City-Wide Swim Meet
Join the next City-Wide Swim Meet on March 3, 2018, 12:00pm - 4:00pm.
Photos from the 2017 City-Wide Swim Meet. Take a look!
Get a taste for competitive swimming!
- Each spring, the Kennedy Swimming Pool holds a swim meet open to ALL Somerville students Grades 1-8.
- Students in Grades 1-5 will represent their school in the elementary competition which includes a 100-yard relay, 25 yard crawl / freestyle, 25 yard backstroke, 25 yard breaststroke, 25 yard butterfly, 100 yard medley relay.
- Students in grades 6-8 will represent their school in the middle grades competition which includes a 50 yard crawl / freestyle, 50 yard backstroke, 50 yard breaststroke, 50 yard butterfly, 200 yard medley relay.
- The winning team hosts the trophy at their school.
- All participants will receive a T-shirt and this event is FREE!
Requirements for participation
- Register through your school's physical education teacher, by visiting the Kennedy Swimming Pool during office hours or by completing the on-line form below.
- Choose the 2 strokes you would like to compete in.
- Grade 1-5 students must be able to swim 25 yards unassisted.
- Grade 6-8 students must be able to swim 50 yards unassisted.
- Students with disabilities are encouraged to join the event with any swimming skills.
- Students may practice their skills ahead of time during the Kennedy Swimming Pool Family Swim hours