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FAQ

Q: Who can join the Mentor Marlins Swim Team?

A: Anyone can join as long as you are not a current member of another SSL swim team. You must petition the league in order to switch teams.

Q:  How much does it cost to join?

A:  $140 per swimmer. A discount is applied for a multi-swimmer registration. 

Q: What date does Marlins practice start?

A: The first day of practice will be Monday, June 7, 2021.

Q: What time does practice start in the morning and where?

A:

  • Mondays 11:00-12:30; 6:30-8pm
  • Tuesdays 11:00-12:30
  • Wednesdays 11:00-12:30; 6:30-8pm
  • Thursdays 11:00-12:30; 6:30-8pm
  • No practices on Friday

Q: What time do the meets start and how often are they?

A: Meets are usually every week on Saturday mornings. The 2021 season will be a combination of in person and virtual meets depending on the teams involved and the type of meet will determine the exact times. The meets run from June 12 through July 17. The Marlins will be recording times for 2021 Champs on Saturday, July 24th.

Q: When will spirit wear & swim suits be available for purchase?

A: Available through our website under the Team Store tab

Q: When will online registration be available?

A: Online registration will open for new and returning members April 15, 2021.

Q: As a parent, am I required to help with team meets?

A: YES. All families are needed to support each home swim meet. There are many jobs that need to be done. We will have sign up sheets and a dry erase board where you can fill in your name during practices.

Q: Do you have to compete in every meet?

A: No, but we would like for you to swim in every meet possible. You must practice at least 3 times in the current week to swim for points in that meet at the end of that week. You must swim in 3 dual meets to be entered in Championships. 

Q: What if my child has never been on a swim team before? What is required for my child to join?

A: You must be able to swim 1 lap of the pool without assistance (25 meters).

Q: As a returning member, why doesn't the system allow me to login with my previous email and password to register for the new season?

A: Previous member accounts are placed in a "suspended" status at the end of each season. Returning members must first login using the "Registration" tab on the home page to register. Once the account has been verified and payment has been processed, the account status will be changed to "active" and can be accessed through the Sign In function.  Members will receive an email letting them know when their account status has been changed, usually within 24 hours of registration.