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Typhoon Texas Promotion

Buy your DISCOUNTED Typhoon Texas tickets today and support the Barracudas!  To purchase visit – https://www.typhoontexas.com/whaleswim then select Lakes of Bella Terra.

  • Whale discount - $24.99 day pass, regularly $39.99, $32.99 day pass (includes hamburger/hotdog, fries and a drink) regularly $49.99 or $59.99 season pass, regularly $99.99
  • $4 from every purchase goes to the team and $1 to WHALe.
  • NOT limited to just swim families. Please share on social media and let us know if you would like flyers to distribute.
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2019 Swim Team Information

Qualifications

  • Swimmer’s age is from 4-18 years, as of 5/1/19.
  • Must be a resident of Lakes of Bella Terra (unfortunately Lakes of Bella Terra West is NOT eligible) 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.
  • 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.
  • Coaches will evaluate all swimmers the first day and week of practice. Any swimmer that does not make the team will be issued a complete refund.

2019 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 2018, approximately $35 female & $30 male), team cap and goggles (any) are mandatory.

2019 Practice Times

4/29-6/7, After school Practices, Monday-Friday (no practice on Memorial Day, 5/27)

Practice groups and times to be confirmed based on enrollment.

4:15 – 4:45 pm, 6 and under

4:45 – 5:30pm, 7&8

5:30 – 6:15pm, 9&10

6:15 – 7:00pm, 11 and up (1 lane dedicated to all ages for working families, must be a fully independent swimmer)

6/10-6/28 Morning Practices, Monday-Friday (practice the day after meets, tbd)

Practice groups and times to be confirmed based on enrollment.

7:30 – 8:00 am, 6 and under

8:00 –8:45 am, 7&8

8:45 – 9:30 am, 9&10

9:30 – 10:15 am, 11 and up

2019 Meet Schedule & Important Dates

3/3 Returning swimmer (and sibling) registration open, 5pm

3/10 New swimmer registration, 5pm

4/7 Meet the coaches and parent meeting (required). LOBT clubhouse, 4-5pm, parents only.

4/1-4/14 Suit Sizing and Ordering, D&J Sports Katy, during store hours

4/14 Stroke Clinic – Butterfly and Breaststroke, 3-4pm, $20 per swimmer (ages 7+ only)

4/28 Stroke Clinic – Freestyle and Backstroke, 3-4pm, $20 per swimmer (all ages)

4/29 Swimmer Evaluations and t-shirt pick up

5/18 Mock Meet @ LOBT, 7:00am warm up, 7:30am start

5/31  Team Photos, 5:00pm for individuals and 5:30pm for group

6/1 Lakemont @ LOBT, 6:30am warm up, 7:30am start

6/10 Katy Tigers @ LOBT, 5:00pm warm up, 6:00pm start

6/15 LOBT @ Morton Ranch, 7:30am warm up, 8:00am start

6/21 LOBT @ Cimmaron, 5:30pm warm up, 6:00pm start

6/25 Meet of Champs, time tbd (swimmer must qualify)

6/28 All Stars, time TBD (swimmer must qualify)

6/29 Team Party, LOBT Pool and clubhouse, time TBD

Volunteer Requirements

As part of the LOBT Barracuda Swim Team, each family is REQUIRED to volunteer for a season long position, all 5 meets. If your swimmer qualifies for Meet of Champs you will be required to volunteer. 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 at the parent meeting on 4/7. Only 5 families will be allowed to opt out by paying $200, first come, first served during online registration (not applicable to Meet of Champs).

Optional Swim Team Prep/Stroke Clinics

During this hour Coach Randee and/or Coach Amanda will review proper technique for the specified stroke. This is a chance for swimmers to get a jump start on the season and get individualized feedback on their stroke. Participation will be limited to 15 swimmers max per session. This clinic is open to registered LOBT swimmers and is completely optional, as well as, non refundable. Sign up and pay during online registration.

4/14 Stroke Clinic – Butterfly and Breas tstroke, 3-4pm, $20 per swimmer (ages 7+ only)

4/28 Stroke Clinic – Freestyle and Backstroke, 3-4pm, $20 per swimmer (all ages)

Contact Information

For questions email us at: lobtbarracudas@gmail.com

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Congratulations Barracudas on a great season!

Click on the link below to see our end of season video.

LOBT_Barracudas_2018_720p.mp4

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