Swim Team

Farm/Y Swim Team
Our Kick-Off Picnic is scheduled for Monday, May 21 at 6:00 pm in The Farm shelters. We will meet the coaching staff, distribute and accept application forms and fees, and have all your swim team questions answered. This is a pot-luck picnic. Please bring enough food for your family plus a couple more people. The Farm/Y will provide utensils, napkins, plates, lemonade and water. Our first day of practice is scheduled to be Tuesday, May 22. 6 year olds and under will practice from 5:00-5:30 pm, 7-8 year olds will practice from 5:30-6:00 pm, 9-10 year olds will practice 6:00-6:45 and 11+ will practice from 6:45-7:30 pm.

Download the Swim Team Application Form: 2018 Farm Swim Team Application

2018 Farm/Y Swim Team Schedule

April 15      Swim Team Suit Fitting in The Farm Clubhouse, 1:00-3:00 pm

April 16      Swim Team Suit Fitting at The YMCA (main branch), 6:00-7:30 pm

May 20      Stroke and Turn Clinic (Chapel Hill Tennis Club – meet in clubhouse, 2:00-4:00 pm)

May 21       Swim Team Kickoff Picnic in The Farm Shelters, 6:00-8:00 pm

May 22      Stroke and Turn Clinic (Homestead Pool – meet in conference room, 6:00-8:00 pm)

May 22      First day of afternoon practice (All practices at The Farm until 5/29)

May 23      First day of pre swim team (Meets at 4:30 pm on M, W, & F at The Farm)

May 24      Suit Pick-up/goggles and accessories for sale/ Adult Social

May 28      No swim practice – Memorial Day

May 29      First day of Meadowmont afternoon practice (Tuesday & Thursday at Meadowmont Y)

May 30     Time Trials (during afternoon practice times)

June 6       TEST @ Farm/Y

June 8       No swim practice – Last day of CHCCS schools/ Pre-Teen Pool Party

June 11     First day of morning practice (All morning practices at The Farm)

June 13     Farm/Y @ Briar Chapel

June 14     No morning practice

June 15     Afternoon practice schedule – Pre swim team thru 7-8’s normal, 9 and ups (6:00-6:30 pm), pool closes early for Adult Fiesta Party

June 16     Farm/Y @ HSP

June 20    Parent Social #2 (tent.)

June 23    Farm/Y @ SVGC

June 27    HRST @ Farm/Y

June 28    No morning practice

June 29    Last day of pre swim team

July 4       No am or pm practice (July 4th)

July 7       Bye/Raindate

July 11      CCR @ Farm/Y

July 12     No morning practice

July 14     Bye/Raindate

July 19     Pre Champs Pasta and Poster Making Party at The Farm Clubhouse

July 20     League Champs at Koury Natatorium (13 and over)

July 21     League Champs at Koury Natatorium (8 and under – a.m., 12 and up – p.m.)

July 22    End Of Year Swim Team Banquet at The Farm Shelters

TBA:        Kids Social Events

Weekday meets: Home team warms up at 4 pm; visitor warm up at 4:25 pm; meets starts at 5 pm.
Saturday meets: Home team warms up at 8 am; visitor warm up at 8:25 am; meets starts at 9 am.
Volunteer arrivals: Chaperones should arrive 10 minutes before our team’s warm-ups. All other volunteers should plan on checking in at least 20 minutes before the meet starts.