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Swim Tryout Information Central

By Coaching Staff, 09/20/19, 8:45PM EDT


19-20 Swim Tryout Information

2019 - 2020 Hickory Ridge High School Co-Ed Varsity Swim Team 

Tryout Information Central


Pre-Season Info - 

If you are interested in trying out for the 2019-2020 varsity swim team, please plan to attend an information meeting on Friday, October 4th at 2:30PM in room 442. 

If you can not make this meeting, please fill out the following Google form: link coming soon

You will be required to register with Hickory Ridge Athletics (Link Here) before you will be able to try out. 

Additionally, there is a mandatory parents concussion meeting on October 29th at 6PM in the HRHS auditorium, if you did not attend that meeting this summer. More info about that requirement  here.

We will be hosting 2 pre-season practice dates with 2 lanes available at the West Cabarrus YMCA. Supervision will be present from coaching staff, but will not be providing formal instruction at this time. This is a time for swimmers to warm up on their own and get ready for tryouts; participants will be able to talk to swimmers from previous seasons, while at pre-season practices.  

Pre-Season Practice Dates:
Oct 21st 4:45-6PM
Oct 24th 4:45-6PM

Please note that attendance at preseason practices is not taken into account for final team roster decisions.


Tryouts will be taking place on 2 dates this year due to how the start of the swim season falls. YOU MUST HAVE REGISTERED ONLINE with Hickory Ridge Athletics (Link HereTO TRYOUTPlease be ready to be in the water by 7:15 as we want to maximize the time we have this season for tryouts.

Each swimmer must swim a timed 50 of each stoke (Free, Fly, Breast, and Back) and a 100 IM.
All distances must be legal for start, swim, and turns.

October 30th 7:15PM-8:40PM
October 31st 7:15PM-8:40PM

West Cabarrus YMCA

After Try-Outs

After the second night of try-outs have completed, the coaching staff will meet to discuss the 2019-2020 final roster and will confirm eligibility before posting the final roster. The coaching staff will have the roster posted no later than the morning of November 1st, 2019.

If you make the 2019-2020 swim and dive team, we will have a mandatory athlete meeting. This mandatory meeting will be the next day, on November 1st at 2:20PM in Room 442. This is required for all athletes to attend, so please make arrangements to attend. 

We will have one more meeting for both athletes and their parents/guardians on November 4th at 5:30 PM in Room 442. This will be to go over the upcoming swim season, introduce the coaching staff, mention any changes, and to allow you to order a swim suit, cap, and etc. for your athlete for the season. Please make arrangements to attend and bring a payment method to order a competition swimsuit. This will be the only time in the season you will be able to do so. ALSO, we will have swim practice after this meeting, please plan on meeting at the West Cabarrus YMCA after this meeting.


Stay Connected!

We like to post about our athletes' successes and about important updates to our fans and community. Please follow us on the following social media sties/apps to make sure you stay updated:

Twitter: @HRHS_Swimming1
Instagram: HRHS_Swimming

Additionally, please download the SportsEngine App. This will allow you to see our team calendar, roster, photos, and news all on your mobile phones.

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** Updated post on 09/20/2019