Introducing the Lost Creek "Little" Cruzers Team
We are so excited to kick off the first season of the Little Cruzers swim team! This team is for swimmers ages 4-7 years old (as of May 1, 2020), who are ready for a great swim team experience with our great coaching staff, but not quite ready for the excitement of 200 teammates and the late-night swim meets like the Cruzers. This team will be much smaller than the Cruzers, with a lot of individual attention, and will have separate 30 minute practices and mini-meets to show off their swimming skills! Our goal is for all of our Little Cruzers to graduate to the Cruzers team in 2021!
Registration will open on this website on March 23, 2020. STEP ONE is that all swimmers must be evaluated prior to registration and you must be a member of Lost Creek Country Club to be evaluated. No exceptions, you must come for an evaluation first. STEP TWO is registering! We will limit this team size to ensure a positive experience for the swimmers so please be sure to sign up early!
Eligibility: Just like the Lost Creek Cruzers, swimmers must be a member in good standing at Lost Creek Country Club. All swimmers must come for an evaluation with our coaches, so we can make sure they meet our minimum swimming requirements. *No exceptions*
Minimum Swimming Requirements: Must be "water safe," which means the swimmer is happy to get in the water on their own, and can swim basic freestyle without assistance. The things we are looking for are: happy to be at the pool, can't wait to jump in the water, doesn't mind if Mom or Dad sits in the bleachers to watch, willing to wear goggles, can float on tummy and back, put face in water, and kick.
Evaluations: Evaluations will be held Monday through Wednesday, 3:30-4:00, during the week prior to Spring Break (March 9-11), and on Mondays March 23, March 30, April 6, April 13, and April 20, from 3:30-4:00. No appointment necessary--but you MUST come for an evaluation on one of these days.
Practice Schedule: Practices will be fun and will focus mostly on freestyle and backstroke swimming drills using kickboards and noodles.
- April 28 to May 28: Tuesdays through Fridays, 3:45-4:15pm
- June 1 to June 18: Mondays through Thursdays, 8:30-9:00am
Swim Meets: The Little Cruzers will have their very own swim meets and will earn ribbons for personal best times, just like the Cruzers. Parents will be expected to help with getting swimmers to their events and to work as timers when their Little Cruzers are competing. The Little Cruzers will focus on swimming freestyle and backstroke events, and being a part of a freestyle relay team.
Tentative Meet Dates (subject to change, especially due to weather)
- Tuesday, May 12, 3:30-4:15
- Tuesday, June 2, 11:30-12:15
- Tuesday, June 16, 11:30-12:15
Cost: $375 for the season, with a $50 discount for registrations completed by April 6. This includes a Cruzers t-shirt and swim cap. The Little Cruzers are also invited to the Cruzers end of season party on Saturday, June 22, from 6:00-8:00pm.