Thank you for your interest in joining San Dimas Aquatics.

Tryout requirements:

Swimmer must have general knowledge of the four competitive strokes; butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle.  Any swimmer that doesn’t have a solid foundation in all four strokes will be asked to get additional training before returning for another tryout.

Dues and Fees:
$145.00 per month/swimmer
$150.00 Registration Fee (due at initial registration or when reactivating membership)
$   82.00 USA Swimming registration (annual) 
$   10.00 team transfer fee (if transferring from another team)

Annual Booster Fee
$300.00 1st child per year
$250.00 2nd child per year
$200.00 3rd child per year
Booster fee is broken down into 2 payments. One half is due on July 1st or at initial registration, remainder is due on November 1st. 


To schedule a tryout, please complete the Tryout Assessment Form by clicking on the link below.
Once you complete the form you will be contacted via email to schedule a tryout appointment.    


Tryout location
San Dimas Recreation Center- competition pool
990 W Covina Blvd
San Dimas, CA  91773


What to bring to the tryout:
Swim suit (come dressed in suit as there is no changing allowed at SDA), cap, goggles and towel.

A valid Birth Certificate MUST be shown to the coach before the tryout can begin.

Tryout Process:

Meet the coach at the competition pool gate approx. 5 min. prior to your scheduled tryout time. 
Due to COVID-19 restrictions, only the swimmer is allowed on the pool deck.
The tryout will consist of one of the sets listed below.

Once the tryout is complete, all information and paperwork will be communicated to the parent outside the pool gate.

The tryout process takes approximately 20 minutes to complete.


Tryout sets

#1 – No swim team experience (likely placement- Junior Development or Junior Intermediate)

25 freestyle

25 breaststroke

25 backstroke

25 butterfly

100 freestyle 


#2 – Summer league, pre competitive, or minimal swim team experience (likely placement – Junior Development or Junior Intermediate)

200 freestyle

4 x 50 freestyle @ 1:10

4 x 50 IM order @ 1:20

100 kick (sprint)

100 freestyle (easy)

#3 – Currently holds Blue or JO times, high school swimmer, or has been on their current team for at least 2 years (likely placement – Junior Advanced, Junior Olympic, Senior Development, or Senior)
6 x 100 (descend 1-3, 4-6) @ 1:45
4 x 50 kick (build) @ 1:00
4 x 100 IM @ 1:40
1 x 100 sprint (choice)
200 freestyle (easy)