TRYOUTS  Space available at Columbia Pool

Prior to registering, all potential new members must first tryout.  Below are the necessary skills (from minimum to strongly recommended) to assure your swimmer has a positive and successful experience.  

 

Minimum Skills 

Successfully passed “Dolphin” level at Portland Parks and Recreation or able to complete a “legal” 25 yards of freestyle, backstroke, knowledge of breaststroke. Ability to complete 25 yards of fly recommended.

Recommended Skills

Successfully passed “Park Shark” level at Portland Parks and Recreation or able to complete “legal” 50 yards of freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke, fly, racing dive off the starting block, and flip turn.

Strongly Recommended Skills

Prospective year-round swimmers ideally have experience with competitive swimming. Examples include Portland Parks and Recreation Blue Makos, Summer Swim League, or equivalent programs.

Once you have determined your swimmer meets the skills outlined above, contact the head coach at your desired site pool to schedule a tryout.  After the tryout, the head coach will talk with you about registration. 

 

 

Mt. Scott Pool - Coach Jesse, curently full with a waitlist.  Swimmers need to complete an evaluation/ tryout to be added to the waitlist

Southwest Community Center - Coach Danny, currently have a waitlist for Silver, Gold, and Senior groups.  Swimmers need to complete an evaluation/ tryout to be added to the waitlist.  Please email Coach Danny to inquire.  

Columbia Pool - Coach Scott  space available in all groups.

Dishman Pool -  Coach Jody, limited space for swimmers who meet the Elite training group requirements. Please email Coach Jody to inquire. 

For any questions about our billing or fundraising and volunteer requirements, please contact our Account Manager Mary McLaughlin.