House Swimming

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About House Swimming

The Piranha House Program is designed for children 7-13 years old (6 year olds aging up to 7 by the end of the year will be considered for membership) who may not be ready for Team or may not be ready to commit to a full year with the Piranhas. House Swimmers must have advanced basic swimming skills: be able to complete at least 25 yards of all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke and freestyle) without assistance and swim 3 of the 4 strokes legally. The goal of the group will be to learn drills and proper technique for all four competitive strokes, and the emphasis during practice will be on fun and learning. There will be one House group each session. Four sessions of House will be offered throughout the year, Fall, Winter, Spring and Summer. Schedules are listed below.

Swimmers enrolled in Fall House will have priority for the Winter and the Winter House will have priority for the Spring and so on. Returning House swimmers should register on their respective registration date or run the risk of losing their spot. Once a session’s respective registration is complete, House will be open to new swimmers. There is limited space in all our House programs.

In a given year, a swimmer who participated in the Spring and/or Summer House session does not have to be evaluated for THAT YEAR’S Fall or Winter House session. All other new swimmers who wish to be evaluated for Fall or Winter House swimming must participate in the Fall Evaluation Stroke Clinic and new swimmers who wish to be evaluated for Spring or Summer House must participate in the Spring Evaluation Stroke Clinic (please note there is no guarantee that the Spring Clinic will be run every year). Notification of placement will be via email no later than one day after completion of the clinic for the Fall and Spring. Registration for all House sessions must be done at the Y front desk.

House swimmers who are full Darien YMCA members will be allowed to compete in YMCA dual meets. ‘YMCA dual meets’ are held throughout the year at Darien and other YMCAs in the area. A sign up sheet for meets will be located on the Piranha bulletin board in the lobby of the YMCA and all YMCA dual meets are also listed on the Piranha homepage. There are usually no meets for 13 year olds and there will be no meets scheduled during the Summer House session.

Family Information Form for House swimming (required).

 

Fall House Schedule 2016

September 6th – November 19th

2017 Fall House schedule will be posted in the summer.

Winter House Schedule 2016-17

November 29 – February 18
(no classes 12/24, 12/31)

 
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
House I (8/Under) Members: $440; Non-members: $510
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4:45-5:30PM
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9:00-9:45AM
House II (8/Under) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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4:45-5:30PM
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House III (8/Under) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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4:45-5:30PM
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House IV (8/Under) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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9:00-9:45AM
House V (9/Over) Members: $440; Non-members: $510
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4:45-5:30PM
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4:45-5:30PM
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9:00-9:45AM
House VI (9/Overs) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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4:45-5:30PM
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House VII (9/Overs) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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4:45-5:30PM
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House VIII (9/Overs) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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6:30-7:15PM
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House IX(9/Overs) Members: $175; Non-members: $245
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9:00-9:45AM

Intersession House Schedule 2017

February 21 – March 25

 
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
House I (8/Under)Members: $190; Non-members: $270
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4:45-5:30 PM
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9:00-9:45 AM
House II (8/Under)Members: $80; Non-members: $125
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4:45-5:30 PM
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House III (8/Under)Members: $80; Non-members: $125
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4:45-5:30 PM
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House IV (8/Under)Members: $80; Non-members: $125
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9:00-9:45 AM
House V (9/Over)Members: $190; Non-members: $270
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4:45-5:30 PM
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4:45-5:30 PM
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9:00-9:45 AM
House VI(9/Overs)Members: $80; Non-members $125
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4:45-5:30 PM
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House VII (9/Overs)Members: $80; Non-members: $125
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4:45-5:30 PM
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House VIII(9/Overs)Members: $80; Non-members: $125
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9:00-9:45 AM

Spring House Schedule 2017 – TENTATIVE

April 4 – June 17
(No Classes 4/10-4/15 Spring Break Week & 5/29)

 
Monday
Tuesday
Wednesday
Thursday
Friday
Saturday
House I (8/Under) Members: $460; Non-members: $530
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4:45-5:30 PM
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4:45-5:30 PM
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9:00-9:45 AM
House II (8/Under) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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4:45-5:30 PM
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House III (8/Under) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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4:45-5:30 PM
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House IV (8/Under) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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9:00-9:45 AM
House V (9/Over) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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5:00-5:45 PM
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<House VI (9/Over) Members: $460; Non-members: $530
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4:00-4:45 PM
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4:00-4:45 PM
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9:00-9:45 AM
House VII (9/Overs) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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4:00-4:45 PM
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House VIII (9/Over) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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4:00-4:45 PM
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House IX (9/Over) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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9:00-9:45 AM
House X (8/Under) Members: $184; Non-members: $254
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4:00-4:45 PM
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Summer House Schedule 2017 – TENTATIVE

June 20 – August 5

There will be no meets scheduled during the Summer House session. Summer House swimmers who wish to continue with the House program in the Fall or Winter will NOT be required to participate in the Fall Stroke Clinic. However, if a swimmer wishes to be evaluated for Team, he/she MUST be evaluated through the Fall Stroke Clinic. All Winter-only Piranhas who swam on the Team the previous winter and participate in the Summer House program are guaranteed placement on the Team for the upcoming Winter season.

Schedule coming soon