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Spring/Summer 2018

Competitive Programs

 

WORTHINGTON SWIM CLUB
go to worthingtonswimclub.org to register (opens March 1)

 

Swimmers Age 8 & Under:
Spring Schedule: Monday, Wednesday 6:00-7:00 p.m., Saturday 10:30-11:30 a.m.
Summer Schedule: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 7:00-8:00 p.m.
Fee: 3 monthly payments of $100 or one-time upfront payment of $270. Additional non-resident fee: $40 (charged once on April 1).

Swimmers Age 9-10:
Spring Schedule: Monday, Wednesday 6:40-8:00 p.m. (dryland training: 6:40-7:00 p.m.); Friday 5:40-7:30 p.m. (dryland training: 5:40-6:00 p.m.); Saturday 9:00-10:30 a.m. (swimmers age 10), Saturday 10:30-11:30 a.m. (swimmers age 9).
Summer Schedule - Option 1: Morning: Monday to Friday 7:00-8:30 a.m. (includes 15 minutes of dryland training)
Summer Schedule - Option 2: Evening: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. (dryland training: 6:30-7:00 p.m.)
Fee: 3 monthly payments of $130 or one-time upfront payment of $350. Additional non-resident fee: $50 (charged once on April 1).

Swimmers Age 11-12:
Spring Schedule: Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 5:30-7:30 p.m. (dryland training: 5:30-6:00 p.m.); Saturday 9:00-10:30 a.m.
Summer Schedule - Option 1: Morning: Monday to Friday 7:00-9:00 a.m. (includes 15 minutes of dryland training)
Summer Schedule - Option 2: Evening: Monday, Tuesday, Thursday 6:30-8:30 p.m. (dryland training: 6:30-7:00 p.m.)
Fee: 3 monthly payments of $140 or one-time upfront payment of $375. Additional non-resident fee: $60 (charged once on April 1).

Swimmers Age 13 & Up:
Spring Schedule: Monday 7:30-9:15 p.m. (dryland training: 7:30-8:00 p.m.); Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 7:00-9:00 p.m. (dryland training: 7:00-7:30 p.m.); Saturday 7:30-9:00 a.m.
Summer Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:00-9:00 a.m. (includes 15 minutes of dryland training)
Tuesday, Thursday 3:15-5:00 p.m. (dryland training: 3:15-4:00 p.m.)
Fee: 3 monthly payments of $180 or one-time upfront payment of $485. Additional non-resident fee: $75 (charged once on April 1).

Elite Swimmers:
Pre-requisites:
- Must be prior Junior Olympic Qualifier (Individual event) or High School District Qualifier (Individual event).
- Must be 12 years or older.
- Must maintain at least 80% practice attendance (monthly basis).
Pre-Season: April 2-April 12: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday 7:00-8:30 p.m.
Spring Schedule: Monday, Wednesday 7:30-9:15 p.m. (dryland training: 7:30-8:00 p.m.); Tuesday, Thursday, Sunday 7:00-9:00 p.m. (dryland training: 7:00-7:30 p.m.); Saturday 7:30-9:00 a.m. Additional conditioning practices on Monday, Tuesday and Thursday morning 5:45- 7:00 a.m.
High School Swimmers Spring Schedule: Monday, Wednesday 3:30-6:00 p.m. (dryland training: 5:30-6:00 p.m.); Tuesday, Thursday 6:00-8:00 p.m. (dryland training 7:30-8:00 p.m.); Sunday 5:30-7:30 p.m. (dryland training: 5:30-6:00 p.m.); Saturday 7:30-9:00 a.m. Optional conditioning practices on Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday morning 5:30- 7:00 a.m.
Summer Schedule: Monday to Friday 7:00-9:30 a.m. (includes up to 30 minutes of dryland training)
Tuesday, Thursday 3:15-5:00 p.m. (dryland training: 3:15-4:00 p.m.)
Fee: 3 monthly payments of $220 or one-time upfront payment of $595. Additional non-resident fee: $90 (charged once on April 1).

 

Important Notes:

Season starts April 16, ends July 8 for Regionals qualifiers (and younger); July 22 for JO qualifiers; July 15 for Senior Meet participants. Spring schedule ends May 26. Summer schedule starts May 29. 

On-line registration for returning swimmers opens March 1. Please visit worthingtonswimclub.org. 

Space is limited. Spots are awarded on a first-come first-served basis for each age group. 

$25 Registration fee per family (non-refundable). 

Monthly payments dates: April 1; May 1; June 1.

Deadline for full refund: April 30.

USA Swimming membership required. 

Multi-child discount: 2nd child: 10%. 3rd child: 20%. 4th child: 30%. 

Registration will only be approved once all past due coaching fees are paid to Swiminc. Further, it is the policy of Swiminc that no swimmer shall be allowed to practice or participate in any meet if their coaching fees are not current.

Age group is determined by age at time of Championship meets (July 6 for age group swimmers).

Swimmers who participate in at least 50% of meets and in the championship meet will receive priority of registration over those who choose not to compete.

Practice and meet schedule subject to change. Practice schedule varies during holidays and on weekends with swim meets.

