HRCA Seahawks has two highly successful competitive summer swim teams for swimmers ages six and older. Since 1985 the Seahawks have held weekly dual meets with other teams in the area as well as a championship meet at the end of the season.
Enrolling is very easy, however it is important to read the information below and complete each step. Be sure to mark your calendars for the dates listed below. Still have questions or need help? Contact the Coached Aquatics Coordinator at 303-471-8942 or email.
How Do I Register for Summer Swim Team
Step 1: Pick your team (NEW SKILL LEVELS FOR EACH TEAM)
- Seahawks North
Required Skills to Participate: Swim 75 yards freestyle with side breathing, 75 yards backstroke demonstrating endurance and demonstrate previous experience with either breaststroke or butterfly.
Team Content: A competitive summer swim team for all four competitive strokes and building endurance. Daily practices plus weekly Saturday swim meets. Seahawks North season runs from May 15 - July 31. Practice is in the mornings for our older swimmers and evenings for our younger swimmer at the Northridge Rec Center.
- Seahawks West
Required Skills to Participate: Swim 50 yards freestyle with side breathing and 50 yards backstroke demonstrating endurance.
Team Content: A recreational swim team environment that provides an introduction to competitive team practices and weekly Saturday swim meets. Seahawks West season runs from May 15 - July 31. Practice is held at the Westridge Rec Center.
Step 2: Register, Pay & Print – (Pending Successful Try-Out)
- Registration begins on Wednesday, March 1.
- Register for your team of choice online, (hrcaonline.org/registration) in person at any HRCA Rec Center or by phone at 303-791-2500.
- Deadline to register is Friday, May 12.
Step 3: Attend Mandatory Parent Informational Meeting
- Attend one of the two mandatory Parent Informational Meetings
Thursday, March 30 or Thursday, April 6 from 6:00 - 8:00 p.m., Eastridge Rec Center Community Room
- During the meeting, each family will receive a parent packet with specific team details (i.e. important dates & times, practice groups, meet line up, swimmer paperwork, coaches’ info and more).
Step 4: Attend Mandatory Returning Swimmers or New Swimmers Registration/Tryout
- Returning Swimmers Registration/Tryout
Saturday April 8, 8:00 - 11:00 a.m. – Northridge Rec Center Gym
For swimmers who have been in any one of the following Seahawks Programs, Seahawks Drill Academy, Seahawks Conditioning Camp, Seahawks Elite or Seahawks Summer Swim Team. (Unless you have received an Exempt from Tryout Pass from the Coached Aquatic Coordinator or Head Coach) please have swimmers ready to get in water upon arrival. At this event we will evaluate your child’s swimming ability to ensure correct enrollment, have swim suit fitting and ordering, and mandatory volunteer registration (helpful hint: bring your calendar).
- New Swimmers Registration/Tryout
Saturday April 15, 7:00 - 10:00 a.m. – Northridge Rec Center Gym
For swimmers who have never been enrolled in any Seahawks Programs, Please have swimmer ready to get in water upon arrival. At this time we will evaluate your child’s swimming ability to ensure correct enrollment, have swim suit fitting and ordering, and mandatory volunteer registration (helpful hint: bring your calendar).
Step 5: Get your child to practice starting Monday, May 15!
- First practices will be held at the Westridge Pool. Specific times will be discussed at the parent info meeting and will be included in the parent packets.
Swim team apparel may be purchased at Out of Breath Sports: 42 E Arapahoe Littleton, CO 80122, Phone: 303-798-5037.
For more information or to learn about other year round programs available, visit the youth coached aquatic programs or contact Rachel Lyon at email or 303-471-8942.