Sharkies

About Sharkies
Somerset Rec Club’s Pre-Competition Swim Team for 5-7 year olds
Sharkies

What is Sharkies?

Somerset Rec Club offers a pre-swim team program that starts with ages 5-7. Sharkies* is a fun program designed for younger swimmers to introduce them to the SRC summer swim team!

*SRC membership is required and the swimmer must be able to swim 25 yards without stopping.

What to expect:

  • New to Sharkies program will require a skills ability assessment
  • Daily 30-minute swim practices during season
  • Practices are drop-off/pick-up only, no parents or siblings allowed on the pool deck. Viewing area is available.
  • High-quality instruction from swim team coaches and assistance in the water
  • Participation at each home swim meet
  • Exposure to swim team comradery and race day fun
  • By the end of the season, many children are able to swim the entire length of the pool in a variety of strokes!

If you have any questions, please contact the Swim Team Volunteer Reps.

2022 Important Dates

Sharkies Team Meeting – Tuesday, May 17th (4-5pm)

Evaluations – Wednesday, May 18th (3-6pm)

* Evaluations are only for swimmers that are new to Somerset Swim team

* New families will receive a link to Sign-up Genius for an evaluation time slot

First Day of Practices – Thursday, May 19th

Sharkies Practice Times

May 19 – June 21 (Mon-Fri, 4-4:30pm)

June 22 – July 22 (Mon-Fri, 11:30am – 12:00pm)

“My favorite thing about Sharkies was the swim meets we got to go to.”
Demi (age 6) - 2014 Sharkies






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