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About Tidal Waves

Tidal Waves is a recreational summer swim team for all youth up to the age of 17.

This is a swim team, not a swim class. Your swimmer will learn and improve throughout the season but should be comfortable in the water and able to swim a recognizable stroke and lap in order to join.

We are based at the Bellevue Memorial Park Pool and swim outdoors Mon-Thurs evenings.

Tidal Waves is part of the North Hills Summer Swim League.

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Season Overview

Our season is only 8 weeks and runs from Mid-May to Mid-July.


Practices and Regular Season Meets

We begin the season with indoor practice at Northgate High School starting 5/15/2023. Indoor practice times are as follows: 

  • Mondays and Wednesdays: Age 10 and under 3:30-4:30 PM; 11 and up 4:30-5:30 PM
  • Tuesdays and Thursdays: Age 10 and under 5:30-6:30 PM; 11 and up 6:30-7:30 PM

After Memorial Day when Bellevue Pool opens up, we switch to outdoor practices. Outdoor practice times are as follows: 

  • Age 10 and under 7:15-8 PM 
  • Age 11 and up 8-9 PM

Meets are held on Tuesday and Thursday evenings starting in mid-June. There are 7 meets—3 home and 4 away, all close by in the North Hills area.


Championship Meets

The season concludes with 2 Championship Meets in mid-July. To be considered to swim at Champs, swimmers must swim in at least 4 meets during the regular season. 

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Tidal Waves Board of Directors

President
Angela Bates 
/ 412-969-7559/ [email protected]

Treasurer
Kacie Beletti

Head Coach
Mara Keen / 412-863-9081 / [email protected]

Volunteer Coordinator
Caryn Martin
/ [email protected]

Fundraising Coordinator
Jessica Persson / [email protected]

Concession Coordinator
Steve Sneddon 
/ [email protected]

Meet Communications Lead

Deck Coordinator
Jim Penton

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