Manta Rays Swim Team

Developing competitive swimming skills that will last a lifetime! 

Manta Rays Swim Team is a competitive swim program for youth 18 years and younger.

As a competitive program, the Manta Ray Swim Team has basic minimum requirements for each age group that all swimmers should be able to meet before participating in the program.  This is for the safety and well-being of all swimmers and coaches.  Participation is at the discretion of the Manta Rays Swim Team Coaching Staff.

Entry level 8 & Under Swimmers must be able to:

  • Swim 25 yards of continuous freestyle without aid demonstrating the basic concept of rotary breathing and good balance in the water.
  • Swim 25 yards of continuous backstroke without aid demonstrating good balance in the water.

 

Entry level 9-10 year old Swimmers must be able to:

  • Swim 50 yards of continuous freestyle demonstrating the basic concept of rotary breathing and good balance in the water.
  • Swim 50 yards of continuous backstroke demonstrating good balance in the water.
  • Demonstrate 25 yards of basic butterfly and/or breaststroke.
  • Perform 50 yards of strong flutter kick with or without a kickboard

 

Entry level 11 & up Swimmers must be able to:

  • Swim 50 yards of continuous freestyle with effective rotary breathing
  • Swim 50 yards of continuous backstroke
  • Demonstrate 25 yards of basic butterfly and/or breaststroke.
  • Perform 50 yards of strong kick with or without a kickboard of each of the 4 competitive strokes (flutter kick on front, flutter kick on back, butterfly/dolphin kick, breaststroke kick)