Pelicans Summer Swim Team

About UsWe provide a fun and safe environment for kids in Cherokee County to swim. We are dedicated to growing their love of the sport, and improving their strokes while also building friendships and having fun.

Swimmer RequirementsChildren must be at least 5 years old by June 1, 2021 and pass a try-out prior to registering. To pass the tryout, swimmer must be able to complete 25 yards of freestyle and backstroke without assistance or stopping.

Tryouts: We host tryouts on T/TH 5:20 – 6:25pm and Saturday 8:45 – 10:15am.  Tryouts must be schedule by stopping by or  calling the front desk 678-880-4760.  We will also host a tryout the evening of Friday, April 23, 2021 from 6:30 – 8:00pm.

The SeasonMay 3, 2021- June 23, 2021. One day of practices will be a picture day. Save the date for the end of season party on June 28, 2021 3-5 pm at the Oasis!  District Swim Meet June 26.   

Cost: $180.00 Program Fee due at registration. Includes Pelicans cap, t-shirt, coaching, meet fees, ribbons, and dive certification. Registration begins February 1, 2021 at CCAC. Online registration not available. 

Parent Meetings:  Attendance is mandatory to either of the Parent Meetings. May 10 at 5:30 pm OR May 12 at 6:00pm. Parents will be required to volunteer for at least 1 meet during the season.

Practice

When school is in session practice is on Monday, Wednesday, and Friday afternoons (May 3-26). Times determined by your child’s age.

5-8 yrs: 4:30-5:00 pm     9-10 yrs: 5:00-5:45          11-14 yrs: 5:45-6:30       15-18 yrs: 6:30-7:30

When school is not in session practice will be Monday, Tuesday, and Wednesday mornings (June 1-June 23). Times determined by your child’s age.

5-10 yrs: 9:00-9:50 am   11-18 yrs: 10:00-11:00

Meets:

Swim meets are Thursday nights in the month of June from 5-10 pm. Locations TBD. There is one optional weekend meet. 

Optional Meets:

Following Summer Swim Team, there is also District and State meets. Again, participation is optional but highly recommended and fun!

District Meet will be June 26 at CCAC.  Top 3 swimmers in each event will have the opportunity to swim on the Cherokee State Swim team.  The state swim meet is July 16/17 at the Cumming Aquatics Center.    

Additional Costs:

Team Suit (recommended)                                              Team/Individual Pictures (optional)                                        

District and State Fees (optional)

No Swim Dates:

May 28 & May 31

CCAC reserves the right to cancel practice without scheduling a make-up for up to 2 practices.

Refund/Withdrawal Policy:

Communication regarding refunds, credits, absences, or withdrawals should begin with filling out a Refund/Credit Request Form. The Aquatics Coordinator/Team Manager will contact you via phone or email regarding a resolution.

Additional Resources:

Attend a stroke and turn clinic to work on a specific skill in a small group setting. 1-hour sessions for only $10.00. See www.playcherokee.org to register.