Information about the Alamo Heights
summer swim team
We are accepting registrations for the 2004 Summer Swim Team until May 28.
The Alamo Heights Pool Shark program is designed to instruct and encourage swimmers ages 5-15 through stroke development accompanied by strength and endurance exercises. This is a summer league only. Our coaches this season are Head Coach Bill Brown and Assistant Coach Theresa Brown.
The Alamo Heights Pool Sharks team is a member of the Alamo Area Aquatics Association's Alamo Area Summer Swim League. The league is affiliated with US Swimming and has 39 teams from all around San Antonio. Our team will swim in four meets against other teams. In addition to the four meets, there will be a city championship meet and an all-star meet (check our calendar.
Every swimmer must purchase a competition style swimsuit in the Team's colors at an additional cost. A representative from Speedo will be at the Alamo Heights pool on May 27th from 8:00 AM - 10:00 AM. to sell team color suits etc. to those swimmers who do not have their suits yet . We get the suits at wholesale prices so that is the time to buy. Also, anyone with hair that reaches to the eyes must wear a swim cap.
Registration statistics as of March 28, 2004
We've had a very successful registration drive this year. There are 87 swimmers from 73 families. We are expecting as many as another 20 to join by the end of registration on May 28. Here are some statistics.
- 40 boys and 47 girls
- 39 swimmers are new to the team this year
- Age range is 5 through 15
- Most of our swimmers are 9 years old
- Twenty-eight families were on the team last year.
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