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Welcome Prospective Swimmers and Families!

The Bellingham Bay Swim Team (BBST) offers top level instruction and training from professional coaches in competitive swimming for all ages 6 and up from Novice to National Level Athlete.

 

REGISTRATION FOR 2017-2018 IS CLOSED FOR ALL GROUPS. PLEASE CHECK BACK IN SPRING FOR OUR SUMMER PROGRAM REGISTRATION.

How to Join

Step 1:

Please contact Lead Developmental Coach Heather Taylor (taylor.heather.r@gmail.com) to set up a personal evaluation to determine your swimmer's ability level.

Step 2:

Download, fill out Tryout Form and bring along with check made out to BBST for $65 ($100 for 2 swimmers, $150 for 3 swimmers) to whichever training group was assigned to your swimmer.

Step 3:

At the conclusion of the 2 week tryout period, email Meredith Cratsenberg (BBSTblackfishoffice@gmail.com) and let her know you are registering online on our homepage.  Click on Registration 2017-18 to proceed! Please be certain to enter your correct email address and t-shirt size.  Email addresses that are not verified upon receiving an email confirmation from our system will NOT be able to receive important club information or update financial info.

Step 4:

Swimmer will receive 2 team caps and team shirt after registering from their coach, along with a family communications folder located in our black file cabinet in the pool lobby.  Please check your folder weekly for any ribbons, reimbursement checks, paperwork etc.

Step 5:

Attend a New Parent Orientation Meeting with our Welcome Wagon Team (next meeting date available)! Bring a notebook and be ready to ask any questions; we are happy to help you navigate the world of competitive swimming!  WELCOME!

 

New Swimmers Click Here to download BBST's Tryout Form

  • If you are moving into Bellingham and your swimmer has had previous USA Swimming experience, please complete the Transfer Form along with $5 transfer fee to team administrator Meredith Cratsenberg's folder in our file cabinet (top drawer) located in the pool lobby.