Tryouts

The team is open to members of the JCC who are able to complete the following swimming skills tests:

  • Ages 6-8: Must be able to complete one pool length (25 yards) swimming the front crawl (or "freestyle") and one pool length swimming the back crawl.
  • Ages 9-12: Must be able to complete one pool length (25 yards) of each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke; and 15 yards of the butterfly.
  • Ages 13 -18: Must be able to complete two lengths (50 yards) of each of the following strokes: front crawl, back crawl, breaststroke; and one length (25 yards) of the butterfly.

Swimmers trying out for all training groups except for “8 & Under Pre-team” MUST be able to properly perform a shallow dive