The South Bay Aquatics USA swimming program provides a unified multi-pool environment conducive to training and quality instruction that allows athletes to systematically progress from novice to national caliber level. Our dedicated and trained coaching staff and parental participation instill in our athletes at all levels, positive life-long values based upon teamwork, self-discipline, and healthy competition. South Bay Aquatics serves youth in the Bonita, Chula Vista, National City, Imperial Beach, Coronado, Eastlake, Otay Ranch, Rolling Hills Ranch, and southern San Diego communities.
South Bay Aquatics is currently seeking qualified individuals to augment our existing coaching staff for summer programs. Contact Head Coach Tom Paradowski for more information.
South Bay Aquatics will be hosting a Panera fundraiser. Stop by if you're in the Chula Vista area on October 13th. Please print this flyer and bring it with you. Thank you!
Both meets are at Granite Hills HS.
Saturday: 14U Pentathlon
The Pentathlon timeline: 9:00am to approx. 12:45 pm (awards immediately after).
Trophies are given for 1-8 overall place within the age based upon total fina points of the 5 events swum.
Pentathlon psyche sheet can be found here: Pentathlonpsyche.pdf.
Saturday warmups: 7:30-8:10am: SBA
Timing lanes: Lane 4 - 2 chairs & Lane 5 - 1 chair (timing assignments to follow)
Sunday: Senior Meet
The Senior meet timeline: 9:00 a.m. to approx. 2:00 pm with distance events beginning approximately 12:20 pm.
Senior meet spyche sheet can be found here: Senior meetpsyche.pdf
Sunday warmups:(CAST swimmers to show up at 6:45a.m.) all other teams, unassigned - 7:30 - 8:50
Sunday warmups are not assigned, there are 19 lanes available for approximately 200 swimmers on Sunday. We ask that you plan your warmup at your discretion. Although it is likely that most teams will begin at 7:30, and be done by 8:15, there may be plenty of space available after those teams finish.
Timing lanes: Lane 3 - 1 chair & Lane 4 - 2 chairs (timing assignments to follow)
Here is what is going on this week:
There was an email sent out earlier today explaining the change of meets. The SBA meet is no longer an ABC meet. It is an AB meet.
Therefore all C swimmers will have to enter the C meet at Palomar College if they want to swim a meet this month. Here is the format:
Please have entries in by this Friday to your coach. If Bronze swimmers, then by Thursday or to your pool by Friday.
The SBA AB meet is due Tuesday Oct 13. Here is the format:
Please have entries in to your coach on time.
There will also be a Parent meeting on Tuesday Oct 13. All swimmers will swim at Mater Dei as Parents attend meeting in the Stadium. All Bronze groups and Silver Groups will swim 5-6 pm. Gold and All Senior Groups will have Dryland 5-6 and swim 6-7. All swimmers and parents are expected to attend. SBA AB Meet entries can be turned in at this time.
There will be a Panda Express fundraiser this night so plan ahead to have dinner. Eat in or take home! See flyer above.
Swimmers interested in attending the Mission Viejo meet this year, we have rooms blocked at the Marriott foothills. (Where we have stayed before) Rooms are $119/ night and first come first serve. Please call and reserve your room. Meet formats will be out soon. There are time standards for this meet. Talk to your coach about entering.
Swim Meet info for this weekends meets will be out later this week.
The SBA All Ages meet has been changed to an A/B meet only.
If you were planning to swim as a C swimmer, you can enter the FAST/ICAC C meet to swim in October. Information can be found here; the entry deadline is extended to Friday, October 9 to facilitate the change for C swimmers.
Any questions, please discuss with your coaches at practice.
All SBA Swimmers must also join USA Swimming to swim with the team.
Seasonal Registration Form - this is for swimmers that only want to swim during the summer season
Outreach Registration Form - this is for swimmers that are economically disadvantaged
Annual Registration Form - this is the regular form for swimmers that want to swim all year.