Rec League Swimming

How to be a Timer at a Swim Meet

How to be a Timer at a Swim Meet

Nearly every swim team requires parents to help out.  One of the most common positions is being a timer at a meet.  Some people think the position is too stressful, but honestly it is as easy paying attention to the meet and pressing a button for each race. Okay it is slightly more complicated than […]

Signs Your Swimmer Just Isn't That In To It

Signs Your Swimmer Just Isn’t That In To It

Why do your kids swim?  There are lots of possible answers to this question, and for most kids it is a combination of reasons.  One essential reason should be because they want to and they love it . All too often, unfortunately, it is actually because mom or dad love it and will do anything […]

Common Swim Team Terms

Common Swim Team Terms

As a new swim parent or swim fan you may find yourself occasionally wondering why the people around you seem to be speaking gibberish. Your swimmer, coach, or fellow swim parent start talking and your eyes start to glaze over with confusion…  Cuts, seeds, tapers, psych sheets, heat sheet…. and what exactly is a split […]

Advice for First Time Rec League Swim Team Parents

Advice for First Time Rec League Swim Team Parents

School is quickly wrapping up, the weather is getting warmer…that means summer swimming is just around the corner.  For some this will be your kids first experience as a competitive swimmer…that is awesome!  Seriously, it is truly an awesome time where everything is new and exciting for both you and your swimmer.  It is also […]