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Chandler Recreation Swim Teams

  
 Our recreation swim team experience teaches basic competitive swimming skills, builds self esteem and improves strokes. It’s a great way to meet new friends, stay active and explore the swim team program.
Chandler Recreation Swim Team Opportunities
Recreation Swim Teams through Chandler Aquatics
Chandler's six-week summer recreation swim team program is designed to develop the potential of children and teens who are interested in a swim team experience. The goal is to enhance the physical and mental fitness of all children ages 5½ to 18 who participate in the program.

By giving them a positive experience though teamwork,learning good sportsmanship, correct stroke technique and the rules of the sport, by developing positive attitudes and self-esteem from their accomplishments, it is hoped that they will realize their full potential through self discipline and hard work.
OBJECTIVES OF THE PROGRAM

To provide:
* basic competitive swimming skills. Participants should already have beginning swimming skills.
* a SAFE, fun and positive atmosphere.
* opportunities for participants to develop their swimming skills through organized training and self-discipline.
* the ability for participants to gain self-esteem and confidence through personal accomplishments.
  
This program was also developed to allow family participation. Parents are highly encouraged to become involved through volunteering their services or being supportive spectators.
PROGRAMS OFFERED

We offer one morning and three evening programs. All teams compete in the East Valley Swim Conference, which includes teams from Tempe, Ahwatukee, Val Vista Lakes, and other neighboring team. Most meets will be conducted Saturday mornings unless otherwise noted.

 Fee: $51 (Resident)
          $69 (Non-residents) 

Arrowhead Dolphins Swim Team
TEAM SWIMSUIT (optional):
To order a swimsuits online, click here
East Valley Sports and you will be directed to their web page.

CONTACT COACH:
If you would like to contact the Coach, please click Coach Denise

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS:
Participant Health Card (Online) 
Customer Satisfaction Survey (Online)
DOLPHINS PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Practices held Tuesday thru Friday
June 7 - July 22, 2016
 
Arrowhead Dolphins practices are held at Arrowhead Pool.
     * Ages 5½ to 8 from 8-8:50 a.m.
     * Ages 9 to 10 from 7-7:50 a.m.
     * Ages 11 to 18 from 6-6:50 a.m.

No swim meet on Saturday, June 11
No practice or swim meet the week July 4-9

IMPORTANT: Swimmers are asked to arrive to practice 10 minutes early to stretch and warm-up. Attendance at practice is highly recommended.

SWIM MEETS
Most swim meets are held Saturday mornings from 7:00 to 10:45 a.m. Home meets will be posted at the pool at which you practice. Saturday meets will start at 7:30 a.m. with warm-ups at 7:00 a.m. See the team handbook for the complete schedule.
 
APRA Sports & Aquatics Branch

Swimmer's Classic Recreation
Swim Meet

The City of Chandler Recreation Swim Teams are excited to work with the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) Sports and Aquatics Branch.
 
The Swimmer's Classic Swim Meet will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Kino Pool in Mesa.
 
The first session for the 10 and under age group will warm up at 7:00 a.m. The second session for the 11-18 age group will warm up at 10:00 a.m.

Coming in May 2016...
Online registration for the Swimmer's Classic

Arrowhead Sea Lions Swim Team
TEAM SWIMSUIT (optional):
To order a swimsuits online, click here
East Valley Sports and you will be directed to their web page.

CONTACT COACH:
If you would like to contact the Coach, please click Coach Jackie

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS:
Participant Health Card (Online) 
Customer Satisfaction Survey (Online)
SEA LIONS PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Practices held Monday through Thursday
  June 6 - July 21, 2016

Arrowhead Sea Lions practices are held at Arrowhead Pool.
     * Ages 5½ to 9 from 6-6:50 p.m.
     * Ages 10 to 18 from 7-7:50 p.m.
 
 IMPORTANT:  Swimmers are asked to arrive to practice 10 minutes early to stretch and warm-up. Attendance at practice is highly recommended.

