Open walk-in tryout at NT Ellis Creek pool on Saturday 7/24 & 7/31 from 8:30 ~9:30 am 

How to Join                                         


Before joining our team, please come by the pool for a swim evaluation by our coaches. The evaluation determines your swimmer's training placement and gives you an opportunity to speak to SWAT coaches, parents and other swimmers.

  • Age 7 ~ 10 swim evaluation last 10-15 minutes

  • 11 and up swim evaluation can last up 30 minutes

Please allow enough time for a swim evaluation to take place.  Tryout by appointment only.  Please email to [email protected] to set up an appointment.  Tryout locations usually at:


  • Don Cook Natatorium / NT Ellis Creek  

  • FB Aquatic Practice Facility   

The requirements to qualify for Southwestern Aquatics Team (SWAT)  USA programs are as follows:

Ability to swim 25 yards without stopping using freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke

If you are interested in tryouts, please download tryout form from this website and bring with you on tryout day.  Any children whom are not able to do any one of the above will be referred to our Learn to Swim program.

1.    Schedule a Swim Evaluation


Please select a date and time for an evaluation


Email:  [email protected] f or the following information.


  • Evaluation Date and Time
  • Swimmer Name, age and birth date
  • Previous swimmer's experience.
  • Parent Name and Contact Information

2.   Receive Confirmation

If you do not receive a confirmation via email  within 24 to 48 hours concerning your swim evaluation request, please call the office at 832-489-2828.

3.    On Evaluation Day

Arrive 5-10 minutes early with the Click Here For Try Out Form and have your child suited up ready to swim. Please bring other necessary items such as goggles, cap and towel for your evaluation. Parents feel free to speak with any other parent volunteers if you have any questions. Parents are not allowed on deck during the swim evaluation.

4.    After the Swim Evaluation

Your swimmer will receive information regarding the training group placement that best fits their abilities. Please  click here to register your swimmer. If you have any other questions, please contact the office or email our coordinator at [email protected] or contact our office at 832-489-2828.