All new swimmers planning on joining the Baylor Swim Club for the 2018-2019 season must attend the New Swimmer Evaluation Placement either Tuesday or Wednesday, August 20 or 21 from (5:00-6:00 PM) at the Baylor School Natatorium (new swimmers only need to attend one of the evaluation days).
All new swimmers are required to have an evaluation to determine proper practice group placements.
Baylor Swimmers Have Strong Showing at U.S. Nationals, Smith & Waldrep Claim New Olympic Trials Cuts
STANFORD, CA- This past week (July 30 – August 4), four Baylor Swim Club athletes competed in the 2019 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships held at the Stanford Avery Aquatics Center in Stanford, CA. Many of the very best swimmers from across the country participated in the five day event. The Baylor Swim Club had a strong showing overall highlighted by some great performances from Addison Smith and Ellie Waldrep.
LIMA, PERU- Representing his home country of Barbados, Baylor School / Baylor Swim Club alumni Jack Kirby finished in 8th overall in the 100-meter backstroke at the 2019 Pan American Games. He swam a time of 56.38 to claim 8th in the A-Final heat on Thursday evening. The Pan American Games are held every four years and features 41 countries from the Americas (North America, South America, Central America, and the Caribbean) competing in 51 different sports. This year the games are being held in Lima, Peru from July 24-August 11 (swimming dates- Aug. 6-11).
Addison Smith Claims 5th 2020 Olympic Team Trials Cut On Day 3 of Phillips 66 National Championships
STANFORD, CA- On Friday at the 2019 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships, Addison Smith claimed her 5th 2020 Olympic Team Trials qualifying time this year. This time she did it in prelims in 400-meter Individual Medley posting at time of 4:51.21. She now has cuts in the 200 free, 400 free, 200 fly, 200 IM, and 400 IM. This is the most Olympic Trials qualifying times acheived by an individual in different events in Baylor Swim Club history.
The 2019 Fall Swimming Lessons schedule is now available. Group swimming lessons will be offered in the months of September, October, and November / December. The November / December schedule will not be available until all Baylor School varsity and middle school dual meet dates are finalized. The Complete schedule and registration information can be found can be found at the links below.
Waldrep Qualifies for 2020 Olympic Trials in the 200 Backstroke, Baylor Off to Hot Start at Nationals
STANFORD, CA- On day two of the 2019 USA Swimming Phillips 66 National Championships, Baylor Swim Club / Baylor School athlete Ellie Waldrep has qualified for the 2020 Olympic Team Trials in the 200-meter backstroke. Waldrep posted a time of 2:14.56 in prelims, which also earned her a second swim in the 18 & Under D-Final, and she finished third in her heat. Her swim in the 200-meter backstroke broke her own team record which was set earlier this summer. This is the second Olympic Trials cut Waldrep has achieved this year as she is already qualified in the 100-meter backstroke.
The Baylor School is now hiring lifeguards for the fall, winter, and spring seasons. Applicants must have a current lifeguard certification from the American Red Cross, YMCA or Ellis. We have several different shifts available including mornings, mid-day and evenings. Morning and Evening shifts are during coached practices, midday is lap swim. All shifts are at the Baylor School (171 Baylor School Rd, Chattanooga, TN 37405). Compensation ranges from $8.50 – $12 per hour depending on experience. Please email Laura Pitman for more information. See job application below.