Try Outs/Programs

South Jersey Mariners Swim Team


Try Outs & Signups for the 2020 Summer Season

Covid safety/pool access have put our swim team on hold.  

We hope to get approval for access to Hess Pool by April 2021 

Saturday, April 18th  9-11am @ Hess School Pool

Babcock Rd, Mays Landing, NJ

If you missed Try Outs you can contact us for appointment


Who is required to try out for the team?

1.     Swimmers who were not members of SJ Mariners or USA Swim Club 2019-20


What to bring to try outs?

1.     Goggles, Towel & Water bottle.

2.     Swim suit (Boys = Jammers or Briefs / Girls = one piece suit )

3.     Swim cap optional (long hair must be pulled up)

4.     No prior registration is necessary.  Just show up ready to swim.


What will the tryout consist of?

1.     All swimmers ages 8 and younger must swim one lap of freestyle

2.     All swimmers ages 9 and over will swim a 50 meter freestyle

3.     All swimmers may be asked to demonstrate their abilities in the other competitive strokes at various distances to best place them in one of our practice groups.


What does it take to qualify for the team?

1.     Swimmers must be able to complete a lap of freestyle with their face in the water the entire time, demonstrating side breathing and without stopping.


When & Where are the tryouts being held?

1.     George Hess Complex Pool in Mays Landing ( April 18th  from   9 – 11am)  

3.     Contact us ( if you are not able to attend and need to try out   


When will you know if accepted?

1.     Swimmers will be notified by the coach within the week.

2.     Some swimmers will be advised at tryouts


        What to do after accepted to the swim team?

1.     Fill out Registration, Waiver & USS membership form ( available at tryouts or on website )

2.     Fees are listed in more information.  click here:  more information 

3.     Purchase a team swim suit & cap ( info available at parent meeting = April 20th & practices)

4.     Attend parent meeting before swim program starts

5.    Read Parent/Swimmer hand book  for tips & guidelines