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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 with coaching available some mornings.

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 4 mornings per week, Monday-Wednesday-Friday-Saturday.

Pool locations: You may swim at 3 locations. We practice at Vintage and St. Helena High Schools year-round and Calistoga Community Pool during summers; and encourage you to choose the pool that best fits your needs.  Masters swim at the St. Helena High School Pool.

Swimmer evaluation: 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 25 yds Backstroke, Breaststoke & Butterfly legally.com

Contact Coach Kevin Twohey at kevin@wavesaquatics.com or by phone at 707-363-6221 to schedule an evaluation.

What paperwork will you need to complete once your swimmer joins the team?

New Swimmer Packet

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 button can be found on the Home Page.  If you cannot register online please print and complete this form and provide to the coaches at your swimmers first practice.

USA Swimming Registration is required for every swimmer.  All NEW swimmers should complete this application and mail in with check for $73 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.  2017-18 USA Swimming Registration

How much does it cost to swim with the team?

That depends on which group you swim with and how many days a week you want to be in the pool!

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

Novice – practice is for 1 hour, and 2, 3 and 4/5 days per week swim options are available. 8 and under , generally beginning at team swimming. 

Age Group – practice for 1 or 1.5 hours, swimmers choice, these swimmers are under the age of 13, and 2, 3 and 5 day per week swim options are available.

Senior - practice for 1.5 hours, swimmers must be at least 13 years of age, and 2, 3 and 5 day per week swim options are available. 

Masters -- practice three weekday mornings and one Saturday morning.  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 acceptable  

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

$145

Senior - over 13 years old  
2 Day $90
3 Day $125
4-5 Day $145
Elite - at coaches invitation  

5 Day

$225

 

Masters - 18 or older  
Per month $50
Out of Area Dropins per day $10

HOW TO SIGN UP FOR A MEET link