Welcome to Santa Barbara Swim Club

We are so pleased you and your child have decided to sign up as members of the Santa Barbara Swim Club! We hope it will be an exciting and enriching experience both in the pool and out.

Before joining the team, your child must take a swim assessment with one of the coaches to determine which group they will swim. During a swim assessment, swimmers will be expected to complete 15 meters of Freestyle, Backstroke, Breaststroke, and Butterfly.

Step 1 of 3:  Sign up for a tryout

Tryouts are held on Tuesdays and Thursdays.  Check out the tryout calendar below and click here to request a preferred day and time for your tryout.  Please bring a swimsuit, cap, goggles, towel and your best attitude.

Step 2 of 3:  Paperwork


The following forms are to be printed and retained for your information:

The following forms are to be filled out completely and returned with a $20 membership activation fee and the first month’s dues (based upon the group your child assesses into):

In addition, each new member must register for USA Swimming prior to your swimmer’s registration. This will be taken care of electronically by SBSC. Fees will be invoiced to the member's account and are non-refundable.

Step 3 of 3:  Confirmation

Wait for confirmation from swim office

Swim scholarships are available to those who qualify. Please visit this link for more information: Scholarship Policy and Application

For questions please contact the swim office at [email protected] 

The Santa Barbara Swim Club is a 501(c)3 non-profit organization. Tax ID # 95-3175150