So glad we got to spend some summer with you all!
Stay safe and healthy.
Swim lesson registration is closed. We are considering a two week offering beginning August 3rd. We will be closely monitoring the health and wellbeing of membership and be mindful of complying with state directives in determining the occurrence of a second session of lessons.
Adult Lap Swim
Unfortunately, we are not able to offer adult lap swim before the club opens this year due to the early start time of swim team practice.
Swim Team Information
SWIM TEAM is for those swimmers who can swim 2 full lengths in 2 competitive strokes. It does not have to be pretty or perfect - they just have to be able to get across the pool.
Swim Team registration closed June 9th for our 9-18 year old swimmers. Swim Team is full, we are not able to except new swimmers this season.
8 & Under registration opens at 6AM June 18 and closes at noon, Sunday, June 21st, no exceptions.
Head Coach - Kate Murphy
Kate Murphy continues as our head coach for the fifth year. Coach Kate is the Birmingham Blue Dolphins (BBD) 9-10 Lead Age Group Coach and Assistant Coach for the 11-12 Age Group. She teaches Social Studies at Groves High School and is an Intervention Specialist in the Social Studies Department at Berkley High School. We are excited to have her leading our Cranbrook Dolphins!
Coach Kate can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org
Swim Team Practice
Practices are going to be managed differently this year because we want to follow the state and CDC guidelines for keeping kids safe.
This year please plan to drop off your swimmer at the usual entrance and pick them up in the far parking lot next to the pumphouse at their designated start and end times.
15-18, our oldest swimmers, will start practicing first on Thursday, June 11.
13/14 will start practice on Friday, June 12
11/12 will start practice on Monday, June 15th
9/10 will start practice on Wednesday, June 17th
Each week an email will go out to each age groups with available practice times. Each age group will be limited to a specific number of practices each week based on how many swimmers are in each age group. More specific information about this is to follow.
General practice times: SIGN UP REQUIRED
13 & up: Sign up will be email on Wednesdays around noon
Choose 3 practice times.
Monday - Friday: 6:30-7:45AM, Saturdays (starting 6/27): 7:15-8:30AM
11/12: Sign up will be emailed on Thursdays around noon.
Choose 3 practices a week
Monday - Friday: 8-9AM
9/10: Sign up will be emailed on Fridays around noon
Choose 2 practices a week
Please contact the swim chairs with any questions about swim team at: email@example.com .
Swim Team Parent Handbook
Swim Team Apparel
Team suits and caps are not required this year since we will not have any meets or events.
The gear shop is now closed.
If you ordered gear look for an update on the status of your order at the beginning of July.
Swim Team Member Volunteer Requirements
This year there are no volunteer requirements as noted in the parent handbook. Lucky you, you are off the hook.
Swim Team Calendar 2020
Practices start June 11
The season ends July 25th.
We will continue to observe social distancing of 6' between non-household member.
Changing rooms and showers are not available this summer. Please plan accordingly.
Drinking fountains have been turned off this summer.
Reminders for practice:
- Swimmers need arrive to practice already in their suits.
- Swimmers should be prepared to have limited access to our restroom facilities.
- Swimmers must maintain physical distancing while at the club
- Swimmers will not be able to use shared equipment such as kick boards.
- Swimmers should bring a water bottle as the drinking fountains are turned off.
- Road Rally: July 19th at 9:45AM. Register here:
All donations go towards Special & Para Olympics
- Sign fairies: July 22nd at 7PM. Email: firstname.lastname@example.org to let us know if you are going to participate.
- Chalk the Deck: July 23rd at 8:30PM. Help us honor our seniors