Winter Swim Program

Registration for Overlee’s Winter Swim Program will open August 11, 2019. Please contact [email protected] if you have questions.

Click here for the Winter Swim Coach Application.

  The Overlee Winter Swim program offers a positive environment that encourages learning and provides opportunities for all levels of swimmers.

    • SEPTEMBER 22, 2019 to MAY 3, 2020
    • Sunday evenings at Yorktown High School Pool
    • Scheduled breaks for holidays, pool closures and program breaks

SESSION 1 –  BEGINNER: AGES 5-8 – 6:00-6:45 p.m.

  • REGISTRATION FEE:  
    • $325 MEMBERS IF REGISTERED BY  AUGUST 25, 2019
    • $350 BEGINNING AUGUST 25, 2019 FOR MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS 
  • EXPERIENCE: No experience necessary
  • SKILLS COVERED:  Comfortable in the water, floating on stomach and back, freestyle arms/kick, backstroke arms/kick, sitting dives, and dives underwater
  •  MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS REGISTER  HERE

SESSION 1-INTERMEDIATE: AGES 6-10 – 6:00-6:45 p.m.

  • REGISTRATION FEE:  
    • $350 MEMBERS IF REGISTERED BY AUGUST 25, 2019
    • $375 BEGINNING AUGUST 25, 2019 FOR MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS 
  • EXPERIENCE: Must be able to swim a full lap unassisted
  • SKILLS COVERED:  Freestyle kick, side breathing, backstroke swim, kicking on back, dives and intro to breastroke
  •  MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS REGISTER  HERE

SESSION 1 -TECHNIQUE:  AGES 10-13 ONLY – 6:00-7:00  p.m.

  • The Technique Sessions are open to Overlee Swim Team members only
  • REGISTRATION FEE:  
    • $375 OVL SWIM TEAM MEMBERS ONLY IF REGISTERED BY AUGUST 25, 2019 ($400 after August 25)
    • EXPERIENCE:  Member of Overlee Swim Team
  • SKILLS COVERED:  Refinement of all 4 strokes, kicking, underwater, turns, starts and preparation for the summer
  • MEMBERS ONLY REGISTER HERE

SESSION 2-INTERMEDIATE – AGES 6-10 – 7:00-8:00 p.m.

  • REGISTRATION FEE:  
    • $370 MEMBERS IF REGISTERED BY AUGUST 25, 2019
    • $395 NON-MEMBERS
  • EXPERIENCE:  MUST BE ABLE TO SWIM A FULL LAP UNASSISTED
  • SKILLS COVERED:  Freestyle kick, side breathing, backstroke, kicking on back, dives and introduction to breaststroke
  • MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS REGISTER HERE  

SESSION 2 – ADVANCED – AGES 8-12 – 7:00-8:00 p.m.

  • REGISTRATION FEE:  
    • $370 MEMBERS IF REGISTERED BY  AUGUST 25, 2019
    • $395 BEGINNING AUGUST 25, 2019 FOR MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS
  • EXPERIENCE:  Prior lesson  and/or swim team experience required, must be able to swim freestyle and backstroke for a full length of pool unassisted
  • SKILLS COVERED:  Free style and back stroke technique, introduction/review of breaststroke and butterfly, turns and dives
  • MEMBERS AND NON-MEMBERS REGISTER HERE  

If you have further questions, please send emails to [email protected]

Program Overview

The Overlee Winter Swim Program began in 1964. The program provides “once-a-week” competitive stroke development for swimmers for the Overlee community.

The Overlee Winter Swim program is held on Sunday evenings at Yorktown High School Pool.  The program begins Sunday, SEPTEMBER 22nd, 2019 and runs through Sunday, MAY 3rd, 2020, with scheduled breaks for holidays, pool closures and program breaks.

The Overlee Winter Swim program offers a positive environment for children ages 5 to 12 years old of all skill levels to improve their swimming skills. strokes and technique.  The program offers a positive teaching environment that encourages learning and provides opportunities for the best technique instruction possible. The skill development and improvement focus allows the summer league swimmers to perform at peak potential and prepares youngsters for the swim team environment. In fact, 90% of Overlee winter swim participants also compete in the summer league.

The Winter Swim Program develops skills and coaches speed improvement through swim workouts. The sessions range from beginner requiring no experience; intermediate level focuses on some strokes, kicking and dives; and advanced level focuses on some stroke technique and introduction or review of other strokes, turns and dives; and the technique sessions is for OVERLEE SWIM TEAM MEMBERS.  The Winter Swim Program teaches approximately 200 children from ages 5 through 12  each year.