join this group. Swimmers in this group must attend and be committed to YMCA Nationals as their priority as well as other high level meets (USA Jr. Nationals, Nationals, etc). Practice attendance requirement is 80%. 

Summer Season: $275
All Senior groups will practice at the same time  

M, W, F        5:45-8:45 AM includes dryland after

Tu, Th         5:45-8:00 AM

SUN            7:00-10:00 AM includes dryland after

 

 

USA Swimming Fee: $66 (*Only for those who haven’t already paid this fee in the fall-winter or spring season. Registration lasts until December 31, 2018) For all swimmers in the Reef, Hammerhead, Whitetip, Great White, National, Gold, and Silver groups
Discounts:
2.5% off for both / 2 swimmers within your family. 
5% off for all 3 or more swimmers within your family. 
25% off for all employees who work more than 5 hrs per week, per OCYMCA Policy.