Winter 2023 - 2024 Season
Join us in Celebrating our 60th year of offering youth organized swimming to the city of Jamestown and its' surrounding areas.
Below you will find information about Jaws Swimming for this winter season. Including Practice times, Practice Fees, Meet Schedule and a lot more information.
Jaws runs all in season communication through the Team App by Stack it is free to Join. If you have questions outside of the season you can email email@example.com
Jaws welcomes all ages of athletes.
Minimum requires for each training group:
Swim 30 feet on either front or back without assistance.
Swims a 50 free in greater than 1 minute, does not know how to do a flip turn. Please note there are four days available for the White group to practice. We recommend only two nights a week to start and as the see progresses increasing the number of nights you attend.
Swims a 50 free in less than 1 minute, can do flip turns and do a forward and back start, can legally swim all strokes most of time.
Swims a 50 free in 40 seconds or less or can legally swim all strokes, at least 6t h grade or higher.
Swim Meet Schedule
These are the meets we will send a coach to as long as the number of athletes attending comply to Jaws Policies. Swim meets are not required but highly recommended.
November 17 - 19th: IMX Challenge - West Fargo
December 2nd: Mandan
December 3rd: Bismarck
January 6th: Dickinson
January 20 - 21st: Jaws home meet
February 10th: Minot
February 11th: Dickinson or Bismarck
February 17th-18th: 10 & Under State - Grand Forks*
March 3rd: Bismarck
March 10th: Jaws Last Chance
March 15-17th: 11& Older State - West Fargo*
* Must achieve qualifying standard to attend meet.
What to bring to practice and Apparel
Suits For Practice:
Boys may wear any style of swim suit as long as it covers their butt and privates.
Girls must wear a one piece suit, little fins swimmers can were a two piece as long as the stomach is covered.
Suits For Meets:
All suits must be World Aquatics approved, boys can either wear jammers or speeds and girls must wear a one piece that does not have any buttons, ties or pieces of plastic on them.
Tech Suits are optional to wear however, 12 & under athletes must have a 12 & under approved suit. If you qualify for state or higher meets you will qualify for a discount on arena tech suits.
Equipment for Practice and Meets:
Jaws is in a partnership with Area and we encourage all athletes to purchase and wear Arena products. Jaws has equipment for the athletes to use for free however, if you wish to purchase your own equipment, you can use our swim outlet team store to find all the equipment you will need.
Other items to bring to practice:
Cap (all athletes will receive one free jaws cap)
Goggles (we recommend two in case one breaks)
Water Bottle (not required but highly recommend)
Good Attitude and willingness to learn
Practice Times (Times are subject to change)
Tuesdays and Thursdays 7:15pm to 7:45pm
Monday - Thursdays 6:30pm - 7:30pm
Monday - Thursdays 6:30pm to 8:15pm
Monday - Thursdays 6:30pm to 8:30pm
Little Fins & 10 and Under Athletes:
October 24th - February 15th
11 & Older Athletes:
October 23rd - March 14th
October 31st - Halloween
November 23rd - Thanksgiving
December 25th and 26th - Christmas
January 1st - New Years
*Jaws follows the JPS winter closure schedule. We will send out communication through the app for weather related practice cancelations.
*Because we rent from JHS we have days when we cannot use a specific locker rooms or cannot use locker rooms at all. These dates are subject to change. On no locker room days we will be sending out information about those dates during the season.
No Grils Locker Room:
No Locker Rooms:
December 12th (Family Fun Night with Jaws at the pool.)
January 9th (Tentative night at flex and Flow)
January 30th (Tentative night off)
*Monthly payments and scholarships available as requested.
White Training Group:
$ 300 first athlete / $275 for any additional in the group
Red and Back Training Group:
$400 for first athlete / $350 for any additional athlete in group.
High School Boys:
$150 (covers before and after season)
Scholarships are available to swimmers on a free or reduced meal plan through their school system.
USA Swimming Fee:
All practice fees include the USA Swimming registration fee. If you pay for it on your own please send us the receipt and we will credit your account for the amount you paid.
A Monthly payment option is available to all swimmers.
Single Day meets:
Multiple Day meets:
All Jaws families no matter the training group are quired to volunteer for Jaws sponsored events for 4 hours. If you choose to take the buy out option it is $200. If you do not make your 4 hours you will be required to pay Jaws back the for the number of hours you miss at a rate of $50 per hour.