Background-image
Partners
Wicked+West+Pizza
Hallmark+Inn
Speedo
Devine+Insurance
Remax+Gold
Whole+Foods
Sponsors
Summerdarts

Summerdarts

MORE INFORMATION AND REGISTRATION FORMS FOR SUMMERDARTS AND MINIDARTS 2015 WILL BE POSTED HERE AFTER FEBRUARY 17. 

Summerdarts, offered by the Davis Aquadarts, is an eight-week summer swim team for children ages five through teens.  Swim practices emphasize the introduction and improvement of stroke skills, water fitness, water games, and the basic rules of competition in a fun atmosphere.  Hour-long practices are offered M-F with no mandatory attendance requirements.

Some practice sessions offer workouts specifically for teens that are designed to improve overall fitness and swimming techniques in a fun, social setting geared to their age group. 

Minidarts: Younger swimmers ages 4-5 can join our Minidarts program. 30-minute sessions are held at Community Pool on T-W-TH from June 23-July 30. Coaches work with children in small groups, teaching them swim skills and engaging them in fun swim games.

 

WORKOUT GROUPS AND TIMES

Summerdart Practices:

Daily practices June 15th – August 7 (no practice July 3)

Swimmers must be age six by 10/1/15

Each swimmer may register for one of the following practice times:

Community Pool

Ages 8-14

9:00-10:00 a.m.

Community Pool

Ages 5-12

10:00-11:00 a.m. 

Community Pool

Ages 5-12

3:00-4:00 p.m. 

Community Pool

Ages 5-12

4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Civic Pool

Ages 5-12

2:00-3:00 p.m.

Civic Pool

Ages 5-12

3:00-4:00 p.m.

Civic Pool

Ages 5-12

4:00-5:00 p.m. 

Civic Pool

Ages 5-14

5:00-6:00 p.m. 

                        

Minidart Practices:

T/W/TH June 23 - July 30

Swimmers must be age 4 by August 2015

Community Pool

Ages 4-5

10:10-10:40 a.m. 

Community Pool

Ages 4-5

10:50-11:20 a.m.

Community Pool

Ages 4-5

2:50-3:20 p.m. 

Community Pool

Ages 4-5

3:30-4:00 p.m. 

Community Pool

Ages 4-5

4:10-4:40 p.m. 

Community Pool

Ages 4-5

4:50-5:20 p.m. 

All practice times are subject to change if they do not meet the minimum numbers required to fill them.

 

REGISTRATION

Registration will be on April 14 and 15 from 6-8 pm at Civic Center Pool. 

SWIM EVALUATIONS

At registration swimmers will be scheduled for a swim evaluation to facilitate proper group placement within their workout time and to determine readiness for the program. Evaluations will be held May 17-22nd at Civic Center Pool. At these evaluations, swimmers must demonstrate the following skills to be eligible for Summerdarts:

  • Familiarity of freestyle (ability to swim 15 feet, with breathing, unaided)
  • Familiarity of backstroke (ability to swim 15 feet, unaided)
  • Bobs (rhythmic breathing)
  • Kicking with a kickboard
  • Comfort of swimming in all areas/depths of water

Minidarts do not need a swim evaluation, but must have the following swim skills to participate:

  • Comfortable in the water
  • Bobbing (rhythmically breathing with face in and out of the water while standing in water or holding on to side)
  • Willing to put face in the water and float comfortably
  • Ability to take one or more breaths while floating and/or kicking with a kickboard
  • Willing to attempt floating on back

All swimmers except Minidarts, teenagers, and returning swimmers age 10 and older with coach’s approval must have an evaluation.

All swimmers will be enrolled and assigned to practice times using the following priority system:

1st Priority:      Returning swimmers

2nd Priority:     Returning families (siblings were on team before)

3rd Priority:     New swimmers

4th Priority:     All swimmers enrolling after April 15

After all forms have been collected, practice times will be chosen based on priority and if needed, lottery.  Swimmers will be notified of their practice time by May 15.

   

SUMMERDART HEAD COACH

Carolee Gregg                      758-DART     clbgregg@aol.com