SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION OPENS APRIL 29, 2019, AT 9AM!
South Whidbey Stingrays
We are a novice swim team that accepts swimmers 6-18 years of age. Our mission is to provide a fun and inviting atmosphere to learn the four competitive strokes of swimming. Swimmers will develop endurance, strength, work ethic, positive self image and above all, a love for the sport of swimming. Our coaches are committed to serving both the recreational and competitive swimmer. We offer four different practice groups. Swimmers will be placed in a practice group based on age, ability and space (see Practice Group Descriptions). Practices will be held three mornings a week at Useless Bay Country Club (UBCC). The summer session will end with an intra squad swim meet and awards banquet.
Swimmers must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle with side breathing, 25 yards of backstroke and must know how to swim Breaststroke.
Any new swimmers wishing to join must tryout with Coach Kristi Eager (firstname.lastname@example.org) prior to registering.
Coach Kristi Eager has been teaching lessons since 1988 and has coached swimming since 1995. She served as the assistant age group coach at Samena Swim Club in Bellevue and assistant coach for the women’s swim team at Eastlake High School. Kristi now coaches the South Whidbey Island Masters at Island Athletic Club and founded the South Whidbey Swim Club. Kristi has a degree in Physical Education, has taken 3 out of 5 levels of American Swim Coaches Association (ASCA) training, and is a level 2 Masters swim coach. She is a member of the United States Masters Swimming and a member of ASCA. She swims with South Whidbey Island Masters and often competes in pool meets, open water races and triathlons.
Tryout: Tuesday, April 23, at 6:00p.m. at Island Athletic Club, 5522 S Freeland Avenue, Freeland
Practice Schedule: June 24-July 31
Super Swimmer (Ages 6-8) – NEW TIME!
Dates/Time: June 24-July 31 | M/W/TH | 8:25-9:05am
Bronze (Ages 9+, 8 yrs with coach’s approval) – NEW TIME!
Dates/Time: June 24-July 31 | M/W/TH | 8:25-9:10am
Silver/Gold (Ages 11+; must have coach’s approval) – NEW TIME!
Dates/Time: June 24-July 31 | M/W/TH | 7:30-8:25am
New swimmers regardless of their age will be placed in the Bronze practice group unless they have had prior swim team experience and can meet the Silver and/or Gold Summer Placement/Advancement Criteria.
Practice group times are subject to change depending on ability and number of kids in each group. Once swim team is full, Coach Kristi will notify swimmers through email what practice group they will be in.
Location: Useless Bay Golf & Country Club pool (UBCC)
Swim Meet: Wednesday, July 31, 5:00-8:00pm at UBCC
Awards Banquet: Thursday, August 1, 6:00 pm at Community Park, 5495 Maxwelton Road, Langley
Cost: $180 (10% off additional siblings)
- swim suit (jammers for boys, one piece for girls)
- swim cap
- swim training fins.
All equipment can be found at www.swimoutlet.com. New Swimmers will be given a stingray cap.
Click here to register.