8 & Unders

8 & Unders

For the 2019 – 2020 season our USA Swimming Club will have a new group for swimmers 8 years old and younger.

Evaluation: New swimmers must be evaluated before joining. Contact Us to schedule an evaluation Please tell us the name, age, DOB, school district and swimming experience of each swimmer you will be bringing to the evaluation.

These will be held at Hauppauge High School 500 Lincoln Blvd. Hauppauge NY 11788. We are not at the main circle entrance. We are the parking lot at the traffic light with the tennis courts. After you park your car and you’re facing the building, use the entrance on the far right. We’re just down the hall on the right.

Age: Swimmers must still be 8 years old by March 7th, 2020 to join our 8 & Under group.. This is the date of the Metropolitan Swimming 8 & Under Championship. Swimmers must be 8 & Under on the first day of the meet to compete in the meet.

Ability: Swimmers must be able to swim unassisted to join this group. An evaluation is required. Please Contact Head Coach Brandon Modrov using the form at the bottom of this page to schedule an evaluation.

Practice Schedule: Wednesdays 7:00- 7:45 PM September 4 2019 through May 27, 2020. We use Google Sheets for our monthly calendar. Each month has its own schedule. Hauppauge Swim Club Practice Schedule.

Cost: $700 for the entire year. Paid in 4 monthly payments beginning on October 1 and continuing on November 1, December 1 and January 1.

Discounts: There’s a 5% pay in full discount option. This has to be selected before October 1st. We offer a 10% discount for a 2nd swimmer in the family and 25% for subsequent swimmers.

Breakdown: $400 tuition, $50 insurance fee, $50 for two USA Swimming Sanctioned meets $200 for 1 cap, pair of goggles, 3 shirts, sweatshirt, swim bag, suit, pair of fins, kick board and mesh bag.

Parent Requirements: Our club hosts numerous swim meets throughout the year. We rely on parent volunteers to help run our meets. One of the meets we’re hosting for our 8 & Under group is at Hauppauge High School on February 9, 2020. At least 1 parent from each family must volunteer. We’ll have training sessions for parents throughout the year.

Meet Requirements: This group is preparing to compete at two USA Swimming Sanctioned Meets. Swimmers must attend both meets. February 9, 2020 at Hauppauge High School to get sanctioned times to then enter the Metropolitan Swimming 8 & Under Championship at Felix Festa Middle School Pool 30 Parrott Road West Nyack, NY 10994 on March 7 – 8, 2020.

Hauppauge High School Meet. February 9, 2020. This is a one session meet. It’s an 8 AM warm up. 9 AM start. Ends by 11:30 AM.

8 & Under Championship: March 7 – 8, 2020. This is a special meet for swimmers 8 & Under. Each year teams dress up in themed apparel and parade around the pool deck prior to the competition. It’s a lot of fun! The parade is always on Saturday. 8 year old girls and 7 & under boys compete in the 8 AM – 1 PM session and 8 year old boys and 7 & under girls compete in the 1 PM – 6 PM session. The meet is both Saturday and Sunday. We’ll organize a hotel block for everyone.

9 & Older Championship: If a swimmer is 8 for the entire year but has a birthday right before the 8 & Under Championship, they still can join but will be entered in a meet later in March for swimmers 9 & Older. This meet is the Bronze Championship. It’s a local meet on March 20 – 22, 2020.

Events: Our swim club host several events throughout the year. These are open to swimmers in this group. In November we have picture night, January a new year party and in June we have our end of the season Dinner Dance at Sunken Meadow Pavilion. These events are optional but encouraged. The cost for these events is separate from the price of this group.

Please Contact Head Coach Brandon Modrov to schedule an evaluation.