All ages are welcome to join, however a basic ability in each of the 4 strokes is required:

Basic requirements:

   1. Be able to swim 50 yards freestyle without stopping.

   2. Be able to swim 25 yards in each of the other strokes: backstroke, breastroke, and butterfly.

   3. Have enough endurance to complete a beginner workout and have a basic understanding of at least 3 of the strokes.

When you're ready contact Coach Sam to arrange a day for a tryout.  Tryouts take place during regular ACE workouts.


Watch these videos to learn basic rules for each stroke!

Breakstroke            Freestyle              Backstroke               Butterfly             Individual Medley


After a successful tryout, go to the Registration Info page to join USA Swimming and ACE!