GENERAL SWIM AND DIVE TEAM INFORMATION

GO PIRANHAS!

 

Welcome to the New Providence Community Pool Swim and Dive Teams!! Below please find some important information for the season.

Important Information for Swim and Dive Teams

  • Child must be 7 years of age by September 1, 2017 to participate
  • Registration will be open with the pool membership registration
  • Fees
    • $110 swim team
    • $100 dive team
    • $185 for both teams
    • $15 late fee will apply to any registrations after midnight, June 9
    • The discount for both teams also ends June 9

A mandatory meeting will be held for parents only of NEW swimmers and NEW divers on Tuesday, June 6th at 7:00 p.m. at the pool. The rain date will be June 7th.

As a reminder, no parents are allowed to attend or watch practice. There are no exceptions. For safety and other reasons, you may not be on the pool deck or speaking to coaches during practice times. If you need to discuss anything with a coach, please contact swimteam@nppool.org or diveteam@nppool.org.   Also, please park and pick up your child PROMPTLY at the front door to the pool at practice end time. Traffic conditions become dangerous for our children when parents pick up from the driving lane of the parking lot.

Swim suit fittings will take place June 7th at the pool during practice. This is the first year of a two year suit. For your convenience, this year you may pre-order a suit online if you know your child’s size. Place orders by May 31st by following these steps:

  • Go to californiabeachhut.com
  • Click products
  • Click NPCP
  • Order the suit/size
  • You must enter shipping information, but the suit will be delivered to the pool and distributed at the swim suit fittings on June 7th.
  • You will not be charged for shipping.

The team pasta party will be held July 13th. The party is for swimmers and divers only.

There will be a contest to design the t-shirt to be sold at swim championships this year. Forms for the contest will be distributed soon. Coaches will judge the entries. Start designing that winning t-shirt now! Entries will be due July 10th.

Please refer to the website at www.nppool.org/swimdive for updated information throughout the season.

Go Piranhas!!

Swim Team Information

  • Tryouts will take place Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Returning swimmers from both the Green team and Gold team do NOT need to try out
  • Time trials for swimmers 12 and under will take place on June 14; swimmers age 13 and over will be on the Green team and are encouraged to assist at the time trials
  • After school practices will be weekdays June 5 – June 20
    • 3:30 – 4:30 p.m. for ages 11 and up
    • 4:30 – 5:15 p.m. for ages 9 and 10
    • 5:15 – 6:00 p.m. for ages 8 and under
  • There will be no practice on Wednesday, June 21, Monday, July 3 or Tuesday, July 4.
  • Summer practices start June 22
    • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. for ages 13 and up
    • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. for ages 11 and 12
    • 11:00 a.m. – noon for ages 9 and 10
    • Noon – 12:45 for ages 8 and under
  • Swim meets start week of June 26. Most are at 5:00 or 6:00 in the evening; some are in the morning.
  • July 24 Swim Divisionals
  • July 27 Championships
  • The team end of year party will be held July 27th for swimmers only.

Dive Team Information

  • Tryouts will take place Wednesday, May 31 and Thursday, June 1 from 3:30 to 4:30 p.m.
  • Returning divers do NOT need to try out
  • After school practices Tuesday, Wednesday and Thursday June 6 – June 20
    • 3:45 – 4:30 OR 4:30 to 5:15 – divers choice
  • There is no practice on Wednesday, June 21, Monday, July 3 or Tuesday July 4
  • Summer practices start June 22
    • 9:00 – 10:00 a.m. for competitive divers ages 11 and up
    • 10:00 – 11:00 a.m. for competitive divers ages 10 and under
    • 11:00 a.m. – noon for developmental divers
  • Championships, 13 and over, Friday, July 28
  • Championships, 12 and under, Sunday, July 30
  • The team end of year party will be held July 30th at 5:00 p.m. for divers only.

2017 Swim and Dive Team Refund Policy

All refunds are subject to a $10.00 processing fee per program. Swim team and dive team are considered separate programs for this purpose. All refunds are made via check and may take up to 5-6 weeks for processing. Withdrawals from either program must be received in writing via email to swimteam@nppool.org or diveteam@nppool.org and will be granted according to the following schedule:

· Full refunds will be granted to any child who does not make the dive team or swim team after tryouts.

· Full refunds, less processing fee, will be granted if received in writing by end of day June 9th.

· A refund of 50% of the program amount, less processing fee, will be granted if received in writing by end of day June 18th.

· There are no refunds after June 18th without a doctor’s note specifying that the child is unable to participate. Refunds will be granted on a pro-rated basis, less processing fee, with a doctor’s note. For the purpose of proration, the season starts with the first after school practice and ends with the championship meet.

· There will be no refunds for any reason whatsoever after July 14th.

Any child withdrawing from either program may not participate in any future activities of the teams for the 2017 season.