Welcome 2017 Tigers!
The 2017 season promises to be an exciting year for the AFC Tigers!
The AFC Tigers will be in NVSL Division 7 again this year. We will be swimming with Kent Gardens, Mantua, Fairfax Station, Dominion Hills and Orange Hunt in our Division.
Our updated 2017 Season calendar is now available here. Please use this calendar for meet dates, practices and swim team events as you plan your summer.
Registration for the 2017 season will open on April 1, 2017.
We are looking forward to seeing everyone on May 7th for our Parent Meeting!
Please click HERE for copies of the handouts from the 2016 Parent Meetings. These will be updated in May for our 2017 Meeting.
All new swimmers must be evaluated before joining the team and participating in practices. Please bring all new swimmers during the first week of pre-season practices starting Monday, May 22, 2017, for an evaluation by one of our coaches. Please bring Mini Tigers on the first day of Mini Tiger practice, June 26th at 8:30 am. If you are unsure if your child is ready to join the full team, please bring them for an evaluation starting May 22nd.
Evening pre-season swim practices will start Monday, May 22nd. **Note: Complete details on the pre-season and summer practice schedule can be found here.
Mini Tigers will start on Monday, June 26th. For more info about the Mini Tiger Program, click here.
CLICK HERE TO REGISTER FOR THE SWIM TEAM
Swimmer Going Away Form
Please take the time to fill out this form if your swimmer will be unavailable for ANY of our Saturday A Meets or Relay Carnivals.
Click HERE to view form and submit.
2016 Parent Swim Team Meeting Handouts
Here are the documents from the May 15th Parent Meeting if you were unable to attend or did not get a set of handouts. If you have any questions, please contact us.
Swimtopia User Guide for Parents
Click here to find a helpful guide to using Swimtopia to register, volunteer, sign up for meets and view your account.
Registration for AFC swimmers will begin in early April and will close June 1st. The cost will be $120 for the first swimmer, $110 for the second swimmer, and $90 for the third and each additional swimmer. Registration forms MUST be completed HERE on this Swimtopia website and registration fees MUST be paid through the AFC membership portal before the swimmer may practice with the team. If for some reason your swimmer decides not to continue swimming, refunds (minus $15 administrative fee per family) will be made according to the following schedule:
- Prior to June 15 = 100%
- June 15 - June 23 (before 1st A Meet) = 50% **(Mini Tigers and medical exemptions will be refunded 100%)
- After June 24 = 0% No refunds after this date **(Mini Tigers and medical exemptions will be refunded 100%)
- After July 7 = No refunds for Mini Tiger or medical exemptions
All members of the swim team must also be members in good standing of the Arlington Forest Swim and Tennis Club. This is a requirement of the NVSL. Pool memberships will be verified with the Pool Board.
During the first week of pre-season practice (May 22 - 25, 2017), new swimmers to the team are invited to come to the AFC pool for an evaluation by our coaches.
Note: Mini Tigers practice begins the morning of June 26th. See the Mini Tiger section here for more information.