Summer Season

The Prince George's Parks and Recreation (PGPR) Summer Swim Team is a competitive team, which will train for the Prince-Mont Swim League meets. All swimmers should be registered prior to the start date of the summer season.

Practice Locations


General Information


  • All swimmers wishing to join the team this summer must register for and pass tryouts.
    Prerequisites: Participants must be able to swim 25 yards of freestyle/front crawl and 25 yards of backstroke. No 'walk-ons' of new athletes will be accepted; new athletes must register for tryouts.
  • The team will practice 5 days/week
  • The team will compete in Prince-Mont Swim League meets on Saturdays between 8 a.m. and 12 noon. Home swim meet location will be at Ellen E Linson Splash Park and away meets are held at locations in the neighboring areas/counties.
  • Costs:
    • $160/Resident
    • $192/Non-Resident (Payment plans or multi-child discounts are not available during the summer season.)
  • Kickboards and pull buoys are provided during practice. Each participant will need to bring their own swimsuit for practice.

Parent Volunteer Requirements


Parent volunteer involvement is required at all home and away meets. All parents will need to register in Samaritan (online volunteer application system) and be fingerprinted. More details will be provided at the Parent Orientation Meeting.

Registration


Register using the SMARTlink system or at your local M-NCPPC community/aquatics center.
  • Registration applications will not be accepted 2 weeks after the course has started.
  • There will be no pro-rations of course fees for late registrants.
  • PGPR Swim Team courses are not eligible for fee assistance.
  • Each participant must complete a set of forms by the first day of practice.

Swim Team Tryouts


All swimmers wishing to join the team this summer must register for and pass the 1-hour tryouts.

Prerequisites


Swimmers will be evaluated on their ability and endurance to swim continuously 2 to 4 lengths of freestyle and backstroke repetitively during the 1-hour practice tryout. Swimmers who can complete the minimum requirements may be asked to demonstrate other skills such as butterfly or breaststroke, competition turns and starts as part of the tryout process.

Additional Information


For more information, contact the Swim Team.