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The Newton Bluefish Swim Team offers a Springtime Clinic for swimmers looking to continue their training and prepare for the Summer League. The Program is held at Newton North High School and coached by Mary and Scott Pohlman. The program is training only; there are no competitive swim meets. 


March 23rd, 2020 to April 30th, 2020

NO practice April School Vacation Week


A swimmer must be able to swim on his or her own. (Parents are not allowed on the pool deck, but are welcome to sit in the seating gallery above the pool). Coaches work with swimmers to develop the four main swim strokes (freestyle, backstroke, butterfly and breaststroke) as well as dive starts from the blocks and turns for the 11 & older age groups.
Swimmers 10 and younger:

Should be able to swim two lengths in the competition pool. One length (25 yards) of freestyle and one length of backstroke. He or should be able to swim the

length of the lane without stopping. For freestyle, swimmer must have face in the water and use rhythmic breathing.
Swimmers 11 & 12:

The swimmer should be able to do a basic start from the starting block (dive) and swim three lengths in the competition pool without stopping. Two lengths (50 yards) of freestyle and one length of backstroke, breaststroke or butterfly. He or she will be able to swim the lengths without stopping.

Swimmers 13 – 18: 

Swimmers in this group should have previous swim team experience. The swimmer will be expected to know all four competitive strokes (butterfly, backstroke, breaststroke, and freestyle)

legally, racing dives and flip turns. Must be able to swim 200 yards (8 lengths) freestyle and backstroke without stopping, 50 yards butterfly and 50 yards breaststroke.

Schedule by Age Group:

8 & Younger 

Monday 7:00pm-7:35pm
Wednesday 7:00pm-7:50pm

9 & 10
Tuesday 7:00pm-8:00pm
Thursday 7:00- 7:50pm

11 & 12 
Monday 7:35pm-8:15pm
Wednesday 7:50pm-9:00pm

13 & Older

Monday 8:15pm-9:00pm
Thursday 7:50pm-9:00pm


Create an account and add all members of your family participating in the program. Save your login information. This site will be used for all future Parks & Recreation activities including Summer Swim Team and Swim Lessons at Gath Pool. 

The online registration is an enrollment only. Payment is due in full before the first day of the program. A check or cash for $225.00 made out to Newton Bluefish LLC is required before participation. Send payment to:

Newton Bluefish LLC, C/O Mary & Scott Pohlman, 3 Proctor Street, Newton, MA 02460.

Registration closes on March 22nd

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Newton Bluefish Spring Clinic 
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