The Hiddenbrook Swim & Tennis Club swim team, the Hiddenbrook Hurricanes, is a long-standing tradition in Northern Virginia; with nearly four decades of success and fun behind it. We are both a developmental and a competitive swim team for children aged four to 18, and offer training and practice groups for swimmers of all ages and ability levels. It is the goal of our club and our coaches to offer age-specific training for all of our athletes, geared towards challenging each swimmer and developing each individual to the best of THEIR abilities.
Hiddenbrook swim team is open to all current club members who are 18 or under. To become a member of the team, a child must be able to swim one length of the pool (25 meters) using freestyle before their first meet. Swimmers will compete against others in the same age group. If your son or daughter cannot yet meet that requirement, we encourage them to join the Hiddenbrook Waterspouts program (for more information on the Waterspouts program visit the Forms & Docs page). The Waterspouts practice in smaller groups and receive much more individual attention, so that they may become stronger swimmers.
While Fairfax County Public schools are in session, the team practices after school beginning the day after Memorial Day. Once school lets out for the summer, practice switches to the morning (see the Practice & Meet Calendar for practice times). The swim season begins in late June and finishes in early August, which includes practice, divided into age groups, and meets against local teams on Monday evenings and Saturday mornings. Additionally the season wraps up in the first weekend of August with the All-Star and Championships swim meets.
Besides being successful in the water, the Hurricanes have great fun and show a huge amount of pride out of the pool. Throughout the season there are special events meant just for the Hurricanes swim team to grow our team spirit and have fun. This is a fantastic opportunity for Hiddenbrook Swim & Tennis Club members who are interested in getting their children involved in competitive swimming. Not only will swimmers learn the basics of all four competitive swim strokes, but will also have fun and gain confidence, learn how to be a team player, and most importantly, begin a lifelong love of the sport of swimming. Many of our current swimmers and Hurricane alumni began their competitive swimming careers here at the Hiddenbrook Swim & Tennis Club and have gone on to compete at high school, club, and even collegiate levels!
Please contact the team president if you have any further questions about the team. Registration for the team begins in May.