Here is an outline of our practice schedule times. Please check the calendar for more detailed information and you should use that and any email updates to stay on schedule. This schedule outline is just an estimate of the practice times for each group, they are subject to change and do.

Practice Location
Westlake Recreation Center
28955 Hilliard Blvd.
Westlake, Ohio 44145
(440) 808-5700

Please contact the Rec. Center for information regarding membership to the facility.

Practice Times
The schedule varies throughout the year and is separated into groups.  For most of the year, practices are Monday through Friday from 4:00 p.m. until 7:00 p.m. During the high school season (Nov – Feb), practices run from 6:00 p.m. until 8:00 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, and Fridays and from 7:45 p.m. until 9:15 p.m. on Tuesdays and Thursdays (to accommodate swim lessons). Below is a more comprehensive breakdown of times based on practice groups*.

(*Practice groups are determined by age and skill level)


We will not have practice on the following dates:
Friday, December 15, 2017
Monday, December 18, 2017
Thursday, December 21, 2017
Monday, December 25, 2017
Friday, December 29, 2017
Monday, January 1, 2018
Friday, January 5, 2018
Wednesday, January 10, 2018
Friday, January 19, 2018

Practice Times

Green Group
Bronze Group
Gold Group
1-hour practices
offered 3 times a week
1.5-hour practices
offered 5 times a week
2-hour practices offered 5 times a week
+ some dryland/weight training
Practice times: 
Mon | Wed | Fri - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
Practice times: 
Weekdays - 4:30 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Practice times: 
Weekdays - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
During High School Season: 
Mon | Wed | Fri - 6:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m.
(no change)
During High School Season: 
Mon | Wed | Fri - 6:00 p.m. to 7:30 p.m.
Tue | Thu - 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
During High School Season: 
Mon | Wed | Fri - 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
Tue | Thu - 7:45 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
All practices are subject to change. We will keep you informed of any changes as soon as possible via email and this website.

High School Waves
2-hour practices offered 5 times a week (end Feb thru Nov) + some dryland/weight training
Practice times: Weekdays - 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
During High School Season: High school practices are allowed to start in early November. Waves can continue to swim in USA meets through November until the first high school meet after December 1st. During the high school season, the Waves can always be a backup practice, if you need to miss a regular practice. After the high school season, Waves can finish up the season with the Waves and the USA District Championship meets, Sectional meets, etc.
All high school Waves are required to participate in all dual meets and MOST other meets prior to the H.S. season and any Championship meets they qualify for after the season.

Dryland Conditioning & Weight Training
A dryland conditioning & weight training program for all Waves HS swimmers 7th & 8th graders, and selected younger swimmers will be offered at the rec center pool deck in addition to our regular practice, about 2-3 times a week. This is only for hardworking, serious swimmers.