Pacific Swimming

Swim Meet Information:

Event Order:

  • Freestyle Relay
  • Freestyle
  • Backstroke
  • Breaststroke
  • Butterfly
  • Medley Relay (Back, Breast, Fly, Free)

Age Groups:

6/under, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-18. A swimmer’s age group is determined by age as of June 15, 2015.
  • Swimmers age 6 and under swim only 25 Freestyle and 25 Back stroke, and a 4x25 freestyle relay
  • Swimmers age 8 and under swim 25-yard events, and 2 relays
  • Swimmers age 9 and older swim 50-yard events, and 2 relays

Event Rules:

  • Entries are based on the coaches’ discretion to enhance the swimmer’s experience, secure the swimmer’s qualification for the championship meet, and maximize team points.
  • 6/under swim only in 3 events: freestyle relay, freestyle, and backstroke.
  • Boys swim first in each age group.
  • Swimmers may be entered in up to 2 individual events and 2 relays with a maximum of 4 events total, or a combination equating to 4 total events.
  • Swimmers are responsible for their own transportation to and from the meet.

 

What Happens on Meet Day
  •  Swimmers arrive at the pool, find the designated area for the Mavericks, and check in.
  •  Swimmers have their event, heat, lane assignments and relay position written on their arm. 

Examples:

  1. #63 MR 1/3 Bk means: Event #63, Boys 7-8, 100 yard Medley Relay Heat 1, Lane 3 and the boy is swimming backstroke.
  2. #6 FR 2/5 4th means: Event #6, Girls 9-10, 200 yard Free Relay Heat 2, Lane 5, the girl is the last leg and will be starting at the other end of the pool.
  3. #17 Fr 4/8 means: Event #17, Boys 15-18, 50 yard Freestyle, the boy will swim in Heat 4, Lane 8.

Meet Check List:

  • Racing swimsuit- Should be worn to the met if the meet is within an hour of home
  • Practice suit/ back up suit- just in case
  • Water
  • Goggles- 2 pair (both race ready)
  • Swim caps- 2 (if desired)
  • Towels- 2 or more
  • Sweat suit/Parka or something to keep warm (yes, even in the summer months)
  • Water
  • Glasses case- for those swimmers that wear glasses
  • Snacks- High protein
  • Flip-Flops/Slippers- keep the feet warm and easy on/off during warm up and events
  • Chairs/blankets- Usually 1 per family member
  • Water
  • Books/cards/entertainment (parents too)
  • Pens(sharpie) for marking hands and writing in the program
  • Highlighter to highlight events in the program
  • Money

 

Addresses of League Pools
 
Peninsula Covenant Aquatics Dolphins- PCC
  • Sequoia High School • 1201 Brewster Avenue • Redwood City • 94092 • (650) 367-9780
Menlo Mavericks- MM
  • Burgess Park Pools • 501 Laurel Street • Menlo Park • 94025 • (650) 328-SWIM
Ladera Dolphins- LAD
  • Ladera Recreation District • 150 Andeta Way • Portola Valley • 94028 • (650) 854-3242
Woodside High School
  • 199 Churchill Avenue • Parkway • Redwood City • 94062 • (650) 367-9750
Covington Critters- COV
  • Mountain View High •3535 Truman Ave. • Mt. View • 94040 • (650) 940-4600
Redwood City Sharks-RWC
  • Herkner Pool • 1315 Madison Ave. • Redwood City • 94061 •  
Bay Club Panthers- BCRS
  • Pacific Athletic Club • 200 Redwood Shores Pkwy • Redwood City • 94065 • (650) 593-4900

San Mateo Aquatic Center

  • College of San Mateo • 1700 Hillsdale Blvd • San Mateo • 94402