The New Paltz Seahawks is a competitive swim team for youth ages 6 to 18. Practice starts after Memorial Day and our season ends the first weekend in August. Our program is a great opportunity for kids to build swim skills while having fun! We are one of eight teams in the DUSO League (Dutchess and Ulster Swim Organization) http://www.duso.org
DUSO Dual Meet Champions 2004, 2006, 2011, 2012, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.
DUSO Champions 2005, 2011, 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017.
New in 2017, we will not be holding official ‘evaluations’ as done in previous years. This year, ALL new, unregistered swimmers (ages 6 & up are welcome) will come to the first practices. This way, the pressure of a one-time evaluation will be eliminated and will allow a better sense of one's overall abilities. Our primary concern is safety in the water, but we are also looking for coachability and endurance, which was proven hard to determine in a one-time evaluation. Coaches will discuss your child’s swimming with you as deemed necessary during the first couple of weeks. Once it has been determined that your swimmer has made the team, you will be asked to register.