Swim Team 2017

Let’s Go Waves!

The Wellington Waves is our neighborhood swim team for youths.  Open to non-residents as well, swim team is a great way for the kids to start their summer!   The organizers of the swim team are neighborhood volunteers.  The season consists of morning practice (Mon-Thurs), 5 evening meets (typically Thursdays) and Friday ribbon awarding and fun.

We need volunteers to help run this program.  Please contact us if you would like to help make our Wellington Waves team a success.

Communications and Social Media

Please like us on Facebook at TCO Wellington Swimteam to stay up to date on communications regarding our swimteam.

Swim team email: tcowellingtonswim@gmail.com

We also utilize the Team Stuff app during the season.

Wellington Waves Swim Programs

Team

This program is for swimmers 5 yrs and older that are ready to swim in meets. The expectation for the younger swimmers is that they be able to put their face in the water, make it across the pool unassisted, and float on their back.  If you are not sure your child cannot meet the expectations, please consider the Ripples program as they can graduate to the team upon coach evaluation.

Ripples

This is for all 4 -6 yrs old who may not be initially ready to swim in the meets.  This is the only signup option for 4 yrs old. The Ripples swimmers will not compete in meets until the coaches feel they are ready for races.  Participants should be comfortable getting in the pool without screaming, getting their face wet, floating on their own and general swimming around in water with help.  This is not an introduction to swimming.  The goal of the Ripples Program is to get the swimmer swimming across the pool in order to graduate them to the team program.   During the registration process on the Active site, select Ripples.

If you should have any questions about where your little swimmer will fit in, please email us at tcowellingtonwaves@gmail.com  We would be happy to help you make the right choice to ensure your swimmer has a great season.

Registration 2017 – Opens March 17

NEW THIS YEAR – ASA fees are collected as a part of the Wellington Waves swim program registration.  Please click on the appropriate link below to register:

Important Dates

April 25 – Waves Kick Off Party 4-7pm

Come visit us at the clubhouse to kick off the season!  Swim suit try on and ordering along with New Parent information.  Volunteer position sign ups start as well – come pick your prime job!

May 30 – Mock Meet / Time Trials 5pm

We will have practice in the morning and swimmers will get their arms marked just like a real meet.  We will also have the parents volunteer so they can learn about the different positions available.

2017 Swim Schedule

Here are the dates of the swim meets for the 2017 season.  Location and opponents will be determined at a later date.

  • June 1
  • June 8
  • June 15
  • June 22
  • June 27 or 28

Practice Information

Pre-Summer

Practices will begin on Monday, May 15. While school is still in session, practices will be held Monday – Thursday during the afternoon:

  • 4:30-5:009-10 yrs
  • 5:00-5:30 7-8 yrs
  • 5:30-6:00  6yrs & under
  • 6:00-6:45 11yrs and up

There will not be practice on May 25, 26 or 29

Summer Schedule

Beginning on Tuesday, May 30 we will begin our summer practice schedule.

Mon – Thurs:

  • 8:00-8:45am – 7 & 8 year old
  • 8:45-9:30am – 9 & 10 year olds
  • 9:30-10:00am – 6yrs and under and ripples program
  • 10:00-11:00am – 11+ yrs old

We do offer a camp lane for swimmers ages 9 and older who cannot attend their scheduled practice due to summer camp.  Reservations are required.

Friday

Fridays are “Fun Fridays” at Wellington! Donuts, ribbons and games make for a relaxed day after the meets.

  • 9:00-9:30 – 6U
  • 9:30-10:00 – 7/8
  • 10:00-10:30 – 9/10
  • 10:30-11:00 – 11 and up

*All practice times are subject to change