Swim & Dive


    7th/8th Grade Swimming/Diving 2024



    What: A competitive after-school middle school swim/dive team program for boys and girls 7th & 8th grade students

    Who: Any KISD middle school student who is considering swimming or diving competitively in

    high school.

    When: Practices will be held Mon.-Thurs. after school, from 4:00 pm - 5:30 pm. Students will be bused from their KISD middle schools and brought to the KISD natatorium for practice. However, students will not be bused back and must arrange rides to be picked up promptly at the end of practice, at 5:30 pm.


    Important Dates: (TBD)


    -First Day of practice (swim/dive try-outs)     

    -Swim/Dive Meet 


    Try-out Requirements

    Swimmers: Students MUST be able to swim 125 yards non-stop.  The first 50 yards (2 lengths of the pool) must be freestyle, and the second 50 (2 lengths of the pool) must be backstroke, the last 25 (1 length of the pool) can be breaststroke or butterfly (your choice)

    *Please note that this is NOT a learn-to-swim lesson program.  Students should be very comfortable in the water and it is recommended to have some swim team experience

    Divers: should be able to do a forward, head first dive off a 1 meter board, and be able to swim in deep water


    Equipment needed: All swimmers are responsible for providing their own suit, cap and goggles 


    Girls Suits: Must be a tight form-fitting one piece suit.  Preferably Nike, Speedo, TYR, Arena brand. NO two piece suits, or tankini’s 

    Boys Suits: Must be a tight form-fitting brief or jammer.  Preferably Nike, Speedo, TYR, Arena brand. 

    How to sign up: The Middle School Swim/Dive registration form, along with a current physical/medical history and emergency card MUST be completed and turned into your athletic coordinator on campus on or before Wednesday, March 9th.



     Head Swim Coach-Timber Creek High School