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Swimming & Diving

Fall & Winter Programs

COMPETITIVE STROKE CLINICS

6-14 Yr Olds

Designed to hone in on a swimmer’s technique and develop their overall efficiency in the water. Swimmers will work on starts, turns, and finishes for each stroke, which will give them an edge at swim meets. Participants must have at least one season of competitive swimming experience or participated in Swim School this fall. Enrollment based on age at start date.

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  • Cost: $43r/$58nr
  • Day: Saturdays
  • Dates: Oct 24-Nov 21 (Skip Oct 31)
  • Time: 9:15-10:15am
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

swim school

6-14 Yr Olds

For kids interested in learning about competitive swimming and developing their skills in a non-competitive swimming environment. Emphasis placed on becoming more proficient with the four competitive strokes and learning to execute starts and turns. Must have a level four or equivalent swimming ability. No competitive swim experience necessary. Enrollment based on age at start date.

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  • Cost: $43r/$58nr
  • Day: Saturdays
  • Dates: Sept 19-Oct 17
  • Time: 9:15-10:00am
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

zAGS OFF-SEASON

6-18 Yr Olds

For competitive swimmers who want to build endurance and develop their strokes, starts and turns during the off-season. Swimmers must have at least one season of competitive swimming experience and must be able to swim three of four strokes: freestyle, backstroke, and either breaststroke or butterfly. Enrollment based on age at start date.

  • Register Here
  • Cost: $73r/$88nr
  • Day: Saturdays
  • Dates: Sept 19-Nov 21 (Skip Oct 31)
  • Time: 8:00-9:00am
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools

zags competitive swim team

6-18 Yr Olds

ZAGS is a competitive swim team designed for swimmers new to competitive swimming, as well as experienced swimmers who want to continue to improve their skills and gain additional competitive experience. Practices focus on endurance and technique in all four competitive strokes, kicks, starts and turns. The season typically runs for ten weeks concluding with the A & B Championship meets in mid-February. Swimmers ought to swim at all meets and are required to swim the Zeeland Classic Invitational and their end of season championship meet.

  • ZAGS COVID-19 Policies
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  • Registration Deadline: Sat, Nov 7 
  • Head Coach: Drew Scheerhorn
  • Cost: $119r/$134nr
  • Parent Meeting: Mon, Nov 16 - 6:00pm
  • Rookie Night (for first time participants): Tue, Nov 17 | 6:30-7:00pm (Last names A-M) | 7:00-7:30pm (Last names N-Z) | This night is an opportunity for coaches to see your swimmer’s comfort in the water and determine their correct practice group
  • Practice: Mon, Tue, Thur | 6:00-7:30pm | Nov 23-Jan 28
  • Equipment: Competitive swimsuit | ZAGS Swim Cap | Goggles | Each swimmer will receive one latex swim cap | Extra swim caps, including silicone, are available for purchase | Team suits are also available to purchase online from the Varsity Shop | Suit fitting on Nov. 17 during Rookie Night
  • Location: Zeeland West HS Natatorium

CO-ED SPLASHBALL WATER POLO CAMP

1st-6th Graders

A co-ed camp designed to introduce the sport of water polo and provide basic skills and understanding of the sport. Splashball harnesses all the fun, dynamic aspects of the game in a safe, easy to learn aquatic experience that will motivate kids to swim and stay fit!

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  • Coaches: Zac Geschwendt and David Vruggink, ZPS Varsity Polo Coaches
  • Cost: $32r/$47nr
  • Dates: Nov 16-19
  • 1st-3rd Graders: 4:30-5:15pm
  • 4th-6th Graders: 5:30-6:30pm
  • Location: Zeeland Recreation Pools