U of H waiver - click here

Facebook- Join our FB page for more info (Bridge Bats Swim Parents)

Sources for Swim Gear:

Team Store - buy BATS custom merchandise.  If you order other items through Swim Outlet, use this link and BATS will get credit for the purchase.   https://www.swimoutlet.com/bridgebatsswimclub.

Texas Swim Shops: 10429B So. Post Oak Rd, Houston, Texas 77035, 713-723-0910

Swim Shop of the Southwest: 9430 Broadway St #144, Pearland, TX 77584, 281-485-3100

Meet Information:

Meet Suit- Solid black (any brand)

Meet Cap - Click here to order your cap.  Dirk will give cap to your child at practice

Your First USA Swim Meet - click here

How to Time at a meet - click here

USA Swimming ID - MMDDYYFFFMLLLL

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USA Swim Meets     Fall/Winter 2018-9

·         Sep 29  Inter-squad meet BISH

·         Oct 12-14 October Open

·         Nov 2-4 PEAK Senior Meet     (15 & older and 13-14 year olds with qualifying times)

·         Nov 9-11 November Open

·         Nov 30-2 Southern Sr Champs at the Woodlands (13 & older meet with qualifying times)

·         Nov 30-2 Gulf Sr Champs (13& older)

·         Dec 7-9 Fall Champs (9-12)

·         Dec 14-16 Age Group Champs at A&M (9-14 year olds with qualifying times)

·         Jan 11-13 January Open

·         Feb 16   8 & under Champs

·         Feb 22-24 Champs II (9-14)

·         Mar 1-3 Champs III (15 & older and 13-14 year olds with qualifying times)

·         Sectionals – (13& older meet with qualifying times)

·         TAGS - Texas State Meet for 9-14 year olds with Qualifying times

Links to time standards

2017-2020 USA Swimming Motivational Times

2018/2019 Age Group Champs Time Standards

2018 Southern Senior Champs Time Standards

2018 TAGS Short Course Time Standards

2018 Sectional Time Standards

2017 LC TAGS Times

USA Swimming/Gulf Swimming Information:

BridgeBats Club Code: BATS BridgeBats LSC Code: GU (Gulf)

Learn how to look up your swimmers times on USASwimming.org click here

Learn how to look up meet info on Gulfswimming.org  (meet location, schedule of events, timeline, warm-up times, future meets etc) click here

USA Swimming is divided into 59 Local Swimming Committees (LSCs).  The Houston area is in the Gulf (GU) LSC. Click here for the map of LSC's

BATS Travel Policy - click here

UofH Parking

Purchase a parking pass from the Welcome Desk inside the Recreation Center for $10. The pass will be pre-loaded with $10 worth of parking (600 minutes). Use the parking pass in the parking garage across the street from the Recreation Center on Calhoun Rd for $1 an hour (charged on a per minute basis).  Swipe the hang tag when entering and exiting the garage.

When the $10 runs low, re-load the parking pass by visiting the Parking Services Office in the Welcome Center Garage. The Parking Services Office is located on the lower level of the Parking Garage in the north-west corner and it is open M-T 7:30am-6pm and W-F 8am-5pm

Become a UofH Recreation Center Member

No more sitting while you child swims! Your child's participation in Bridge Bats allows you to join the UofH Recreation Center at the discounted Associate rate. With Recreation Center membership, you can exercise in the expansive center or walk on the 1/4 mile indoor track while your child swims. For parents with younger children, there is a beautiful outdoor leisure pool which is perfect for young swimmers. Click here for more info on UofH Recreation Center benefits. 

To get a membership, see the Welcome desk in the UofH Rec Center