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January 09, 2022

CARA Swim Team: Year-Round Try-out (6-18 yrs) W/S22

Parker Recreation Center • 17301 E. Lincoln Ave ParkerCO  80134 Organized by Parker Parks and Recreation
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The Colorado Association of Recreational Athletics (CARA) Year Round Swim Team is designed to be a program with a strong recreational format for the non-ranked, non-sanctioned participant. This team requires a full-year commitment. Swimmers will experience the dedication, strokes, and skills to advance to a more competitive type of swim team (i.e. USA Swim). Swimmers participate in two practices per week. There will be over 80 practices and swim meets throughout the season.
Season will take place January 25 – December 8, 2022
Level of Instruction: Advanced. Swimmers are placed on a competitive swim team and must be advanced swimmers.
Tryouts: Swimmers must try out on Jan. 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at the Parker Recreation Center and make the team. Registration for Tryouts will open December 19, 2021 at 10a.m. Payment and final registration for the season will be taken immediately following tryouts , in person. Register for this activity to save your spot at tryouts; there is no charge for tryouts. If you are selected for the team, the cost is $1200 for Parker residents and $1320 for non-residents. Payment for team is required upon selection. Payment plans are available.
Practice Times: Swimmers who make the team after tryouts will practice on Tuesdays AND Thursdays from 6:30 to 7:15 p.m. at the Parker Recreation Center, beginning Jan. 25, 2022.
Skill Requirements: Swimmers who are interested in participating in Year- Round CARA Swim Team must be proficient in the following: • 50 yards of front crawl with rotary breathing • 50 yards of back crawl • 25 yards of breaststroke • 25 yards of butterfly • Ability to perform front flip turns • Ability to demonstrate a head-first entry
Skills/Fundamentals Learned: Swimmers will improve their endurance, strength and breathing techniques as they train on the following strokes throughout the season: • Breaststroke • Backstroke • Freestyle • Butterfly • Starts and turns appropriate for each stroke
Contact Hannah Quaney at hquaney@parkeronline.org for more information.
Instructor: Swimmers are coached by staff members from the Parker Parks and Recreation Aquatics staff who are Water Safety Instructors, trained in swimming, diving, coaching, CPR/AED and First Aid.

League Requirements: Swimmers must try out on Jan. 9 from 4:30 to 5:30 p.m. at Parker Recreation Center and make the team. Payment and final registration for the season will be taken immediately following tryouts, in person.
Registration Information: Register for this activity to save your spot at tryouts. There is no charge for tryouts. If you are selected for the team, the cost is $1200 for Parker residents and $1320 for non-residents. Payment plans are available.
Equipment: All equipment will be supplied. Please wear a swimsuit, bring goggles and a towel. Caps are optional.
Cancellation, refund and transfer requests must be made three business days prior to the scheduled start of the activity. There is a $5 processing fee for each change to the initial registration.
Skip Dates: 3/15, 3/17, 10/18, 10/20, 11/22, 11/24

Age Category

All Ages

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Parker Recreation Center

When

January 09, 2022

4:30 PM to 5:30 PM

Sunday

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Ages 6-19 · Co-Ed

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Parker Recreation Center

17301 E. Lincoln Ave ParkerCO  80134

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