Swim Team Training and Development

Houston Waves Swim Club is a certified USA Swimming program and registered 501(c)(3) nonprofit. We are a year round competitive swim team committed to making high quality training and development accessible to athletes of all economic demographics. Our mission is to build a base of swimming talent in urban and inner city communities. The hope is urban and inner city youth use the sport of swimming to access job and college scholarship opportunities. We offer affordable membership opportunitites for athletes all ages,  abilities and skill levels. Our swim coaches are certified by the USA Swimming Association and have access to the most comprehensive training and certification programs of any amatuer sports team in the United States. We ensure the time our athletes spend in the sport of swimming will be quality time. 

Training and development is offered to athletes ages 4 - 18 years old and conducted at multiple locations in the City Of Houston (Alief ISD Natatorium, Yates High School, The Young Womens College Preparatory Academy, and P8 Sportsplex). Training and development sessions are conducted Monday through Friday (5:30pm - 7:30pm) and Saturdays (10:00am-12:00pm). All sessions include 30-45 minute dryland and strength training program and 60 -80 minute in water training session. Athletes are required to wear athletic shoes to all dry land training sessions. Upon registration swim team members are required to create a USA Swimming member profile on SWIM 3.0. Swim team members are required to participate in at least a swim meet every two months or 1 swim meet every month.  

Alief ISD Natatorium (12400 High Star Drive)
Monday, Wednesday, Friday 
5:30pm - 7:30pm 
10:00am - 12:00pm
Young Womens College Preparatory Academy (1905 Cleburne Street)
Tuesday, Thursday 
5:30pm - 7:00pm
9:00am - 11:00am


Developmental I  +  Developmental II  +  Bronze  +  Silver  +  Gold (all groups combined)

Activities include 30 - 45 minute dryland training and 60 - 80 minute in water training


The following equipment below is required for all swim team memebers. Training equipment can be purchased at the Houston Waves Swim Club online team store.

Kickboard  +  Swim Fins  +  Pull Buoy +  Hand Paddles

*** Training equipment available on the online team store ***