A tryout is required for all new members in order to assess swim team readiness and determine appropriate group placement. NCAT is a team for swimmers of ALL abilities; your child does not need to be an experienced competitive swimmer to join the team. 

Minimum Requirements to Join NCAT

Pre-Competitive Group

  • Swimmers must be able to complete one length of the pool on their front (freestyle or front crawl) and back (backstroke). 
  • Swimmers must be at least 6 years of age.
  • Swimmers must be ready to listen and follow instructions.

Developmental 1 Group

  • Swimmers must be able to complete a 50 freestyle with rotary breathing and a 50 backstroke. 
  • Swimmers must be familiar with butterfly and breaststroke and basic swimming postures (position 11 and streamline)
  • Swimmers must wear appropriate swimming attire to practice. 

Spring '23 Tryouts

It is not too late to join!


Solon Try-outs:  3/14 & 3/15  Sign up Link:  

3/14/23 5 -7pm
3/15/23 5 -7pm

Is your student in other sports? This is a great way to cross-train!

For reminders:


Shaker Try-outs: 3/14-3/23 6:00 pm at the Woodbury Elementary School Pool.  Must email to schedule a try-out date.  Email:  [email protected]