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 17; Swimmer is a Lifeguard or 15 and older - No charge

After June 17 - 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 9 at 8:30 am or June 13, 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 4, 2018  (4:00- 5:00pm) 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 $55.  A boy's suit (jammer) cost approximately $35. This year's suit: Nike Nova Spark in Game Royal (Blue) - Swim Suit Fitting with Metro Swim Shop on June 21, 8-10:30 am and 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