Athlete Information

The Bayonne Mermaids-Starfish Swim Team offers training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of the Bayonne Mermaids-Starfish Swim Team to offer age specific training for all of our athletes geared towards challenging each individual and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities. 

Please call us at 201-566-2299 to schedule a tryout, or Click Here to send us an email request for more information.
 

Competitive groups’ description

Novice - Stroke Technique Development

  • Available to swimmers ages 10 and under
  • Swimmers must be able to legally complete  50 yards freestyle, 50 yards backstroke

Age Group - Technique and Aerobic Development

  • Available to advanced 10 and under swimmers only
  • Swimmers must be able to legally complete all 4 strokes
  • Must be willing to compete at dual meet competition as well as Invitational meets and NJS Championship meets

Junior - Aerobic Development and Technique Refinement

 

  • Available to swimmers ages 9-12
  • Swimmers must be able to legally complete all 4 strokes
  • Must be familiar with interval training and able to work the pace clock
  • Must be willing to compete at dual meet competition as well as Invitational meets and NJS Championship meets

 

Senior
  • Swimmers 11 and over who are serious about training and progressing to the next level
  • Must have good attendance record and maintain 80% attendance
  • Must compete in all competitive events including and especially the 400 I.M and the 1650 Freestyle

National

  • Goal oriented senior swimmers looking to qualify to Junior Olympics, Sectionals, Junior National and Senior Nationals   
  • Must have good track record and maintain attendance as assigned to them by Head Coach
  • 8-9 workouts offered weekly, with attendance requirements according to age and skill level within each group
  • Minimal to no interference from other activities such as other sports and clubs, as well as social clubs
  • Willingness to participate in any meet and any event recommended by the Head Coach