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Evaluations

Depending on your swimmer's age as of June 1, 2018, he or she will be evaluated on the following dates upon the following criteria before being placed into the appropriate age- and skill-based practice group. Group placement is at the sole discretion of the coaching staff. However, this practice group may change over the course of the swim season.

Important Note: Swimmers will not be permitted to start practicing until he or she has completed an evaluation. Swimmers who miss the evaluation date must coordinate a makeup time with the Head Coach.

Evaluation Dates

 Age Group  Evaluation Date  Check In Time  Evaluation Time
  6-Under   Tuesday, May 15   4:00 PM - 4:25 PM   4:30 PM - 6:00 PM
  7-8   Monday, May 14   4:00 PM - 4:25 PM   4:30 PM - 5:30 PM
  9-10   Monday, May 14   5:00 PM - 5:25 PM   5:30 PM - 6:30 PM
  11-Over   Tuesday, May 15   5:30 PM - 5:55 PM   6:00 PM - 7:15 PM

Evaluation Criteria

Note: Year-round and high school swimmers are not required to attend SVGC team evaluations but are encouraged and more than welcome to attend if they would like.

6-Under Swimmers

  • Diving
  • Streamlining
  • 25 Yards of Freestyle
  • 25 Yards of Backstroke

7-8 Swimmers

  • Diving
  • Streamlining
  • 25 Yards of Freestyle
  • 25 Yards of Backstroke
  • 25 Yards of Breaststroke
  • 25 Yards of Butterfly

9-10 Swimmers

  • Diving
  • Streamlining
  • 25 Yards of Freestyle
  • 25 Yards of Backstroke
  • 25 Yards of Breaststroke
  • 25 Yards of Butterfly
  • Freestyle Flipturns
  • Backstroke Flipturns

11-Over Swimmers

  • Diving
  • Streamlining
  • 50 Yards of Freestyle
  • 50 Yards of Backstroke
  • 50 Yards of Breaststroke
  • 50 Yards of Butterfly
  • 100 Yards of Individual Medley
  • Freestyle Flipturns
  • Backstroke Flipturns
  • Touch turns

The following requirements must be met before being placed on the team.  If the swimmer is not able to complete the following, he / she will be recommended to either participate in the Stingray Academy or private swim lessons.  Coaches will meet with parents the day of evaluations to discuss evaluations and recommend optimal placement.  

  • Freestyle Requirements​. Swimmers must be able to:
    • Swim one lap (25 yards) unassisted and without stopping,
    • Remain with shoulders horizontal in the water,
    • Perform rhythmic, lateral breathing,
    • Swim one lap (25 yards) under 40.00.
  • Backstroke Requirements: Swimmers must be able to:
    • Swim one lap (25 yards) unassisted and without stopping,
    • Remain with shoulders horizontal in the water,
    • Swim one lap (25 yards) under 42.00.