Parks & Recreation: Aquatics
Poquoson Riptides Swim
Registration and Team information coming September 2015
Youth thru age 18 Boys & Girls
Join the Winter Recreation Swim Team-The Poquoson Riptides.
Open to all youth ages 8 and under who can easily swim 1 lap of 25 meters. For ages 9 and up swimmers must have the ability to swim 50 meters in a defined swimming stroke. Swimmers must also be able to comfortably swim in deep water. Riptides is a recreational swim experience designed to keep kids swimming year round and give them increased knowledge and ability for competitive swimming as a sport. The season runs from early October through March. The Riptides swim as a member of the Virginia Community Swim League. Meets are held in Norfolk and Richmond once a month.
Practice begins week of October 12. Will take new swimmers through December 1.
Practices are Monday, Wednesday and Friday evenings. Must have a minimum of 20 swimmers to run the program. All new swimmers will be checked for skill minimum. Contact the Office of Community Recreation for additional team details and full swimming requirements. Cost is $65 per month on the payment plan, or $390 Total for residents. Non-residents $410. October thru March, and team packet with details is available at Community Recreation. High school swimmers welcome. Program#110
Open Swimming Opportunities at the Poquoson Pool
Memorial Day thru Labor
Pool Hours for August
Mondays thru Fridays- 12noon-6pm
Facility Admission for Open Swim
Cash or Check Only at the Pool
Single Day Admission:
$5.00 Ages 6 to Adult
$3.00 Ages 3-5
Free 2 and under
Twilight Begins at 4:00pm
$2.00 Ages 6-Adult
$1.00 Ages 3-5
Extra $1.00 on all admissions for
non-residents subject to ID check
Groups: If you have a group larger than 25 please contact our office for a discount rate during open swim. You must make these arrangements 5 days in advance.