Swim Team

Save the Dates!

  • Swim Team Registration: Now waitlist only
  • Parent Info Session: Sunday, April 26th, 3-5pm
  • Swim Test Days: Thursday, May 7th, 4-6pm and Friday, May 8th, 4-6pm
  • 2020 Water Dragons Season begins: Monday, May 11th
  • Awards Banquet: Tuesday, July 14th, 6-9pm

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FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

WHO CAN JOIN?
All JCC members and guests are welcome to join the Water Dragons Swim Team. If your child is having fun and improving in the water, consider signing them up!

HOW OLD ARE WATER DRAGONS?
Swimmers ages 4-18 can swim with the team.

HOW MUCH DOES THE SEASON COST?
$185 for members
$210 for guests
Registration fee includes a team t-shirt and a swim cap.
Please note that Water Dragons swimsuits is an additional cost. Water Dragons swimsuits are required for competition swimmers and optional for non-competition swimmers.

WHAT ARE THE DIFFERENT SWIM TEAM LEVELS?

  • Junior Dragons: Junior Dragons are mostly aged 8 and under. These swimmers can swim up to 25 yards with a coach’s assistance, but cannot swim 50 yards unassisted. Junior Dragons is a non-competition swim team only.
  • Aleph: Aleph swimmers are mostly aged 10 and under. These swimmers can swim at least 50 yards.
  • Bet: These confident swimmers can swim numerous lengths of the pool and can demonstrate at least two strokes properly.
  • Gimel: These experienced swimmers can swim at least three strokes and are ready for intense practices.

DO YOU HAVE A NON-COMPETITION OPTION?
Yes! Swimmers in all four swim levels are welcome to join the non-competition team. They attend the same practices with the competition team members at their level, but don’t compete in the league meets. This is a great option for those swimmers who want to have fun, spend time with friends, and get better at swimming without the pressure of swim meets.

ARE THERE OPTIONS TO COMPETE IN LOCAL SWIM MEETS?
Yes! Sign your Aleph, Bet, or Gimel level swimmer for the competition team. These teams compete in the Durham Summer Swim League meets.

WHEN ARE THE MEETS?

Swim Team Meet Schedule 2020

TeamsLocationDateTime
LJCC vs. WCWCJune 3rd5:30-9pm
LJCC vs. HVFHOMEJune 10th5:30-9pm
LJCC vs. DFCDFCJune 17th5:30-9pm
LJCC vs. ENOENOJune 20th9am-12:30pm
LJCC vs. PARKHOMEJune 24th6-9:30pm (subject to change)
Inclement Weather Makeup DayTBDJuly 1st6-9:30pm (subject to change)
CHAMPS!Triangle Aquatics CenterJuly 11thAll day event

DOES SWIM TEAM COORDINATE WITH CAMP SHELANU?
Yes! Swimmers who are also attending Camp Shelanu are able to have coordinated camp drop-off where staff walk swimmers to camp at the end of practice.

WHEN ARE PRACTICES?
Swimmers choose only one practice session. Campers must attend the early practice time. Practices are offered Monday-Friday and swimmers may participate in as many practices as they like.

2020 Water Dragons Swim Team Practice Schedule

Dates are
Mon-Fri only
Junior DragonsAlephBetGimel
May 11-June 124:15-4:45pm4:45-5:15pm5:15-6pm5:15-6pm
June 15-July 37:30-8am OR 8-8:30am7:30-8am OR 8-8:30am6:45-7:30am OR 8:30-9:15am6:45-7:30am OR 8:30-9:15am

 

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