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Flying Lions Swim Team

Our Team’s Mission: To share our knowledge and passion for swimming, by empowering safety, fun, and proper technique to all our team members to achieve their full potential through encouraging excellence.

Our Practices: Designed to increase our swimmers’ endurance, and improve their strokes and times through an introduction to various drills.


Flat rate pricing every month

  • 1x per week: $100 per month
  • 2x per week: $200 per month

Registration Fee:

  • 1 swimmer: $70
  • 2+ swimmers: $125

Includes team t-shirt, cap, entry into swim meets awards, and ribbons.
**Once the swim team registration fee is paid, families will not be required to pay additional registration for our lessons, should they have another child enrolled.***

Practice Times (45 minutes):

Several times are available throughout the week. Click here for an up-to-date list.

Age Range: 5 yrs to 14 yrs old.

Requirements to Join:

Swimmers must demonstrate proficiency with all four competitive strokes and complete the following workout prior to joining the team. If your swimmer is not yet able to meet these requirements check the Terrific Tigers and Amazing Alligators section of our classes page. These levels are designed to teach the strokes and prepare students for the swim team.

Required Workout:

  • 150 yards Freestyle
  • 100 yards Backstroke
  • 100 yards Breaststroke
  • 50 yards Butterfly

Swim Meets:

A few times a year we host swim meets so that all the members of our team can get together and show off what they have learned. Keeping with the lighthearted competitive spirit of our team, our meets are designed so that swimmers will be competing to improve their own personal best times, rather than against other teams or swimmers.

2023 Tentative Meet Schedule:

Spring Semester Meet: March 23rd - March 27th

Summer Semester Meet: July 20th - July 24th

Fall Semester Meet: November 30th - December 4th

* Swim Meets take place over a weekend. The specific day your swimmer will compete is based on their age group. Several announcements on a specific meets schedule starting 1 month prior to the meet.

Competition Rules (click to download)

: These rules are intended to be used as a general guide. The more complicated aspects (backstroke turns, flip turns, and pull-outs) are covered by the coaches but not required during swim meets. SSSS coaches are lenient with our newer swimmers, especially during swim meets yet continue to impress the importance of competition rules.

During a swim meet and at the coach’s discretion, a 5-second penalty per 25 yards may be applied to a swimmer’s time if a significant advantage was made by the continued use of the incorrect stroke or kick. Examples: Dolphin kick used during a breaststroke race. Flutter kicks used during a breaststroke or butterfly race.

How to Sign Up:

Sign-up can be done either in person or by contacting our office (904-260-1836). For students new to our program, we may require them to complete a free evaluation class in one of our Amazing Alligators class prior to signing up.

I just love this place! My kids have so much fun at their swimming lessons, and the instructors are caring, energetic, and attentive. I've been so happy and impressed with the progress that both of my children have made attending lessons at Swimming Safari. We've also attended a friend's birthday party here, and it was well done.


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