Eligibility to Participate
Residents and a limited number of Non Residents of Loudoun Valley Estates may enroll their children aged 5-18 years old (as of June 15)
Evaluations will be held on the first day of practice. This is required for all new swimmers on the team as well as prior year minis looking to join the team.
- For 8U swimmers, they must swim one length of the pool freestyle or backstroke unassisted.
- For 9 and older swimmers, they must swim 2 consecutive lengths of the pool freestyle or backstroke without assistance or touching the bottom.
If a swimmer is not qualified for our competitive team, they may participate in the Mini Torpedoes if they meet the guidelines for that group. Swimmers who are not ready for our Mini T's are encouraged to take group or private lessons to prepare for the following season.
Mini Torpedoes Elgibility
The swimmer must be 5 - 8 years old &
Be comfortable in the water without a parent
Be comfortable in a group instruction environment, and should already have had formal group/private swim lessons
Submerge completely for 5-10 seconds
Float on front orback for 5-10 seconds unassisted in 5 ft water
- Mini Torpedoes are limited to 20 total positions.
- Swimmers who are not ready for the Mini T program are encouraged to take group or private lessons to prepare for the following season.
Mini Torpedo Evaluations
Please bring your swimmer on first day of morning Practice for the MINI evaluations.
Mini T swimmers can progress to the team at any point in the season once they are able to complete 25 meters freestyle or backstroke. Our goal is to learn to swim!