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Teams/Levels

(Fall 2019-Spring 2020)  

The Prince George's County, Department of Parks and Recreation's Sharks Swim Team (PGPR) is a United States Swimming, Inc swim team. PGPR competes in the Potomac Valley Swimming (PVS) Local Swimming Committee of USA Swimming. The Sharks offer training and practice groups for all levels of swimmers. It is the goal of the Sharks to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards developing each individual to the best of their abilities. 

Transfers: Swimmers transferring from another USA Swimming club should visit the PVS website and complete the transfer form online, prior to registering.  If URL does not launch cut and paste, https://www.emailmeform.com/builder/form/Dwcd907Z67kGacx8g

How to Register
Registration for tryouts and for the team takes place through the Department of Parks and Recreation Parks Direct system. If you already have an Parks Direct account, then you can register online (click the program barcodes below) or in person at any Parks and Planning facility using the program barcode number. If you don't already have a Parks Direct account, CLICK HERE for information. 

Please CLICK HERE to send us an email request for more information.

                                         

 

      Fall 2019 - 2020 Spring PGPR Practice Groups

 

Level 1

Age Group 1(AG1) is primarily designed for 12 & under swimmers. The focus of this group is mastering the four competitive strokes, increasing endurance, and improving stroke and turns in preparation for competition.   Depending on the assigned Group, swimmers must commit to a minimum of two (2) practices per week.  

Group 1- Green

Swimmers that are six (6) to nine (9) years old. Practices will be held from 5:30-6:30p.m. or 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays.

Group 2- White

Swimmers that are eight (8) to twelve (12) years old. Practices will be held from 5:30-6:30 p.m. on Tuesday and Thursday(swimmers have choice of 3rd practice M-W-F 5:30-6:30pm) or 6:30-7:30 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays.            

 

AG2 is designed for eight (8) to twelve (12) year olds with prior competitive swimming experience. The focus of this group is to build upon prior swimming experiences with the goal of qualifying for time standard meets. Swimmers must be able to commit to three (3) practices a week. Practices will be offered Monday through Friday from 5:00 to 6:30 p.m. or 6:30 to 8:00 p.m.

Fees (AG1, AG2)
Resident Fee: $540.00*  
Non–Resident Fee: $702.00* 
​*Additional swim meet entry fees are due throughout the season.
​Parks Direct Registration #: 10621-679A

 

Level 2

AG3 (Senior Prep) is designed for 11 to 14 year olds with competitive swimming experience. This group's focus is qualifying for 14 & under Junior/Senior SC Champs. Swimmers must commit to a minimum of four (4) practices a week.  Practices will be held Monday through Friday from 5:00-6:30 pm or 6:30 to 8:00 p.m., and Saturday 8:00-11:00 am. (Invitation by Head Coach)

 

Senior  This group is for swimmers, ages 13 to 18, with competitive experience. This group is primarily designed for swimmers ready for a more competitive goal setting training. Swimmers must commit to 4-5 practices per week. Practices will be offered Monday through Friday 4:30 to 6:30 pm or 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday practices will be offered from 8:00-11:00 am.

 

Advanced Senior (AS)/National  This group is for swimmers that have achieved qualifying times for PVS Senior/Junior Champs, Speedo Sectionals, Junior Nationals, Futures, and/or Nationals. Swimmers must commit to a minimum of six (6) practices a week. Practices will be offered Monday through Friday 4:30 to 6:30 or 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. Saturday 8:00-11:00 am. (Invitation by Head Coach)

Fees (AG3, Senior, AS)
Resident Fee: $660.00* 
Non–Resident Fee: $858.00*  
​*Additional swim meet entry fees are due throughout the season
​Parks Direct Registration #: 10622-679A

MULTI-CHILD DISCOUNT (CLUB SEASON)

A 10% discount for swimmers beyond the first registration within a family can be applied for participants in Level 1 and 2. Swimmers must be in the same family account in SMARTlink.Multi-Child Discount is not applicable for Level 1 participants.

To receive the Multi-Child Discount, place the money on your Parks Direct account and then send an email to  PGPR.Swimteam@pgparks.com to complete your registration. You will receive a confirmation receipt once the registration is complete. Discounts cannot be applied online or at the facilities, so please contact team registrar at 301-446-6825 to complete this process.

 

PAYMENT PLANS (CLUB SEASON)

Money is NOT automatically deducted from credit cards, therefore, you must manually apply money to your Parks Direct account prior to each payment plan due date listed below. Late payments may restrict your swimmer from participating in practices and/or meets until the balance on the account is paid. A non-refundable USA Swimming Registration fee will be processed at the time of registration cost. Payment plans will be calculated based on the "prorated by program session" course fee.

Due Dates 

Level 1 

(Resident Fee/Non-Resident Fee) Total Resident Cost $540  / Non Resident Cost $702 

Level 2 

(Resident Fee/Non-Resident Fee)

Total Resident Cost $660   /   Total Non-Resident Cost $858 

At time of registration (includes Mandatory Non-Refundable $85 USA Swimming Extra Fee) 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
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