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PreTeam

Mini Rays (Pre-Team)

Pre-team swimmers are able to swim, but are not strong enough for the swim team.  The usual age range for pre-team is older 5’s to 7’s and some 8’s.  This program is for children who cannot yet swim a full length of the pool (25 meters) without touching the bottom or lane ropes. However, for their own safety, it is MANDATORY that pre-team children be able to swim over half the length of the pool (about 15 meters) without touching bottom or lane ropes. The pre-team provides that “critical stepping stone” for children to move onto the regular swim team by strengthening all their swimming skills.  The pre-team is not designed to take the place of swimming lessons.  Supplementing the pre-team experience with swimming lessons will more rapidly improve a beginning swimmer’s skills.

Although the Mini Rays practice together and do not swim in meets, they are part of the Stingray family and are encouraged to participate in all Stingray activities, including Friday Pasta Nights, Movie Nights, and other social events.

MINI Rays practice will start June 15th, 2020 at 4:00 PM.

If the swimmer does not take or pass the test  please email us at stingraysareps@gmail.com and you will receive a refund for the registration.