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Club Mission

Our mission is to provide a swimming program based around opportunity for every athlete, while building a tradition of excellence and team.

Club Description

The FINS Swim Team is a club member of USA Swimming. We provide year round swimming programs for youth in and around the Bluffton and Beaufort areas. All FINS swimming programs are managed and implemented under the direction of the coaching staff.

We offer comprehensive swimming programs that streamline swimmer development. Our group structures starting with our swim school provides proper progression of strokes with our swim team emphasizing on proper stroke technique, racing skills, and long-term athlete development.

Programs

  • Fins Year-Round USA Swimming Team
  • Fins Pre-Team
  • Fins Competitive Stroke Clinics
  • Fins Summer Swim Lessons

Practice Locations

The Bluffton Community Indoor Pool
55 Pritchard Street in downtown Bluffton

Chatham County Aquatic Center (CCAC) - Located on 7240 Sallie Mood Drive in Savannah, Georgia.

 

Team Expectations All Swim Groups

Swimmers and Sportsmanship

  • Demonstrate proper meet behavior (i.e. not throwing cap, goggles, sportsmanship, support teammates)

  • Show respect to your coaches and teammates

  • Respect pools, locker rooms, team equipment and other swimmers' property

Swimmers and Training

  • Understand and take responsibility for attendance and performance, habits in practice and how these relate to meet performance

  • Swimmers are expected to consistently improve commitment level and training/racing ability from season to season.

  • Swimmers training attitudes should be productive and supportive.

  • Swimmers are expected to train appropriately for the athlete's experience and stated goals

Swimmers and External Training Factors

  • Time management so practice becomes a high priority

  • Prioritize outside activities in an order that has the least impact on grades and swimming

  • Inform coach of practice absences and reasons

Swimmers' Commitment to Their Team

  • Understand the importance of the "Team"

  • Congratulate teammates regularly during practice and competition

  • Actions show dedication to the team and promote team values

  • Compete in the highest level of competition qualified

  • Take leadership positions as positive role modeling for all teammates

  • Swimmers are expected to conduct themselves in a manner appropriate to promote and support the goals of the team.