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  • 2019-2020 Harris County SWIM TEAM TRY-OUTS:

    WHEN:            Tuesday, October 15th @ The Harris County Community Center

    TIME:              3:30-4:45

    Please fill out the google form to sign up for try-outs:

    https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfWCxPYATo6vg2q6Wh4wpomrrsootGSQlii5at9gT_in3Ktbg/viewform?vc=0&c=0&w=1

    REQUIREMENTS FOR TRYING OUT:

    • Must have a current physical and consent to treat form, and concussion form on file with the high school
    • Must be a skilled swimmer:
      • Must be knowledgeable of the 4 swim strokes:
        • (free, back, breast, and fly)
      • Must be able to dive off the blocks
      • Must be able to do flip turns
      • Must know all proper starts, turns, and starts for each stroke
      • Must be able to complete a 500 yard swim in 12 minutes without stopping, utilizing the 4 swim strokes
      • Must be able to complete a 100 yard freestyle sprint (less than 1:45), 100 yard backstroke sprint (less than 2:00), 100 yard breast stroke sprint (less than 2:00), and a 50 yard butterfly sprint (less than 1:00) utilizing the proper starts, turns, and stops

    PRACTICES:

    • If you make the swim team and are already on a club swim team (SWAG, Hurricanes, Tiger Sharks, etc.) you will continue your practice schedule with your club team.
    • Those athletes that make the swim team and are not on a club team, practices will be held on Mondays, Tuesdays and Thursdays at the Community Center from 3:30-4:45.

    SWIM MEETS:

    • Swim meets begin on Friday, November 8th
    • Swim meets end on Tuesday, January 28th
    • State qualifiers will compete at the state meet on February 7-8
    • 8th graders may compete in 60% of scheduled meet which is apprx. 4-5 meets (per GHSA rules)

    TRANSPORTATION TO THE COMMUNITY CENTER:

    • 8th grade transportation: a bus will be provided by the middle school that will transport you to try-outs and practices (if you make the team).
    • 9th – 12th grade transportation: a bus will be provided by the high school that will transport you to try-outs and practices (if you make the team).

    QUESTIONS: Please email Coach Johnson with any questions:    Johnson-m@harris.k12.ga.us

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