TRYOUTS FOR RSD SWIM TEAM

 


 

Thank you for your interest in Rancho San Dieguito swim team!

Scheduled tryouts require a sign-up rsvp and attendance is limited for each age group/date.

 

Schedule:

… June & July t.b.a space available

 

Details:

Pool: Pardee Aquatics Center 533 Lomas Santa Fe Dr Solana Beach 92075

10:45 a.m.                    - Check-in at pool office

10:50-11:00 a.m.         - Welcome meeting

11:00-11:50 a.m.         - Evaluation: swimmers are dismissed following the

              one-on-one evaluation or when the swim practice ends

 

Swim Team Tryout options:

1. New Member Tryouts ages 12.5 and younger

2. New Member Tryouts ages 12.5 and older (includes 12 yr. old swimmers turning 13 within 6 months of tryout date).

3. Prior competitive swim team experience/transfer

 

1. New Member Tryouts: (ages 12.5/younger)

One-on-one individual evaluation - your child will be asked to pass the minimum skills listed below:

  • 100-yard Freestyle with side breathing under 3:00
  • 50-yard Backstroke under 1:45
  • 25-yard Butterfly under 1:00
  • 25-yard Breaststroke under 1:00

Swimmers who pass the swim evaluation will be assigned to the appropriate training group and invited to register/start with the team or will register and be placed on the waitlist if a given practice group is at capacity.

… June & July t.b.a space available 

 

2. New Member Tryouts: (ages 12.5/older)

Swim practice evaluation - your child will join us for a swim practice with our entry-level practice group, Senior Silver. Swimmers are expected to meet these minimum skills and will be evaluated throughout the swim practice:

  • Demonstrate 100-yards of the 4 competitive strokes (Free, Back, Breast, Fly – each under 2:00
  • Safe headfirst dive from side of the pool or starting blocks.

Swimmers who pass the swim practice evaluation will be assigned to the appropriate training group and invited to register/start with the team or will register and be placed on the waitlist if a given practice group is at capacity.

… June & July t.b.a space available 

 

3. Prior competitive swim team experience/transfer from another team

We have a limited number of open spots in our more competitive practice groups for swimmers with prior USA swim team experience.

Swim practice evaluation - your child will be evaluated by joining one or more swim practices to determine proper group placement. Following group placement, swimmers will be assigned to the appropriate training group and invited to register/start with the team or will register and be placed on the waitlist if the practice group is at capacity.

How to schedule an evaluation: Please provide the following information:

  • swimmer full name
  • age & DOB
  • swim practice frequency and duration per week (differentiate swim and land times if applicable)
  • years with current swim team
  • competition results -- USA/swim meet best times or unofficial/practice times
  • If you are local, please include your reason for inquiring about RSD. RSD is considerate of our relationship with other teams in the area. We encourage open and transparent communication from you to your current coach/team prior to considering moving to RSD.

Email the above information to Coach Paul

 

Swim lessons are offered at our location via the Aquatics Department; more information can be found here: https://bgcsandieguito.org/programs/aquatics/