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Bubbles Developmental Program

Bubbles Developmental Program

bubblesThe Barracuda Bubbles program is designed to provide young swimmers (ages 3-8) with basic swimming skills essential for continued involvement in the sport of competitive swimming. The program’s purpose is not to provide technical swim lessons; rather, it is designed to help younger children become comfortable in the water, learn some basic water skills, and have fun!

When a Barracuda Bubble demonstrates the ability and desire to swim with the 8 and under group, they will be encouraged to move up. This decision will be based on the swimmer’s ability to swim a full length of the pool without help, the child’s desire, the coach(es’) recommendation, and the parents’ judgment.

The main “competition” for the Bubbles is a kickboard race(s) during the break in “A” meets on Saturday mornings and at the start of the “B” meets.

The qualifications to be a bubble are that you are comfortable leaving your parent, can listen to instructions and can perform well in a group setting. Bubble groups are kept small (5-6 children) with one Assistant Coach per group. They will be grouped according to ability.

For more information about how to join the Bubbles, please contact Alexis Martina at alexis.leigh.stern@gmail.com.


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2018 Hours of Operation

When FCPS Schools are in Session: 
  • 1pm - 8 pm (Fridays 'til 9 pm)
  • 11am - 9 pm Saturdays
  • 11am - 8 pm Sundays
When FCPS Schools are NOT in Session: 
  • 11am-9pm
Hours are in effect from May 26th (Opening Day) to September 3rd (Closing Day)

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  1. Pre-Season Work Day 1

    May 5 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm
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    May 12 @ 9:00 am - 1:00 pm

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