Special Olympics Texas Swim Team


Swimming is one of the most popular sports in world. Unlike other sports, swimming is a life skill that is taught, first, to ensure safety and, secondly, for sports and competition purposes.

This swim program is for children & adults with intellectual disabilities. Practices will focus on developing the swimmers' endurance, technique, and competitive swimming skills. The Special Olympics Texas team practices once a week and swimmers can compete in the regional and state meets in the fall.

This swim team is for ages 6+ and anyone 8 years old & older can compete in local & state swim meets with other Special Olympic Texas teams. Team members will be placed into levels based on skill level: Learn-To-Swim, Stroke Development, or Squad Training.

Upcoming season: Fall 2019 - Dates TBD

Costs:

• $80 per swimmer for the whole season
• Meet fees are $35 per meet if your swimmer wants to compete in Special Olympics Texas swim meets. (note: it's completely optional whether to compete or not)

Practice Times:

• Fridays from 6:30pm - 7:15pm

Swim Meets:

• October 6th is the Area 5 Meet
• October 18th is the State Meet

Important Forms:

• Please bring a competed Youth Program Waiver if swimmer is under 18 years old
• Also, bring a completed Medical Release form that needs to be filled out by a parent/guardian and a medical professional.
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