Thank you for your interest in New Trier Aquatics!

The minimum requirements to be able to join the team are:

  • Be water safe in deep water
  • Participation in a Learn to Swim Program or previous swim team experience
  • Swim freestyle comfortably for one length of the pool without stopping, demonstrating a strong flutter kick and rotary breathing
  • Swim backstroke comfortably for one length of the pool, demonstrating a strong flutter kick

Other useful skills we may use to determine placement are:

  • Demonstrate an ability to swim free and back for longer distances comfortably
  • Demonstrate the concept of how to swim breaststroke and butterfly
  • Demonstrate an ability to perform a sequential dive from the side of the pool or the blocks

Older swimmers may be required to demonstrate more skills/abilities.

Please email Rob Stafford with questions about trying out for our team!