Our Barracuda Swim Team is a multi-level program offering opportunities for competition and skill development to all swimmers. New members are always welcome. Ages are used as guidelines. Different skill groups are available. Fees vary by group and number of practice days per week. View the program guide for more information and pricing.
New Swimmer Tryouts
Week of Aug. 19 Call 847-490-2505 to schedule a tryout time.
Tuesday, Aug. 27 from 6-8 p.m. at Bock Neighborhood Center.
Swimmers will be introduced to competitive swimming with a focus on stroke mechanics. Participants must be able to swim 50 yards in each of the four competitive strokes. Swimmers will be evaluated the last week of the session for placement in the next session.
Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards in all four strokes. Practice will be about 1,500 yards with a focus on technique and increasing endurance. The last week of the session will be used to determine placement for the next session.
Swimmers must be able to swim 100 yards of each stroke continuously. Practices will be 2,000 yards with a focus on endurance, speed and higher competition. The last week of the session will be used to determine placement for the next session.
Participants should have a strong background in training and stroke mechanics of all four strokes. A strong commitment to competing is needed. Workouts will be 3,000-5,000 yards during practice and constructed for varying age groups. Participants must attend a minimum of four practices a week and two USA/ISI swim meets a season. Dual meets are optional.
The Diamond Tier is for the swimmer looking to polish their skills for Regional and State cut times. High competition level and dedication is a must in the Diamond Tier.
For more information, call the Barracudas Hotline at 847-490-4515 or visit www.schaumburgbarracudas.com.