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Blue Fins – Youth Swim Team

THIS YEAR: If your child has not participated as a Blue Fin before, they are asked to attend session 1 as a pre-requisite to session 2.  If your child has participated in Blue Fins before but cannot attend session 1 they are still welcome to join second session.  Questions? Contact Kathryn at kjenkins@cambridge.k12.wi.us or 608-423-8097
General Information

Wednesdays & Thursdays
Session 1: September 18 – December 5 (No practice 10/23, 10/24, 11/27, 11/28)
*Registration deadline: September 12

Session 2: December 11 – February 5 (No practice 12/25, 12/26, 1/1, 1/16)
*Registration deadline: December 4

A preseason meeting for both sessions will be held on Thursday, September 12 at 6 p.m. in the CES commons.

GradeTime
K - 3rd3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.
4th & 5th4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.
6th & Up5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m.

Fee: $85 R / $100 NR

The Blue Fins is a competitive youth swim team open to any swimmer from Kindergarten to 12th grade who meet the minimum requirements.  Our emphasis is on teamwork, individual motivation, self-esteem, and fun.  Swimmers improve their swimming skills, get great exercise and make new friends.

Meets are generally Friday nights and occasional Saturdays.  Parents are asked to help at home swim meets.  Fall/Winter sports schedules may overlap with swim team.  We are understanding in this situation and would encourage swimmers to contact the coach as applicable.

If you are new to swim team or are unsure if your child is ready for swim team please contact Kathryn to set up a preseason skills evaluation for Thursday, September 12, 2019.

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Skill Requirements

8 and under:
Must be able to swim 25yds freestyle and 25yds backstroke without stopping.

9 and up:
Must demonstrate the basics of or able to swim the four competitive strokes as follows:  50yds of freestyle and 50yds of backstroke, basic knowledge of breaststroke and butterfly.

If you are new to the Blue Fins swim team please contact Kathryn to set up a preseason skills evaluation.

Swimmers are asked to participate in as many of the meets as they can.  As a guideline, we request 75% of the meets but understand if this does not work for all families or swimmers.

We ask all parents and swimmers to attend the preseason meeting on Thursday, September 12 at 6  p.m. in the CES commons. Our suit vendor, Simply Swimming may have suits available to try on at the meeting.  Parent volunteer positions will be discussed, tentative schedules will be handed out, and other topics will be addressed during this time.  ***NOTE: We will only hold one preseason meeting.  If you plan to participate in either session you are asked to attend the meeting on September 12th.

Swim Meet Schedule

DATELOCATIONWARM-UPSSTARTSIGN-UP DEADLINE
SESSION 1
October 4Home5:30pm6:00pmSept. 18
October 18Elkhorn5:30pm6:00pmOct. 1
November 15Home5:30pm6:00pmOct. 29
SESSION 2
January 10Edgerton5:30pm6:00pmDec. 23
January 25Home12:30pm1:00pmJan. 8
February 1 Home8:00am9:00amJan. 15

Swim Meet Sign-ups

Swimmer Sign-ups:

October 4, 2019 (Sign-up CLOSED)

October 18, 2019 (AWAY) (Sign-up CLOSED)

November 15, 2019 (Sign-up CLOSED)

January 10, 2020 (AWAY)

January 25, 2020

February 1, 2020

Concession Item Sign-ups:

October 4, 2019

November 15, 2019

January 25, 2020

February 1, 2020

Away Meet Information

CAP Youth Athletics’ Philosophy Statement

 The Cambridge Community Activities Program offers a recreation based youth sports program which emphasizes all inclusive participation, fun, skill development, sportsmanship, and safety.  Our philosophy is to instill teamwork, a positive attitude, and a lifetime appreciation of physical activity through youth sports programs.  We value respect, responsibility, and cooperation, and expect all participants, parents, and coaches to uphold these standards.

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