A summer swim team that focuses on building endurance and learning new swim skills, the Irving Sharks swim team is open to children ages 6 and older. The team participates in local swim meets on weekends during the months of June and July. Practice locations vary throughout the city.
For more information, call Pool Supervisor Daniel Farran at (972) 446-0201.
Competitive Swim Coaching: Irving Swimmers Program
The Irving Swimmers program offers precompetitive, entry-level and advanced competitive swim coaching. The year-round U.S.S. registered team teaches proper swim strokes, starts, turns and racing skills. Local competitions are available for bronze level and higher. A masters swim program also is available for adult swimmers looking to compete.
The Winter Sharks is a new, fun and challenging program that meets twice a week and includes stroke clinics and swimming challenges. Workouts focus on the basics of competitive swimming including starts, turns and finishes, as well as instruction on freestyle, breast stroke, butterfly and backstroke.
This program is designed for swimmers ages 8 and older, who can swim a complete lap without stopping. Classes are $60 per session and are held twice a week for eight weeks at Heritage Aquatic Center. Call (972) 446-0201 for more details and specific times.