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Swim Team Basics! 

Don’t miss your chance to be a part of the 2018 Eagle Harbor Scream’n Eagles Summer Swim Team! 
The Team competes in the First Coast Summer Swim League, a recreational league. 
Swimmers will have the opportunity to swim in three or more swim meets and a championship meet. 
For those 10 and under, a simple swim test is required prior to registration.


An Introduction to a Great Competitive Sport
Our goal is provide each swimmer with:

  • Teach participants the four competitive strokes (backstroke, breaststroke, butterfly, and freestyle)
  • Swimming promotes fitness and teaches a child to strive for physical achievement
  • Swimming is an exciting individual and team sport
  • Swimming is a healthy “lifetime” activity
  • Swimming is relatively injury free in comparison to other youth sports
  • Swimming teaches the life lessons of sport and sportsmanship which include learning to deal with winning and losing, as well as working with officials, teammates and coaches
  • Swimming motivates participants to strive for self improvement and teaches goal orientation
  • Swimming cultivates a positive mental attitude and high self-esteem
  • Swimming can prevent drowning

Eligibility Requirements

  • Age 5 as of June 1, 2018
  • 5 – 18 years of age are eligible
  • Must participate in 3 swim meets or more

Fees

  • First Swimmer: $160
  • Second Swimmer: $140 (must live in same household as 1st swimmer)
  • Third Swimmer: $125   (must live in same household as 1st swimmer)
  • Price includes coaching, Scream'n Eagles T-Shirt, Meet Ribbons, League Fees and End-Of-Summer banquet with trophy.
  • Swim famiily must purchase suits, caps, fins and goggles.  See below for information on Swim Suit and gear purchase dates.

 Swim Season

  • The season begins the second week in May and ends the last week in July. May practices are in the afternoons and are non mandatory, especially is it conflicts with other sports that are finishing up their spring season.

Swim Test for New Swimmers

  • All first-time team members 10 and under will be required to attend one of the Swim Test Dates.The swim test takes approximately 10 minutes per child and are held at the heated pool at Waterfront Park. Please RSVP for your desired Swim Test date by calling Waterfront Park at 621-8362.
  • The basic swim test consists of:
    • Age 5-6 swim test – have to complete 25 yards using the freestyle stroke without stopping
    • Age 7-8 swim test - have to complete 25 yards freestyle and 25 yards backstroke
    • Age 9-10 swim test  - have to complete 50 yards freestyle and 25 yards backstroke

 Swim Test Dates & Times:       

  • Saturday April 14, Between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Saturday April 21, Between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Saturday April 28, Between 1 p.m. and 3 p.m.
  • Swim tests after April 28th - please call 621-8363 to inquire about available times



zz2018 Season Scream'n Eagles Swim Team Information

 Swimming is a family sport and parent participation is a requirement.  Please see the Family Assessment Agreement on page five of the Registration Form for details.

 Swim Team Communication 

  • All communication will be via email. As a swim family, you will receive a welcome letter via email within seven days of registration to initiate communication and double check all swimmer information. 
    • If you do not have email, communication is the obligation of the swim parent.  All communication will also be posted at Swim Park.
    • Any changes or cancellations of practice days or times will be posted on Big Tent.

 

Volunteer Sign Ups  It is the parents responsibility to reserve their volunteer position and make any necessary changes.  All changes/drops need to be done no later than 24 hours before the meet affected by change/drop.

 We're using SignUp.com (the leading online SignUp and reminder tool) to organize our upcoming SignUps.

 Here's how it works in 3 easy steps:

1) Click this link to see our SignUp on SignUp.com: http://signup.com/go/kXCSpkF

2) Review the options listed and choose the spot(s) you like.

3) Sign up! It's Easy - you will NOT need to register an account or keep a password on SignUp.com. Click to View Volunteer Opportunities on SignUp.com


 2018 Scream'n Eagles Dates to Remember

Registration Dates and Information:

  • Returning Swimmers: March 1st thru May 31st
  • New Swimmers: April 1st thru May 31st
  • No registrations will be accepted after May 31st
  • Register with payment at Waterfront Park
    • Swimmers MUST BE REGISTERED before they attend their first practice


Parent Meetings:   May 3: 7:00pm at Waterfront Park    AND    May 24: 7:00pm  at Waterfront Park


2018 Practice Schedule:

May

Monday thru Thursday

Non Mandatory (espcially if finishing other sports, etc.)  

Afternoons  
  • 5-8 yr olds: 3:30 to 4:00 
  • 9-12 yr olds: 4:00 to 4:45
  • 13-18 yr olds: 4:45 to 5:45  
Summer 

Monday thru Thursday

1st & 2nd groups flip times every other week

Mornings
  • 12-18 yr olds: 7:30 to 8:30
  • 9-11 yr olds: 8:30-9:15
  • 5-8 yr olds: 9:15-10


2018 Meet Schedule:

DATE MEET LOCATION  OPPONENT(S)  WARM UPS MEET STARTS
June 2 Eagle Harbor  Putnam  &  Marsh Landing  8:00 AM  9:00 AM
June 12 Atlantic Beach  Atlantic Beach & Aberdeen  4:30 PM  5:00 PM
June 16 Eagle Harbor  Oakleaf  7:30 AM  8:30 AM
June 23 Eagle Harbor  Eagle Landing  8:00 AM  8:30 AM
June 30 Pace Island  Pace Island  8:30 AM  9:00 AM
July 7

Eagle Harbor

 Jax Golf & Country  8:30 AM  9:00 AM
Sunday July 15th

Cecil Field

CHAMPIONSHIPS    

Swim Suit Fitting & Equipment Purchase Day: 

Drop in during any of the times listed to purchase your childrens' team suit. Representive will be present to help with suit sizing, if  necessary.  This is also an opportunity to purchase goggle, fins, swim bags and other equipment, if you wish.
 
May 15th (Tuesday) 3 PM thru 6:00 PM at Swim Park


 

 

 

 

For additional information, contact Jane Hutton at 621-8363.

 

 
 
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