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Bellingham, Washington

Swim Team
The 2018 Bayside Barracudas

If you can swim 25 yards and want to learn to do more—you're welcome to join us!

We are a teaching swim team. We'll teach you everything you need to know. We'll teach you how to swim faster, how to swim all the strokes, how to dive off the starting blocks, and how to do flip turns. We'll teach you what you need to do at a swim meet and how to get your best time on your swim. And if you're already an experienced swim teamer—we'll challenge you, refine your strokes, and make sure you work hard and have fun at the same time. All experience levels are welcome.

Come join the fun and learn how great it is to be on the Bayside Swim Team.

Parents—don't worry—we'll teach you too! We'll need your help at our swim meets. We'll make sure to have enough volunteers so that you'll never miss cheering for your swimmer.

Our 2018 Summer Season starts and ends with a Pool Party

Tuesday, June 19th, 8:00-10:00pm: Whole families can bring their swim suits and jump right in. We'll meet the coaches, share more detailed team information, order optional team suits, goggles, sweats, and t-shirts, and go for a swim! This will be a potluck. Families are encouraged to bring appetizers and deserts to share.

Big Picture:   Monday–Thursdays for 7 weeks. Two Saturday events
and four Thursday evening swim meets.

Details:         First practice is Wednesday morning, June 20
(after our late night Parent Meeting/Swim Social).

We split our team into two separate practice sessions:

Elementary School ages practice for 45 minutes
starting at 7:15am on Mondays and Wednesdays, and
starting at 8:15am on Tuesdays and Thursdays

Middle/High School ages practice for 60 minutes
starting at 8:00am on Mondays and Wednesdays, and
starting at 7:15am on Tuesdays and Thursdays

This year, due to the number of swimmers, our most advanced elementary swimmers will practice with our middle school/high school group. We will be holding informal try-outs the first day of practice and will let you know which group your swimmer will practice with.

See the complete schedule for detailed information.

Swim team registration is now open.

Register Now

Complete your registration online.

For questions about our swim team, email the coach.

Cost: one swimmer per family multiple swimmers per family
Members $75 each $70 each additional child
Non-members $90 each $85 each additional child

The full registration fee will be charged at the time of registration and will be confirmed immediately online. If your child is subsequently unable to participate, you can receive a refund of fees paid, less a $25 fee per swimmer. You must notify us of cancelation by Friday, June 29.

Parents must also complete a Waiver Form for each child. No child may participate without this completed form.

Note: Members of Bayside Swimming Club receive a discount of $15 for each swim team registration. A multi-child discount of $5 will be applied to both member and non-member registration for each additional child registered for the swim team in a single purchase. Also note that a minimum $5 fee will be assessed for returned checks.

Important dates (tentative):

  • April 2: Registration begins
  • June 19: Parent's meeting at Bayside, 8 PM
  • June 19: Team Pool Party at Bayside, 8-10 PM
  • June 20: First day of practice
  • June 29: Last day to request refund (less $25 fee)
  • July 5: First swim meet
  • August 4: End-of-season pool party

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 Updated:   07/09/2018

 

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