Welcome to the ACAC Website!

Our next season to join the program is September!  We will be running tryouts for all ages in Ames.  Our tryouts are generally just to be able to be sure that your swimmer can swim at least 1 length of the pool freestyle and then we can be sure what group they go in to be successful.  So please do not be timid to come out and tryout!

Ames Site Tryout - Tuesday August 24th @ 6:00pm at Municipal Pool and Monday August 30th @ 6:00pm at Municipal Pool.

Fort Dodge Side - We have no formal tryout currently.  We will do a tryout upon your inquiry to help place your swimmer in the best group to be successful.

Do you have to attend both tryout dates? NOPE just one of the dates will work.

What is my child expected to be able to do to join the swim team?  We generally expect our swimmers to have a basic swim lesson background.  Being able to put their faces in the water and swim a length of freestyle and some backstroke.  If your swimmer can do this at a very beginner level we can find a home for them within our program.

Is there a chance my swimmer will not make the team if they tryout?  As of right now neither site is full.  We are taking all of the swmmers that come out to give it a shot so long as they are sufficiant enough to be safe in a learning environement.  Of course we have coaches active in each group monitoring workouts closely thought for safety day to day.

What if I miss or can't attend the tryout dates?  Just email the coaches ([email protected]) and we will work to try and setup another tryout date for you.  We like to do a big formal tryout date to help us not take away time from our normal day to day workouts but we understand sometimes families can't attend both of those days and we are ready and willing to setup another tryout date for you.

Want to join after fall sports? We get swimmers all the time that do fall sports and then come out and swim in the winter.  Do not be timid to reach out and ask for a tryout and join the team!