Swim and Dive Team

Our 2023 Salt Lake Tennis and Health Club Swimming and Diving Team Champions

Salt Lake 2023 Swimming and Diving team photo

Aquatics Program Mission Statement

The Salt Lake Tennis & Health Club is dedicated to providing a kind, safe, and child-friendly environment.  Emphasis is placed on fun, sportsmanship, technique, and physical conditioning to promote self-esteem and personal improvement.

2024 Swim & Dive Team Important Dates

March 4: Returning Swim & Dive Team Registration Begins

SWIM & DIVE KICKOFF MEETING WEDNESDAY, MARCH 6, 2024
7:00 PM IN THE CLUB CAFE

Monday, March 18: Registration for NEW Swimmers & Divers Open

For information and sign-up forms download the swim team packet by clicking the button below.

2024 Swim Team Practice Schedule:

Pre-Season (begins May 13)
4:15-5:15pm Gold (ages 12&up)
5:15-6:00pm Silver (ages 9-12)
6:00-6:30pm Bronze (ages 9 & under)
6:30-7:00 pm 7&U Team (NEW swimmers)

Morning Schedule (June 3-July 26):
7:00-8:30am Gold (ages 12 & older)
8:30-9:30am Silver (ages 9-12)
9:30-10:15am Bronze (ages 9 & under)
10:15-10:45am 7&U Team

2024 Diving Practice Schedule:

Pre-Season(begins May 13):
4:15-5:00pm ages 12 & under
5:00-5:45pm ages 12 & older
6:00-6:30pm pre-comp team

Morning Schedule (June 3-July 26):
8:00-8:30 am ages Silver 1 (ages 9-12)
8:30-9:15 am Gold (ages 12&Older)
9:30-10:05 am Silver 2 (ages 9-12)
10:15-10:45 am Bronze (9&U)
10:45-11:15 7&U Team/pre-competitive team

Week Strokes Additional Skills
1 Freestyle/Backstroke Basic safety/etiquette, general conditioning; RESPECT self, others, facilities, coaches
2 Freestyle/Breaststroke Stroke development, rules, underwater pulls; RESPECT and being a good teammate
3 Freestyle/Butterfly Stroke Development, rules, drills; Add diving; GIVING YOUR BEST EFFORT
4 Freestyle/IM Flip Turns, transitions; GOAL SETTING (choosing what you want most over what you want in the moment)
5 Conditioning; Backstroke/Breaststroke DRILLS, Each day work skills of different strokes; Goal-setting; PERSERVERENCE
6 Conditioning; Freestyle/Butterfly DRILLS, Breakouts, Finishes, flip turns, open turns; Breath control; USRPT; TEAMWORK
7 Conditioning; Back/Breast/Fly DRILLS, Diving, skills; FINISHING STRONG; USRPT; SPORTSMANSHIP
8 Conditioning; Free, IM DRILLS, IM; USRPT
9 Conditioning DRILLS, Endurance; VALUE/REWARDS OF HARD WORK
10 Conditioning DRILLS, Diving, various stroke skills
11 Conditioning Sprints; begin Taper
12 Taper/Championships ENJOY!!!

Salt Lake Tennis & Health Club Summer League Swim Team Levels

As Tennis Club swimmers, we strive for Individual Excellence by working hard, respecting others, and putting forth our best effort at all times. We use focus, desire, and determination to improve our personal performance and develop character. We face challenges with grit!

Qualifications for Swim Team Levels:
6 and Under

Swimmers must be able to:

  • Swim 25 yards unassisted freestyle
  • Swim 25 yards unassisted backstroke
  • Follow directions in a group setting

Qualifications for Swim Team Levels:
8 and Under

Swimmers must be able to:

  • Meet 6 and Under criteria
  • Have a basic knowledge of the four competitive strokes

***Any swimmer age 7+ who cannot execute the four competitive strokes legally MUST enroll in a Stroke Development class or Private Lessons with a swim coach.***

Teams above 6 years old will be divided into the following:

Bronze Team – ages 7-8, 9-12: Emphasis on stroke and skill development

  • All beginners under 12 years old, possibly 2nd & 3rd year swimmers depending on experience and knowledge
  • Swimmer has basic understanding of the four competitive strokes, but still in the process of mastering them
  • Swimmer is still mastering the basic competitive skills (diving, flip turns, underwaters, etc.)
  • Swimmer is still learning the rules of competitive swimming, the flow and etiquette of practices and meets, the drills used in practice
  • Required to enroll in Stroke Development Class for a minimum of one session (10:30-11:00 daily, sessions are 2 weeks)

Silver Team (ages 9-12): Emphasis on conditioning and competitive swimming

  • Intermediate swimmers ages 9-12 who have 2+ previous years experience on swim team
  • Swimmer has all legal competitive strokes
  • Swimmer understands and can execute basic competitive skills (i.e. diving, flip turns, etc)
  • Swimmer understands drills used in practice and can follow a pace clock
  • Swimmer understands the flow of swim practice and can listen and follow directions
  • Swimmer understands the flow of a swim meet and needs little guidance
  • Swimmer is strongly encouraged to enroll in ONE session of Competitive Techniques (M-F from 10:30-11 a.m.)

Gold Team (ages 11-17): Emphasis on conditioning and competitive swimming

  • All of Bronze and Silver Requirements
  • Swimmer displays mastery of competitive strokes and skills
  • Swimmer consistently reaches outside his/her comfort zone in workouts to achieve results
  • Swimmer possesses the intrinsic desire to improve and achieve personal best

2022 Swim & Dive Team Competition Times

All Country Club meets start at the same time. Please take care to arrive early and check
in with coaches prior to warm-up.

Dive Meet Schedule*

3:00 pm – 3:30 pm Diver Check-In with Coach
3:30 pm – 4:00 pm Dive tank open for Warm-Up
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm Dive Competition

Swim Meet Schedule*

4:30 pm – 5:00 pm Swimmer Check-In with Coach
5:00 pm –5:25 pm Swimmer Warm-Up
5:30 pm –8:30 pm* Swim Competition

Club Time Trial Meet Schedule**

Saturday Morning:
8:30 am – 9:00 am Swimmer Warm-Up
9:00 am – 11:00 am Competition