2018 Auburn Recreation Swim Team
The Auburn Recreation Swim Team is back for another season of fun in 2018! Swimmers ages 4 and up will have the opportunity to learn a new sport, hone their skills and have fun doing it! Participants must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted. Erika Kinsaul will serve as Head Coach for 2018. Erika is the Head Age Group Coach for Auburn Aquatics and has over 25 years of coaching experience. She has trained dozens of Top 16 national swimmers, State and Southeastern Champions, as well as previously coached the Auburn and Opelika Parks and Recreation teams. All assistant coaches will be under her direction.
Online registration for swim team will begin Monday, April 2 at auburnaquatics.com. The cost per child is $175.00, with $15.00 off for each additional child. This means the first child is $175.00, the second child is $160.00, third child is $145.00 and fourth children (and any additional children) are $50.00 each. The cost of registration includes a t-shirt, meet and team fees and the end of season party for the team.
Want to see if you might be interested in joining swim team this year? Join the coaching staff at Samford Pool on Saturday, May 5 from 10 - 11 a.m. for a Try-It-Out day - swimmers will get to experience what practices will be like and parents can meet the coaches and ask questions. This is try-it-out day is FREE to interested children ages 4 - 18. There will not be public recreation swim during this time. Try-It-Out Day will be cancelled in the event of inclement weather. To find out first hand about pool closures and aquatics program/event cancellations or delays, join the e-Notifier list for pools.
First-Time Team Member Evaluations
Monday, May 14 from 4 - 5 p.m. at Samford Pool
Monday, May 14 - Thursday, May 24: 4 - 5 p.m. at Samford Pool
Tuesday, May 29 - Thursday, July 26: 8 - 9 a.m. at Samford Pool
There will be NO PRACTICE on the following days:
Monday, May 28 (Memorial Day) and Wednesday, July 4 (Independence Day)
Some Friday practices will be offered as makeup days for meets and inclement weather. Swimmers are also able to practice at night at Auburn University if necessary.
For more information, please contact Coach Erika at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Auburn University Head Diving Coach and 2004 USA Olympic Diving Coach Jeff Shaffer is offering beginning through advanced diving lessons in summer 2018. Diving classes will be offered monthly for children age 7 and older. Classes will emphasize diving safety and introduce pre-competitive diving skills. Tryouts are also being offered for the Auburn Diving Team. Individuals with gymnastics, trampoline and/or tumbling experience are encouraged to participate.
To learn more about the Auburn Diving Team, please contact Coach Jeff Shaffer at (334) 887-2818.