The Barracudas

SO... YOU THINK YOU HAVE THE GRIT TO SWIM WITH THE BARRACUDAS?! SIGN UP!

It's easy to sign up. Just submit a swim team registration form, youth permission form, with membership registration!!
 

INTERESTED IN JOINING? LEARN ABOUT THE PROCESS.

Pricing: 

Before Memorial Day Weekend - $150

Before June 16; Swimmer is a Lifeguard or 15 and older - No charge

After June 16 - Too late, no new members can be added to team

swimteam@madisonpool.org


  • ELIGIBILITY:

    • Open to all members 7 years old and up to 18 years old (as of June 1) who have passed the deep water test

    • No previous swim team experience is necessary

    • Lifeguards are welcome and are encouraged to commit to all home meets

  • SIGN-UP:

    • Submit a completed Swim Team registration form with Membership registration

    • No new team members accepted after 6/17/2018

  • PARENTAL COMMITMENT:

    • Attend a mandatory parents meeting before the season starts (June 15 at 8:30 am or June 19, at 7:00pm)

    • Assist with meets (home, away, division, championship)

      • Score keeping, ribbon writing, announcing, timing and chaperoning.

    • Stay up to date by checking the swim team bulletin board for notices.

    • Assist with Divisional Meet and Championship Meet

    • Help with year-end team party

  • SWIMMERS COMMITMENT:

    • Meets

      • 8 League sponsored meets with a Divisional Meet and Championship Meet at the end of the season

      • Meets begin in late June/early July and generally occur twice a week

      • To participate in the Divisional Meet, swimmers must have entered at least 4 League sponsored meets

    • Sign In

      • A sign in sheet is posted on the Swim Team Bulletin Board

      • Swimmers must sign in for each meet they can attend at least 24 hours before the meet is scheduled to start. A sign in sheet is posted on the swim team bulletin board.

        • A swimmer who fails to sign in, will not be permitted to swim in that meet

        • A swimmer who fails to attend a meet that they have signed in for will not be permitted to sign in for the next meet

    • Practices

      • Preseason practices begin the week of June 3, 2019 (5:00- 6:00pm) and are scheduled throughout the season

        • 8 and under swimmers practice M-F, 8:00-8:40 am

        • 9-10 year old swimmers practice M-F, 8:00-9:00 am

        • 11 and older swimmers practice M-F, 9:00-10:00 am

        • 6:00 - 7:00 pm swim practice on Mondays and Wednesdays open to all swimmers

      • Swimmers must attend practice the morning of a PM meet

      • Each swimmer's time will be recorded at a mandatory Time Trial practice

FINANCIAL COMMITMENT:

  • Team

    • The Swim Team fee is $150

    • No charge for lifeguards or swimmers age 15 and older

  • Gear

    • Swimmers receive a bathing cap and a T-shirt

    • Swimmers must purchase their own goggles and swim suit

    • Swimmers are encouraged, but not required, to wear the team suit. A girl's suit cost approximately $62. A boy's suit (jammer) cost approximately $40. This year's suit: Speedo Energy Volt in Speedo Blue – Plain - Swim Suit Fitting with Metro Swim Shop on June 19, 5-7pm.

    • The purchase of additional swim gear is optional

  • SWIM TEAM PARTY

    • At the Madison Community Pool at the end of the season

ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: email to swimteam@madisonpool.org