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Swim League

Join the fun-filled, learning & competitive season with the Vanderbilt Recreational and Wellness Center Acorn Swim Team!

Team Goal

The goal of the swim team is to offer all young people around Nashville from ages 4 – 18 years of age the opportunity to learn new and improve existing swimming skills; enhance community spirit by meeting and socializing with other Vanderbilt children; teach and encourage sportsmanship; and create a fun-filled yet competitive summer swim experience for each participant and their family.

Those young people who are 4-18 years of age before June 1st are eligible to swim. Children 7 and up must be able to swim one length of a 25 meter pool in any fashion.

Children ages 4-6 must be able to swim 15 yards unassisted and 25 yards unassisted by the 3 week of swimming.

(NOTE: Any swimmer will be allowed to hold onto the side of pool or lane line floats; however, swimmers will not be allowed to pull themselves forward or touch the bottom of the pool.)

Practice Schedule

Ages 7 and up

  • Monday through Friday: 5:00 pm – 6:00 pm

Ages 6 and under

  • Monday through Friday: 4:30 pm – 5:00 pm



Registration fees primarily cover the coaches’ salaries with fund-raising providing most of the balance of the operational costs for a given swim season. Our goal is to be financially responsible. Dues for the 2015 Swim Season are $165 per swimmer which includes a $50 deposit. Please note that the above amount does not include the cost of the team swimsuit or swim cap, which will be purchased separately.

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