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Eligibility

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)

Torpedoes Elgibility

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

Note:

  • 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!