No swim meet on Saturday, June 11
No practice or swim meet the week July 4-9

SWIM MEETS
Most swim meets are held Saturday mornings from 7:00 to 10:45 a.m. Home meets will be posted at the pool at which you practice. Saturday meets will start at 7:30 a.m. with warm-ups at 7:00 a.m. See the team handbook for the complete schedule.
APRA Sports & Aquatics Branch

Swimmer's Classic Recreational
Swim Meet

The City of Chandler Recreation Swim Teams are excited to work with the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) Sports and Aquatics Branch.
 
The Swimmer's Classic Swim Meet will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Kino Pool in Mesa.
 
The first session for the 10 and under age group will warm up at 7:00 a.m. The second session for the 11-18 age group will warm up at 10:00 a.m.

Coming in May 2016...
Online registration for the Swimmer's Classic

West Chandler Hammerheads Swim Team
TEAM SWIMSUIT (optional): 
To order a swimsuits online, click here
East Valley Sports and you will be directed to their web page.

CONTACT COACH:
If you would like to contact the Coach, please click Coach Brian

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS:
Participant Health Card (Online) 
Customer Satisfaction Survey (Online)
HAMMERHEADS PRACTICE SCHEDULE
Practices held Monday through Thursday
  June 6 - July 21, 2016

  
West Chandler Hammerheads are held Monday thru Thursday at Nozomi Aquatic Center

West Chandler Hammerheads practices are held at Nozomi Aquatic Center
    * Ages 5½ to 10 from 7:45-8:35 p.m.
    * Ages 11 to 18 from 8:35-9:25 p.m.

IMPORTANT: Swimmers are asked to arrive to practice 10 minutes early to stretch and warm-up. Attendance at practice is highly recommended.

No swim meet on Saturday, June 11
No practice or swim meet the week July 4-9

SWIM MEETS
Most swim meets are held Saturday mornings from 7:00 to 10:45 a.m. Home meets will be posted at the pool at which you practice. Saturday meets will start at 7:30 a.m. with warm-ups at 7:00 a.m. See the team handbook for the complete schedule.

APRA Sports & Aquatics Branch
Swimmer's Classic Recreational
Swim Meet

The City of Chandler Recreation Swim Teams are excited to work with the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) Sports and Aquatics Branch.
 
The Swimmer's Classic Swim Meet will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Kino Pool in Mesa.
 
The first session for the 10 and under age group will warm up at 7:00 a.m. The second session for the 11-18 age group will warm up at 10:00 a.m.

Coming in May 2016...
Online registration for the Swimmer's Classic

Mesquite Groves Sting Rays
TEAM SWIMSUIT (optional): 
To order a swimsuits online, click here
East Valley Sports and you will be directed to their web page.

CONTACT COACH:
If you would like to contact the Coach, please click Coach

DOWNLOADABLE FORMS:
Participant Health Card (Online) 
Customer Satisfaction Survey (Online)
STING RAYS PRACTICE SCHEDULE

Practices held Monday through Thursday
  June 6 - July 21, 2016

 
  Mesquite Groves Sting Rays practices are
  held at Mesquite Groves Aquatic Center.
     * Ages 5½ to 8 from 6-6:50 p.m.
     * Ages 9 to 10 from 5-5:50 p.m.
     * Ages 11 to 18 from 4-4:50 p.m.
 
 IMPORTANT:  Swimmers are asked to
 arrive to practice 10 minutes early to
 stretch and warm-up. Attendance at
 practice is highly recommended.

No swim meet on Saturday, June 11
No practice or swim meet the week July 4-9

SWIM MEETS
Most swim meets are held Saturday mornings from 7:00 to 10:45 a.m. Home meets will be posted at the pool at which you practice. Saturday meets will start at 7:30 a.m. with warm-ups at 7:00 a.m. See the team handbook for the complete schedule.

 APRA Sports & Aquatics Branch
Swimmer's Classic Recreational
Swim Meet

The City of Chandler Recreation Swim Teams are excited to work with the Arizona Parks and Recreation Association (APRA) Sports and Aquatics Branch.
 
The Swimmer's Classic Swim Meet will take place on Saturday, July 23, 2016 at Kino Pool in Mesa.
 
The first session for the 10 and under age group will warm up at 7:00 a.m. The second session for the 11-18 age group will warm up at 10:00 a.m.

