Join Waves

Thank you for your interest in Waves Swimming!

The Waves swim team is looking for enthusiastic youths, ages 6-18, to join our competitive year round team. Have fun, build friendships and train to be the strongest swimmer you can be! Our caring, professional coaching staff will not only teach your child to swim all four strokes proficiently but will help them learn team spirit, cooperation and how to set and achieve realistic advancement goals.

For our masters swimmers 19 and above, we have a program available three mornings in St. Helena/

Flexible Practice Schedules: There are several practice options. You may choose to practice from 2 to 5 days a week. Design it to fit your busy family schedule.  Masters swims 3 mornings per week, Monday-Wednesday-Friday.

Pool locations: You may swim at two locations. We practice at Vintage High School and St. Helena High Schools year-round; and encourage you to choose the pool that best fits your needs.  Masters swim at the St. Helena High School Aquatic Center pool.

Swimmer evaluation:  Prior to registration/acceptance by the team, each new swimmer needs to complete a swim evaluation. These evaluations are scheduled with one of our coaches before a daily practice. We require swimmers entering:

  • Novice program to swim 25 yd Freestyle without stopping with their head in the water and 25 yd Backstroke without stopping.
  • Age Group program need to swim 300 yd Freestyle with flip turns and 50 yds of legal Backstroke, Breaststroke &

Contact Coach Kevin Twohey at [email protected] or by phone at 707-363-6221 to schedule an evaluation.


We require ONLINE SWIMMER REGISTRATION through this website to ensure that we have all of your contact information in case of emergency, for team communication related to swim meets, activities and changes in practice schedules, as well as for billing.  The REGISTRATION will be initially performed by a Waves membership board member and then completed by you.

USA Swimming Registration is required for every swimmer.  All NEW swimmers will be billed for the $84 registation fee and the team will register the swimmer directly to USA Swimming.  Our team code is WANV.  The team will renew your registration in November if you are an active member of Waves Aquatics and USA Swimming and the amount will be added to your monthly bill. 



ABOUT SWIM GROUPS!  We have aligned our titles with USA Swimming definitions, details below:

  • Novice – practice is for 45 minutes, and 2, 3 and 4 days per week swim options are available. 8 and under , generally beginning at team swimming. 
  • Age Group – practice for 1 hours swimmers choice, these swimmers are under the age of 13, and 2, 3 and 4/5 day per week swim options are available.
  • Senior/Pre-Senior - practice for 1.5 hours, swimmers must be at least 12 years of age, and 2, 3 and 4/5 day per week swim options are available. 
  • Masters -- practice three weekday mornings.  The monthly fee is $50.  Dropins from out of the area are charged $10 per swim.  

Pricing. Monthly dues depend on the number of swim days you choose per week.  A credit card must be on file for billing purposes.  Checks are not accepted.

2 Day $60
3 Day $90
4-5 Day $120
Age Group  
2 Day $90
3 Day $125
4-5  Day


Senior - over 13 years old  
2 Day $90
3 Day $125
4 Day $145

5 Day






Masters - 18 or older  

Per month

8 day punch card



Out of Area Dropins per day $10