A Letter from Matt Sheehan, Swim Coach:

The Stratford Swim Team competes in the Tri-County Swim League. Practices usually begin after Memorial Day and the season culminates with a Championship meet the first weekend in August. The team conducts daily practices to teach proper stroke mechanics and to prepare team members for competition swimming.

The team consists of approximately one hundred and forty swimmers between the ages 4 and 18. The ability of the swimmers ranges from beginner to collegiate level. There are three team designations; A Team, B Team, and Dolphin School. The A Team competes in five dual meets on Saturday mornings. The B Team participates in several Wednesday night meets. The Dolphin School works on water readiness with the goal of participating in Wednesday night B Meets. “A” Selected Swimmers will compete in the Jack Hafner Burlington County Championship Meet in July and may also qualify for the Tri Co Championship Meet in August.

The coaches teach the sport of swimming in a fun, stress-free atmosphere. The team has pep-rallies, parties, and a team banquet where swimmers and recognized for the participation, improvement, and outstanding performances.

The Coaching staff brings a wealth of teaching, coaching, and swimming experiences to the Swim Team and understands the important role that supportive parents play in providing a fun, competitive activity for all the swimmers to enjoy.

 Regards,  Matt Sheehan

2023 Swim Team and Dolphin School

Price: $125 per child

You may get more info regarding Swim Team over Memorial Day Weekend at the Club or at the first scheduled practice. The practice schedule will be posted at the Swim Club on opening weekend. If you have any questions, please contact:

Matt Sheehan, Head Coach:

Steve Pandza, Tri-County Rep:

Volunteers Needed!
Thank you to our coaches and volunteers, who have done a wonderful job in helping the swim team to become so successful. We have once again said goodbye to some of our best volunteers as their swimmers have graduated. Because of that, we are asking for new parents and friends to step forward.  We have lots to do and have a good time doing it at the meets and during our various fundraising activities.

It’s going to be a great summer. We look forward to lots of new achievements, great meets and fun times. 

To sign up to help Click here.  

Steve Pandza, Tri-County Rep



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2023 A Team Meet Schedule

6/24 - Away Cherry Valley
7/1 - Home Tenby Chase
7/8 - Away Chestnut Run
7/12 Fun Meet - Home
 7/15 - Away Gibbstown 
 7/22 - Home
7/26 - Team BanquetStratford
 7/29 - Jack Hafner Championship Meet@STRATFORD!
8/5, 8/6 - TriCounty@Cherry Valley 

2023 B Team Meet Schedule (see above)

6/28Fox Hollow - Away
7/12Fun Meet - Home
7/19Sunnybrooke - Home
7/26Team Banquet

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Swim Team Practice!

Below is a sample practice schedule.

The coaches will provide a detailed schedule to registered swimmers.

PM Practice Monday-Thursday

(Begins after Memorial Day until school lets out.)

3:30 – 4:45 – Swimmers 13 and up
4:30 – 5:30 – Swimmers 9 to 12
5:30 – 6:15 – Swimmers 8 and under (A and B)

(Friday rotates groups since the pool opens at 5pm.)

AM Practice Monday-Friday

(Begins once school lets out.)

7:50-9:20 Swimmers 13 and up
9:10-10:20 Swimmers 9 to 12
10:10-11:00 Swimmers 8 ad Under
10:45-11:15 Dolphin School  (Mon-Thurs, June 19-July 20)

PM practice until school lets out, then they begin in the mornings.  

 A detailed calendar will be distributed by the Coaches, and any changes will be posted at the Club or announced on Coach Matt's Twitter & Remind!

Click here for more information on Dolphin School.

Email StratfordNJswimteam@gmail.com with questions regarding Swim Team and Dolphin School.

Swim Team Alumni: Email Joel Lyons at LyonsJoel@yahoo.com to be added to our Alumni emails regarding reunion and social events!

Stratford Swim Club - Home of the 2023 JACK HAFFNER MEET!!