F*A*S*T (FORESTBROOKE ATHLETIC SWIM & DIVE TEAMS)
FAST (Forestbrooke Athletic club Swim & Dive Team) is a competitive summer team for ages up to 17 based at your neighborhood pool, and a fun place for beginners to start. if you can pass the Deep End Test, you can join the team -swimming, diving or both (no diving experience necessary). Registration starts on Opening Day, practices start as soon as the pool is open, are every day once school is out and run until Championship week in July. You do not need to be a pool member to join, but there is a 50% discount for pool members and financial assistance is available for those who need it. If you can’t yet pass the deep end test but are still interested, consider signing up for early summer swim lessons at the pool!
THE 2017 SWIM AND DIVE SEASON
See below for Swim and Dive Team Fees for the 2017 Season (one price for BOTH teams, or participate in one or the other)
There is a discount on team fees for Forestbrooke Pool Members. Additional discount for siblings.
No age requirement, but children must be able to swim one length of the pool without stopping.
Request that family members of team volunteer for 2-3 shifts per season. Sign up in lobby.
Additional expenses? Only if desired;
Swim & Dive Team Suit – approx $60, available at Sun & Snow
FAST Team Gear – swim caps (first year on team) and a t-shirt available with swim/dive team membership.
2 meter board practice for dive team – held at another local pool, discounted admission to pool as arranged by Dive coach
Private Swim/Stroke and/or Dive lessons as coordinated through Coaches and the Pool Manager
Flying Fish Raffle – $1 per fish at swim meets (50/50 raffle)
F*A*S*T Team Gear – Flying Fish Spirit Wear order forms available by Opening Day.
Forestbrooke Swim Team and Dive Team Information
Team Dates & Events:
Opening Day: Saturday, May 27
Team Building Party: TBA
Mock Meet: Wednesday, June 21
Swim-A-Thon: Tuesday – Wednesday, July 11-12
Spaghetti Dinner: Sunday, July 23
Ice Cream Social & Awards Ceremony: Friday, July 28.
After school practices begin on Tuesday, May 30.
After school SWIM practices are 4-6 pm, Monday, Wednesday, Friday from May 30 – June 16.
After school DIVE practices are 5-6 pm, Tuesday, Thursday from May 30 – June 16.
Summer practices begin on Monday, June 19.
Summer practices will run from June 19 – July 21, Monday – Friday from 7:30am–12:00 pm.
Memorial Day, May 29 (Monday)
Independence Day, July 4 (Tuesday)
Saturdays – June 24, July 1, July 8 , July 15, and July 22.
Warm-ups start at 8 am and the meets start at 9 am.
Home meets require pool set-up, typically at 7 am.
Fridays – June 23, June 30, July 7, July 14 and July 21.
Warm-ups start at 4 pm and the meets start at 5 pm. All dive meets are away meets.
Swim/Dive Championship Week (Monday, July 24 – Thursday July 27)
Warm-ups start at 8 am and the meet starts at 9 am, ending in early afternoon.
Monday, July 24: 13 – 17 years old
Tuesday, July 25: 9 & 10 year olds
Wednesday, July 26: 8 & Under
Thursday, July 27: 11 & 12 year olds
Warm-ups start at 1 pm (12 pm on Wednesday).The meet starts at 2 pm (1 pm on Wednesday). The meets will run into the early evening.
Monday, July 24: 8 & Under
Tuesday, July 25: 11 & 12 year olds
Wednesday, July 26: 13 – 17 year olds
Thursday, July 27: 9 & 10 year olds
Washtenaw Interclub Swim Conference (WISC) – 2017 Swim Team Schedules for “B” Division
- Saturday, June 24 – Chippeaw at Forestbrooke
- Saturday, July 1 – Georgetown at Forestbrooke
- Saturday, July 8 – Forestbrooke at Vets Park
- Saturday, July 15 – Forestbrooke at Liberty
- Saturday, July 22 – Forestbrooke at Orchard Hill
Are you interested in finding out more about joining Forestbrooke Pool? If so, please contact our Membership Officer, Kate Pasola, to apply or for further details. She can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org or, check out the Membership Facts Page. JOIN TODAY!!!!