Barracuda Swim Team

 

For the most up to date information, prices, practice times and schedules please visit our TeamUnify website.

 

About the JCC Barracudas

We are a swim team dedicated to providing a safe, fun, and personable team environment.

Our program is designed to provide a team environment that fosters growth from an introduction to the world of competitive swimming through competing at a regional level. We hold practices year-round in a heated, outdoor pool. Practices are held Monday-Friday.

We offer five different groups to best suit your swimmer’s needs.

  • Pre-comp I

    • Pre-competitive group

    • Ages: 5-8 years old

    • Times & days: M/W 3:45-4:30pm OR T/Th 3:45-4:30pm

    • Focus: Learning correct breaststroke, butterfly, side breathing for freestyle, freestyle and backstroke flipturns, refining freestyle and backstroke, becoming familiar with team swimming, listening, and having fun.

  • Pre-comp II

    • Pre-competitive group

    • Ages: 7-10 years old

    • Times & days: M/W 4:30-5:30pm OR T/Th 4:30-5:30pm, Friday option 3:45-4:45pm

    • Focus: Learning swim legal strokes, all turns, IM order, dives, refining all stokes, increasing endurance, becoming familiar with competitive swimming, having fun and enjoying swimming.

  • Barracudas I

    • Competitive group

    • Ages: 8-10

    • Times & Days: Mon-Thur 5:30-6:45pm, Friday’s 3:45-5pm - commit to 3-5 practices per week

    • Focus: Swimming legal strokes, refining starts, turns, and finishes, adding endurance, increasing speed and stamina, enjoying the team environment, attending C level swim meets.

  • Barracudas II

    • Competitive group

    • Ages: 10 & up

    • Times & Days: Mon-Thur 5:30-7pm, Friday’s 3:30-5pm - commit to 3-5 practices per week

    • Focus: Increasing speed and endurance, refining stroke technique, attending ABC meets

  • Fitness & Training

    • Non-competitive group

    • Ages 10 & up

    • Times & days: Mon-Thur 4:30-5:30pm - 2 or 4 day practice options

    • Focus: an enjoyable workout swim group, cross training for another sport, general fitness, triathlon training, having fun, increasing stamina and speed, preparing for high school swim, staying or getting in shape.

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Evaluations

All swimmers must be evaluated before joining the team. Evaluations are held by appointment only. To schedule an appointment please visit the Evaluation Calendar or email the Head Coach Alana Michels.

 

Policies

Weather Policy

We practice rain or shine, but we do cancel due to extreme wind or thunderstorms. If there is ever any danger to our swimmers, we will send an email out before practice to inform you of the cancellation. We only cancel when it becomes unsafe conditions to practice in.

There will be no dry-land practice held if it is raining.

Payment Policies

  • All payments are due on the first of each month.

  • A $25 late fee will be added to all accounts with an outstanding balance on the 10th of each month.

  • If auto pay is set up, all cards on file will be charged on the 1st of each month.

  • Notification of withdrawal from the team must be submitted in writing prior to the 20th of the month prior to withdrawal (regardless of permanently leaving the team or taking a leave of absence). Any notification received after the 20th of the month prior (or no notification) will result in the obligation of dues for that month.

  • No refunds

  • No pro-rated prices

Trial Period

The Barracudas are happy to offer a one week free trial period for our team.

 

Coaching Staff

Our well-qualified staff is dedicated to providing the best possible training for your swimmer. We seek to provide efficient learning and endless enjoyment for all swimmers at all levels.

For more information, please follow our link: About the Coaches

Alana Michels

Contact Barracudas Head Coach Alana Michels at: alanam@lfjcc.org