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Blue Fins – Youth Swim Team

Please Note: Session 1 of Blue Fins will not run as normal Blue Fins session would.  We will be running Session 1 as a STROKE CLINIC.  Open to those who have participated in Blue Fins within the past two years.  Unfortunately, if your child has not participated in Blue Fins before, they will not be eligible for the stroke clinic.   Questions? Contact Kathryn at kjenkins@cambridge.k12.wi.us or 608-423-8097
Blue Fins Stroke Clinic Information

The Blue Fins Stroke Clinic is a new offering to support the Cambridge Blue Fins swimmers during this time while the traditional swim team is unable to be offered.  Blue Fins Stroke Clinic is open to those who have swum for the Cambridge Blue Fins within the last two years.  The goal of the clinic is to help swimmers improve their stroke technique and performance through the use of drills and small group instruction.  All four competitive swim strokes will be worked on. Swimmers will have the option of a Wednesday clinic or a Thursday clinic.  At this time we ask that swimmers only register for one of the days unless space is available after the registration deadline.  Clinic spots are limited to 8 per age group per day; we must have 8 to run each age group.

Wednesdays OR Thursdays
Session 1: September 16 – December 3 (No practice 10/28, 10/29, 11/25, 11/26)
*Registration deadline: September 10

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

Fee: $55 R / $65 NR

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Regular Season General Information

Wednesdays & Thursdays
Session 1:**See Stroke Clinic Details**

Session 2: December 9 – February 11 (No practice 12/23, 12/24, 12/30, 12/31)
*Registration deadline: December 3

A preseason meeting for session 2 will be held on Thursday, December 3 at 6:30 p.m. in the CES commons.

GradeTimeFee
K - 3rd3:15 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.$85 R / $100 NR
4th & 5th4:00 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.$90 R / $105 NR
6th & Up5:00 p.m. - 6:30 p.m. $100 R / $115 NR
6th & Up (Distance Day) 3:45 p.m. - 4:45 p.m.Included in registration.

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 Tuesday, December 1, 2020.

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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, December 3 at 6:30  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 anticipate the details for session 2 to change.  Please expect modifications.

Swim Meet Schedule

DATELOCATIONWARM-UPSSTARTSIGN-UP DEADLINE
SESSION 1
SESSION 2

Swim Meet Sign-ups

Swimmer Sign-ups:

Volunteer Sign-ups:

Concession Item Sign-ups:

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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