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2021 Swim Team Registration is CLOSED

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NEW Swim Team Information

We have great news...WHALe has revised their covid guidelines for the 2021 season. The highlights are -

  • increased capacity at the pool, so NO sign up genius
  • revised practice schedule (similar to past years), swimmers can come to practice all four days per week
  • no daily covid waivers needed
  • masks still recommended
  • team will still promote social distancing
  • based on current enrollment there will be no more than 6 swimmers per lane

2021 Practice Times

5/4-5/27, After School/Saturday Practice

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

6& Under 4:00-4:30pm

7/8 4:35-5:20pm

9/10 5:25-6:10pm

11+ 6:15-7:00pm

Saturday

6& Under 7:15-7:45am

7/8 7:50-8:35am

9/10 8:45-9:30am

11+ 9:30-10:15am

6/1-6/26 Morning Practices

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

6& Under 7:15-7:45am

7/8 7:50-8:35am

9/10 8:45-9:30am

11+ 9:30-10:15am

Orientation Day and Team Tryouts

  • Arrive at the pool during your scheduled practice time
  • bring signed copy of Darkness to Light training (form attached), this must be completed by all parents/volunteers
  • bring signed copy of NEW covid waiver (form attached)
  • both darkness to light and covid release need to be turned in before your swimmer can practice.
  • A reminder for new swimmers, this year coaches will be in the water on a limited basis, therefore all swimmers must successfully swim 25 yards freestyle, unassisted, without touching the bottom of the pool. Please note, the swimmer’s stroke does not need be perfect, however it is important, for the safety of all our swimmers that the swimmer be self-sufficient in the water. STRICTLY ENFORCED!
  • All age 8 and under swimmers (returning and new) will be required to swim 25 yards.
  • All swimmers new to the team (all age groups) will be required to swim 25 yards.
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2021 Registration Details

Qualifications

  • Families must agree to follow the 2021 WHALe Covid Guidelines (posted on our website).
  • Swimmer’s age is from 4-18 years, as of 5/1/21.
  • Must be a resident of Lakes of Bella Terra and the swimmer’s parents’ account is in good standing with the LOBT Community Association.
  • At least one parent or family member serves volunteer hours. No opt out option in 2021.
  • The child can successfully swim 25 yards freestyle, unassisted, without touching the bottom of the pool. Please note, while the swimmer’s stroke need not be perfect, however it is important, for the safety of all our swimmers that the swimmer be self-sufficient in the water. STRICTLY ENFORCED, as no coaches are allowed in the water per WHALe guidelines.
  • Coaches and/or Board Members will evaluate all swimmers the first day of practice. Any swimmer that does not make the team will be issued a 50% refund.

2021 Costs

  • Registration Fee is $120 per swimmer, $100 for 2nd swimmer, $80 for 3rd swimmer (etc), t-shirt included
  • Registration Fee for swimmers ages 15-18 is $30, t-shirt included
  • Team swimsuit (same as 2019, approximately $35 female & $30 male) and team cap are optional for 2021.

2021 Practice Times

5/4-5/27, After School/Saturday Practice

Monday, Tuesday and Thursday

6& Under 4:00-4:30pm

7/8 4:35-5:20pm

9/10 5:25-6:10pm

11+ 6:15-7:00pm

Saturday

6& Under 7:15-7:45am

7/8 7:50-8:35am

9/10 8:45-9:30am

11+ 9:30-10:15am

6/1-6/26 Morning Practices

Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and Saturday

6& Under 7:15-7:45am

7/8 7:50-8:35am

9/10 8:45-9:30am

11+ 9:30-10:15am

2021 Meet Schedule & Important Dates

 4/1 Suit Sizing and Ordering, D&J Sports Katy, during store hours, team suits optional for 2021

5/3 Swimmer Evaluations and t-shirt pick up

5/4 First day of practice

6/5 Inter-squad Meet, time TBD (morning)

6/14 Inter-squad Meet, time TBD (evening)

5/25 Team Photos, 5:00pm, individual photos only, team picture created digitally

6/19 Inter-squad Meet, time TBD (morning)

Volunteer Requirements

As part of the LOBT Barracuda Swim Team, each family is REQUIRED to volunteer for a season long position, all 3 inter-squad meets. Parents will choose their job upon registration and it will remain the SAME job all season. A $200 deposit check is required and will be returned when all volunteer hours have been met. Checks will be collected during the first week of practice. There will be no opt option this year.

Contact Information

To register visit: www.lobtbarracudas.swimtopia.com. For questions email us at: lobtbarracudas@gmail.com

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