Thoreau Sharks Swim Team

Join the Thoreau Sharks Swim Team and discover a fun and supportive swimming community. Our highly-trained coaches teach competitive swimming techniques, overall fitness conditioning and bring a spirit of fun to the pool. For swimmers new to the team, a private try-out will be scheduled with our Head Coach!

Winter Season Dates:

  • October 10th, 2017 - March 1st, 2018

Practice Schedule:

  • Monday thru Thursday evenings:
    • 5:00 - 6:00pm (Ages 10 & Under)
    • 6:00 - 7:00pm (Ages 11 & Over)

The Championship Meet will be held at Boston University on March 3rd, 2018!

Thoreau Swim Members: $499 | Community Members: $999

What skill level should my child be to participate in swim team?

Thoreau Sharks Eligibility - all swimmers must be able to follow direction from coaches in a large group setting.

  • 5-6 year olds - Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted and without stopping. They must be able to float on their own and make forward progress. Minimum of Red Cross Level 3.
  • 7-8 year olds - Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted and without stopping. We will be evaluating their freestyle, backstroke and breastroke. Minimum of Red Cross Level 3.
  • 9-10 year olds - Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted and without stopping. We will be evaluating their freestyle, backstroke and breaststroke. Minimum of Red Cross Level 4.
  • 11-12 year olds - Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted and without stopping. We will be evaluating their freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Minimum of Red Cross Level 4.
  • 13-14 year olds - Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted and without stopping. We will be evaluating their freestyle, backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly. Minimum of Red Cross Level 5.
  • 15-18 year olds - Swimmers must be able to swim 50 yards of backstroke, breaststroke and butterfly unassisted and without stopping. They must be able to swim 100 yards of freestyle without stopping. Minimum of Red Cross Level 5.

  Register Today!  Winter Swim Meet Schedule