Coming in May 2016...
Online registration for the Swimmer's Classic


SWIM TEAM REGISTRATION

Resident registration will begin
Monday, April 11, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Fee: $51

Non resident registration will begin
Monday, April 18, 2016 at 10 a.m.
Fee: $69

LAST DAY TO REGISTER ONLINE:
MIDNIGHT ON JUNE 5, 2016


Click here to register Online

Inquiries regarding information about this program can call (480) 782-2756.
 

INFORMATIONAL MEETING FOR
  PARENT(S)/GUARDIAN(S)

 
This meeting is to provide parents/guardians the  opportunity to meet the coaching staff, ask  questions, make suggestions, and receive general
information.

All informational meetings will be held at the Aquatics Office - Training Room, 650 E. Ryan Road, Chandler

Tuesday, May 10, 2016
 * Arrowhead Sea Lions - 6 p.m.
 * Arrowhead Dolphins - 7 p.m.

Wednesday, May 11, 2016
 * W. Chandler Hammerheads - 6 p.m.
 * Mesquite Sting Rays - 7 p.m.
DOES MY CHILD QUALIFY?
 
Registration is open to individuals, ages 5½ to 18 and must have completed the American Red Cross& swimming ability equivalent to our Fish class (no exceptions can be made). Participants must be able to perform, with some proficiency, the following strokes: freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke.

5½ to 8 years old - MUST be able to swim continuously for 25 yards freestyle with rotary breathing AND 25 yards of backstroke

9 to 18 years old - MUST be able to swim continuously for 50 yards freestyle with rotary breathing AND 50 yards of backstroke

Registration is age specific. The cut off date for the age verification is June 1, 2016. Your child must be 5½ on or before this date.

You must register your child in their age group category despite their swimming ability. For example, if your child is 7 years of age he/she cannot be registered for the 9-10 year-old age group.
IMPORTANT: RESIDENT PRIORITY
 
Priority registration will be given to all Chandler residents registering for our swimming lesson programs and recreation swim teams. 

Residents will be granted one week of priority registration for these programs. After one week, the registration  process will be open to non residents, if sufficient space exists in the program/class. 
 
To ensure all individuals have an opportunity to participate in our lesson program. Enrollees will only be allowed to register for one program per season.
RESIDENT PRE-VERIFICATION

REQUIREMENTS
 
IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR RETURNING PARTICIPANTS:
You are considered a returning participant if you were enrolled in our Recreation Swim Team program prior to the 2016 season.

We have waived verification requirements for these participants, unless your address changed from the 2015 season. If you had an address change, certification requirements will be imposed.

You must contact the Aquatics Office at (480) 782-2749/50 prior to April 11, 2016 to change and verify your new address. Proof of residency will be verified through our registration system.

IMPORTANT INFORMATION FOR NEW PARTICIPANTS:
You are considered a new participant if you were not enrolled in our Recreation Swim Team program prior to the 2015 season.

Chandler residents utilizing our priority registration will be required to provide age verification and guardianship prior to April 6, 2015. Verification document will include:

Enrollee’s birth certificate (proof of age) and if applicable, a letter from the state/court for legal guardianship

If registering online, you must send an email attachment, fax, or mail verification documents using the procedures outline on the right.
PROCEDURES FOR RESIDENTS SUBMITTING VERIFICATION DOCUMENTS
 
If registering online, you may use any one of the following to submit your verification document(s):

EMAIL PDF attachment to
Angela.Lorenzo-Clavell@chandleraz.gov

FAX
(480) 782-2560 - Attn: Angela

MAIL     
City of Chandler
Attn: Aquatic Registration, MS 906
PO Box 4008
Chandler, AZ 85244
  
If registering by mail or drop-off, attach copies of verification document(s) to your registration form.
  
Mail-in and drop-off registration forms
Mail-in or Drop-off registration forms will be accepted after January 10, 2016 and processed randomly starting at 10 a.m. on April 11 for residents and 10 a.m. on April 18 for non residents.
 
Send your registration form, verification document(s), and payment to:

    City of Chandler
    Attn: Aquatic Registration, MS 906