Youth Swim Team in Carlsbad

Building Competitive Swimming Skills

Our youth swim teams in Carlsbad help to strengthen swimming foundations for children while also providing a team environment that fosters lifelong friendships.

The advantages of our youth swim team include:

  • Swim team practices are held in warm water year-round, which is especially beneficial during the fall and winter months.
  • We do not require volunteer hours from the parents.
  • We do not have attendance requirements. Swimmers can attend as many or as few practices as they wish and are able to participate in our swim competitions.


Youth swim teams place a focus on improving swimming skills, physical conditioning, and mastering specific strokes while preparing students for competition level swimming. Team practices and swim meets are held year-round. We group students by age and ability level, providing a fun and welcoming environment for all.

Youth Swim Team

Ages: 5-14
Levels: 9 and higher

All swimmers must display proficiency in all four competitive strokes. Swimmers must also have a general knowledge of starts and turns. 


Class Days: Monday – Thursday 
Class Time: 7:20pm – 8:20pm 
Instructor: Luca

Swim Team Coach: Luca

Luca took swim lessons when he was 5 years old and joined the swim team here at Waterworks when he was 9 years old. In high school, he swam for the school's swim and water polo teams and was named "Most Improved Player" on his water polo team. He has experience teaching his younger cousin how to swim. Luca has worked with kids as a peer mentor and as a camp counselor. 

Some of his hobbies include skateboarding, solving puzzles, and learning about biology. His favorite food is pizza and his favorite book is The Alchemist. His favorite thing about teaching swim lessons is seeing each student's swim progress. 

Additional Skills: Trilingual - Spanish & Italian

Monthly Cost

1 day per week $80
2 days per week $126
3 days per week $159
4 days per week $189

Drop-In Fee

  • $40/drop-in/day
  • Stop by any day (Monday - Thursday) to take advantage of a single drop-in session. This is a great option for anyone looking to add another day or days for a select week.

Swim Team Discount

  • Sibling discount - 10% off each additional sibling enrolled. Discount does not apply to the first child enrolled.
  • Prepay for 4 consecutive months - receive 10% off
  • Prepay for 8 consecutive months - receive 20% off

Additional Information

  • Swimmers can select to come up to four days per week for classes.
  • If you select a one, two or three day class option you can select any single day, two day or three day combination. Once the schedule is confirmed, you must hold this same schedule for the entire month. However, you have the option to change your schedule upon renewal at the beginning of each month.
  • Optional swim competitions are available to attend for an additional fee, and are held on a monthly or bimonthly basis.
  • Swimmers have the option to enroll through USA Swimming under the name Waterworks Aquatics Swim Club (WASC)
  • No refunds or credits will be given for cancellations or unattended practices.
  • You may attend as many or as few practices as you wish.