SWIM AND DIVE TEAM REGISTRATION INFO

For questions, email our Swim Directors.

Wednesday, May 22nd from 4:30 to 6:00pm – Registration for RETURNING swim/dive team members only. Please get your registration paperwork in ASAP.

Tuesday, May 28th from 4:30 to 6:00pm* – New Member Varsity Team evaluations and registration or Mini Team members trying to move up to Varsity. (There are no tryouts for Dive Team so you can register at any of the registration dates) No practice on this day! C&M Sporting Goods will be on-site with new suits for purchase and other equipment for purchase!

Wednesday, May 29th - Varsity Swim Team Afternoon practices begin!

Tuesday, June 4th - Mini-team tryouts @ 4:15pm* – New Members and returning Mini-team swimmers. (Team suits are optional for mini-team)

On May 28th and June 4th, Coaches will be focusing on evaluating new members/swimmers. If you are new to the team this year, your swimmer MUST be evaluated by one of the coaches prior to your registration being accepted. All registrations are due by June 7th! No late registrations will be accepted.

Please print out and bring completed registration paperwork to the appropriate registration date.

In addition, there is a St. Albans spirit wear website available through Anchors Aweigh. Note: This is a service and not a fundraiser.


Varsity Team

The Varsity Swim Team includes the swimmers on our competitive team and is open to children 6 years old to 18 years. Last year, over 120 children participated in the team programs.

Our goal is to provide an appropriate program for children of all ages and ability levels. The main goal for the children will be to have fun, improve their swimming skills and enjoy being a part of our team. We want to encourage all children to learn the fundamentals of competitive swimming while enjoying themselves and making new friends.

Click to download the Team Registration Form


Diving Team

The Diving Team is open to children 6 years to 18 years old who want to learn the sport of springboard diving. In order to dive at competitive diving meets, each child must attend practice and be able to perform the minimum diving requirements for each meet. Last year, over 15 children participated in the diving program.

Our goal is to provide an appropriate program for children of all ages and ability levels with an emphasis on safety. The main goal for the children will be to have fun, improve their diving skills and enjoy being a part of our team. We want to encourage all children to learn the fundamentals of springboard diving while enjoying themselves and making new friends.

Click to download the Team Registration Form


Mini Swim Team

The Mini Swim Team includes children 8 and under who do not have the skills necessary to compete on the Varsity Swim Team.

Mini Swim Team is a developmental program with an emphasis on stroke mechanics. Mini Swim Team is for swimmers who are proficient in both freestyle (side breathing, face in the pool) and backstroke (able to stay afloat while moving arms).

Eligibility

  • To be eligible for Mini Swim Team, your child must participate in a try-out session where they will be evaluated by our coaching staff.

  • At a minimum, your child must be able to successfully pass the required St. Albans Swim Club swim test.

*Passing the swim test does not guarantee acceptance on a team.

Click to download the Team Registration Form


2019 SWIM TEAM PRACTICE SCHEDULES

Varsity Swim Team

Pre-season afternoon practices, May 29th – June 14th,  Monday – Friday, as follows: 

Age 10 & under 4:15  – 5:00pm

Age 11 & over 5:00  – 6:00pm

Time trials will be held on June 5th and June 6th at the regular afternoon practice time.

Morning practices, June 17– July 19th, Monday – Friday, as follows:

Age 11 & over 8:45am – 10am

Age 10 & under 10:00am – 11:00am

Mini Swim Team practices will start the week of June 17th, as follows:

June 17 – July 18th,  Monday through Thursday, 10:00am – 10:45am

 

Coaches will be available for afternoon swim practice on Tuesday and Thursdays from 4 – 5pm during the summer.   

 

2019 VARSITY SWIM TEAM MEET SCHEDULE/RESULTS (3-2)*

June 19            6:00pm*                      Ply-Mar 228 @ St. Albans 272

June 26            6:00pm*                      St. Albans 218 @ Martins Dam 282

July 3 6:00pm* Rose Tree Woods 213 @ St. Albans 286

July 10             6:00pm*                      Stony Lane 234 @ St. Albans 266

July 17             6:00pm*                      St. Albans 126 @ Pennypacker 178

July 20             8:00am                        B Divisional Champs @ Plymouth Swim Club

July 20             5:30pm                        Varsity Swim/Dive Team Banquet @ St. Albans

July 22             4:00pm                        Distance Free Champs @ Ply-Mar

July 24             4:00pm                        IM Champs @ Hidden Hollow

July 27             8:00am                        A Champs @ Wallingford

July 31             4:00pm                        Elite Meet @ TBD (SSL hosts)

*Swimmers should arrive 1 hour prior to start time for warm-ups.

    

2019 DIVING TEAM PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Pre-season weekend practices, June 1st  - June 16th, Saturday and Sundays, as follows:

Group A: 12:00pm – 1:00pm; Advanced divers who have previously competed in dive meets

Group B: 1:00pm – 1:30pm; Beginners – age 9 & over*

Group C: 1:30pm – 2:00pm; Beginners – age 8 & under*

*Beginner divers: never competed in dive meets

                                               

Regular diving practice runs June 17 – July 19th, Monday – Friday, as follows:

**Group A: 11:00am – 12:00pm; Advanced divers who have previously competed in dive meets

**Group B:  12:00pm – 12:30pm; Beginners – age 9 & over

**Group C:  12:30pm – 1:00pm; Beginners – age 8 & under

Advanced diving practices will be held on some Tuesdays and Thursdays from 5:15pm  – 6:00pm

**These times are subject to change based on Coaches availability

 

2019 DIVING TEAM MEET SCHEDULE (2-3)

June 26 3:30pm* St. Albans 20 @ Martins Dam 50

July 3 3:30pm* Rose Tree Woods 35 @ St. Albans 28

July 8 5:30pm* St. Albans 41 @ Rose Valley 29

July 15 6:00pm* Swarthmore 28 @ St. Albans 44

July 17 3:30pm* St. Albans 33 @ Pennypacker 39

July 23 2:30pm* Dive Champs @ Martins Dam (15 & Over)

July 23 5:30pm* Dive Champs @ Martins Dam (11-12 yrs)

July 25 2:30pm* Dive Champs @ Rose Tree Woods (10 & Under)

July 25 5:30pm* Dive Champs @ Rose Tree Woods (13-14 yrs)

July 29 TBA Elite Meet @ Martins Dam

*Divers should arrive 30 minutes prior to start times for warm-ups.