Swim Team and Mini Gators

Important Registration Information

You will now register for the swim team online.  Click Here to create a family profile and register for the swim team.  Within 48 hours of registration, we will activate your Team Unify account and include instructions on how to use Team Unify to sign up for your work assignments.  Work assignments will be on a first-come, first-serve basis. 

Session
Fee*
 First Swimmer
$135 Non-Residents
$110 Residents
 Additional Family Member
$115 Non-Resident
$90 Resident
*Fee includes t-shirt

Ages 5 to18 (as of May 31, 2016 are invited to join the Ellisville/Wildwood Swim Team. The team will compete against other municipal teams in the St. Louis county area. Emphasis is placed on sportsmanship and learning basic skills while having fun! Please note that swim team is not a substitute for swim lessons. Wildwood residents will receive resident rate for Swim Team.

Work Assignments
In order for meets to run smoothly, each family is required to work 2 meets, in addition to conference meets (if your child participates). 

Parent Meeting
There will be a NEW parents meeting on Thursday, May 19 at 6:30 p.m. at the Park Administration Center in Bluebird Park. At this meeting, parents will meet the parent reps and coaches, will be given a detailed schedule and other important information, and will have the opportunity to ask questions.

Picture Day
Picture day is June 13 with a rain out day of June 15.

Assessments
All swimmers will be assessed during the 1st week of practice. During the assessments, swimmers may not stop and/or grab the wall or lap lane. We do not expect your swimmer to have a perfect stroke. These steps are taken for safety precautions and we want to ensure your swimmer is able to meet the requirements needed for practices and meets. If your swimmer is not able to meet the specific skills required, a full refund will be given.
  • Ages 6 and Under: Swim 1 length of pool without touching the bottom or sides.
  • Ages 7-11: Rotary breathe and swim 1 length of pool using 2 different strokes.
  • Ages 12 and Over: Rotary breathe, proficiency in 3 different strokes, and swim 2 lengths of the pool.
Practices & Meets
The season lasts from May 31 through July 21, Monday - Friday. Ages 12 to 18 will practice from 7:30 to 8:30 a.m.; ages 9 to 11 will practice from 8:30 to 9:30 a.m.; and ages 5 to 8 will practice from 9:30 - 10:30 a.m.

Alternative Practice will be Tuesday from 7:30 - 8:30 p.m. 2016 Meet Schedule is as follows.

  • June 14, 2016   6:00 PM    Shrewsbury    Location:  Ellisville
  • June 22, 2016   6:00 PM    Fenton     Location:   Fenton
  • June 29, 2016   6:00 PM    Manchester    Location:  Manchester
  • July 7, 2016      6:00 PM    Kirkwood       Location:  Ellisville
  • July 13, 2016    6:00 PM    Chesterfield    Location:  Ellisville

2016 Mini Gators Kickboard Club
For kids ages 4 to 6 with interest in joining the Ellisville/Wildwood Gators Swim Team.  All swimmers will be assessed during the first week of practice.  Mini Gators must be able to swim half the length of the pool unassisted without stopping and/or grabbing the wall. We do not expect your swimmer to have a perfect stroke.  These steps are taken for safety precautions.  Please note that Mini Gators is NOT a substitute for swim lessons.  Fees below include T-shirt.
  • Fees: $70 per swimmer (Wildwood and Non-Residents) ($55 Ellisville Resident)     
  • Time: 9:30 - 10:15 a.m.
  • Dates: M/W/F  June 1 - July 15