The Walnut Sharks Swim Team program is designed for children ages 6 to 18 who are interested in a competitive swim program. The program takes place during the summer and winter season. Children must attend a try-out during which they must meet the minimum requirements set forth by the Sharks’ Head Coach.
RETURNING SWIMMERS: Returning swimmers that were in the Beginners group and any Intermediate group swimmers who did not participate in the Winter Conditioning program must attend a Re-evaluation on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm at the Walnut High School pool. Please contact the Walnut Gymnasium and Teen Center for more information. If A SWIMMER HAS NOT PARTICIPATED IN THE SHARKS SWIM TEAM WITHIN THE LAST TWO CONSECUTIVE YEARS, HE/SHE MUST ATTEND TRY-OUTS AS A NEW SWIMMER.
New Swimmers: New swimmers MUST attend try-outs on Tuesday, May 20, 2014 between 6:00 pm and 8:00 pm at the Walnut High School Pool. Swimmers will be contacted 3-4 days after trying out of their status. Team eligibility is determined by the swimmers ability to meet established standards and by team level availability. There are three levels within the team which are based on swimmers’ abilities: Beginners, Intermediate, and Advanced.
The Summer season will be begin on Monday, June 9, 2014 and end Saturday, August 16, 2014.
Practices will be held Monday through Friday 7:15 am till 9:00 am at the Walnut High School pool.
Swimmers attending Summer school will practice on Tuesdays and Thursdays from 7:30 pm till 9:00 pm and on Fridays from 7:15 am-9:00 am.
Swim Meets: Swim meets will be held on Saturdays or Sundays at various venues within the greater Los Angeles area depending on the team within whom the Sharks will be competing against.
Registration: If your child meets all qualifications and if offered a spot on the Sharks Swim Team, he/she must register with the City of Walnut. Registration fees for the Summer Sharks Swim Team is $235.00 per swimmer. Swimmers attending summer school will be able to register for $180.00*
*PROOF OF SUMMER SCHOOL ENROLLMENT MUST BE PROVIDED AT TIME OF REGISTRATION.
The Sharks Swim Team will only participate in Southern California Municipal Athletic Federation (SCMAF) sanctioned activities. SCMAF provides the recreational swimmer with great opportunities for new and fun challenges.
For more information please contact the Walnut Gymnasium and Teen Center at (909) 444-7959.
Swim Schedule: TBA