Evaluation and orientation for new swimmers is by appointment only. Please call Coach Bernard at 614-598-7064 to schedule your appointment.

Pre-requisites to join team:
- Must be able to complete 2 lengths (50 yards) of freestyle with lateral breathing and 1 length of backstroke.
- Must have some knowledge of butterfly and breaststroke (but not necessarily legal).
- Swimmers age 8 and under must be able to complete 1 hour practice without needing parents on the pool deck.
- Swimmers age 9-10 must be able to complete a practice of 75 minutes.
- Swimmers age 11-12 must be able to complete a practice of 90 minutes.
- Swimmers age 13 and up must be able to complete a practice of 2 hours.

 

Swim Meets:
 

May 5: Unsanctioned IMReady Meet with WAC: Short course meet.

May 18-20: Marlins Spring Invite: Timed Finals in Cincinnati.


Pick 2-3 of next 4 meets:

June 1-3: Spring Into Summer: At OSU. Prelims are in the morning in short course (25 yards) and finals for top-20 swimmers after prelims are competed in the evening in long course (50 meters).
 
June 8-10: Creekside:
Long course meet (50 meters pool) for swimmers age 9 and up. Outdoor meet in Gahanna.

June 15-17: Jill Griesse Memorial Meet: Long course meet (50 meters pool) for swimmers age 9 and up. At Denison University.

June 22-24: Jaguar Aquatics Summer Invite: Timed Finals at IUPUI

June 30: Judith Girardi Memorial Meet: Short course meet at the Worthington Pools.


Championship Meets:

June 27: Ohio Open Water Championships: At Acton Lake in Oxford, Ohio.

July 6-8: Regionals: Long course championship meet (prelims and finals) for swimmers age 9-14 at TBD.

July 12-15: Senior Meet: Long course championship meet for swimmers age 15 and up at Denison University in Granville.

July 19-22: Junior Olympics: Long course championship meet (prelims and finals) for swimmers age 9-14 at Miami University in Oxford. Qualifying standards apply.

July 19-22: Central Zone Sectional Meet, Cleveland, Ohio: Long course championship for swimmers age 15 and up. Qualifying standards apply.

August 2-5: Central Zone Age Group Champs, Geneva, Ohio: Long course championship for swimmers age 9-14. Qualifying standards apply. Swimmers represent Ohio Swimming, not WSC.


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SPRING RACERS
go to the Swim Lessons tab to register (opens February 25)

 

Get a head start on Summer swimming with the Racers. This program is open to all, regardless of where you are swimming this summer. Registration starts February 1.

Racers 1: 
This is for entry level competitive training, of all ages, to prepare for summer swim teams. Prerequisites are the ability to swim 25 yards Freestyle and Backstroke.
Schedule: Meets 8 Sundays at 2-2:45pm, March 19-May 20 (No practice March 26-April 1).
Fee: $80. Additional non-resident fee: $10.

Racers 2: 
More comprehensive competitive training for ages 
7 to 14. This is a good bridge for summer swim teams and year around USA Swimming. Prerequisites are the ability to swim 50 yards Freestyle and Backstroke, and some base knowledge of Breaststroke and Butterfly.
Schedule: Meets Monday, Wednesday, Friday, 6-7pm, April 10-May 26.
Fee: $220. Additional non-resident fee: $10.

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WAVE SWIM & DIVE
go to the worthingtonwave.com to register (opens April 1)

 

Summer swimming at its best!

Pre-requisites to join team:
- Must be member of the pool to register.
- Lesson Level 4 or ability to swim 25 yards Freestyle and Backstroke.

Registration fees now include 1 team t-shirt and 1 team cap!

Fee:
1st Child: $140
2nd Child: $110
3rd Child: $80
Additional Children: $40
Member of WSC enrolled in Spring/Summer 2017: $55

Practice Schedule:
June 4 to July 17

Monday to Friday morning practices. Exact practice times are different for each age group. Wednesday night and Saturday morning dual meets.


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STROKE CLINICS
go to the Swim Lessons tab to register (opens February 25)

 

Must be able to complete 200 IM with legal strokes (no disqualification). Feel free to sign-up for one clinic or more.

4-Day Clinic for Swimmers Age 8-14:
Schedule: Monday April 2 to Thursday April 5, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Fee: $40.

4-Day Clinic for Swimmers Age 8-14:
Schedule: Monday April 9 to Thursday April 12, 6:00-7:00 p.m.
Fee: $40.


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SPRING WATER POLO go to the Swim Lessons tab to register (opens February 25)

Advanced:
- Must be in highs school and have prior experience of playing polo.
Spring Schedule: April 20 to May 25
Friday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Fee: $65. Additional non-resident fee: $10.
Member of WSC enrolled in Spring/Summer 2017: $50

Novice:
- Must be in 5th grade or above with limited or no experience of playing polo.
Spring Schedule: April 17 to May 24
Tuesday and Thursday 4:30-6:00 p.m.
Fee: $125. Additional non-resident fee: $10.
Member of WSC enrolled in Spring/Summer 2017: $100