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Join Madison's All-City League Swim Team this summer: the Goodman Pool Waves! The Goodman Pool Waves is a community partnership between the Shelley Glover Sports Foundation, The Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Foundation and Madison Parks.

The Goodman Pool Waves welcomes beginning to advanced swimmers, ages 6-18, to the team. Practices will be five days a week. With expert coaching your child’s skills will improve, whether they are just starting the sport or a seasoned pro. Your swimmer will make friendships and memories that will last them a lifetime.

The Waves are a competitive team and members will be participating in weekly Saturday swim meets, including the All City Swim Meet. One of the best things about swimming competitively is that in addition to swimming for your team, you are also always swimming against yourself for a better race. Every race is a chance to do your best and break that personal record.

Check out the Waves Swim Team pictures from last year! 


To Be Determined

Goodman Maintenance Facility, 1402 Wingra Creek Pkwy

Parents, please plan to attend the pre-season meeting. We will be introducing the coaches, cover team responsibilities, swim team practices and and answer any questions you have prior to your child starting the swim team season.

2014 swim team Dates & times

June 13 - July 30 (no practice on July 4)

All-City Swim Meet is July 31 - August 2

Practices are Monday - Friday, 9 am - 11:30 am

Groups are based on age and ability but most of our swimmers will be placed in the group with their peers.  In order to be in the advanced group for their age swimmers must have prior competitive swimming experience, be able to do a flip turn, and swim 50 meters continuously (down and back).

Silver - ages 13 and up: 9-10:45a.m. (swim); 10:45-11:15a.m. (dry land)

Royal - ages 10-13: 9:00a.m.-10:15a.m. (swim); 10:15-10:45a.m. (dry land)

White - ages 9-12: 10:15-10:30a.m. (dry land); 10:30-11:30a.m. (swim)

Purple – 9&under: 10:00-10:15a.m. (stretch); 10:15-10:45a.m. (swim)

Swim meets are typically Saturday mornings except where noted:

Sunday, June 15 @ 7pm - MOCK meet at Goodman Pool

June 21 @ Middleton

June 28 @ Goodman Pool

Wednesday, July 2 @ 5pm Shorewood

July 12 @ Hawks Landing

Wednesday, July 16 @ 5pm – Parkcrest

July 19 @ High Point

July 26 @ Goodman Pool

July 31 - August 2   All City @ Nakoma

All-City Swim

Age Groups (by June 1)

  • The Goodman Waves is open to children ages 5-18.


The Goodman Pool Waves is not a swim lesson program.  To join the team, the swimmer must be able to swim one length of the pool. It doesn't matter how fast, slow or quality of the stroke, as long as he/she can swim.  Our expert coaches will work daily with your swimmer to improve their technique.

Cost - $180

Cost includes team uniform suit, expert coaching, transportation to/from Goodman Pool to weekly meets, and more fun than you ever imagine!



Thanks to the Shelley Glover Foundation and The Irwin A. and Robert D. Goodman Foundation, full/partial scholarships are available for the Goodman Waves Swim Team. To be considered for a scholarship, please write a supporting letter describing your need for the scholarship and email:


August 4 - August 15 - $60
Monday - Friday  9:00 am - 10:30 am

Continued Team Conditional is a two week program following the end of the Waves swim season. Practices will focus on conditioning and stroke development. This is a great option to prepare for high school or club fall swim teams.